Planet Youth in coordination with the Government of the State of Guanajuato have the honor to invite you to the International Congress for the Prevention of Addictions – Creating a better future for Youth

LEÓN, GUANAJUATO MEXICO 

30TH OF NOVEMBER TO 3RD OF DECEMBER 2021







30th of Nov

10:00-11:00 Hrs.
Governor of the State of Guanajuato / Inauguration Ceremony
Lic. Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo – Governor of the State of Guanajuato

11:00-12:00 Hrs.
Planet Youth Guanajuato: A Public Policy for Addiction Prevention in
Young People /
Lic. Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo – Governor of the State of Guanajuato

POLIFORUM

13:00 – 13:45 Hrs.

Reykjavik – The World Capital of Prevention / Keynote Lecture
Dagur B. Eggertsson – Mayor of Reykjavik

13:55 – 14:15 Hrs.
Planet Youth, a methodology for more than 20 years. A look in the rear
view mirror
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson – Former President of Iceland

15:30 – 15:45 Hrs.
Public Policies vs. Practice in Addiction Prevention / Introduction
Jon Sigfusson – Planet Youth Chairman

15:45 – 16:15 Hrs.
Improving lives based on Evidence / Conference
Inga Dora Sigfusdottir – Planet Youth Scientific Director

16:15 – 16:45 Hrs.
Current status of Planet Youth and Future Vision / Conference
Pall Rikhardsson – Planet Youth CEO

16:45 – 17:15 Hrs.
Community-based primary prevention / Conference
Alfgeir Logi Kristjansson – Planet Youth Senior Scientist

17:15 – 17:35 Hrs.
Data-based primary prevention / Conference
Ingibjorg Eva Thorisdottir – Planet Youth Chief Analytics Officer

17:35 – 17:55 Hrs.
Implementing Planet Youth in Catalunya, Spain / Conference
Patricia Ros García – Planet Youth Regional Representative Spain
and Latin America


19:00 Hrs.
Planet Youth Gto Cultural Event
Bicentenario Theater / Main Hall




1st of Dec

 

Public policies in addiction prevention and attention – Poliforum / Room B301

09:00 – 09:05 Hrs.
Mental health and addictions at a Global Level
Devora Kestel – Director of the WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

09:05 – 09:35 Hrs.
Health and Wellness impact in the objectives of sustainable development
Cristian Roberto Morales Furhimann – Representative of the PAHO/WHO in Mexico

09:35 – 10:05 Hrs.
Diagnosis of the conditions of Youth and Well-being in Guanajuato
Dr. Daniel Alberto Díaz Martínez – Secretary of Health of the State of Guanajuato

10:05 – 10:35 Hrs.
Addiction Prevention, Rehabilitation and Treatment
Giovanna Campello – Chief UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section

10:35 – 11:05 Hrs.
World Drug Report 2021
Sofía Díaz Menció – Proyect Coordinator UNODC México

11:05 – 11:35 Hrs.
The importance of primary prevention
Heida B. Hilmisdottir – ECAD Vice-president

11:35 – 12:05 Hrs.
Public policies for drug use in Latin America
Marya Hynes – Head of the Inter-American Observatory on Drugs

12:05 – 12:35 Hrs.
Policies for Drug Control in Latin America and Europe
Raul Martín del Campo – International Narcotics Control Board México

13:00 – 14:00 Hrs.
Establishment of the Addiction Prevention Day and Signing of the Gubernative Decrete
Lic. Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo – Governor of the State of Guanajuato

Poliforum / Room B302-CD

14:00 – 15:00 Hrs.
Signing of the Framework Agreement with Planet Youth, Mayors and Strategic Institutions
Lic. Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo – Governor of the State of Guanajuato

Poliforum / Room B301

14:00 – 15:00 Hrs.
Drug Prevention Policies in Latin America
María Mercedes Dueñas – Chief of Prevention of Drug Consumption UNODC Colombia

BREAK 15:00 – 16:00 Hrs.

