Symposium -The Journey to Age Equality

02. Oktober 2019, 15:00 - 19:30 Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstr. 35, 1010, Wien

on the occasion of the UN International Day of Older Persons


15:00 Registration

15:20 Opening Welcome by a Representative of the House of the European Union Dr. Monika Vana (Member of the European Parliament) Jacqueline Stark, PhD (NGO Committee on Ageing, International Federation on Ageing) Mag. Edeltraud Glettler (Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection, Austria)

16:00 Keynote Dr. Susanne Herbek (Senior citizens‘ advocate of the City of Vienna) Active Ageing – Why life is so worth living in every phase

16:20 Artificial Intelligence Assistive Technology in Ageing Clemens Wasner (EnliteAI GmbH, Founder & CEO) Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Potentials and Ethical Questions across the Lifespan Martin Morandell (Smart in Life e.U. Founder & CEO) Why we need smart & assistive technology to ensure dignity of older adults

17:00 Coffee Break

17:20 Equality and Dignity in Ageing Markus Golla, BScN (Programme Director General Nursing Department Health Sciences, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems) Ageing, dignity and the digital change?

Stefania Ilinca, PhD (Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin and University of California, San Francisco; European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna) Gender and socio-economic inequality in health and access to care in old age: the case of cognitive and functional decline Jacqueline Stark, PhD (International Federation on Ageing) Take home message: Learning for Life – Lifelong Learning:

18:15 Panel Discussion (Moderator TBA) Participants: Speakers

Closing words

Reception – Networking

Please kindly register for the event: until 27 September 2019.

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