Programme

AAL FORUM 2019
PROGRAMME

The overall topic of the AAL Forum 2019 is:

Smarter practical implementation of digital solutions to enhance active and healthy living

With our vision to initiate permanent changes in how we think, act and consider the way we get older and the way the world perceives the question of ageing The 2019 AAL Forum will showcase how successful implementation can support e.g. health and care, rehabilitation, mobility, vitality, leisure, etc.

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MONDAY:

Monday, 23rd September
12:00-18:00
Registration – Aarhus Congress Center, Margrethepladsen 1, 8000 Aarhus C
18:00-22.00
Opening ceremony – Aarhus City Hall, Raadhuspladsen 2, 8000 Aarhus C
18:00-18:10
Opening speech by Kristian Würtz, Vice Mayor of Aarhus
18:10-18:35
Keynote speech: Bengt Andersson, Senior advisor and team leader,  Nordic Welfare Center
Smarter implementation of digital technology to enhance active and healthy living
18:35-18:50
Musical entertainment 
18:50-19:00
Speech by Mr. Marco Marsella, Head of Unit eHealth, Well-being, and Ageing, European Commission
19:00-19:30
Keynote speech: Julie Arts, Presencing Institute
An eco-system driven approach for active and healthy ageing
19:30-19:40
Official Opening of AAL Forum 2019 by Peter Saraga, President of the AAL Association
19:40-22:00
Get-together cocktails and networking

TUESDAY:

Tuesday, 24th September. Aarhus Congress Center, Margrethepladsen 1, 8000 Aarhus C
7:00-7:30
Social event

Guided Tour with Exercises and Running with seniors
A jogging tour for ½ hour with a volunteer senior runner, who will guide you around and tell you about the city.

7:00-8:00
Social Event

Swimming in Aarhus Harbor
We offer a swim with senior “Viking” volunteers in the sea in the harbor swimming facility.

8:00
Opening doors at Aarhus Congress Center. Registration is open all day
9:00-18:00
The Exhibition opens at Aarhus Congress Center
9:00-10:30
Workshops
09:00-10:30
Guided Tour

Guided tour to the AAL Forum Exhibition. Learn more.

10:30-11:00
Coffee and refreshments
11:00-12:30
Workshops
11:00-12:30
Guided Tour

Guided tour to the AAL Forum Exhibition. Learn more.

12:30-14:00
Lunch break
14:00-15:30
Plenary Session 1
15:30-16:00
Coffee and refreshments
16:00-17:30
Guided Tour

Visit DokkX – Aarhus’ permanent exhibition of technology

16:00-17:30
Workshops
16:00-17:30
Guided Tour

Guided tour to the AAL Forum Exhibition. Learn more.

19:00
Social event

Dinner with the end-users
This event offers you dinner with a Danish family. You get the opportunity to talk to seniors about how they live with digital solutions.


WEDNESDAY:

Wednesday, 25th September. Aarhus Congress Center, Margrethepladsen 1, 8000 Aarhus C
8:00
Opening doors at Aarhus Congress Center. Registration is open all day
9:00-18:00
The Exhibition opens at Aarhus Congress Center. Open for the public between 15:00-18:00.
9:00-10:30
Workshops
9:00-10:30
Elevator pitch

A brand-new format that will be implemented at the forum. Learn more.

09:00-10:30
Poster Presentations

Find an overview of the poster presentations here.

09:00-10:30
Guided Tour

Guided tour to the AAL Forum Exhibition. Learn more.

10:30-11:00
Coffee and refreshments
11:00-12:30
Plenary Session 2
12:30-14:00
Lunch break
14:00-15:30
Workshops
14:00-15:30
Poster Presentations

Find an overview of the poster presentations here.

14:00-15:30
Guided Tour

Guided tour to the AAL Forum Exhibition. Learn more.

15:00-18:00
Exhibition Area open for the public
15:30-16:00
Coffee and refreshments
16:00-17:30
Workshops
16:00-17:30
Poster presentations

Find an overview of the poster presentations here.

17:30-19:00
Break
19:00-19:45
Forum Closing

Learn more about the Closing Ceremony here.

20:00-24:00
Official dinner and party

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