Beginning Wednesday, 18 November 2020 09:00
End Wednesday, 18 November 2020 12:30
Location European Parliament, Brussels

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09:00  Welcome and introduction – Tomislav Sokol MEP

09:10 Moderator’s comments – Dan Dalton, CEO British Chamber of Commerce, EU and Belgium

09:15 Presentations:

• The EU and fighting cancer – the factors for success – I-COM
• The food industry and the fight against obesity – Dr Judith Bryans, CEO of DairyUK and President of the International Dairy Federation
• The alcohol industry’s role and responsibilities –  Spirits Europe
• Combatting addiction to beat cancer – quitting or reducing harm - Prof Thomas Hartung, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

10:15 Reactions from DG SANTE, panel and questions from the floor

10:45  Presentations:

• Protecting workers – Adam McCarthy, Cobalt Institute
• What should industry be doing to reduce alcohol related cancer – Eurocare
• E-cigarettes … friend or foe in fighting cancer – Dr Jacques LeHouezec
• The EU’s Plan to Beat Cancer – Matthias Schuppe, European Commission, DG SANTE (TBC)

12:00 Panel and questions from the floor

12:45 Close

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