Alcohol Policy in Practice Programme 2017

Including an International Workshop: The Ubiquity of Alcohol

18th - 21st September

University of Stirling, Scotland

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DAY 1: Monday 18th September

Time Title Speakers
11:15 Introduction to Course & Participants Prof. Linda Bauld
Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald
University of Stirling
12:15 Buffet Lunch
13:00 Alcohol - Harms to Health & Others Sir. Ian Gilmore
14:00 Effective Alcohol Policies- Evidence and Implementation Colin Angus
University of Sheffield
15:00 Short Break
15:15 Alcohol and Gender Dr. Carol Emslie
Glasgow Caledonian University
16:15 Alcohol and Price: Options and Evidence Dr. John Holmes
University of Sheffield
17:15 End of Teaching for Day 1
19:30 Networking Dinner for Participants and Facilitators

DAY 2: Tuesday 19th September

Alcohol & the Individual

09:30 Introduction to the day
09:40 Understanding, Measuring and Monitoring
Consumption / Drinking Guidelines

(Including coffee break)
Dr. John Holmes
University of Sheffield
11:40 Alcohol and the Brain - Drinking Cues Dr. Sally Adams
University of Bath
12:45 Sandwich Lunch & time to attend 50th Anniversary Lecture.
13:30 Optional Lecture: "Challenges of Our Time"
Lecture for Stirling University's 50th Anniversary
"Tobacco harm reduction: how e-cigarettes and vaping devices have transformed tobacco control".
Prof. Linda Bauld
Sir. Kenneth Calman

University of Stirling
14:45 Alcohol Brief Interventions
Evidence, Design, Implementation in Different Populations & Settings (including in pregnancy)
Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald
University of Stirling
16:45 Alcohol Advocacy Debate - Preparation Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald
University of Stirling
17:15 End of Teaching for Day 2

DAY 3: Wednesday 20th September

Workshop: The Ubiquity of Alcohol: Marketing, Availability & Industry Influence

09:30 Introduction to the day
09:45 Alcohol Marketing & the 'Loi Evin'
Consumer marketing of alcohol brands
Controlling alcohol advertising
Lessons from the Loi Evin
Prof. Karine Gallopel-Morvan
EHESP School of Public Health
Nathan Critchlow
University of Stirling
11:00 Break
11:30 From Government to Advocacy
An inside government perspective on industry influence
Effective advocacy for alcohol marketing regulation
Alison Douglas
Alcohol Focus Scotland
12:15 Addressing the Availability of Alcohol
Industry influence in premises licensing
What can be done currently?
Jon Foster
Institute for Alcohol Studies
Laura Mahon
Alcohol Focus Scotland
13:15 Lunch
14:15 The Politics of Global Alcohol Marketing: Industry Actions & Counteractions Prof. Jeff Collin
University of Edinburgh
15:15 Break
15:30 Advocacy on Alcohol Advertising & Industry Influence Prof. Mike Daube
Curtin University
16:15 Panel Discussion:
Addressing the ubiquity of alcohol: ‘quick wins’ and ‘long games’?
16:45 Closing Reflections Prof. Mike Daube
Curtin University
Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald
University of Stirling

DAY 4: Thursday 21th September

Alcohol Advocacy

09:30 Introduction to the day
09:40 Alcohol Policy Advocacy: Winning the Policy Battle
Including morning break
Colin Shevills
Balance North East
Katherine Brown
Institute of Alcohol Studies
12:45 Evaluation of Course
13:00 Module Ends; Packed lunch to take away

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More Information:

Please contact the CPD team on: health.sci.cpd@stir.ac.uk

01786 466 336


Includes International Workshop:

THE UBIQUITY OF ALCOHOL

WEDNESDAY 20th SEPT 2017
9:30am - 5:15pm

Cost: Free to Alcohol Policy course participants; £150 as day delegate.
FROM GOVERNMENT TO ADVOCACY
Alison Douglas,
Alcohol Focus Scotland
ADVOCACY ON ALCOHOL ADVERTISING & INDUSTRY INFLUENCE
Prof. Mike Daube,
Curtin University, Australia
GLOBAL INDUSTRY ACTIONS & COUNTERACTIONS
Prof. Jeff Collin,
University of Edinburgh
ADDRESSING THE AVAILABILITY OF ALCOHOL
Laura Mahon, Alcohol Focus Scotland
Jon Foster, Institute of Alcohol Studies
ALCOHOL MARKETING & THE LOI EVIN
Prof. Karine Gallopel-Morvan, EHESP School of Public Health, Rennes, France
Nathan Critchlow, University of Stirling