Schedule
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
Time Orchid 4201 – 4301 Orchid 4205 – 4306 Orchid 4211 – 4212 Orchid 4311 – 4312 Peony 4411 – 4412 Peony 4511
7.30AM REGISTRATION
9.00AM Welcome by Singapore Advisory Committee Co-Chairs
9.05AM Opening Address by

Mdm Halimah Yacob
President of the Republic of Singapore

9.25AM Opening ceremony
9.30AM Keynote Address by

Prof Norman Sartorius
President, Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programs
Co-chair of the World Psychiatric Association Section on Stigma and Mental Illness

10.15AM TEA BREAK
  Track 1: Social inclusion in the workplace and community Track 2: The power of the media and social movements Track 3: Professionals, policy and practice Track 4: Recovery and people with lived experiences Track 5: Skills-based workshops
10.45AM Plenary 1: Global perspectives on mental health stigma

Dr Heather Stuart
Professor, Departments of Public Health Sciences, Psychiatry and the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Research Chair
Secretary, World Psychiatric Association Section on Stigma and Mental Illness

Prof Kua Ee Heok
Tan Geok Yin Professor in Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital

Facilitator:
Dr Christopher Cheok
President, Singapore Psychiatric Association
Senior Consultant, Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health

Track 1 Session 1

Time: 10.45am – 11.45am

 

Track 2 Session 1

Time: 10.45am – 11.45am

Track 3 Session 1

Time: 10.45am – 11.45am

Track 4 Session 1

Time: 10.45am – 11.45am

Workshop 1
11.30AM Plenary 2: Anti-stigma initiatives in Asia-Pacific

Singapore
Ms Pearlyn Tseng
Director, Corporate Communications, National Council of Social Service
Co-Chair, Organising Committee,
9th TAS Conference

Japan
Prof Tsuyoshi Akiyama
President, Japanese Society for the Elimination of Barriers to Mental Health
Director of Departments of Neuropsychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, NTT Medical Center Tokyo

Hong Kong
Prof Eric Chen
Co-Chair, Mind HK
Head, Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong

Australia
Dr Michelle Blanchard
Deputy CEO – SANE Australia and Director, Anne Deveson Research Centre

New Zealand
Ms Laurianne Reinsborough
General Manager, Operations
Health Promotion Agency/TeHiringa Hauora (Like Minds, Like Mine)
Dr Sarah Gordon
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Psychological Medicine (UOW)
Division of Health Sciences
University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

Facilitator:
Ms Tina Hung
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, National Council of Social Service
Co-Chair, Advisory Committee,
9th TAS Conference

Track 1 Session 2

Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Track 2 Session 2

Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Track 3 Session 2

Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Track 4 Session 2

Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Workshop 1
1.00PM LUNCH
2.00 – 3.15PM Track 1 Session 3

 

Track 2 Session 3 Track 3 Session 3 Track 4 Session 3 Workshop 2
3.30PM Track 1 Session 4 Track 2 Session 4 Track 3 Session 4 Track 4 Session 4 Workshop 2
4.45PM NETWORKING TEA & VIDEO COMPETITION PRIZE PRESENTATION
5.00pm End of Day 1
Time Orchid 4201 – 4301 Orchid 4205 – 4306 Orchid 4211 – 4212 Orchid 4311 – 4312 Peony 4411 – 4412 Peony 4511
  Track 1: Social inclusion in the workplace and community Track 2: The power of the media and social movements Track 3: Professionals, policy and practice Track 4: Recovery and people with lived experiences Track 5: Skills-based workshops
9.00AM Plenary 3: Part I – Anti-stigma initiatives beyond Asia 

England
Ms Sue Baker
Global Director, Time to Change

Denmark
Ms Johanne Bratbo
Project Manager, One of Us

Canada
Mr Micheal Pietrus
Director, Mental Health First Aid Canada and Opening Minds

Republic of Ireland
Mr John Saunders
Chief Executive Officer, Shine
Director, See Change

Facilitator:
Prof Chua Hong Choon
Chief Executive Officer,Institute of Mental Health
Co-Chair, Advisory Committee,
9th TAS Conference

Track 1 Session 5

 

Track 2 Session 5

 

Track 3 Session 5

 

Track 4 Session 5

 

Workshop 3
10.15AM TEA BREAK
10.45AM Plenary 4: Part II – Anti-stigma initiatives beyond Asia

Czech Republic
Dr Petr Winkler
Leader of the Czech anti-stigma program On the level; Head of the Department of Social Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health

The Netherlands
Ms Gerdien Rabber
Director, Together Strong Without Stigma

Scotland
Ms Toni Groundwater
Social Movement Manager, See Me

Facilitator:
Prof Norman Sartorius
President, Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programs
Co-chair of the World Psychiatric Association Section on Stigma and Mental Illness

Track 1 Session 6

 

Track 2 Session 6 Track 3 Session 6 Track 4 Session 6 Workshop 3
12.00PM Plenary 5: Anti-stigma initiatives in five African countries  and in Southern India

 Ms Sue Baker
Global Director, Time to Change

Track 1 Session 7 Track 2 Session 7 Track 3 Session 7 Track 4 Session 7 Workshop 4
1.15PM LUNCH
2.15PM   Track 1 Session 8 Track 2 Session 8 Track 3 Session 8 Track 4 Session 8 Workshop 4
3.30PM Track 1 Session 9 Track 2 Session 9 Track 3 Session 9 Track 4 Session 9 Workshop 5
4.45pm TEA BREAK
5.15pm Track 1 Session 10 Track 2 Session 10 Track 3 Session 10 Track 4 Session 10 Workshop 5
6.30pm End of Day 2
Time Orchid 4201 – 4301 Orchid 4205 – 4306 Orchid 4211 – 4212 Orchid 4311 – 4312 Peony 4411 – 4412 Peony 4511
Meet the Experts Track 1: Social inclusion in the workplace and community Track 3: Professionals, policy and practice Track 5: Skills-based workshops
9.00AM Lecture of mental health literacy and their impact on significant, substantial and sustained stigma reduction

9.00am – 9.45am

Meet the Experts

Time: 9.00am – 9.30am

Track 1 Session 11 Track 3 Session 11 Workshop 6
10.30AM TEA BREAK
    Track 4: Recovery and people with lived experiences Track 1: Social inclusion in the workplace and community Track 3: Professionals, policy and practice Track 5: Skills-based workshops
11.00AM Plenary 6: Conversation with Peers

Dr Jamie Chiu
Clinical Psychologist
Founder, Good Brain Labs and The Brightly Project,
Hong Kong

 Ms Lyn Lee
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Royal Dutch Shell, Singapore

Dr Sarah Gordon
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Psychological Medicine (UOW)
Division of Health Sciences
University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

Ms Chan Li Shan
Writer and Mental Health Advocate, Singapore

Public Forum presented by Shin Min Daily News
10.30am – 12.30pm(Separate registration is required. Registration  details to be announced.)
Track 4 Session 11

 

Track 1 Session 12 Track 3 Session 12 Workshop 6
12.15PM Closing activity
12.30PM End of TAS 2019 – Hugs & Goodbyes