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EASOM Summer School 2019

TEACHING OCCUPATIONAL CANCERS: EXPOSURE PREVENTION
AND RETURN TO WORK

Programme of the XIX EASOM Summer School
29-31 August 2019, Riga (Latvia)
Venue: Riga Stradins University
Adress: Dzirciema street 16, Riga, Latvia, LV-1007,
phone of organizers +37129513041, +37126354163

08:00-09:00 Reception
09:00-09:30 WELCOME SESSION
Rector of the Riga Stradins University Aigars Petersons
EASOM President
EASOM General Secretary
Local organiser: Maija Eglite

BLOCK I: CANCER AS A MAJOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROBLEM

09:30-09:50  Cancer as a major problem in Latvia - Dace Baltiņa
09:50-10:00 Occupational cancers in Latvia  - Maija Eglite
10:00-10:15 Problems of Asbestosis in Latvia - Žanna Martinsone
10:30-10:45 Ionizing radiation and cancers - Jelena Reste
10:45-11:00 Health problems of Chernobyl nuclear power plant clean-up workers - Jelena Reste
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 New exposures and evidences related to occupational cancer - Alenka Skerjanc
12:30-13:45 Lunch

EXPOSURE AND PREVENTION MEASURES
13:45-15:45 Recognized Occupational carcinogens

13:45-14:00 Workers exposure and occupational carcinogens - Soile Jungwelter
14:00-14:15 Physical cancer risks - Ivars Vanadzins
14:15-14:30 Biological cancer risks - Ivars Vanadzins
14:30-14:45 Chemical cancer risks - Inese Martinsone
14:45-15:00 Eliminating/Reducing Exposure and Protective Measures - Maija Eglite
15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:30 New Exposures and Evidences

15:30-15:45 Night shift workers - Jelena Reste
15:45-16:00 Nanoparticles - Žanna Martinsone
16:00-16:15 Endocrine disruptors - Inese Martinsone
16:15-16:30 SUMMARY of the 1st day - Ivars Vanadzins
16:45-17:45 EASOM GENERAL ASSEMBLY
18:00 – 20:00 RIGA SIGHTSEEING TOUR

BLOCK II:
PREVENTION OF OCCUPATIONAL CANCERS

09:00-09:15 Roadmap of cancers - David Bruinvels
09:15-09:30 Cancer registers - Elena-Ana Pauncu
09:30-10:00 National strategies: Croatia, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:30 PANEL DISCUSSION (Alenka Skerjanc, David Bruinvels, Maija Eglite, Elena-Ana Pauncu)
12:30-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:40 Communication on Occupational Cancers

13:45-14:00 Instruction for working in groups and Scheme for presentation of the results of the working groups - Žanna Martinsone
14:00-15:40 World Café - Communication with:
1. Employers/labour inspectors
2. Workers
3. Other health professionals
4. General population and media
- For all participants
15:40-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:45 Presentation of the results of the working groups
16:45-17.00 SUMMARY of the 2nd day Alenka Skerjanc
19:30 CONFERENCE DINNER

BLOCK III RETURN TO WORK AFTER CANCER

09:00-09:15 Workability after cancer - Riita Sauni
09:15-11:15 Experiences in practice in different countries
Discussion in 4-6 groups of participants from different countries - Riita Sauni (debate moderator)
11:15-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:15 CLOSING SESSION
11:45-12:00 Summary of the meeting - Maija Eglite
12:00-12:15 Conclusions The EASOM statement in Occupational Cancers - Begoña Martínez-Jarreta
12:30-13:45 Lunch

Participation fee: EUR 250, 00 including lunches, coffee breaks, and social events.
Board members of EASOM and lecturers have not to pay the participation fee.

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