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Session B4
Session title: What’s next? The new AAL wave (Future Calls)
Session responsible:
Session chair: José Luis Monteagudo
Date and time: 26 September 2012, 16.00 – 17.30 h
Session partners:
  • IBBT (An Jacobs, Karen Willems)
  • IWT (Alain Thielemans)
  • Telecom SudParis (Jerôme Boudy)
  • CGIET / French Industry Office (Robert Picard, Bruno Charrat)
  • UTT-Champagne-Ardennes Living Labs ActivAgeing initiative (Myriam Lewkowicz, Jacqques Duchene, David Hewson)
  • ENoLL (Anna Kivilehto)
  • Institut Catholic de Lille (Cédric Routier)


Session Content


A central element for the follow up AAL JP  is just to consider the thematic map to be covered by future calls in light of the policy strategic goals at EU and MS, the AAL Association and other stakeholders,  regardin .scenario re calls . wers and indt EU and MS, the AAL Association, in particular users and industry.

The experience of the thematic coverage by the 5 past calls (and the 6thunder decision process) offers a basic reference to analyse for a new stage. Other elements to consider refers to detected gaps, emerging priorities and market trends as well as synergistic approaches and complementarity with other initiatives.

Preliminary program

5 min Introduction by Chairman
10 min

Views from EC

Speaker: Peter Wintlev Jensen, DG INFSO –EU, Brussels

15 min

Views from end-users

Speaker: Heidrun Mollenkopf, Heidelberg, Germany

15 min

Views from industry – SME

Speaker: Antonio Remartínez, Zaragoza, Spain

10 min

“Where do we go from here?” – A Preliminary Evaluation of the EU Ambient Assisted Living Programme

Peter Roelofsma, VU University Amsterdam.

5 min

An ecosystem of products and services for ambient intelligence – the AAL4ALL perspective

Filipe Sousa et al, Lisbon, Portugal

20 min Discussion