PACO III 2013 Conference Program

THIRD PAN AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON OBESITY WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY

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Venue: The Westin Resort & Casino Aruba

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Workshops - June 5 - 6, 2013

June 5, (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)Ballroom
WORKSHOPSPEAKERS 
Exercise is medicineAdrian Hutber, Felipe Lobelo, John Duperly, Tom BestD
Healthy food and physical activityIraida Thijzen, Jacqueline van PuttenG
June 6, (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)Ballroom
WORKSHOPSPEAKERS 
Building training capacity for addressing the obesity epidemic in the AmericasRafael Perez Escamilla; Gilberto Kac; Fernando MendozaF
Life-course Perspectives for Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention (Healthy aging - Childhood Obesity Prevention)Marcia Ory, Felipe Lobelo, John Duperly, Tom BestG
Food Guidelines - Childhood Obesity PreventionCarmen Dardano; Isabel Zacarias, Sonia Olivares; Veronika MolinaE
Scaling up meaningful and successful industry engagement through convergent innovationLaurette Dube, Alain Poirier, Chris Lannon, Robert Pederson, Yael Lehmann, Debra Kibbe, Ljubica Latinovic, Mauricio Pardón, Inge Kauer, Spencer Moore, Daniel Ross, Riccardo Accolla, Marília Regini Nuti, Robespierre Queiroz da Costa Ribeiro. Buena Vista
EPODE Population based interventions Armando Barriguete, Jean Michel Borys, Dennis Edell, Jan Louis Vinck, Marcia Erazo, Margarita Sefdie, Mariana Lazo, Agustin LaraD
Management and treatment of pediatric patient with overweight/obesity Maria Lucia Mesa, Maria Consuelo Tarazona, Patricia Mena, Mauricio BarahonaLow Lobby
Prevention childhood obesity and school environmentMargarita Sefdie, Jennifer Reeves, Marcia Erazo, Robert Pasternanck, Zaira Valderrama, Luis Miguel Cortes RamirezF
June 6, (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)Ballroom
WORKSHOPSPEAKERS 
Exercise is medicineAdrian Hutber, Felipe Lobelo, John Duperly, Tom BestD

Plenary Sessions

June 7 - 8, 2013 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
Ballrooms: G - H

OPENING PACO III

June 7, 2013 (8:30 am – 9:00 am)

ActivityTimeSpeaker
Anthem of Aruba8:30am - 8:35am 
Introduction of PACO III (read list of participants, general program, objectives and strategies; with music)8:35am - 8:40amChairman: Philip James
Welcome address 8:40am - 8:45amThe Prime Minister of Aruba, His Excellency Mike Eman
Message from the Director of PAHO-WHO8:45am - 8:50am 
Opening address8:50am - 8:55amThe Minister of Health and Sport of Aruba, Hon. Richard Visser
Let's sing the children – childhood obesity8:55am - 9:00am 

Plenary Sessions - June 7

9:00am - 5:00pm

Panels (Articulated Workshop)9:00am - 1:00pmSpeaker
Introduction9:00am - 9:05amChairman: Philip James
Exercise is Medicine9:05am - 9:25amAdrian Hutber, Felipe Lobelo, John Duperly, Tom Best
Active break9:25am - 9:30amRene Wild
Life-course Perspectives for Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention (Healthy aging - Childhood Obesity Prevention)9:30am - 9:50amMarcia Ory, Felipe Lobelo, John Duperly, Tom Best
Break9:50am - 10:10am 
Food Guideline - Childhood Obesity Prevention10:10am - 10:30amCarmen Dardano; Isabel Zacarias, Sonia Olivares; Veronika Molina
Building training capacity for addressing the obesity epidemic in the Americas10:30am - 10:50amRafael Perez Escamilla; Gilberto Kac; Fernando Mendoza
Active break10:50am - 11:00amRene Wild
Scaling up meaningful and successful industry engagement through convergent innovation11:00am - 11:20amLaurette Dube, Alain Poirier, Chris Lannon, Robert Pederson, Yael Lehmann, Debra Kibbe, Ljubica Latinovic, Mauricio Pardón, Inge Kauer, Spencer Moore, Daniel Ross, Riccardo Accolla, Marília Regini Nuti, Robespierre Queiroz da Costa Ribeiro.
EPODE Population based interventions11:20am - 11:40amArmando Barriguete, Jean Michel Borys, Dennis Edell, Jan Louis Vinck, Marcia Erazo, Margarita Sefdie, Mariana Lazo, Agustin Lara
Agriculture – trade - Childhood Obesity Prevention11:40am - 12:00pmVincent Atkins, Godfrey Xuereb, Caroline Bollars
Prevention childhood obesity and school environment12:00pm - 12:20pmMargarita Sefdie, Jennifer Reeves, Marcia Erazo, Robert Pasternanck, Zaira Valderrama, Luis Miguel Cortes Ramirez
Management and treatment of pediatric patient with overweight/obesity12:20pm - 12:30pmMaria Lucia Mesa, Maria Consuelo Tarazona, Patricia Mena, Mauricio Barahona
Lunch: Healthy Food Festival1:00pm - 2:00pmMatt Bolland
Round Table and Lectures2:00pm - 5:00pm 
Cardio-metabolic Risk – Physical Activity 2:00pm - 2:15pmJohn Duperly
Learned lesson on the prevention of childhood obesity in Aruba, Canada, USA, Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Surinam.2:15pm - 3:30pmArmando Barriguete, Lucie Levesque, Agustin Lara, Richard Visser, Marcia Erazo, Maria Lucia Mesa, Bastiaan de Boer
PACO sustainability: necessity and possible actions 3:30pm - 3:45pmRichard Visser
Break3:45pm - 4:00pm 
Active break4:00pm - 4:10pmRene Wild
IBiSA: first year4:10pm - 4:20pmMonique Kuiperie; Richard Visser
Active break4:20pm - 4:30pmRene Wild
Remarkable notes4:30pm - 5:00pmChairman: Philip James, and Pilar Torres, Caroline Bollars

