The ’03 Meeting took place on 3-4 December 2003 at Magdalen College Auditorium – The Grove Buildings, Oxford

3 December

11.00 Registration

12.00 Arrival – buffet lunch

13.00 Introduction and welcome from the organisers

Chair: John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford

13.35 Keynote addresses
(20 minutes of presentation and 10 minutes of interaction)

16.00 Interactive panel discussions: The levers for preventing and controlling chronic diseases
1. Defining impediments to progress in the management and control of chronic diseases
2. Innovative responses to the problems of chronic diseases

19.30 Close of the day

20.00 Dinner hosted by David Matthews, OCDEM.

4 December

8.30 Good morning and reprise

9.00 Interactive panel discussions: The stakeholders’ perspectives – whose role is it anyways?
1. The role of government – can an integrated approach work?
2. Multi-stakeholder alliances – impact and reality

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Interactive panel discussions (continued)
3. Innovative financing of chronic disease management and control

14.30 What did we learn?

15.30 Facilitated group discussions addressing priority issues and potential areas for further development within the Oxford Vision 2020

17.15 Feedback sessions

18.15 The WHO strategy for noncommunicable diseases

18:30 A call to action

19:30 Dinner hosted by Lars Rebien Sørensen, Novo Nordisk.