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Consultation meeting on ICT and Ageing, Brussels, 15-16 February 2010

This Consultation meeting organised by the European Commission will bring together experts from all over Europe. The objective of the 2-day-event is to provide strategic guidance for future research under the AAL Joint Programme and possible future topics for the ICT Policy Support Programme in the field of ICT & Ageing for 2011 and beyond.

15 February 2010 - 16 February 2010
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The outcome will be used as input for the preparation of future calls for proposals.

The following will be discussed:

On 15 February:
Relevant ICT R&D topics for support under the AAL Joint Programme with a focus on innovative ICT solutions for Ageing Well with a 2-3 years to market perspective. This should complement topics already supported in previous calls.
On 16 February:
Topics under the ICT Policy Support Programme, in particular demand driven pilot projects involving regions and local authorities related to independent living of elderly people addressing ICT solutions for:
- Fall prediction, prevention and protection of elderly people
- Enhanced mobility of elderly people

Prior registration is necessary as space is limited and free of charge.

Please e-mail einclusion(@)ec.europa.eu.
Participants are invited to submit short presentations of ideas in advance (maximum 3 slides).