Panel Discussion on the Green Paper on Ageing

15 June 2021 | events

On 15 June, the Action Chair Carina Dantas was a speaker in the panel discussion on the Green Paper on Ageing "The role of new technologies in keeping older people at work and in good health" on behalf of NET4Age-Friendly and SHINE 2Europe.

The event, organised by the Organised by the EU_SHAFE and SmartWork projects under the ECHAlliance coordination, included a policy session with the Counsellor for Social Policy at the Portuguese Permanent Representation to the European Union and a Policy Officer of the European Commission (DG CNECT), followed by a panel session qith representatives from projects and initiatives that contributed to the Green Paper.

The webinar aimed at:

  • Identifying the areas of policy response that need further development, e.g. use of the new technologies for keeping the older people at work and in good health.
  • Highlighting examples of  the technological developments that close the gap between technological developments and end-users real needs and expectations.
  • Discussing the socio-economic aspects, i.e. the availability of the devices and the internet, and their cost, as well as health and digital literacy of the users. 
  • Leveraging the networking opportunities for the organisations developing the solutions and those that can potentially deploy them.

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