11.4.2018 eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation, Škofja Loka, Slovenia

11.4.2018 eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation, Škofja Loka, Slovenia

Time: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:00 – 17:00

LocationCulture Centre Sokolski dom, Mestni trg 17, 4220 Škofja Loka, Slovenia

Content

Co-organizers
Orientation
Objectives
Program
Links

Co-organizers

Municipality of Škofja Loka

Public University Škofja Loka

Third Age University Škofja Loka

Škofja Loka School Centre

Slovenia eSeniors Network: eInclusion in Active Aging

Inter-Municipality Initiative: Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegion

Orientation

The eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation taking place in Škofja Loka, Slovenia on April 11, 2018 will investigate opportunities for an accelerated eInclusion in active aging development. The consultation participants are open to interlinking with similar networks & associations.

The event is a follow-up of the following previous events:

Slovenia eSeniors: eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation, September 29, 2017

3rd Seminar on Hungary-Slovenia Cooperation, May 22-23, 2017

6th eRegions Conference 2016 Castle Jable, Slovenia, September 19-20, 2016

Silver eConomy Development Meeting in Ljubljana, June 6, 2016

Slovene is the working language of the consultation. The website is in English allowing for the cross-border e-communication.

There is no registration fee, registration is required, however, at Gricar@FOV.Uni-Mb.si.

Objectives

The objectives of eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation are the following:

Gathering ideas of possible solutions to the problems: How to enlarge the scope of the use of eTechnology of the seniors 55+? How to extend the possibilities of eInclusion of the seniors 55+ into active participation in the society?

Sharing best practices.

Encouraging the stakeholders in the local communities and municipalities to engage in the development of eInclusion in Active Aging.

Creating ideas for the joint project proposals to the national and EU tenders in order to timely engage the potential partners in the DanubeAdriatic & Ionian,  Alpine  regions with collaboration and networking.

Program

Under development

Links

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