July 16, 2019

Don’t miss the biggest AAL exhibition

With up to 90 different stands, the exhibition at the AAL Forum 2019 promises to be the biggest yet. It will be the perfect place for AAL delegates to learn about and interact with the latest research and the most promising products in the field of active and healthy ageing. We speak to Kirsten Rud Bentholm, who is in charge of the exhibition at the AAL Forum 2019. What is your role in the AAL Forum exhibition? I am the head of the CareWare exhibition, which will be the Exhibition area on AAL Forum 2019. You are also responsible for DokkX. Can you explain the background to this project? DokkX is an innovative development centre for Welfare Technology and digital...
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Meet the speakers: Q&A with Bengt Andersson

This year’s AAL Forum will see Bengt Andersson, senior advisor at the Nordic Welfare Centre, present a methodology and overview of welfare technologies that have been implemented in the Nordic countries. He will also outline the national strategies of the Nordic countries and the tools they use for implementing welfare technology, discussing the many challenges involved and setting the tone for the rest of the forum. We spoke to him recently to get a taste of the message he wants to convey to the AAL community. Could you explain a bit more about the Nordic welfare model? I work for the social and healthcare sector at the Nordic Welfare Centre which is part of the Nordic Council of Ministers. Our...
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