Friday, 25th September 2015

Anne-Sophie Parent  
How partner networks in LTC can contribute to the creation of age-friendly communities (no presentation file available)


Anne-Sophie Parent, AGE PLATFORM EUROPE, BRUSSELS, Secretary General, EU NGO advocating to promote the rights of older people, Brussels, Belgium

Anne-Sophie Parent is Secretary General of AGE Platform Europe, a EU network representing directly 40 million people aged 50+ across the EU-27 which she has been leading since 2002. AGE aims to voice and promote the interests of the 190 million inhabitants aged 50+ in the European Union. 
Ms. Parent sits on various advisory committees set up by the European Commission: European Pensions Forum, European Health Policy Forum, member of the Advisory Board of Assisted Ambient Living Joint Programme, of the More Years Better Lives Joint programme, Financial Services Users’ Group, Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. She is also a member of the Euro Retail Payment Board set up by the European Central Bank, of the Advisory Group of the UN-ECE Generations and Gender Programme and Expert Group of the Active Ageing Index.
The Vaud network for elderly nutrition


Dr. Pauline Coti Bertrand, NestléHealthSciences, Switzerland  

is President of the PAGE Group of the Canton of Vaud, experts in alimentation and elderly nutrition since 1999. She led numerous consultations in hospitals, rehabilitation centres, care homes and at home. Teaching and research on elderly nutrition, hospital and community undernutrition, interdisciplinary work and ethics are her professional interests.
William Frei  
Networking and lobbying from the point of view of politics


Wiliam Frei, Minister for Relations with the European Parliament at the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union in Brussels

Since joining the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in 1981, William Frei has exercised several important functions and gained rich experience in the world of diplomacy. Among other positions he has served as Attaché to the Swiss Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and Minister of the Swiss Delegation to the OECD. Between 2006 and 2010, he was Swiss Consul General in Shanghai. Since 2010 he has acted as Minister for Relations with the European Parliament at the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union in Brussels. 
Regine Matthijsen-Sebbel  
Development and Experience of woman in leading positions


Regine Matthijsen-Sebbel, European Affairs, NVOG, (Nederlands Vereniging van Organisaties van Gepensioneerden)  Utrecht, NL ,  Member of  the Council of AGE Platform, Europe

Holds a degree in languages (simultaneous translation ) and Business Administration with an emphasis in Labour Law. Studied and worked in London, UK, Geneva, Switzerland, Washington, Michigan and New York, US, Paris, France; Düsseldorf, Germany and Eindhoven, NL. The last 25 years until retirement, was responsible for the International Industrial Relations and Social Policies world wide (72 countries) for Royal Philips International NV headquartered in the Netherlands.
At the same time participating, being a member/chairperson and negotiating in international institutions such as the ILO, the OECD, the EU Commission, and the ERT (the European Round Table of Industrialists) and Employer Organisations. After retirement joined the NVOG.
Wilfried Schlüter  
Session B: Netzwerking and Innovation
1. Networking and innovation - how does it work? 


Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schlüter, honorary President of the E.D.E., University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Germany

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schlüter, Professor for management and planning techniques in the health and care sector at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau; mediator focusing on “labour and commerce”, in particular in the health and care sector, and E-Qalin trainer (sector-specific quality management); years of experience in the management of geriatric care facilities as care home director, as well as counsellor and educator in non-profit organisations in the care and health sector.
From 1994 to 2002 Prof. Schlüter was president of the German Association for Home Directors DVLAB) and from 2001 to 2012 president of the European Association for Directors and Providers of Long-Term Care Services for the Elderly (E.D.E.). Since 2013 he has acted as the E.D.E.’s honorary president and representative for EU affairs.

Gerry Hallbauer  

Gerry Hallbauer, West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau, Germany
Faculty of Health and Health Care Management


Gerry Hallbauer, health care manager (B.Sc.) and health scientist (M.Sc.), works as a lecturer in care management at West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau in the Faculty of Health and Health Care Management. In addition he acts as social media consultant and manager for various institutions.

