Dementia - Innovative care for persons with dementia


Dementia - Innovative care for persons with dementia


Dementia - Innovative care for persons with dementia

Invitation: Innovate Dementia Transnational Symposium Eindhoven

We would like to invite you to participate in the Innovate Dementia Transnational Symposium which will be held in Eindhoven on Tuesday 1st October 2013 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. This symposium is one of the many activities planned for the Eindhoven Memory Week which is taking place between 30th September and 4th October.


The European Innovate Dementia project was launched in 2012.  The Symposium will offer you the opportunity to hear an update on progress made and future planned developments.

Participating regions are developing technological innovations which are being tested and evaluated in four Living Labs based on the project themes: 'intelligent lighting systems', nutrition and exercise programmes', 'living environment' and 'models of assistance for people living with dementia and carers'.

The programme will include inspiring speakers and presentations regarding the progress of activities within the project.  The "Innovate Dementia Award" will also be launched at the event. 



09.00 – 09.30     Registration, coffee and tea

09.30 – 09.35     Explanation of programme by chair Leo Bisschops, Alzheimer

                               Zuidoost Brabant 

09.35 – 09-45     Welcome by chairman Brainport Imke Carsouw 
09.45 – 09.50     Welcome by dean Industrial Design TU/e Aarnout Brombacher

09.50 – 10.10      Presentation by Joost van Gils, director at Culture & Society and
                               Internationalisation of province Noord Brabant on “Dementia and
                               care economy”

10.10 – 10.40      Keynote by dr. Nienke Nijhof, Consultant Care Management Philips

                               Innovation Services on “e-Health for People with Dementia”
10.40 – 11.00     Interview session by care counselor Nienke Flaman and informal

                              carer on “Living with dementia: the personal story of

                              an informal carer”

11.00 – 11.20      Break
11.20 – 12.00      Update Innovate Dementia project with on-stage interview session

12.00 – 12.10      Announcement Innovate Dementia Award
12.10 – 12.30      Premiere of film "Achterruit" 

12.30.                    End of program



Attendance is free of charge.
You can register for the Symposium here



University of Technology Eindhoven (TU/e)
Room: 'de Blauwe Zaal'
Building: Auditorium
Den Dolech 2
5612 AZ Eindhoven (NL)



We are looking forward to meeting you in Eindhoven!

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