Our Agenda

The four days’ agenda will bring you interesting sessions (plenaries, workshops, matchmaking and exhibition opportunities) like never before!

OPENING CEREMONY

10:30-11:00 Online

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The Healthy Ageing Decade in Europe – Towards a Silver Deal?

11:15 - 12:15 Online

Older adults require adequate, non-discriminatory services, such as in health & care, without causing financial hardships. Based on the emerging results of the EC’s green paper consultation on ‘the impact of ageing in Europe’, we will discuss the emerging vision for an inclusive and modern Europe and the framework and actions that need to be put in place.

Earth, Wind & Fire: sensory therapy meets digital health

12:30-13:00 Online

What creates real value for stakeholders such as users, formal and informal care takers, doctors, pharmaceutical companies, health managers and home care managers? The objectives of this workshop are to provide an overview of what is technologically possible today and describe future trends from science and market.

Senior citizens community as driver of innovation

14:00-14:55 Online

This workshop will allow participants to better understand the potential of users-driven innovation with a senior citizens community, and the opportunities and challenges it generates. You will be able to hear directly from a member of the senior community about his experience in working with interdisciplinary research teams.

Success and fail experiences within reference sites

15:00-15:55 Online

In this workshop, we aim to share both, success stories and failures to enable cross-site learning, identify possible means through better mechanisms supporting local stakeholder coordination, link reference sites to encourage cross-site learning and networking.

Large-scale uptake of open platforms in the AAL/AHA domain

15:00-15:55 Online

The objective of this workshop is to hear from various stakeholders about their perspectives, their offerings and/or their needs, and to reflect on benefits, challenges and important features of platforms and specific solutions.

How to better respond to older citizens' needs?

16:00-16:55 Online

The purpose of the workshop is to strengthen the participants’ knowledge by focusing on the end-user needs rather than just technology and to obtain knowledge sharing and exchange of experience. You will focus on the practical work with individual needs and tools; need statement, target groups, value proportions and goal setting.

Co-creating value-based care

16:00-16:55 Online

This workshop will focus on an overview of co-design and co-creation methods and mechanisms to enable interaction with different target groups in order to maximise the possibilities of new products and services to contribute towards sustaining health and care systems.

Service modelling for active and healthy ageing

10:00 - 11:00 Online

A service model defines how end-users will first get into contact with the technology, what the role is of lead users and other stakeholders, and how a technology is integrated in daily practice, health programs, and care protocols. This workshop aims to familiarize you with the concept and tools of service modelling, showcase some examples from the field of AAL.

Introducing digital solutions for hospitalisation@home

10:00-11:00 Online

Digital solutions are helping to smooth this transition (examples include tele-centre support and virtual coaches). Using two hospitalisation@home use cases, this workshop will enable attendees to understand how the SCIROCCO Exchange tool can help them with understanding and applying change management approaches.

PLENARY

11:15-12:15 Online

Workshop

The role of policy in supporting ICT solutions

12.30-13.10 Online

The objective of this workshop is to learn from government approaches on how to foster the uptake and use of technology for healthy ageing. You will gain insight on what kind of policy instruments can be used to stimulate and foster implementation of innovations and how lessons learned in different countries can help to create the right conditions for the transformation.

Social robots: The future of health care?

12.30-13.10 Online

While there is a large body of research on virtual avatars, embodiment and social robots, most works concentrate on evaluating existing solutions with user-based studies. This workshop aims at formative creation of new knowledge in this topic: discussing on how to integrate the needs and desires of older people in the design process.

Future of Smartwork: older workers and health in the post-covid world

14:00-14:55 Online

The aim of the proposed session is to explore the smartwork solutions that are currently developed by the numerous projects, and raise awareness about the whole array of services they offer. Moreover, we will discuss what are the expectations of the health, social and other professionals, authorities and companies when it comes to these digital solutions.

Safe and sound during pandemics: striking a balance between health and privacy

14:00-14:55 Online

This workshop aims to investigate first how deep are the perception and awareness on privacy-related issues associated to sensing technologies used in remote healthcare or assisted living, and whether and how the perception of privacy-aware life-logging services and the related acceptability have changed and evolved in the “post pandemic” life.

