AAATE Workshop 2016 – Helsinki, Finland

AAATE Workshop 2016

Title: Assistive technologies and other technologies for elderly people supporting independent living at home

Dates: 8–9 June 2016

Venue: Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland

Target group: Decision makers, developers, researchers, healthcare professionals, and others interested in assistive technology supporting elderly people’s independent living at home

Purpose: This European workshop aims to bring together people from around the Europe who are interested in sharing and learning on topics related to upcoming assistive technologies and other technologies for elderly people that support independent living at home. We are looking forward to facilitating interactive discussions between participants.

Preliminary program and registrations are available here :


National Institute for Health and Welfare and Kuopio University Hospital

In co-operation with

  • Valli – The Finnish Union for Senior Services;
  • VTKL – The Finnish Association for the Welfare of Older People;
  • Ministry of Social Affairs and Health as part of the activities of the Finnish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2016;
  • AAATE – The Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe

More information is coming soon about the workshop programme and fees etc..

For more information:

Outi Töytäri outi.toytari(at)
Anne Kanto-Ronkanen anne.kanto-ronkanen(at)