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WP3 International Conference Programme

HELPS International Conference: AGEING IN CENTRAL EUROPE

Czech Academy of Sciences, Národní 3, 117 20 Prague 1, room 206

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:05 Martin Lux, Institute of Sociology, CR: Welcome, the goal of the conference
9:05 - 9:20 Miroslav Kalous, Deputy Minister of Regional Development CR: Czech housing policy strategy up to 2020
9:20 – 9:30 Matteo Apuzzo, lead coordinator of the HELPS project, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Italy: HELPS Project and the European priorities on active ageing
9:30 – 9:40 Lubor Jusko, Joint Technical Secretariat, Austria: CENTRAL EUROPE Programme – Cooperating to minimise the negative impact of demographic change in the regions
9:40 – 10:00 Štěpánka Pfeiferová, Martin Lux, Institute of Sociology, CR: International comparison of housing systems and social care for elderly in Central European countries
10:00 – 10:15 Tomáš Dvořák, Institute of Sociology, CR: Living conditions of seniors and attitudes towards elderly care in Central Europe – results from European surveys
10:15 – 10:30 Radim Boháček, CERGE-EI, CR: Home care and housing of seniors in the international SHARE survey data
10:30 – 11:00 Discussion
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 11:45 David Tichý, UNIT architekti, CR: Trends in senior housing in the Czech Republic
11:45 – 12:00 Michał Kosiedowski, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Centre, Poland: Implementing assistive housing in Poland: social housing associations (TBS) as a tool of municipal social housing policy
12:00 – 12:15 Anna Tvardovskaya, Wüstenrot Haus- und Städtebau, Germany: The model of Bielefeld – self-determined life with service security for the elderly
12:15 – 12:30 Luboslav Fiala, Municipal Police of Brno, CR: ASI senior has a bigger chance (Active – Self-confident – Informed)
12:30 – 13:00 Discussion
13:00 Buffet lunch

Chairs: Martin Lux, Institute of Sociology, CR and Tomas Kostelecky, director of the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Download conference programme.