Friday, March 4, 2016

Angers. New technologies and seniors: a seminar from 9 to 11 … – Western Mail

For the second edition of its annual conference, the CENTICH (National Expertise Center of Information Technologies and Communication for Autonomy) , in partnership with the City of Angers, a symposium entitled “Technologies and uses the silver-innovation ‘,” said a statement from the city of Angers.

“Around 300 people are expected to Angers on this occasion, including politicians, scientists, academics, businesses and social professionals and medico-social.

They offer a state of places advances in autonomy and health of the elderly.

This conference will be held under the patronage of Pascale Boistard, Secretary of State for seniors and autonomy, with the minister of social affairs and health.

Today, an Angevin in five over 60 years. Seniors represent 12.8 million French they will be 20.9 million in 2035. The new technologies thus play a crucial role in this growth by helping to promote the independence of older people, now “connected”. Health, development of the living environment, housing adaptations, new services: the innovation and expectations of older consumer spending should grow considerably in the coming years. A real opportunity both economically and technologically.

From this perspective, no fewer than four elected officials of the City of Angers present the innovations inherent in their delegation at this conference:

– March 9 – 14:30 Maxence Henry, Deputy Mayor in charge of the elderly, will speak on “Angers city age-friendly, dynamic and action.” The city of Angers indeed deployed successfully for many years, shares in favor of the quality of life of some 30,000 Angevin over 60 years. She joined in 2013 in particular, the network of “Cities Seniors Friendly” initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO). By joining this network, the member cities engage in a cycle of continuous adaptations to the needs and environment of their elders. ”

– March 10 – 9h15: Jean-Pierre Bernheim, Vice President of Angers Loire Métropole for Economic Development, will speak at the opening of the second day on the silver-economy . This sector has great potential for development in Maine-et-Loire, where fifty-labeled silver economy enterprises (mainly from housing and human services) share the market.

– March 10 – 2:25 p.m.: Michel Baslé, delegate Councillor for higher education and research will present the “Pôle SILVER Anjou.” A large network of actors in research and training involved in this dynamic in our region, including: CHU, the CENTICH, GRETA, CEFRAS, Angers University, Catholic University of the West IFSO <. /> p>

– March 11 – 09h: Constance Nebbula, councilor in charge of digital and innovation, will speak at the opening of the 3rd day. City develops indeed a dynamic digital policy, recently hailed by @@@@ label. The territory also has a high-performance industrial innovation platform. City of connected object

Note that actors FrenchTech and the City of the Connected Object also speak face to professionals.


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