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2nd Conference of Partners: Scaling up for Healthy Growth

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 18/11/2013 10:47

The 2nd Conference of Partners is meant to be an important event to bring together EIP partners but also external stakeholders interested in it. Around 500 participants are envisaged. The target audience includes national and regional authorities, health and social care professionals, industry, insurers, NGOs, as well as specialised media.

The programme can also be downloaded  80 KB .

Moderator: David Smith, Global Futures and Foresight

9:30 - 10:00 Welcome and Introduction

Commissioners Neelie Kroes and Tonio Borg

10:00 - 11:15 Panel session: Social and economic growth and employment

Commissioners Neelie Kroes and Tonio Borg participate to the debate

Panel members:

  • Ms. María José Sánchez Rubio, Health Minister, Andalucia
  • Mr. Pedro Saraiva, President, Regional Coordination and Development Commission of Centro Portugal
  • Mr. Anders Wang Maarbjerg, Deputy Director, Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Region of Southern Denmark
  • Ms. Katja Kääriä, CEO, Vivago Oy, Finland

Q&A from the audience: 15 mins

11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break

11:45 - 12:00 Key Note Speech

Mme Michèle Delaunay, delegated minister for Ageing Persons and their Independence: the French 'Silver Economy' initiative, France

12:00 - 13:00 Panel session: Scaling up innovations at regional and national level

Panel members:

  • Mme Michèle Delaunay, delegated minister for Ageing Persons and their Independence: the French 'Silver Economy' initiative, France
  • Mr. Edwin Poots, Minister for Health, Northern Ireland
  • Ms. Sarah Rochira, Commissioner for older people, Wales
  • Ms. Rocio Mosquera Alvarez, Minister for Health, Galicia
  • Mr. Joe Killen, managing director, Tunstall Ibérica
  • Mr. Michael Ralph, Advisor to the Deputy Director-General, DG REGIO, European Commission

Q&A from the audience: 15 mins

13.00 - 14:15 Lunch

14:15 Video message by Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn

14:20 - 15:00 EIP AHA first results

Presentation of the first achievements and impact, as well as delivery targets for 2014/2015 by representatives of the Action Groups

Q&A from the audience: 15 mins

15:00 - 16:15 Panel session: EIP AHA Horizontal Issues

Panel members: Action Group representatives on horizontal topics:

  • Application of the Action Group expertise for scale-up: validation and analysis of Good practices
  • Stakeholders engagement (industry, local authorities, patients organisations, older people, civil society)
  • Ethics: access to information and privacy, respect of older patients in clinical trials and Assisted Ambient Living environments
  • Financing/Procurement

Q&A from the audience: 15 mins

16:15 - 16:20 Next Council Presidency Remarks

Speaker: Christina Papanikolaou, General Secretary Ministry of Health Greece

  • Announcing follow up events in 2014 under Greek presidency in Athens

16:20 - 17:05 Conclusion with presentation on next steps and new frontiers

European Commission:

  • Paola Testori Coggi, Director-General, DG SANCO
  • Zoran Stan?i?, Deputy Director-General, DG CONNECT

Q&A from the audience: 15 mins

17:05 - 18:00 Cocktail

You can also get involved! Despite the limit on the number of attendees, all B3 members are encouraged to join the work on synergies and monitoring.

  1. If you would like to contribute to the discussion; share your views here before the meeting, so that the representatives can take up your ideas in the discussion on the 26th November.
  2. Join the activities: keep an eye on Yammer for the summaries of the meetings and the next steps.

You can find the agenda of the 25th November here: http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cfm?s…


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