TalkTogether well-being: How to Live a Healthy Life?


2.10.2023 klo 13.00 - 16.00
Are you interested in well-being?
What are the steps towards healthy life?
How to discuss and communicate about health?

Come and join the interesting discussion at the TalkTogether - Well-being seminar organized by Health, diagnostics and drug development (HDDD) strategic profile together with Health Campus Turku and InFLAMES Flagship.

Professor Sami Kalaja will tell how motor skill learning is important for well-being, after which leading experts within health and communication will share their insights and knowledge in panel discussions giving the audience a possibility to join to the conversation as well. The event is part of the 80th anniversary celebration week of the Medical Faculty.

Coffee and tea is served before the event, and after the panels there is networking with snacks and drinks in the lobby.

The event is in English and everyone interested in the topic is welcome to join!

How to live a healthy life?
Monday 2 October 2023 at 13:00-16:00
Alhopuro auditorium, Medisiina D, Turku
On-site event only

13:00 Coffee and snacks in the lobby

Pekka Hänninen, Dean of Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku

13:40 KEY-NOTE TALK: Motor skill learning is good for well-being
Sami Kalaja, Professor of Practice in Sport, University of Jyväskylä

14:15 PANEL DISCUSSION: How to improve wellbeing?
Juhani Knuuti, Professor, University of Turku (moderator)
Sirpa Jalkanen, Academician, InFLAMES Flagship director, University of Turku
Sami Kalaja, Professor of Practice in Sport, University of Jyväskylä
Hasse Karlsson, Professor, FinnBrain director, University of Turku
Tiina Parviainen, Associate Professor, University of Jyväskylä

15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION: Promoting patient’s health through communication
Katja Joronen, Professor, University of Turku (moderator)
Saija Inkeroinen, Doctoral Candidate, University of Turku
Harry Köhler, Research Manager, University of Turku
Johanna Ruusuvuori, Professor, Tampere University

15:45 Closing of the event, after which networking and mingling with snacks and drinks in the lobby