Technologies of tomorrow for AAL

15:00-15:55 Online

The aim of the workshop is to discuss how trends and future technologies will inspire tomorrow’s products and services for an active and healthy ageing. The workshop originates from a document recently published by the AAL Programme containing some inspiring information on technology trends and opportunities in the field of Active and Assisted Living.

Gastrologic approaches to the third age (with a practical session on tastesteering)

15:00-15:55 Online

In this workshop you will learn more about the issue of undernutrition in Europe, the future vision of how primary food care could look, as well as experience a live cooking session!

Dealing with short and long term effects of Covid: a regional case

16:00-16:55 Online

The direct economic impact of adult and elderly populations health care for Covid-19 spread created the fear of unsustainable health care burden due to measures aimed to mitigate morbidity and mortality of the virus. The aim of this workshop is to promote interdisciplinary perspectives involving experts of different disciplines.

Exploiting digital storytelling to unveil shared values in AAL communities

10:00-11:00 Online

Telling as well as listening to personal stories creates a dialogue, creates social interaction, and can support social cohesion in terms of solidarity between human beings across generations. In this interactive session, we will use the essential components of the HiStory solution, where personal memories about a certain theme are shared and voice recorded via this recording tool.

PLENARY

11:15-12:15 Online

PLENARY

More Years Better Lives: COVID and Loneliness

12.30-13.00 Online

Workshop

Age-Friendly Universities - Engines of Intergenerational Solidarity

14:00-14:55 Online

This workshop will inform you of the current work of the Age-Friendly University Network, illustrating practical examples across higher education in terms of digital literacy, housing, co-created technology, the value of story-tellings and the built environment. We will also explore and identify what practical solutions can be developed in one’s own environment.

Strategies to ensure increased digital inclusion in emergency times

14:00-14:55 Online

Workshop

Large-Scale Pilots: a key to driving ecosystems?

15:00-15:55 Online

This workshop will directly address local and regional ecosystem examples of pilots implemented in the projects and focus on their work aimed at building comprehensive and user-friendly ecosystems for active and healthy ageing, using co-creation with stakeholders ranging from older persons, health care professionals, researchers and industry, to identify needs and co-design services to improve older persons lives.

Intergenerational Solidarity: Humanities and social sciences for active ageing

16:00-16:55 Online

In this workshop professors in social sciences and humanities (SSH) and their students will critically discuss and compare tools, strategies and experiences with experts and stakeholders on the different ways of transferring knowledge among generations. Together with Art, Literature and Sociology experts you will explore the multi-faceted aspect of “ageing”.

Investment strategies for healthy ageing digital solutions

10:00-11:00 Online

This workshop is dedicated to fostering a wide range of initiatives aimed at increasing levels of investment by public authorities and private investors in digital innovation for AHA, particularly investments in cost-effective digitally enabled person-centred care solutions.

The 17 objectives of the UN agenda AT THE SERVICE OF THE ELDERLY PERSON LIVING AT HOME - solutions and innovative policies between solidarity, technologies and housing

10:00-11:00 Online

Workshop

PLENARY

11:15-12:15 Online

PLENARY

Value-Based eHealth & The Start of an International Knowledge Platform

12.30-13.00 Online

Workshop

Role of regulations for medical devices as AAL products and services

12.30-13.00 Online

This workshop aims to increase the understanding of the context at the legislation level across disciplines. This is supported by illustrating the process involved with a journey we experienced during the development of a soft-robotic glove, from user centered development to market introduction.

Digital co-creation: The SoCaTel platform and its method

Digital co-creation: The SoCaTel platform and its method Online

Workshop

Closing Ceremony

15:00-15:55 Online

Closing Ceremony

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1st Day

Monday, 18th October

Driving a platform for innovation and change in an ageing society

OPENING CEREMONY

2nd Day

Tuesday, 19th October

Adapting health and care systems to the changing needs of an ageing population

PLENARY

3rd Day

Wednesday, 20th October

Promoting Intergenerational Solidarity

PLENARY

4th Day

Thursday, 21st October

Making the socio-economic case for impact investment into healthy ageing

PLENARY

PLENARY

Closing Ceremony