2 Oct 2019 Social Inclusion and Ageing Migrants .

This seminar focuses on the integration and participation of ageing migrants in Europe. We explore the future of multicultural elderly care, the impact of the wellbeing economy on integration and the pathways of participation in Finland and the rest of Europe

Seminar is a side event of Finland’s EU Presidency programme

Seminar is held in English and is free of charge. Simultaneous interpretation to Finnish will be provided for up to 20 registrants, in the order of registration

Time: Wednesday 2 Oct 2019 from 9:00 – 16:00
Place: The Helsinki Music Center, Rehearsal hall Paavo, Mannerheimintie 13 A, 00100 Helsinki

Registration by 16 September 2019 (opens in August)

Cancellations by 22 September 2019 to elina.kinnunen@kvl.fi
*If you do not cancel before the cancellation date, you will be charged a 50-euro fee.

Additional information: aili.korteniemi@valli.fi / +358 50 400 9485

More information on Finland’s EU Presidency: EU2019.fi 

PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS:

Seminar is hosted by Vappu Taipale, HelpAge International Board of Trustees

Speakers include:

Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland
Justin Derbyshire, Chief Executive, HelpAge International
Sirpa Wrede, Professor of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Vice Director, Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care
Shadia Rask, Project Manager, PhD, National Institute for Health and Welfare
Vertti Kiukas, General Secretary, SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health
Leealaura Leskelä, Development Manager, Finnish Center for Easy to Read
…and more!

Final programme will be published in August.