The conference will bring together and stimulate the dialogue in the area of Demographic Change between stakeholders including national policy makers, funders, scientists, health care professionals, industry representatives and NGO’s.The main themes of the conference “Increasing the Knowledge Base on Demographic Change” are:
- The role of JPI MYBL in creating evidence based policies
giving an overview of the latest MYBL achievements and their policy implications and presenting the future objectives of the JPI MYBL, including the upcoming work programme on equity and wellbeing. The event will introduce achievements such as the Report on Demographic Change & Migration and the projects funded under the JPI MYBL joint calls on extended working life (2015), understanding welfare models (2016) and ageing in place in a digitizing world (2017) (JPI MYBL calls)
- Reaching out to stakeholders and responding to societal needs
working towards sustainable alignment of research programs, stakeholder interaction over the entire research cycle to make sure that their needs are taken into account, and enhanced impact through the translation of research results into evidence-based policies to address the societal challenge of demographic change concerning whole Europe and beyond.