Programme, final conference of the project, 13th and 14th of June 2013, Nantes

“Alcohol abuse amongst youths in public spaces: European cities working together towards a common strategy” 

Thursday 13th of June

2pm – 2:30pm: Opening session

Gilles NICOLAS, Deputy Mayor of Security and Public Peace, Nantes, France, and Vice-President of the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus)

Patrick PEGEOT, Project Manager, on behalf of the President of the Inter-ministerial Mission against Drugs and Addiction of France (MILDT)

Michel MARCUS, Executive Director of the French Forum for Urban Security (FFSU)

2:30pm/ 4:30pm: Round table 1: Towards an integrated strategy at local levels

Chairperson: Gilles NICOLAS, Deputy Mayor of Security and Public Peace, Nantes, France, and Vice-President of the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus)

Moderator: Laetitia NOLET, Belgian Forum for Prevention and Urban Security (FBPSU)

Introduction by: Patrick LAPOUZE, Director of the Cabinet of the Prefect, Loire Atlantique

Intervention 1: health aspects, consequences and solutions regarding binge drinking

Laurent KARILA, Expert on alcohol addiction and use 

Intervention 2: partnership approaches to alcohol related Security and safety management

Phil HADFIELD, Researcher, University of Leeds, United Kingdom and

Intervention 3: integrated strategies (mediation, risk management, situational crime prevention, regulations, bans, etc…)

Ineke NIERSTRASZ, Chief Adviser at the Department of Public Safety in the city of Rotterdam and Marieke PEEK, city of Rotterdam

Intervention 4: partnership opportunities with the private sector: by Denis TALLEDEC : “Collectif Culture Bar – Bars” director, national federation of cultural cafes

4:30pm – 4:45pm: break

4h45 – 5:30pm: reaction by Esther MEMAIN, Deputy Mayor in charge of crime prevention and security, La Rochelle, France

exchange with the audience

5:30pm – 6pm: presentation of the Nantes scheme and presentations by the partners of the “Nightlife charter” in connection with the field visits

Gilles NICOLAS, Aicha BASSAL, Deputy Mayor for Health, Nantes, France and the partners of the « Nightlife charter »

8pm: cocktail dinner (at the City Hall)

9pm – 12pm: Field visits – registration form

(details of each visit are available in the pdf version of the programme):

I.         9 – 10.30 pm. 3 groups of 10 to 15 people / 13th June 2013

“Night watch brigade”

“Party guardians”

“the bar-bars collective”

II.       10.30 – 12 pm. one group of 30 to 40 people / 13th June 2013

” theTAN circuit”

“Alterminus at AlterCafé”

“Risk reduction at the Banana Hangar”

Friday 14th June

9am: Coffee welcome session

9:30am – 9:45am: opening session

9:45am – 10:45am: Round table 2: Promotion of responsible alcohol consumption

Chairperson: Anne-Marie CIBAUD, Deputy Mayor of Security and Public Peace, Brest, France

Moderator: Vanina HALLAB, Network and Development Officer, Forum Français pour la Sécurité Urbaine (FFSU)

Intervention 1: informing and educating youth about healthy and responsible behaviours

Laurent MAISSE, Project manager, Monitoring center on drugs, Liège

Intervention 2: involving the community

Sara DE MEYER, drugs coordinator, Antwerpen

Intervention 3: parties and student life

Sophie Grincourt, President of BREI (Bureau Régional des Elèves Ingénieurs, Engineers association student office) de Nantes and Julie BELLEIL, Director of Student Services, University of Nantes

10:45am – 11:15am: reaction by Stéphane TOUSTOU, Project manager in charge of prevention, Bordeaux

exchanges with the audience

11:15am – 11:30am: break

11:30am – 12:30am: Round table 3: European perspectives: interaction between the local, international and private levels

Chairperson: Franco CORRADINI, Deputy Mayor for Social Cohesion and Social Security, Reggio Emilia, Italy, and Vice-President of Efus

Moderator: Elizabeth JOHNSTON, Executive Director of Efus 

Intervention 1: “Alcohol Policy at the EU level”

Aleksandra KACZMAREK, Policy Officer, Eurocare  

Intervention 2: Regulation and law enforcement in drinking scenes?

Michael KAYSER, Head of Crime Prevention Unit, Stuttgart

Intervention 3: Evaluation of the cost of binge drinking

Grahame SNELLING, Public Sector Policy Consultant, formerly Head of Prevention and Integration at Kingston upon Thames 

12:30am – 1pm: reaction by Kieran SIMPSON, European Public Affairs Manager, Heineken: “What kind of partnership with the alcohol industry?”

exchanges with the audience

1pm – 1:30pm: Conclusion

1:30pm: Media briefing, project partners

1:30pm: lunch with all participants


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