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2nd UK - Portugal Healthy Ageing

April 7th 2021 | ONLINE | FREE

The 2nd UK-Portugal Healthy Ageing Forum want to bring together policy-makers, researchers and businesses to discuss the impacts of an ageing society and promote the exchange of best practices in public Health policy, innovation and business in both countries, which enjoy a longstanding bilateral collaboration.


Opening Remarks | 09:45 – 10:00

Rowan Wilson
1st Secretary British Embassy
Cláudia Cavadas
Vice Rector for Research of the University of Coimbra

Design & Innovation in the Healthy Ageing Market | Keynote Speakers | 10:00 – 10:20

Andy Cripps
Design Age Institute
John Mathers
Healthy Ageing by Design

Covid-19 and active ageing - Change in behaviour | Keynote Speaker | 10:20 – 10:40

Céu Mateus
Lancaster University UK

Healthy ageing: a case study of the Coimbra Ecosystem with UK partners | 10:40 – 11:00

Jorge Figueira
Coordinator of R&D International Networks of the University of Coimbra

Workshop on UK/PT synergies in ageing and biomedical research: lessons and expectations | Open debate | 11:15 – 12:05

João Malva
Moderator Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, Ageing@Coimbra Project Coordinator
Cláudia Cavadas
Vice Rector for Research of the University of Coimbra
Diana Breda
Chair of Executive Board of Hospital Arcebispo João Crisóstomo
João Pedro de Magalhães
University of Liverpool
Lefkos Middleton
Imperial College of London
Pedro Teixeira
Business Development Kinetikos

Building a future for Healthy Ageing | Keynote Speaker | 12:05 - 12:25

Sarah Harper
Professor of Gerontology, University of Oxford Founding Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

Closing remarks | 12:25 -12:35

Chris Sainty
British Ambassador
Amílcar Falcão
Rector of the University of Coimbra