Conference Preliminary Program

Thursday, March 20, 2003


Opening Plenary (9:00am - 10:45am) 

Break (10:45am - 11:00am) 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (11:00am - 12:15pm) 

  • Precarious Employment Status, Precarious Health: Towards Better Indicators (Symposium)

  • Nurses and Hospital Restructuring: Reactions and Job Functioning (Symposium)

  • Nordic Countries During the Decade of the Welfare Crisis, the 1990:s (Symposium)

  • Mental Fatigue and Computer-based VDT Work: Psychophysiological and Behavioral Analyses (Symposium)

  • Organization of Work in Dynamic, Hazardous, and Stressful Environments (Symposium)

  • Public Health Challenges of Terrorism and Mass Disaster (Symposium) 

Lunch (12:15pm - 1:45pm) 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (1:45pm - 3:00pm) 

  • Computer-based Approaches to Health and Stress Reduction in the Workplace (Symposium)

  • Longitudinal Perspectives in Occupational Health Research: It's All in the Timing (Symposium)

  • Psychosocial Factors and Employee Safety: Making Sense of the Latest Research (Symposium)

  • Occupational Health Psychology: Contributions from Different Fields (Symposium)

  • Downsizing (Paper Panel Session)

  • New Work Contracts (NORA Paper Panel Session)

 Break (3:00pm - 3:15pm)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (3:15pm - 4:30pm) 

  • Beyond the Talk: Influencing Executives' Leadership Behaviours to Achieve Healthier Workplaces (Symposium)

  • Monitoring Quality of Work in Europe (Symposium)

  • Burnout and Health: Charting the Current Research Terrain and Looking at the Horizon (Symposium)

  • Work Overload (NORA Paper Panel Session)

  • Cardiovascular Disease and Psychosocial Workplace Factors (Paper Panel Session)

  • Workplace Violence in Different Occupations (Paper Panel Session) 

Break (4:30pm - 4:45pm)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (4:45pm - 6:00pm)

  • Turning the Coin: Towards a Positive Approach to Job Stress (Symposium)

  • Finding Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Decision-makers and Researchers (Symposium)

  • Prevention and Intervention (NORA Paper Panel Session)

  • Gender Issues in Occupational Health Psychology (Paper Panel Session)

  • Psychosocial Medicine (Paper Panel Session)

  • Workplace Violence (Paper Panel Session) 

Break (6:00pm - 7:00pm)

Reception (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Friday, March 21, 2003

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (8:00am - 9:30am)

  • Injury Prevention (Paper Panel Session)

  • Work-Family (Paper Panel Session)

  • Work Organization, Stress and Health in the Automobile Industry (Symposium)

  • Modeling Military Stressors: The WRAIR Occupational Stress Research Program (Symposium)

  • A Professional Autonomy Model of Healthy Leadership and Organizational Well-being (Symposium)

  • Occupational Health Psychology Training in Europe (Paper Panel Session)

Break (9:30am - 9:45am)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (9:45am - 11:15am)

  • Adding Complexity to the Study of Coping with Sexual Harassment (Symposium)

  • Stress Management Intervention Programmes: Towards Best Practice (Symposium)

  • Towards Interventions to Reduce Occupational Stress in Urban Transit Operators (Symposium)

  • Occupational Health Psychology in the US: Training & Industry Perspectives (Symposium)

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (Paper Panel Session)

  • Psychosocial Workplace Factors 1 (Paper Panel Session)

Lunch (11:15am - 12:30pm) 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (12:30pm - 2:00pm)

  • Psychosocial Workplace Factors 2 (Paper Panel Session)

  • Absenteeism (Paper Panel Session)

  • Customer Relationships and OHP (Paper Panel Session)

  • Organizational Interventions (Paper Panel Session)

  • Mental Health at Work (Paper Panel Session)

Break (2:00pm - 2:15pm) 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (2:15pm - 3:30pm)

  • Arthritis and Work Disability (Symposium)

  • The Demand-Control Support and Effort-Reward-Imbalance Models as Predictors of Health (Symposium)

  • The Dutch Concerted Research Action on Occupational Fatigue: Psychosocial Factors (Symposium)

  • Job Insecurity (Paper Panel Session)

  • Healthy Work Organizations (Paper Panel Session)

  • Young Workers (Paper Panel Session)

Break (3:30pm - 3:45pm) 

Poster Session and Reception (3:45pm - 5:45pm)

Saturday, March 22, 2003

Poster Session and Breakfast (8:00am - 10:00am) 

Break (10:00am - 10:15am)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (10:15am - 11:45am)

  • Ethnicity and Occupational Health Psychology (Paper Panel Session)

  • Measures (Paper Panel Session)

  • Occupational Safety (Paper Panel Session)

  • Organizational and Situational Factors in Occupational Safety (Paper Panel Session)

  • Work Overload (Paper Panel Session)

  • Organizational Interventions to Promote Well-Being (Paper Panel Session)

Lunch (11:45am - 12:45pm) 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (12:45pm - 2:00pm)

  • Research-practice Bridge Under Construction: The VA Workplace Stress and Aggression Project (Symposium)

  • Organizational Factors and Health Care Workers' Physical Safety (Symposium)

  • Research on Work Environment in Health Care Workers, International Comparisons (Symposium)

  • Burnout (Paper Panel Session)

  • Return to Work (Paper Panel Session)

  • Methodological Issues in Occupational Health Psychology (Paper Panel Session)

Break (2:00pm - 2:15pm) 

Closing Plenary (2:15pm - 3:30pm)