The European Knowledge Tree Workshop
Does Technology for Independent Living matter to business?
This European Knowledge Tree Group Workshop was held on the 20th March 2012 in London.
The aim was to bring together experts to discuss issues relating to the economic benefits from the application of technology to support Independent Living.
All the details and presentations are in the Document Library.
General Documents for the event were:
08:00 Registration and coffee
08:45 Session A – Where are we now? Chaired by Diane Whitehouse.
Mike Biddle, President AAL Forum, Technology Strategy Board
Christine McCluskie, Scottish Government Centre for Telehealth & Telecare
Sofía Moreno-Pérez, AMITEC
Henk Herman Nap, Netherlands
10:30 Session B – Who pays? Chaired by Peter Saraga
Jan Komarex, Project Officer, EU INFSO
Angela Knight, CEO, British Bankers Association
Yokuse Kawakami, Minister for Financial Affairs, Japanese Embassy
Giovanna Galasso, Ernst & Young, Rome
11:45 Lunch and networking
13:00 Session C – Who cares? Chaired by Diane Whitehouse
David Calder, HTM KTN
Tom Jones, Director, Tanjent Consultancy
Joop Tanis, The Young Foundation
Richard Foggie, HoIP Community Interest Company
14:00 Session D – Seizing Opportunities Chaired by Peter Saraga
Marek Havdra, EU SANCO, EU
Heinz Wolff, BiBB, Brunel University
Catherine Henderson, Research Officer, PSSRU, LSE
Stephen Johnson, Long Term Conditons, Department of Health
15:30 Wrap up, planning ahead.
Chaired by Peter Saraga and Diane Whitehouse