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5th Zero Suicide International Summit Agenda

Arrival Day - June 23

Location: Innside by Melia


5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception @ Innside by Melia Sky Bar

7:00 pm

Group Dinner @ Innside by Melia Headline Suite

Jan Mokkenstorm Zero Suicide Visionary Award

Summit Day 1- June 24

Location: Royal Liver Building

8:30 am - 9:00 am


Welcome with Coffee/Tea

9:00 am-9:30 am

Opening Remarks & Introduction to the Day's Program

David Covington, Elaine Darbyshire, Brian Ahmedani, Cathy Frank, John Zervos

9:30 am-9:45 am

Welcome to Liverpool

Steve Rotherham - Regional Mayor of Liverpool

9:45 am-10:00 am

Summary of Past Summits

David Covington, Sue Murray

10:00 am-10:30 am

Global Epidemiology of Suicide

Rory O'Connor

10:30 am-11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Zero Suicide Implementation Results from the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom

Brian Ahmedani, Sue Murray, Elaine Darbyshire, Joe Rafferty

12:00 pm-1:00 pm


1:00 pm-1:30 pm

Suicide Prevention Challenges in the Middle East and Northern Africa

WHO MENA Region Representative

1:30 pm-2:45 pm

Panel: ZS Implementation in Resource-Poor Communities

Sangeeta Kaushal Mishra (Nepal), Imran Kahn (Pakistan), Sanderson Onie (Indonesia), Abdullah Al Harun (Bangladesh), Lai Fong Chan (Malaysia), Keisha Carissa Mangalili (Philippines)

2:45 pm-3:15 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 pm-4:45 pm

Panel: National Suicide Prevention Strategies and Policies

Richard McKeon (US), Alan Woodward (Australia), Amanda Pritchard (UK)

4:45 pm-5:00 pm

Reflections Day 1

Brian Ahmedani, Elaine Darbyshire, Joe Rafferty

5:00 pm-6:00 pm


Summit Day 2- June 25

Location: Royal Liver Building

8:30 am - 9:00 am


Welcome with Coffee/Tea

9:00 am-9:15 am

Day 1 Summary

Cathy Frank, Elaine Darbyshire, Joe Rafferty

9:15 am-9:30 am

Day 2 Introductory Remarks

Andy Burnham - Regional Mayor of Greater Manchester

9:30 am-10:30 am

Panel: Considering Workforce Wellness in Zero Suicide Implementation

Julie Goldstein-Grummet (Panel Facilitator), Sally Spencer-Thomas, Kathryn Turner, Ruth Riley

10:30 am-10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45 am-11:45 am

Panel: Integrating Lived Experience with Zero Suicide

Ursula Whiteside (Panel Facilitator), 3 Dads Walking

11:45 am- 12:15 pm

Gaps in Suicide Prevention Practices

Nav Kapur

12:15 pm-1:00 pm


1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Panel: AI, Machine Learning and Technology in Suicide Prevention Practices

Bobbi Jo Yarborough, Becky Stoll

2:00 pm-2:30 pm

Coffee Break

2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Funding and Return on Investment for Zero Suicide

David McDavid, Michael Shoenbaum, Ian Dawe

3:30 pm- 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks, Adjournment and Announcement of Next Summit

Brian Ahmedani, Elaine Darbyshire, Joe Rafferty

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