Plenary Sessions - June 8

9:00am - 5:00pm

Round Tables and Lectures9:00am - 1:00pmSpeaker
WHO Global Monitoring Framework and Global Action Plan9:00am - 9:15amGodfrey Xuereb
Obesitas in the context of the Singularity University, FutureMed and Quantified Self9:15am - 9:30amYuri van Geest
Active break9:30am - 9:40amRene Wild
App – games to prevent childhood obesity9:40am - 10:00amDennis Ai; Richard Visser
eHealth and mHealth: New Allies in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity10:00am - 10:15amAna Lucia Ruggiero
Break10:15am - 10:25am 
National and local alliances to promote physical activity and healthy food.10:25am - 10:45amGodfrey Xuereb; Caroline Bollars
Best buys on NCD and the link with nutrition10:25am - 10:40amCaroline Bollars
Case studies on obesity control and prevention through trade10:40am - 10:55amVincent Atkins
Public-Private Partnership in Salt Reduction in Brazil10:55am - 11:10amDiego Ruiz
Active break11:10am - 11:20amRene Wild
MAKING A DIFFERENCE Collaborating to: Fight Childhood Obesity & Advance Active Healthy Living11:20am - 11:35amRhona Applebaum
Advances in childhood obesity prevention through biology (Complementing the approach to improve the obesogenic environment): Mixing transcriptomics and genomics11:35am - 11:50amRaul Bastarrachea
Feed Your Kid... Like Your Ancestors Did: a new-old approach to preventing childhood obesity/metabolic syndrome, sleep apnea and attention deficit disorder11:50am - 12:05pmKevin Boyd
Exercise is Medicine12:05pm - 12:20pmJim Whitehead
Active break12:20pm - 12:30pm 
Questions/answers and comments12:30pm - 12:50pmChairman: Philip James; and Pilar Torres, Caroline Bollars
Lunch: Healthy Food Festival12:50pm - 2:00pmMatt Bolland
Round Table and Lectures2:00pm – 4:00pm 
Strategy for prevent and control of NCD with special attention to obesity2:00pm - 2:15pmPedro Ordunez
Diet, Physical Activity and Health: What Works?2:15pm - 2:30pmRuben Grajeda
Effective Prevention of Childhood Obesity: Focus on Women of Childbearing Age2:30pm - 2:45pmRichard Atkinson
Active break2:45pm - 2:55pmRene Wild
Whole-of-Society Prevention of Obesity /Non Communicable Diseases and Polycentric Governance: On Multistakeholder Partnership, Conflicts of Interest, Competition and Cooperation 2:55pm - 3:10pmLaurette Dube
Whole-of-Society Approach to Obesity /Non Communicable Diseases prevention: The Quebec Way3:10pm - 3:25pmAlain Poirier
Access to Nutrition Index: mobilizing the private sector to accelerate change3:25pm - 3:40pmInge Kauer
Roadmap towards sustainability of PACO's outcomes: Caribactive's vision3:40pm - 4:00pmClemence Ross, Lideke Middelbeek
Overlooked Causes and Novel Interventions to Prevent Childhood Obesity4:00pm - 4:15pmRichard Atkinson
Active break4:15pm - 4:30pmRene Wild
Conclusions4:30pm - 5:00pmRichard Visser

