Day 2


Planet Youth Conference 2024

The Global Transfer of Knowledge

09:00 – 09:30

Hot Topics with Legalization and the Importance of Prevention

Kevin Sabet

 PhD, President & CEO, Smart Approaches to Marijuana

30 min

09:30 – 10:00

Listening, learning, and growing: Current and future initiatives of the Planet Youth Guidance Program

Robin Katrick

Planet Youth Regional Director for North America

30 min

10:00 – 10:30

Planet youth in Blankenberge – Belgium: the police at the helm

Hans Quaghebeur

Planet Youth Coordinator, ex-Chief of Police of the town of Blankenberge, Belgium

30 min

10:30 – 11:00

Identifying and implementing protective factors in the African context

Zilla North

Planet Youth Coordinator in George, South Africa

30 min

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

30 min

11:30 – 12:15

Five years of learning from the West of Ireland

Emmet Major

Planet Youth Coordinator:  Galway, Roscommon, Mayo

45 min

12:15 – 12:30

Planet Youth Implementation in West Central Mountains, Idaho, USA

Patty Giardina

Planet Youth Coordinator in West Central Mountains, Idaho, USA

15 min

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Buffet

Midgard, Grand Hotel

Ground Floor

90 min

14:00 – 14:30

The YES Card and Parent Cafes: Adapting the IPM in Kentucky, USA

Amelia Berry

Just Say Yes Project Director, Franklin County Health Department

30 min

14:30 – 15:00

Planet Youth New Brunswick’s Approach to Adaptation

Melanie Cormier

“Senior Program Advisor, Public Health New Brunswick

30 min

15:00 – 15:30

Planet Youth NZ via Community Connect/Touch NZ

Sandi Hackett

 General Manager Community Connect|Pūmanawa Āwhina Touch New ZealandPlanet Youth

30 min

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

30 min

16:00 – 16:30

Planet Youth Calgary: Indigenous Parallel Journey

Joanne Pinnow

Director, Akak’stiman, United Way of Calgary and Area

30 min

16:30 – 17:00

Community Implementation on the Planet Youth model in Guanajuato

Ligia Gricelda Arce Padilla 

Health minster of Guanajuato

30 min