ICOH 2017 -

Keynote speakers

All titles are provisional, and to be confirmed

First Day

JCQ-version 2: a promising tool to investigate job strain and its effects on health in the New Economy.
Prof. Robert Karasek
Emeritus Professor Univ. of Mass Lowell, US & Emeritus Professor Copenhagen Univ., DK.

Independent and additive effects of ERI and JDC in the prediction of CHD. New results from the IPD Consortium.
Prof. Dr. Nico Dragano
Institut für Medizinische Soziologie, Universitätsklinikum - Centre for Health and Society (CHS), Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Dusseldorf, Germany
Professor Mika Kivimaki
Chair of Social Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health; University College, London, UK

New results on ERI/JCD and CVD/CHD mortality in Eastern European Cohorts
Prof. H Pikhart
Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK

Methodological issues in assessing the association between JCQ and CHD incidence. Results from Northern Italian cohorts.
Prof. Marco M Ferrario
Research Center on Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Insubria University, Varese, Italy

Work environment and strokes: an update of the most recent findings.
Akizumi Tsutsumi
Professor and Chairman, Department of Public Health, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Second Day

Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy.
Prof. Johannes Siegrist, PhD
Senior Professorship, Work Stress Research at Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany

Workplace interventions and the reduction of CVD risk.
Prof. Dr. Tage S Kristensen
Former Professor at the National Institute of Occupational Health in Copenhagen, DK.

Evaluation of short-term and long-term effects of work stress interventions
Prof. Peter Angerer,
Institute of Occupational, Social, and Environmental Medicine; Dusseldorf University, Germany

Long Term Effects on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease after 12-Months of Aerobic Exercise Intervention - A Worksite RCT among Cleaners
Prof. Andreas Holtermann;
National Research Centre for the Work Environment; Copenhagen, DK