Programme overview

09:00 to 09:25                    Arrival with tea/coffee

09:25 to 09:30                    Welcome – Professor Louise Hassan (Bangor Business School)

09:30 to 10:55                    Session 1 (Evaluating current alcohol warning message practices)

10:55 to 11:15                    Tea/Coffee break

11:15 to 12:15                    Session 2 (Do people pay attention to drink related information?)

12:15 to 13:15                    Lunch (provided at the venue)

13:15 to 14:15                    Session 3 (The use of visual methods to examine alcohol information and warning messages)

14:15 to 14:50                      Session 4 (Understanding drinking in relation to culture, context, and environment)

14:50 to 15:05                    Tea/Coffee break

15:05 to 16:35                    Session 5 (Reviewing the evidence and establishing an evidence base for alcohol warning messages)

16:35 to 16:45                    Summing up and scoping future research ideas/agenda


Session breakdowns

Session 1 (09:30 to 10:55) Evaluating current alcohol warning message practices

9:30-9:55 Evaluation of the efficacy of thevisual imagery used in a communication campaign on alcohol and pregnancy in Italy

(Stefania Bazzo, Giuseppe Battistella, Patrizia Riscica, Giuliana Moino, Francesco Marini & Loredana Czerwinsky)

9:55-10:20 The effectiveness of French alcohol health warning labels on youth

(Gloria Dossou, Karine Gallopel-Morvan & Jacques-François Diouf)

10:20-10:45 You Wouldn’t Sober, You Shouldn’t Drunk: A Behavioural Change Approach to Changing Attitudes and Responses to Unwanted Sexual Attention in Pubs and Clubs

(Matthew Wood & Paurav Shukla)

10:45-10:55 Using a mass-media campaign focusing on alcohol and breast cancer to change population level behaviour:  A cross-sectional pre-intervention and post-intervention evaluation

(Neil Martin)


Session 2 (11:15 to 12:15) Do people pay attention to drink related information?

11:15-11:40 Using alcohol unit-marked glasses enhances capacity to adhere to government alcohol intake guidelines: Evidence from a mixed-method intervention trial

(Richard de Visser)

11:40-12:05 Relying on the Unreliable: Usefulness of Standard Drinks for Guiding and Calculating Consumption

(Kirsten Robertson, Sarah Forbes, Claire Jackson & Robert Aitken)

12:05-12:15 Use of Traffic Light System and %RDA for Alcohol Warning Labels

(Bob Patton & Monique Raats)


Session 3 (13:15 to 14:15) The use of visual methods to examine alcohol information and warning messages

13:15-13:40 Visual attention to warning messages on alcohol packaging, in alcohol advertising and in alcohol-related public health campaigns

(Inge Kersbergen and Matt Field)

13:40-14:05 Alcohol warning label attention: A multi-method study

(Cuong Pham, Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Shanshi Li & Noel Scott)

14:05-14:15 An exploratory eye-tracking study based on an eye-tracking about the measures of the reduction of alcohol consumption in alcohol containers

(Carlos Sillero-Rejon, Jose Angel Ibanez-Zapata & Olivia M Maynard)


Session 4 (14:15 to 14:50) Understanding drinking in relation to culture, context, and environment

14.15-14:40 What use are units? Critical geographies of alcohol policy

(Mark Jayne, Gill Valentine & Sarah L. Holloway)

14:40-14.50 Life style and Alcohol: A Different Perspective for Alcohol Warning Labels

(Samanthika Gallage, Teresa Heath & Caroline Tynan)


Session 5 (15:.05 to 16:35) Reviewing the evidence and establishing an evidence base for alcohol warning messages

15:05-15:30 The Science of Absent Evidence: Is there such thing as an effective responsible drinking message?

(Antony C. Moss & Ian P. Albery)

15:30-15:40 The effects of alcohol warning labels: an experimental study examining the effects of fear appeals and coping messages

(Heijnert, V., de Wilde, C., Van Mourik, D.J.A. & Nagelhout, G.E.)

15:40-15:50 Developing alcohol labelling interventions: the ‘what’, ‘who’ and ‘how’

(Olivia Maynard, Anna Blackwell, Andy Skinner, Matt Hickman, Marcus Munafò & Angela Attwood)

15:50-16:00 Alcohol health warnings: self-affirmation as a strategy to reduce defensive reactions

(Carlos Sillero-Rejon, Olivia M Maynard, Jose A Ibanez-Zapata & Marcus R Munafò)
(Lorenzo Stafford, Sophie Wigg & Joe Salmon)

16:10-16:35 Whose responsibility is it anyway? An examination of psychological ownership and self-construal in warning label design

(Louise Hassan & Edward Shiu)