 


High Level Meeting on Childhood Obesity Prevention Agenda

Objectives:

  • To identify specific actions at the regional level for childhood obesity prevention.
  • To agree on a regional project to promote cooperation on the prevention of childhood obesity in interested countries

 

Activity

Time

Speaker

Introduction

9:00am - 9:05am

Hon. Jocelyne Croes

The necessity of a regional project on the prevention of childhood obesity. Health-Sport-Education-Infrastructure

9:05am - 9:15am

Hon. Richard Visser

International cooperation to prevent childhood obesity

9:15am - 9:25am

Dr. Godfrey Xuereb, WHO

Agricultural and trade policies to promote acceptable dietary practices in the control and prevention of childhood obesity

9:25am - 9:35am

Mr. Vincent Atkins, CARICOM

Non-communicable Disease in Latin America and the Caribbean region with focus on childhood obesity.

9:35am - 9:45am

Dr. Shiyan Chao, World Bank

Confronting the wicked problem of childhood obesity: Need for public policies and legislation, and strong civil society and private sector engagement

9:45am - 9:55am

Dr. James Hospedales,
CARPHA

Break

9:55am - 10:00am

 

Presentation by countries

Aruba

10:00am - 10:10am

Hon. Richard Visser

Bahamas

10:20am - 10:30am

Dr. Delon Brennen

Barbados

10:30am - 10:40am

Hon. John D. E. Boyce

Bermudas

10:40am - 10:50am

 Hon. Patricia Gordon

British Virgin Island

10:50am - 11:00am

Hon. Archibald Christian

Active break

11:00am - 11:10am

Rene Wild

Bolivia

11:10am - 11:20am

Dr. Marie Beltran

Chile

11:20am - 11:30am

Dr. Maria Kantor

Costa Rica

11:30am - 11:40am

Dr. Daniel Salas Peraza

Dominica

11:40am - 11:50am

Hon. John Collin

Ecuador

11:50am - 12:00pm

Dra. Marysol Ruilova

El Salvador

12:00pm - 12:10pm

Hon. Elvia Menjivar

Grenada

12:10pm - 12:20pm

Hon. Clarice Modeste

Mexico

12:20pm - 12:30pm

Dr. Miguel Lezana

Montserrat

12:30pm - 12:40pm

 Hon. Colin Riley

Puerto Rico

12:40pm - 12:50pm

Hon. Madeline Reyes

St Maarten

12:50pm - 1:00pm

Dr. Virginia Asin

Lunch: Healthy Food Festival

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Chef. Matt Bollans

St Kitts & Nevis

2:00pm - 2:10pm

Dr. Patrick Martin

St. Lucia

2:10pm - 2:20pm

Hon. Alvina Bertram

St Vincent & Grenadines

2:20pm - 2:30pm

Hon. Clifton C. Burgin

Surinam

2:30pm - 2:40pm

Hon. Michael Blokland

Turks Caicos Island

2:40pm - 2:50pm

Hon. Porsha S. Smith

Colima State (Mexico)

2:50pm - 3:00pm

Hon. Agustin Lara

Santa Fe Province (Argentina)

3:00pm - 3:10pm

Dr. Marcos Monteverde

Guayas, Santa Elena, Los Rios, Bolivar and Galapagos Provinces (Ecuador)

3:10pm - 3:20pm

Dr. Lucy Jurado

Note Remarks

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Hon. Richard Visser

Contact Info

Pan American Center of Obesity Foundation
Italiestraat 24
Oranjestad, Aruba
Telephone: (297) 588-2847
Telephone: (297) 588-2546
Fax: (297) 582-7569
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Organizations

Aruba's national plan on the issue of obesity Network of professionals working in obesity research Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Pan American Health and Education Foundation America's Move to Raise A Healthier Generation of Kids Proyecto Resplandor International Organización Mundial de Estimulación, Educación y Desarrollo Infantil Asociacion Mundial de Educacion Especial World Platform for Health and Economic Convergence SIAC | Sociedad Interamericana de Cardiologa The Caribbean Public Health Agency International Olympic Committee Aruba.com World Bank

Meet our Chef


Executive Chef Matthew Boland, considered among the island's premier culinary forces, will prepare healthy Modern Carribean Cuisine during the PACO 2013 event. Here is a sampling of our healthy Modern Caribbean Cuisine, which we will be offering at the conference. See PDF menu below.

Download PDF Menu: Healthy Modern Caribbean Cuisine