Workshop presentations

Workshop 1: Digitalization – new Challenges and Impacts on Older Adults

Speakers: Dr. Markus Marquard, ZAWiW, Ulm University / DANET e.V.

Theresa Kocher, ZAWiW, Ulm University

Presentation: Digital transformation – a challenge in later life? New developments and impact on older people and all generations

Speaker: Dr. Dušana Findeisen, Slovenian Third Age University, Ljubljana

Presentation: Distance Digital Education in Later Life. Why is It Not Enough?

Conclusions of the workshop 1 – will be added soon

Workshop 2: Fostering Communication and Cooperation between Organisations and Beyond via New Media Tools

Speaker: Carmen Stadelhofer, President of ILEU/DANET

Presentation: Between real and virtual. New forms of senior learning communities

Speakers: Andrea Laux (Germany)

Emese Dömösi (Hungary), Mother Centers International Network for Empowerment e.V.

Presentation: Creating meaningful and engaging space online – wisdom and experience exchange through new media tools in times of COVID-19

Conclusions of the workshop 2

Workshop 3: Youth Participation and Empowerment in the Danube Region – mobilizing young to solve community problems

Moderator: Iryna Gumenchuk, AGAPEDIA Foundation

Speakers: Constanta Ceban, AGAPEDIA Moldova

Tomislav Milunov, Volunteer humanitarian center, Vrsac, Serbia

Presentation: Mobilizing young people to solve community problems – best practice examples of social volunteering from Moldova and Serbia

Conclusions of the workshop 3

Workshop 4: New Care Models and Impacts

Speaker: Ecaterina Mardarovici, AGAPEDIA Moldova

Presentation: Providing home care services in the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. New challenges

Speakers: Dr. Milutin Vracevic, Red Cross Serbia

Natasa Todorovic, Red Cross Serbia

Presentations: Providing care under the caregiver’s own quarantine? On the example of Red Cross Serbia

Conclusions of the workshop 4

Workshop 5: Effects of Migration on People remaining in Countries of Departure in Eastern Europe

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ana Luleva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia

Presentation: Just work? Bulgarian labour migration of women to Italy and the moral economy of care

Speaker: Ema Staicut, Timisoara, Romania, “Homing” Project

Presentation: Empty homes: The psychological impact of migration on the Romanian population

Conclusions of the workshop 5

Workshop 6: Intangible Cultural Heritage as Societal Kit for European Awareness

Speaker: Viktoria Kurnosenko, ILEU e.V., Germany

Presentation: The uniting power of the intangible cultural heritage on the example of CODANEC Project

Speaker: Ana Zlibut, Writers’ League, Timisoara, Romania / DANET e.V.

Presentation: „Traditions – values cherished by all generations“ within the framework of CODANEC Project

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emiliya Velikova, Angel Kanchev, University of Ruse / Vice President of DANET e.V.

Presentation: Bread Connects an inside view of seniors from Ruse, Bulgaria

Conclusions of the workshop 6 – will be added soon

Workshop 7: Age-Friendly Cities

Moderation: Ina Voelcker, Head of the Secretariat for International Policy on Ageing at BAGSO, the German National Association of Senior Citizens’ Organisations

Speaker: Julia Wadoux, AGE-Platform Europe

Presentation: Supporting healthy ageing through age-friendly environments

Speaker: Assist. Prof. Dr. Tihomir Žiljak, Public Open University, Zagreb

Presentation: Age-friendly cities – from institutions to community living, challenges for ageing policies in Danube region

Speaker: Dr. biol. hum. Sarah Mayer, Bethesda Clinic of Ulm

Presentation: Digital devices to support autonomy of older adults – the demographic part of the project future city Ulm 2030

Conclusions of the workshop 7 – will be added soon

Workshop 8: Violence Against Women and New Approaches for Empowerment

Speaker: Bridget Penhale, University of East Angela, Great Britain

Presentation: Abuse, Safeguarding and Older Women

Speaker: Katarína Scott (Slovakia)

Jelena Brkic (Serbia), Mother Centers International Network for Empowerment e.V.

Presentation: Solidarity leads to empowerment – how to create a caring women community development in uncertain times

Conclusions of the workshop 8