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Images of Health Futures

Molecules, Individual and Society


TIME:           6-7 June 2013
VENUE:        University of Stavanger, Norway. AR-house Ø-110

Conference host:  The Stavanger Academy of Science and the University of Stavanger      


6th June


1200 - 1300

Host lunch at University of Stavanger

1300 – 13.10


“Welcome”. Dr. polit Marit Boyesen. Rector University of Stavanger.

13.10 – 13.30         

“Setting the Scene”. Professor Dr. med vet. Martha Ulvund. Praeses Stavanger Academy of Science.


Artistic performance

Plenary session 1: Status and Prospects of European Health Sector

13.30 – 14.15

Key note address

“Current health challenges: International perspectives”.  Professor Werner Christie (MD), former Minister of Health, Norway

14.15 – 14.50

Questions? The floor is open



14.50 – 15.20

 Afternoon coffee/tea break

Plenary session 2: Exciting Health Futures


“The prospects of molecular genetics”. Professor Dr. Peter Lichter, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg.

  15.50 -16.10

Discussant: “What if...: An opposing perspective on the modern patient”. Professor Dr. eng Aksel Tjora, University of Trondheim.


  16.10 -16.30

 Questions? The floor is open


Plenary session 3: Perspectives on Global Health

16.40 – 17.30

Key note address

“Norway in a globalized world: Global perspectives on health sector development”. Professor Dr. med Thorkild Tylleskär, Professor of international health, University of Bergen.

17.30 -17.45


17.45 -18.00

Discussant: Local perspectives on health sector developmentÅse Berg (M.D), Stavanger University Hospital.


Questions? The floor is open.



Conference dinner, by invitation only.

Venue: Victoria Hotel, Stavanger


Dinner speaker: MP Bent Høie, Chair, Health and care committee, The Norwegian Storting. 


Artistic performance


Master of ceremonies: Vice-praeses Jan Erik Karlsen


7th June


Plenary session 4: Hospital Governance Futures

09.00 – 09.30

Key note address

“The Hospital of the future”. Executive director Just Ebbesen (MD), Østfold Hospital.

09.30 -09.45

Discussant: “Looking beyond the Hospital?” Executive director Baard Lilleng (MD), CEO Stavanger University Hospital.

09.45 -10.00

10.00 – 10.30

Questions? The floor is open

Morning coffee/tea break



Plenary session 5: Molecules, Individuals and Society

10.30 - 11.00

Key note address

Knowledge as a lever for health progress; from molecules to clinical practice” Professor Dr. med Ole P. Ottesen, Rector University of Oslo/The Commission on Global Governance for Health.

11.00 – 11.15


Discussant: Biotechnology for all? Professor Dr. philos Sissel Rogne, Director Norwegian Committee of Biotechnology.

11.15 – 11.30

Questions? The floor is open



Plenary session 6: Still a Conundrum or a Clear Roadmap?

11.40 – 12.20

Key note address

“Power and Vulnerability: Social Responsibility of the Health Sector Actors” Professor Dr. theol Trygve Wyller, University of Oslo.





2.25 -12.40

“Solutions to rising health sector costs?” Professor Dr. med Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen, University of Oslo.


12.40 -13.00

Questions? The floor is open




Pulling the Strands Together

13.00 – 13.30

“Concluding remarks: Can Health Sector Cure Itself?” Director,Dr. philos Anne Hafstad, The Norwegian Directorate of Health.


Delegate lunch at University of Stavanger