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Programme

Please note that this is a provisional programme only and is subject to change.

Thursday 17th May
09.00 - 10.00Opening Ceremony
10.00 - 10.30Plenary 1
10.30 - 11.00Plenary 2
11.00 - 11.30Tea/coffee break
11.30 - 13.00Parallel Sessions
13.00 -13.40Lunch
13.40 - 15.00Plenary 3
15.00 - 15.30Plenary 4
1530 - 16.00Tea/coffee break
16.00 - 17.30Parallel Sessions
17.30 - 19.00Welcome Reception
Friday 18th May
09.00 - 09.30Plenary 5
09.30 - 10.00Plenary 6
10.00 -10.30Tea/coffee break
10.30 - 12.00Parallel Sessions
12.00 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 15.00Parallel Sessions
15.00 - 15.30Tea/coffee break
15.30 - 17.00Parallel Sessions
19.00 - 23.00Congress Dinner
Saturday 19th May
09.00 - 09.30Plenary 7
09.30 - 10.00Plenary 8
10.00 - 10.30Tea/coffee break
10.30 - 12.00Parallel Sessions
12.00 - 13.00Lunch
13.00 - 14.30Parallel Sessions
14.30 - 15.00Tea/coffee break
15.00 - 15.30Plenary 9
15.30 - 16.00Closing Ceremony

Plenary Topics

The Congress will cover all aspects of the field as reflected in the themes that have been agreed for the plenary programme:

  1. Global and historical perspective on human migration
  1. Seeking perspectives and involvement of migrant and ethnic minorities in the health care and research challenge
  1. Policy and law: intended and unintended consequences for health and health care
  1. Categorising by migration status, race and ethnicity given changing composition of populations: challenges and solutions
  1. Presence, persistence and creation of health inequalities, inequities/disparities in multicultural societies: root causes and current consequences
  1. Health and social care service delivery to diverse, transnational populations: strategic and practical solutions  with special reference to asylum seekers, refugees, trafficked people and undocumented migrants
  1. Promise and challenges of hypothesis driven health research in multi-ethnic societies with dynamic migration patterns
  1. Changing places, changing life styles: the cause of overweight and obesity
  1. Consequences of migration for staffing of health services in sending and recipient countries