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 HEI’s 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 Eckhardt, Galician Health Cluster, CSG)
10:34 – 10:41 Model active healthy aging reference site (Alenka Rožaj 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)