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The Centre for Sustainable Technologies at Ulster University will be hosting a “Sustainable development in an ageing world”workshop.

The workshop has been funded by H2020 MSCA RISE GRAGE project, Grey and Green in Europe - Elderly living in urban area.


9amArrival, registration and coffee
9.25am-9.30amWelcome and introduction
Prof. Neil J Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Ulster University
9.30am-10amOlder people in Northern Ireland
Mr Roberts Clements, Sustainable Development Manager, Housing Executive
Ms Pat Austin, Director National Energy Action
10am-10.15amGRAGE Project – An overview
Ms Marta Lancioni, PhD student, University of Macerata
10.15am-11amAssisted living technologies for older
Dr Ian Cleland, Lecturer in Data Analytics, School of Computing, Ulster University
Prof. Sally McClean, Professor of Mathematics, School of Computing, Ulster University
11am-11.20amCoffee Break
11.20am-12pmSolutions to address the energy challenge of an ageing society
Dr Caterina Brandoni, Lecturer in Energy, Centre for Sustainable Technologies
Dr Inna Vorushylo, Research Fellow in Energy Storage, Centre for Sustainable Technologies
12pm-12.20pmSmart technologies to improve elderly healthcare
Mr Aku Visuri, PhD student in Human-Computer interaction, University of Oulu, Finland
12.20pm-12.40pmGreener through Grey? Boosting Sustainable Development through a  Philosophical and Social Media Analysis of Ageing
Dr Paola Monachesi, Department of Languages, Literature and Communication, Utrecht University

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Campus Address

Ulster University,
Shore Rd,
BT37 0QB

T: 02870 123 456

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Friday 25 May

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