13th November – Pre-conference workshops 0930 – 1700 EUSPR/SPAN workshop on Mediation Analysis

This workshop  will be led by Dr Metin Özdemir and Dr Fabrizia Giannotta of Örebro University (SW) and introduce concepts of mediation, moderation, latent growth curve modelling, and multiple mediator models. The afternoon session is a practical class which will allow participants to apply some of the techniques they have learned on a specially prepared data set.

Further details here.

0930 – 1530 EUSPR/SPAN workshop on Development and Evaluation of Complex Preventive Interventions

Including sessions by Emma Davies (Oxford Brookes University, UK) – Development and specification of novel behavioural interventions; Prof Rosaria Galanti (Karolinska Institutet, SW) – Designing and Planning Research to assess causality in complex interventions; Dr Jeremy Segrott (Cardiff University, UK) – Real world complex intervention research – recruitment, retention and process evaluation.

Further details here.

Conference Day 1 – 14th November

8.30 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 10.00 Opening and salutations

Prof Harry Sumnall (EUSPR Board President), Thanh Le Luong (Director General, INPES)

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break and networking

10.30 – 12.00 Plenary Session 1

i) For whom do they work?  Understanding moderators of outcome in family and parenting interventions. (Prof Frances Gardner, University of Oxford, UK)

ii) The influence of gender on moderating prevention outcomes (Dr Federica Vigna-Taglianti, University of Torino, IT)

Chair: Prof Rosaria Galanti (Karolinska Institutet, SW)

12.00 – 14.00 Lunch & Lunch Activities

i) Post-graduate Student Forum (4 x 15 minute presentations)
Angelina Brotherhood (AT); Anna-Theresa Renner (AT); Kimberley Hill (UK); Nathan Keane Gardner (UK)

ii) Special interest group on Screentime related prevention research
Paula Bleckmann (DE); Michael Seidel (DE); Daniel Lloret Irles (ES)

14.00 – 15.45 Parallel Sessions 1

Sessions 1.1; 1.2; 1.3

15.45 – 16.15 Coffee Break

16.15 – 16.30 Conference address from INCa
Prof Agnès Buzyn (President, INCa)

16.30 – 17.45 Parallel Sessions 2
Sessions 2.1; 2.2; 2.3

20.00 Conference dinner in central Paris (not included in conference fee)

Conference Day 2 – 15th November

08.30 – 09.15 EUSPR Member’s Meeting

09.15 – 09.30 Conference address from IReSP/ Aviesan
Prof Jean-Paul Moatti (Director of IReSP and Aviesan)

09.30 – 10.30 Plenary Session 2

Contextual factors affecting prevention. Including contributions from Dr Jeanne Poduska (USA); Dr Katarzyna Okulicz-Kozaryn (PL); Mr Frederick Groeger-Roth (DE).

Moderator/discussant: Prof David Foxcroft (Oxford Brookes University, UK)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.00 Structured poster session

All poster presenters should be available to talk about their work as per a usual poster session. However, 3-4 presenters in each stream (~3) will be selected in advance by the Conference Committee to give a more detailed description of their work to the whole stream. These talks will take place at regular intervals across the session. Posters will also be displayed at breaks and at lunch.

The SPAN project have sponsored prizes totalling €500, to be awarded to the best posters by PhD students and Early Career Researchers.

12.00 – 14.00 Lunch and Lunch Activities

i) Discussion of prevention research priorities in the USA and Europe
The NIDA Prevention Portfolio – Harold Perl (Chief, Prevention Research Branch, NIDA, USA); Prevention in EC Funding – Maria Moreira (EMCDDA)

ii) Symposium on: The transportability of evidence-based programmes.
Nick Axford (UK); Vashti Berry (UK); Frances Gardner (UK)

14.00 – 16.00 Parallel Sessions 3
Session 3.1; 3.2; 3.3

16.00 – 16.15 Conference address from MILDT

Danièle Jourdain-Menninger (President, MILDT)

16.15 – 17.00 Conference Chair’s Plenary

Unpacking the black box: Engineering more potent behavioral interventions using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy, MOST (Prof Linda Collins, Penn State University, USA)

Challenges of economic evaluation in Prevention (Dr Franco Sassi, OECD)

Chair: Prof Fabrizio Faggiano (Avogadro University, IT)

17.00-17.10 SPAN Poster Prize Giving & Conference Close

Chair: Prof Harry Sumnall (EUSPR President, and Liverpool John Moores University, UK)