Wednesday, 26.Sept.2018
Pioneers Evening

(Event language German)

This evening addresses particularly representatives of early childhood education (Kindergarten teachers, BAfEP students, and others), as well as experts on health promotion and prevention.


The following awaits you:

  • New insights of health promotion for the practice of early childhood education

  • New insights of early childhood education for the practice of health promotion

  • Networking of pioneers for a joint model of obesity prevention in kindergarten

Thursday and Friday,
International Symposium

(Event language English)

High-profile international speakers will present in three keynotes and four sessions. In addition to the presentation of successful models, there is sufficient opportunity for discussion and exchange. Highlights:

  • Ulla Frantti-Malinen (FIN): Co-ordinator of the very successful community program "Lihavuus laskuun" (Overcoming Obesity) in Seinäjoki, Finland

  • Berthold Koletzko (GER): Professor for pediatrics at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and initiator of TigerKids as well as the European follow-up project TOY-BOX

  • Juana Willumsen (WHO): Scientific director of the department for Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases



  Wed, 26.9. Thu, 27.9. Fri, 28.9.
Pioneers Evening (in German; incl. 27.9. morning) € 60.00    
International Symposium   € 190.00
Entire Event € 240.00
Day Ticket   € 90.00 € 90.00
Day Ticket for students*   € 75.00 € 75.00


Account details: 

The participation fee includes conference documents and, depending on your participation (ticket), lunch, coffee service, reception on Wednesday and/or Thursday's dinner.

In the order of accounting (University of Salzburg) the participation position is assigned. 
Please indicate the purpose of use as "P300700_39".
Bank Austria, IBAN: AT 2312 0000 6953 8346 02, BIC: BKAUATWW

* Participation on both days of the event can be credited with 1.5 ECTS as a free optional subject. The writing of a report is a prerequisite. For further questions, please contact Assoz. Prof. DDr. Susanne Ring-Dimitriou.


Schloss Rif - UniversitY OF Salzburg


Schlossallee 49, A-5400 Hallein/Rif


The entire event will take place at Schloss Rif, venue of the Department of Sport Science & Kinesiology of the University of Salzburg. Situated just 10 kilometers from the city-centre of Salzburg and of the Berchtesgadener Land, the castle not only offers an ideal venue for the symposium, but its location also allows ease of travel.


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