Johannes Wallner  
Session B: Netzwerking and innovation
2. From 50 to 100 - tailor-made services for three generations under a single roof


Mag. Johannes Wallner, Director of SeneCura Kliniken- und HeimebetriebsgmbH, Vienna, and Senior President of the Federal Association of Austrian Care Homes for the Elderly 

Studies in theology, training in systemic therapy and counselling, supervision, coaching, personal and organisational development. Years of experience as care home director. Co-developer of the quality management system E-Qalin and the national quality certificate for Austrian care homes for the elderly.

Boris Koprivnikar  
Session A: Shared Governance - Management of social services and public administration
1. Networking - new opportunities for public administration


Boris Koprivnikar, Minister for Public Administration of Slovenia; Vice-President of the E.D.E. 

Boris Koprivnikar graduated from the Faculty for Organizational Sciences at the University of Maribor (SI) in 1991. His work experiences includes building informatics solutions for logistics and education, introducing new technological solutions for the blind and visually impaired, leading a major social institution, which provides a rehabilitation centre, protected employment and a home for the elderly. He was President of the National Association of Social Institutions between 1997 and 2014. He has been member of the Executive Board of the E.D.E. since 2004, its Vice President since 2013, and coordinator of E.D.E. congress programmes since 2009.
He has been involved in national and international projects mostly in the field of care for the elderly and has acted as a consultant to the Slovenian government and other governments from South Eastern Europe for several years, especially the field of long-term care regulation as well as organization and financing of public services for the elderly.
In September 2014 Boris Koprivnikar became Minister for Public Administration of Slovenia.

Angelo Paletta  
Session A: Shared Governance - Management of social services and public administration
2. Shared governance and management in Italian long-term care


Prof. Angelo Paletta, University of Bologna, Department of Management, Italy

Angelo Paletta is associate professor at Bologna University, department of management. He is director of the master's degree in strategic management of human services organizations; his research interests are strategic leadership, public governance, accountability, management control systems

Dominique Libault  
Session C: Best-Practice - Successful Projects
1. Project PAERPA


Dominique Libault, Director of the National Centre for Advanced Social Security Studies (EN3S), President of the National Committee for the care pathways for persons at risk of loss of autonomy (PAERPA), France

Holder of a law degree and graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies and the National School of Administration, Dominique Libault was Director of Social Security and Councillor of State from 2002 to 2011. He is currently Director of the National Centre for Advanced Social Security Studies (EN3S) in Saint-Etienne, Vice-President of the High Council for Social Protection Financing (HCFi-PS) and President of the National Committee for the care pathways for persons at risk of loss of autonomy (PAERPA).
Pascal Pousse   
Session C: Best-Practice - Successful Projects
2. Coordination of measures and staff in the care services of the elderly


Pascal Pousse, Director of the Gâtine – Parthenay Gerontology Association, Vice President of the ANC CLIC (National Association of Local Information and Coordination Centres), France


Pascal POUSSE has served as Director of the Gerontology Association of Gâtine (Department of Deux-Sèvres, France) since 2008. This structure gathers professionals servicing a territory of 175,000 inhabitants (of whom 30% are over 60), where several services (coordination services, networks, programmes, platforms) have been set up with the aim of coordinating the actions and participants involved in elderly care to ensure global care services.
Since 2014 he has been Vice President of the ANC CLIC (National Association of Local Information and Coordination Centres) which was established to bring together the coordinators of the CLICs (Local Information and Coordination Centres for the elderly) but was extended in 2014 to all forms of local coordination in the service of the elderly and their families.

Alain Amselek  
Aging is growing - the challenge of ageing well in the 21st century
(no presentation file available)


Alain Amselek, Psychoanalyst and writer, France

Psychoanalyst and philosopher, former President of the French Society for Bioenergetic Analysis (SFABE), former member of the Centre for Psychoanalytical Training and Research (CFRP) and the French Society for Analytical Psychology (SFPA). Lecturer and author of several works on psychoanalysis.