16:00 – 16:30 Hrs.
Reduction of Drug Demand
Jimena Kalawski – Chief of Demand Reduction Unit CICADz

16:30 – 17:00 Hrs.
Alcohol Prevention Policies around the World
Kristina Sperkova – MOVENDI International

2nd of Dec

Better practices in prevention – Simultaneous Sessions

B301-BC

9:00 – 9:45
Michael J. Mann – Community intervention specialist
What makes PY unique and different

10:00 – 10:45
Hakan Leifman – Regional Director of the Nordic Countries
The Prevention Capacity Assessment of PY

11:00 – 11:45
Emanuel Adrian Sarbu – Regional Representative Central-Europe Planet Youth
Planet Youth in Rumania

12:00 – 12:45
Jonina Einarsdottir – Professor of the Iceland University
Creating networks for prevention

13:00 – 13:45
Thorfinnur Skulason – Chief Communication Officer
Being a parent in the Icelandic model of prevention: What is it like?


14:00 – 15:00 BREAK


15:00 – 15:45
Robin Katrick – Community Development Advisor
Community intervention follow up

16:00 – 16:45
Emmet Major – Prevention specialist
Developing practical interventions in the community


B301-A

9:00 – 9:45
Geir Gunnlaugsson – Global Health Professor of the Iceland University
Planet Youth implementation in Guinea Bissau

10:00 – 10:45
Emmet Major – Prevention specialist
Planet Youth implementation in Ireland

11:00 – 11:45
Nicolas Barreiro – Prevention specialist ICSRA
Social participation in Planet Youth Iceland

12:00 – 12:45
Humberto Soriano – President of the Pediatric Association of Chile
Planet Youth improving the mental health of children and adolescents

13:00 – 13:45
Carlos Ibañez – Coordinator of the Planet Youth pilot project in Chile and Professor of the University of Chile
Planet Youth adaptation in 6 comunas of the Chilean Metropolitan Region


14:00 – 15:00 BREAK


15:00 – 15:45
Harvey Milkman – Professor Emeritus of the Metropolitan University of Denver
Environmental Support and the Developing Brain

16:00 – 16:45
Alfgeir Logi Kristjansson – Senior scientist of Planet Youth
Icelandic Prevention Model: Guiding Principles and Steps to Implementation


B301-D

9:00 – 9:45
Carlos Charme Fuentes – National Director of SENDA Chile
Planet Youth implementation in Chile

10:00 – 10:45
Oriol Romani – Professor Emeritus of Rovira University
The role of universities in prevention

11:00 – 11:45
Samantha Menezes – Australian Foundation against Drugs
Planet Youth implementation in Australia

12:00 – 12:45
Tumokai Morgan – New Zealand program leader
Planet Youth implementation in New Zealand

13:00 – 13:45
Jeroen de Greeff – Senior Policy Advisor at Trimbos-institute
PY Experience in the Netherlands

14:00 – 15:00 BREAK

15:00 – 15:45
Patricia Ros García – Regional Representative Spain and Latin-America
Starting the Community-based intervention plan

16:00 – 16:45
Kristina Sperkova – MOVENDI International
Taking care of children for addiction prevention


B302-D


9:00 – 9:45
Ingibjorg Eva Thorisdottir – Chief Analytics Officer of Planet Youth
Depression, mental health and substance use in adolescents during the pandemic

10:00 – 10:45
Helena Sybel Galván Gómez – OCDE permanent representative
Policies to improve the economic and social well-being of the people and the countries

11:00 – 11:45
Margret Lilja Gudmundsdottir – Data Specialist and lecturer
Sports as a protective factor

12:00 – 12:45
Miguel Malo Serrano – Chronic diseases and Mental Health Advisor of PAHO/WHO
Mental health in Latin America

13:00 – 13:45
Arturo Sabines – PAHO advisor
New ways of tabbaco use in Latin America


14:00 – 15:00 BREAK

15:00 – 15:45
Bryndis Bjork Asgeirsdottir – Professor, Department of Psychology at Reykjavik University
The social context of youth substance use: Risk and protective factors

16:00 – 16:45
Lina Laucite Zagare – Municipality of Kaunas Community participation in Lithuania


Youth / Parents – Poliforum / Room C1

09:00 – 09:45 Hrs.
Parental Agreement, a strategy for risk conducts and violence prevention
Patricia Ros García – Regional Representative Spain and Latin-America


