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Room D (Autoworld, 1st floor), 16/06/2011 (10:00-13:30)

The aim of the workshop is to present progress in the pilot European Innovation Partnership on Active & Healthy Ageing and invite stakeholder feedback. Members of the Steering Group of this EIP will highlight its first areas of work. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to contribute their feedback, suggestions and experiences to the session, draw inspiration from others' experiences as well as find potential partners.

Agenda

09.00 – 10.00 Registration

10.00 – 10.10 Welcome and opening remarks: Aims and objectives of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Active and Health Ageing

  • Maria Iglesia (European Commission, DG SANCO)

10.10 – 10.20 State of play of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Active and Health Ageing

  • Anne-Sophie Parent (Director of Age Platform EU, EIP Steering Group member)

 

Session 1: Environment for assisted and independent living

  • Chair: Anne-Sophie Parent (Director of Age Platform EU, EIP Steering Group member)

10.20 – 10.40 Presentation of a project on Independent Living

  • Niamh Scannel (Intel Research)
  • Dave Shanahan (Industrial Development Agency in Ireland)

10.40 – 11.10 Stakeholder feedback, suggestions, experiences

Session 2:Care and cure

  • Chair: Judith Merkies (MEP)

11.10 – 11.30 Presentation of the Telemaco project in Lombardy

  • Simonetta Scalvini (IRCCS Salvatore Maugeri Foundation)
  • Gabriella Borghi (Lombardy region)

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 – 12.30 Stakeholder feedback, suggestions, experiences

Session 3: Prevention and early diagnosis

  • Chair: Dr Konstanty Radziwill (President of the CPME, EIP Steering Group member)

12.30 – 12.50 Presentation of the Health Presence Pilot in Scotland

  • Petra Wilson (Director, Public Sector, Healthcare Practice, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco)
  • George Crooks (Chief Operating Officer, NHS 24)

12.50 – 13.20 Stakeholder feedback, suggestions, experiences

13.20 – 13.30 Concluding remarks

  • Paul Timmers (European Commission, DG INFSO)

Workshop links and documents

Workshop results

Session organiser: Peter WINTLEV-JENSEN (European Commission, DG INFSO H3, Belgium)

Chair: Anne-Sophie PARENT (AGE - the European Older People’s Platform, Belgium), Judith MERKIES (European Parliament, Netherlands), Konstanty RADZIWILL (Standing Committee of European Doctors - CPME, Belgium)

Workshop hashtag

#daa11ageing

Last updated on 25/09/2012