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Bilbao,  from 22 September 2018  to 28 September 2018
Region FVG

The week before the International Day of Older Persons, at the end of September from 22nd to 28th September , the Bay of Biscay will wash the key reflections of ageing industry, experts, institutions devoted to it and older persons, themselves.

Bizkaia Silver Week gathers in Bilbao-Bizkaia, the heart of the Bay of Biscay, major events on Silver Economy, Active & Healthy Ageing and Demographic Change, to establish a real dialogue on the future of ageing societies in Europe, so that we make ageing just one contextual element of new inclusive prosperity.


  • from 22nd to 23rd September -  “Hack4Elder advantAGE”, hackathon and brainstorming event, focused on developing technological and/or non-technological solutions, services, new economic models and/or new pathways to help the elderly release their full potential;
  • from 24th to 26th September: AAL FORUM “AGEING WELL IN THE DIGITAL AGE: A growing community of change makers”, is the motto for a major event that brings together every year more than 600 international congress participants, who will be able to find out the latest AAL products and services from exhibitors, 26 workshops and various keynote speakers;
  • 26th September: General Assembly of the European Covenant on Demographic Change.”, The Covenant gathers local, regional and national authorities, and other stakeholders, that commit to cooperate and implement evidence-based solutions to support active and healthy ageing as a comprehensive
    answer to Europe’s demographic challenge
  • 27th to 28th September: Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index, the Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index (AAI) will bring together researchers, civil society representatives, policymakers and other stakeholders, turning to be a multidisciplinary forum for those interested in the use of AAI to enhance the knowledge about ageing and older people and lead to the development of better policies.

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