Preliminary Programme

AAL FORUM 2019
PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

The overall topic of the AAL Forum 2019 is:

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

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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, 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 Jacob Bundsgaard, Mayor of Aarhus
18:35-18:50
Musical entertainment 
18:50-19:00
Opening speech by Peter Saraga, President of the AAL Association
19:00-19:30
Keynote speech: Julie Arts, An ecosystem approach for active and healthy ageing
19:30-22:00
Get together cocktails and networking
 

TUESDAY:

Tuesday, 24th September
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
10:30-11:00
Coffee and refreshments
11:00-12:30
Workshops
12:30-14:00
Lunch break and Exhibition
14:00-15:30
Plenary session: Policy implications for implementing an ethically-sound active & healthy ageing strategy across Europe – from philosophy to practice
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
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
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
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

More information to follow shortly

10:30-11:00
Coffee and refreshments
11:00-12:30
Plenary session: A new Partnership for dealing with demographic change in Europe!
The future of Active and Healthy Ageing in the Horizon Europe Framework Programme
12:30-14:00
Lunch break and Exhibition
14:00-15:30
Workshops
14:00-15:30
Poster Presentations

More information to follow shortly

15:30-16:00
Coffee and refreshments
16:00-17:30
Workshops
16:00-17:30
POSTER PRESENTATIONS

More information to follow shortly

17:30-19:00
Break
19:00-19:45
Forum closing
20:00-24:00
Official dinner and party

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