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Programme on-site (2023)

We are happy to announce the programme of the 2023 Summer School Planetary Health! We are expecting 30+ participants from all over the world. 

The participants have submitted ideas for transformative projects working towards sustainability, and next to the lectures shown in the program, they will work on their project concepts in small groups, receive peer feedback and present their plans at the end of the summer school.

The venue will be different lecture and seminar rooms at the University Hospital Würzburg, in and around the building D5, Josef-Schneider-Strasse 2, 97080 Würzburg. The participants will receive an exact schedule prior to their arrival.

Please find the program below for each day.

The sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoon will be online and are open to anyone interested. Registration is now open, you will find the registration links for the webinar series here.

Arrival and welcome dinner starting at 18:00 at the restaurant Jahnterassen

Course hours 8:45-17:30; Dinner at 18:00

8:45

Check-In D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor (Seminarraum Erdgeschoss) Team and participants

9:00

Introduction to Summer School D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Team and participants

10:30

Coffee Break D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor  

10:45

Climate Fresk - Simulation to understand the climate change and planetary health connections D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Johanna Schauer & Andrea Stitzel, Health for Future Austria

13:00

Lunch D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor  

13:45

Climate Fresk - Simulation to understand the climate change and planetary health connections D5 - Seminar Rooms Johanna Schauer & Andrea Stitzel, Health for Future Austria

14:45

Coffee break D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor  

15:15

Introduction to Planetary Health D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Samira Jabakhanji, University of Heidelberg & Eva-Maria Schwienhorst-Stich, University of Würzburg

16:00

What does Planetary Health mean to you? Group Work   Participants

16:30

Climate Change, Nutrition and conflict - contextualizing the interconnections   Given Moonga, LMU University Munich

16:55

International climate & health policy   Sophie Gepp, German Alliance Climate Change & Health and Charite Berlin

17:15

Feedback & Evaluation    

18:00

Dinner at Luisengarten Würzburg We walk there together from the UKW  

Course hours 10:00-19:30
  All-day excursion to agroforestry farm  
10:00 Bus Ride from Würzburg to Lindenhof Hemmersheim (Meeting point: in front of UKW (Josef-Schneider-Str/Robert-Koch-Str)  
  The importance of agriculture and agroforestry for climate change mitigation and adaptation Michaela Primbs, University of Weihenstephan, Triesdorf
  Tour of agroforestry farm Michaela Primbs
  How can we connect with nature? Guided meditation - SOPHEA team and participants
  Lunch snack  
  Practical exercise in soil examination Michaela Primbs, University of Weihenstephan, Triesdorf
  Planetary Health Diet Physicians Association for Nutrition (PAN)
  Expressing own project idea through arts Participants
  Dinner preparation PAN & participants
  Dinner  
Approx. 19:00-19:30 Arrival back in Würzburg  

Course hours 8:45-17:00; dinner at 18:00
8:45 Evaluation Day 3    
08:50 Welcome address from Prof. Sarah König, Study Dean of the Medical Faculty D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology  
09:00 Migration, Health and Human Rights in the context of Planetary Health   Michael Knipper, University of Giessen
09:45 How to become a change agent for transformation (digital)   Martin Herrmann, German Alliance on Climate Change and Health
10:15 Break   D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor
10:45 Tools for project ideation and management (digital)   Felix Bittner, German Alliance on Climate Change and Health
11:25 Summer School 2022 alumni project: Youth for Sustainable Oral Health   Milena Hegenauer, University of Würzburg
11:45 Group work on own projects D5 - Seminar Rooms  
13:00 Lunch    
13:45 Summer School 2022 alumni project: Planetary Health Club and Campus Ambassador (digital) D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology James Crispin, CUHAS University Mwanza
14:00 En-Roads – interactive climate solutions simulator   Jörg Schmid, German alliance on Climate Change and Health
15:30 Heat in the city - guided walking tour through Würzburg Downtown Würzburg Philipp Mähler, City of Würzburg
18:00 Dinner at Locanda Pizzeria https://locanda.de/wuerzburg/  

Course hours 8:45-16:00

8:45

Evaluation Day 4 D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Team & participants

09:00

African ecosystems under global change: Impact of climate and land use changes on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning   Marcell Peters, University of Würzburg

09:35

Integrating nutrition and health aspects in agroforestry projects: A case study of the NuTree project in Subsaharan Africa   David Abigaba, Potsdam Institute for Climate Reserach PIK

10:10

Break    

10:30

Global challenges in health care for midwives   Franziska Dresen, University of Applied Sciences for Health, Bochum

11:15

Commercial determinants of health (digital)   Friederike von Gierke, German Alliance on Climate Change and Health

11:45

Group work    

12:00

Lunch    
Afternoon see programme for webinar series    

Course hours 8:45-16:00
08:45 Climatic warming and re-emergence of malaria in Subsaharan highland settings: A case of East Africa (digital) D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Anthony Kapesa, CUHAS University Mwanza, Tanzania
09:05 Infectious diseases & climate change   August Stich, University of Würzburg & medmissio, Würzburg
10:00 Coffee break D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor  
10:20 Biodiversity loss in Europe: causes and consequences for ecosystem services and human well-being D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Nadja Simons, University of Würzburg
11:00 Linking climate change and health systems: Health financing gaps and opportunities in Kenya   Esther Rugendo, University of Heidelberg
11:30 Group work   Participants
12:00 Lunch    
Afternoon see programme for webinar series    

Course hours 8:45-17:00

08:45

Evaluation day 6    
08:50 The Else Kröner Center Würzburg-Mwanza D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Franziska Pietsch

09:00

Landscapes and Mental Health   Joachim Rathmann, University of Würzburg

09:45

Thriving in the Concrete Jungle: The Impact of Urban Farming and Green Spaces on Urban Dwellers´ Food Security and Mental Well-Being   Diana Bii, University of Eldoret, Kenya

10:10

Break D5 - Seminar room Ground Floor  

10:30

Poetry and Planetary Health: The Example of Craig Santos Perez D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Catrin Gersdorf

11:45

Group work   Participants

12:30

Lunch   D5 - Seminarraum Ground Floor

14:30

Forests in (climate) change - a guided tour through the urban forest of Würzburg Outdoors Karl-Georg Schönmüller, City of Würzburg
Afterwards Preparation of project presentations & nature-based activities   Participants

Course hours 08:45-17:00

08:45

Evaluation day 7    

09:00

Workshop: Climate Communication and Emotional Resilience in times of the climate crisis D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Julika Walken & Christoph Hellwig, Psychologists for Future

10:00

Break D5 - Seminar Room Ground Floor  

10:30

Workshop: Applying Climate Communication D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Julika Walken & Christoph Hellwig, Psychologists for Future

12:00

Lunch    
Afternoon see programme for webinar series    
15:00 End of English webinar, time for project presentation preparation    
       
19:00 Joint Dinner Locanda Pizzeria  
       
       

Course hours 09:30-16:30
09:30-16:30 Project presentations D8 - Lecture Hall Dermatology Participants
20:00 Farewell Party    

Course hours 09:30-14:00
09:30-13:00 Forest bathing Outdoors Project Bergwald
13:00-14:00 Farewell Lunch Tibetan Restaurant Foodmantra www.foodmantra.de