All times are local time Berlin (CET).

The full program on the main stage will also be available to online participants via livestream. Workshops that take place online and in person are marked as „hybrid“ in the workshop program. To receive the access for our online program, please register here.

Maike Voss, Managing Director of the Center for Planetary Health Policy (CPHP), will guide you through both days.

Day 1: 30 November 2023

Opening Remarks by German Federal Minister of Health Prof Karl Lauterbach, patron of the Planetary Health Forum
Prof Dr Stefan Rahmstorf, Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung
Francesca Racioppi, WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health (EN)
Luisa Neubauer, climate activist (digital)
10.30Opening Panel: Shared Language and Agenda
Alexander Bonde, German Federal Environmental Foundation
Dr med Martin Herrmann, German Alliance on Climate Change & Health (KLUG e.V.)
Dr Kim Grützmacher, Museum of Natural History Berlin
Prof. Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge, German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) and German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
12.00Climate Monologues
Documentary theatre by Michael Ruf (German with English translation)
12.30“Memorandum for Health within Planetary Boundaries”
13.00Lunch break with “Market of Possibilities”
14:00Workshop Phase I
(incl. Coffee Break)
16.00Presentation of Workshop Outcomes in Plenary Session
16.30Panel Discussion: Visions of the Future for Health within Planetary Boundaries
Prof Dr Jens Prütting, Bucerius Law School
Dr Nana-Maria Grüning, Scientist Rebellion
Dr Mirjam Jenny, Institute for Planetary Health Behaviour, University of Erfurt
Dr. med. Klaus Reinhardt, German Medical Association
Jörn Böttcher, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs | Germany
17:30Film screening: The Promise of Planetary Health (German; English version available)
Moderated talk (EN)
Dr Eckart von Hirschhausen, Foundation Healthy Planet – Healthy People | Gesunde Erde – Gesunde Menschen
Samuel S. Myers, MD, MPH, Planetary Health Alliance
18.30Conclusion and Reception

Day 2: 1 December 2023

Reflection on Day 1 and Preview of Day 2
Prof Dr Maja Göpel, University of Lüneburg
Prof Dr Claudia Hornberg, German Advisory Council on the Environment
Ashish Kothari, Kalpavriksh Environmental Action Group (EN)
10.00Shared Perspective on the “Memorandum for Health within Planetary Boundaries”
10.15Workshop Phase II
(incl. Coffee Break)
12.30Lunch break with “Market of Possibilities”
13.30Presentation of Workshop Outcomes in Plenary Session
14.00Shared Perspective on the “Memorandum for Health within Planetary Boundaries”
14.30Panel Discussion
Dr Bettina Hoffmann, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety, and Consumer Protection
Lea Dohm, Psychologists for Future
Dr. Doris Pfeiffer, the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (GKV- Spitzenverband)
Prof. Dr. Susanne Moebus, Institute for Urban Public Health, University Hospital of Essen
15.30Concluding Remarks, Reflections and Outlook