AAL FORUM Vienna 2009 - Presentations

AAL FORUM 09 Vienna Programme (pdf, ca. 3,5 MB)

Exhibition Guide (pdf, ca. 1,8 MB)

Plenary Sessions


Chair: Gerhard Finking, AAL President


Chair: Reinhard Goebl, Chair of the AAL Forum Committee / AAL Vice President, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, AT

Industrial Round Table - AAL Market Developments - Barriers and Carriers

Moderator: Peter Saraga, Chair of the AAL Advisory Board, UK

Closing - Focus for the Future

Chair: the new AAL President

Track 1: The AAL Joint Programme

Session 1 - AAL Projects

Chair: Silas Olsson, Central Management Unit of AAL Association, SE

Session 2 - AAL JP Participation rules

Chair: Pekka Kahri, Tekes – Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, FI

Session 3 - Healthy Ageing

Chair: Uli Waibel, innovendo, AT

Session 4 - Active Ageing

Chair: Antonio Santos, UMIC - The Knowledge Society Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education Portugal, PT

Session 5 - AAL Projects II

Chair: Michael Huch, Central Management Unit of AAL JP, DE (Introduction, pdf ca. 0,3 MB)

Session 6 - Matchmaking and Networking

Chair: Rafael De Andrés-Medina, AAL Executive Board, ISCIII, ES

Track 2: National and Regional Aspects

Session 7 - AAL in National Strategies

Chair: Claus Nielsen, Senior Adviser Medcom, DK

Session 8 - Intelligent Solutions: How to Save Time and Costs

Chair: Thomas Børner, Senior Adviser at the Ministry of Finance, Denmark, Chair of the Danish Labour Saving Technology Fund, DK

Session 9 - Programme benefit: Launch of the Fifth Call for Proposals

Chair: Gerda Geyer, Austrian Research Promotion Agency, AT

Session 10 - End-user Involvement

Chair: Barbara van der Linden, ZonMw, NL

Session 11 - Ethical Issues in AAL

Chair: Antonio Mendes dos Santos, Portugese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, PT

Session 12 - ICT solutions: Do we want it, can we use it, will we buy it?

Chair: Anne Sophe Parent, director of the European Age Platform, BE

Track 3: Innovation & Economy

Session 13 - Economic Impact of Demographic Change

Chair: Ulrike Schneider (pdf, ca. 300KB), Director of the Institute for Social Policy, University of Economics and Business, Vienna, AT

Session 14 - Business Models

Chair: Juan Carlos Castrosín Gutierrez (pdf, ca. 140 KB), PI&PI, Member of the AAL Advisory Board, ES

Session 15 - User Driven Innovation

Chair: Manfred Tscheligi, Managing Director and co-founder of CURE, Prof. Human-Computer Interaction & Usability, University of Salzburg, AT

Session 16 - AAL as a Chance for Innovation

Chair: Urs Guggenbühl, FHS St. Gallen, Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, CH

Session 17 - Standards and Interoperability

Chair: Jeroen Wals, Philips, Member of AAL Advisory Board, NL

Session 18 - Trends and Roadmapping in AAL

Chair: Christian Wehrmann, Project Manager at VDI/VDE-IT and Member of the AAL Forum Comittee, DE


Workshop 1 - Workshop for Young Researchers and PhD

Chair: Ilse Kryspin-Exner, Faculty of Psychology, University Vienna, Austria

Supported by

Workshop 2 - Workshop on Serious Games for Active Ageing

Chair: Holly B. Jimison, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, US

Workshop 3 - Business Plans

Chair: Urs Guggenbühl, FHS St. Gallen, Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, CH

List of Exhibitors