Programme

PLEASE FIND THE PRESENTATION DOCUMENTS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!

Wednesday, October 25
09:30 Opening session (Chair: Wim Peersman)
  09:30 Welcome words by the Director of the Higher Institute of Family Sciences, Tanja Nuelant
  09:40 Brief self-introduction of participants, welcome to new members
  09:55 Program overview
  10:00

Short presentation: new educational programs, research proposals, trending topics,...

  • Dr. Eric Schoenmakers & dr. Bienke Janssen: 'new curriculum project work in an international context'
  • Dr. Joris Van Puyenbroeck: ‘family participation in elderly care’
  • Dr. Franka Bakker: ‘G-OLD LAB; co-innovating for ageing well’
11:00 Coffee/tea break
11:30 Session 2: workshop competence profile (Chair: dr. Eric Schoenmakers)
12:45 Lunch break on campus
14:00 Session 3: workshop Student/lecturer mobility/exchange (Chair: dr. Wilco Bosems, assisted by Internationalisation Office
15:30 Coffee/tea break
16:00 Session 4: joint teaching and distance teaching (Chair: dr. Joris Van Puyenbroeck, assisted by ICT departement.
Thursday, October 26
09:30 Session 5: Societal challenges (Chair: dr. Ellen Van Houdenhove)
  09:30 'Ageing in urban areas' and how it affects gerontology - Prof. Dr. Liesbeth De Donder (VUB, BE)
  10:00 Field practice : culture sensitive care - Els De Ganck, OCMW Gent
  10:30 Discussion: implications for the competences for gerontology professionals
11:00 Coffee/tea break
11:30 Session 6: Lobby work on a national and European level - Mrs. Anne-Sophie Parent, Secretary General of AGE Platform Europe
12:45 Lunch break on campus
14:00 Session 7: field trip in Brussels
  LDC de Harmonie
  A walk through the historic center of Brussels (Gerd De Clerck)
18:00 Evening dinner in Brussels
Friday, October 27
09:30 Session 8: workshop 'a new Erasmus' + proposal on family participation in elderly care (Chair dr. Wim Peersman)
11:00 Lessons from CWEG 2017, open discussion on CWEG 2018
12:00 Lunch break and relocation to European district
12:45 Thematic visit European Commission
TBA: Administration view on age related topics: Workable work/Active Ageing/Age friendly cities.
  12:45 Arrival at the Commission building "Charlemagne (CHAR)". Please use the Visitors' Entrance on the Rue de la Loi side. Please be ready to show your ID card or passport at the security control.
Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 - Bruxelles
  13:00 INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES IN THE FIELD OF HEALTH AND AGEING
Mr. Arnaud SENN, Policy officer, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology Unit eHealth and Ageing Policy
Venue: CHAR, 1st floor, conference room n° 2
  14:00 Break
  14:15 ACTIVE AGEING AND LONG-TERM CARE AT EUROPEAN LEVEL
Ms Malgorzata KOZLOWSKA, Policy officer, Directorate-General Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Unit Modernisation of Social Protection Systems
Venue: CHAR, 1st floor, conference room n° 2
  14:45 THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION : THE POLITICAL EXECUTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Mr. Simon PASCOE, Member of the Speakers' team of the Visitors' Centre
Venue: CHAR, 1st floor, conference room n° 2
16:00 End of visit and CWEG 2017