SENIOR ECO-NECT Kick-off event: European Ecosystems dedicated to Silver and Ageing Economy.

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This event kicks off the 2-year-long project on Senior Eco-Nect that aims to support the emergence and the developement of European ECOsystems dedicated to silver and ageing ECOnomy.

Join the kick-off and learn more about how to understand the emerging opportunities in providing support, products and services tailored to older generations.  Get a first hand situation summary from key stakeholders and how they plan to craft an action plan for taking this growing economic sector to the next level.


AGENDA and speakers

  • 10:00 – 10:05   Introductory address by host (Stane Pejovnik, Slovenian Innovation Hub)
  • 10:05 – 10:10  Introductory address byLead Partner (Caroline WESTE, Eurasenior)
  • 10:10 – 10:20  Keynote - EU Perspective on Silver Economy (Irina Kalderon Libal, EU DG CNECT)
  • 10:20 – 10:27  HEIs Experience of Interconnecting the Senior Economy Ecosystem (Helen McGuirck, Munster Techology University)
  • 10:27 – 10:34  Galicia, A Silver Living Lab paradise (Gisela Garcia-Alvarez/Rebecca EckhardtGalician Health Cluster, CSG)  
  • 10:34 – 10:41  Model active healthy aging reference site (Alenka Ro┼żaj Brvar, Slovenian Innovation Hub)
  • 10:41 – 10:48  Opportunities in sports for the ageing demographic  (Panos Papageorgiou, European Platform for Sports and Innovation)
  • 10:48 – 10:55  Accessible Tourism for All. Building Competitive Advantage and Resilience  (Ivor Ambrose, European Network for Accessible Tourism)


Visit the Senior ECO-Nect Project on ENAT website 

Visit the official Senior Eco-Nect project website