10:00 – 10:45 Hrs.
Living between screens: New spaces for interaction and socialization;
risk interactions (Grooming, sexting, ciberbullying)
Cristina Fortuny – B NetSmart Founder

11:00 – 11:45 Hrs.
Pending
Youtuber – Pending

12:00 – 13:15 Hrs.
Youth Conference “Creating a better future” and Youth Around the Globe Challenge
Lic. Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo – Governor of the State of Guanajuato

3rd of Dec

Building a local addiction prevention model – Simultaneous Sessions

B301-BC


9:00 – 9:45
Mariano Montenegro – Plan Colombo Latin America
The intersection Plan Colombo / Planet Youth

10:00 – 10:45
Hafthor B. Birgisson – Reykjanesbaer Municipality
The participation of local coalitions in prevention

11:00 – 11:45
Bryndis Bjork Asgeirsdottir – Professor, Department of Psychology at Reykjavik University
PENDING

12:00 – 12:45
Pall Melsted Rikhardsson – Chief Executive Officer of Planet Youth
How to belong to Planet Youth


13:00 – 14:00 BREAK


B301-A

9:00 – 9:45
Margret Lilja Gudmundsdottir – Data Specialist and lecturer
The role of parents in the intervention

10:00 – 10:45
Julie McEachern – Prevention Specialist
PY implementation in Canada

11:00 – 11:45
Daði Rafnsson – Reikjavik Sports University
The role of sports in prevention

12:00 – 12:45
Kevin Sabet – President and Director of Smart Approaches to Marijuana
The International Drug Crisis


13:00 – 14:00 BREAK

 

B301-D

9:00 – 9:45
Jessica Paredes Durán – General Director of FISAC
Harmful use of alcohol

10:00 – 10:45
Lina Laucite Zagarejor – Municipality of Kaunas
PY implementation in Lithuania

11:00 – 11:45
Vidar Halldorsson – Sport training specialist
Sports as a life project for young people

12:00 – 12:45
Matías García Teran – Coordinator of Planet Youth in San Fernando, Argentina
The experience of the implementation of “Planet Youth” in San Fernando, Argentina


13:00 – 14:00 BREAK


B302-D

9:00 – 9:45
Joanna Travis-Roberts – Chief Executive of International Society of Substance Use Professionals
Best practices for the prevention and treatment of addictions

10:00 – 10:45
Cristobal Lira – Mayor of lo Barnechea
The experience of implementing “Planet Youth” in Lo Barnechea, Chile

11:00 – 11:45
Michael J. Mann – Community Intervention Specialist
Action plan and Dissemination plan design

12:00 – 12:45
Harvey Milkman – Professor Emeritus of the Metropolitan University of Denver
Multidisciplinary Perspectives for Treatment of Addictions


CLOSURE / B301-B C
14:00 – 15:00

Dr. Daniel Alberto Díaz Martínez – Secretary of Health of the State of Guanajuato

León, Guanajuato

The Planet Youth 2021 Congress will be held in the beautiful city of León, Guanajuato Mexico, from November 30 to December 3.

The state of Guanajuato is an active partner of Planet Youth that carries out the Icelandic prevention method in its municipalities. It is located in the central part of the country, which is a historically prosperous region with a dynamic economy and growth rates above the national average.


León is one of the most important industrial cities in Mexico. Officially called León de los Aldama, it is located in the northwest of the state of Guanajuato. It is a city with a warm, sunny climate and with a clear sky almost all year round. Its average temperature is 20º C. The city is a point where culture, traditions, economy and industry mix to offer a wide range of possibilities.


Guanajuato is the cradle of national independence and has various colonial jewels within its territory. Here, you can spend a weekend exploring its magical towns and getting to know the colonial vestiges of its historic centers, falling in love with its gastronomic flavors, flying in a hot air balloon, doing business or simply soaking up its culture while you walk through its small streets and modern corridors. pedestrian.

 

Congress venue - Poliforum

Fall 2019 – Guanajuato and Planet Youth sign their partnership agreement

Poliforum is a large Conference facility with 42 thousand square meters of meeting rooms and multifunctional areas, with a privileged location in León, at the crossroads of the two main roads, and within a 67-hectare business, culture and entertainment complex, which guarantee and facilitate the logistics of any type of event.