FIZZ Symposium in Auckland Event as iCalendar

26 June 2017

Venue: Robb Lecture Theatre, 501-B019

Location: FMHS, 85 Park Rd, Grafton

Contact email: g.sundborn@auckland.ac.nz

Website: http://www.fizz.org.nz/

 

TAXING SUGARY DRINKS: an election issue

Hear keynote speakers and discussions on the issue of taxing sugary drinks at the FIZZ Symposium.

 

Welcome: A/Prof Papaarangi Reid, Tumuaki HOD Māori Health, the University of Auckland

Official Opening: Dr Lester Levy CNZM Chair Auckland DHB’s

 

Keynote Speakers:

Kate Sawyer, executive director, Living Closer Foundation, Colorado.

A/Prof Kristine Madsen, Head of Community Health, Berkley School of Public Health, Berkley  

Prof Tony Blakely, Dept of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington

Highlight: Political panel discussion 3:30PM

 

Programme

WHY ARE SUGARY DRINKS HARMFUL?

Prof Richard Johnson – Is sugar the new tobacco?

Dr Tanya Major – Why we need to address sugary drinks in gout

Dr Lisa Te Morenga – Are artificially sweetened drinks safe?

 

EFFORTS TO REDUCE HARM CAUSED BY SUGARY DRINKS

Dr Rob Beaglehole – Sugary drinks are a public health crisis - insights for advocacy

Kerry Allan  – Shifting the culture of a school

Megan Tunks – Wai Ariki a Māori response to SSB’s in our communities

Tess Clarke – Healthy futures through collaboration

Kate Sawyer  –   Just say ShFat That!

A/Prof Louise Signal  – What do NZ Kids drink?

Dr Chris King – It’s Not Sweet As: the Flaxmere disease reversal in Māori project

Dr Caryn Zinn – Sugar coated kids

Kera Oregan – Fizz Free Whānau: bringing policy to life

Dr Kathy King – Towards sugary drink free, the BOP and Lakes District schools survey

 

TAXING SUGARY DRINKS

A/Prof Kristine Madsen– Evidence from the United States' first excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages  

Prof Tony Blakely – Contemplating a Sugary Drink tax for NZ

Dr Simon Thornley – NZ Beverage Guidance Panel - Policy Brief

 

POLITICAL PANEL DISCUSSION ON SUGARY DRINKS TAX

Green Party   – Julie Anne Genter

Labour Party– Jenny Salesa

Māori Party– Marama Fox

The Opportunities Party – Geoff Simmons

NZ First   – Barbara Stewart

National – to be confirmed

 

Date: Monday 26th June

Venue: Robb Lecture Theatre, 501-B019. 

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, 85 Park Rd Grafton.

 

REGISTER:                                 

www.fizz.org.nz

Cost: Early bird= $50 (ends 5th June), Late= $100

For more information, please email:  g.sundborn@auckland.ac.nz