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The European voice for informal carers

Dear Eurocarers members,

Thanks a million for attending the annual face-to-face meeting of our Research Working Group held in Ancona, Italy on the 30th November and 1st December 2023. The event was co-hosted by our colleagues from the National Institute of Health and Sciences on Ageing (INRCA) who have largely contributed to its success.

Please find the background documents and presentations used during the meeting below. As always, our secretariat ( remains at your disposal should you have any questions or comments about this event or our activities in general.

All the best,

The Eurocarers team

    Meeting Documents
    Day 1 – 30 November 2023

    Policy ‘tour de table’ (Part 1)

    1. Selma Kadi – European Centre Austria
    2. Bruno Alves – Cuidadores Portugal
    3. Mahi Kozori – Alzheimer Hellas (Greece)
    4. Georgia Casanova – INRCA (Italy)
    5. Ludo Glimmerveen – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    6. Maren Sogstad – Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
    7. Emma Miller – University of Strathclyde (UK/Scotland)
    8. Stefania Ilinca (WHO) and Valeria Spazzoli (European Commission, DG EMPL)

    Policy ‘tour de table’ (Part 2)

    1. Benedicte de Koker – Hogent (Belgium)
    2. Tuija Mikkola – Folkhälsan Finland
    3. Joanne Murphy – Family Carers Ireland
    4. Ana Ramovs – Anton Trstenjak Institute form Gerontology and Intergenerational Relations (Slovenia)
    5. Idaira Cabrera – El Tren de la felicidad (Tenerife, Spain)
    6. Becky Driscoll – Centre for Care (UK)
    7. Matt Bennett – University of Birmingham (UK)
    8. Maria Nilsson – Swedish Family Care Competence Centre (Sweden)

    Artificial Intelligence and Care

    Keynote Speech: Prof. Pim Haselager, Radboud University (Netherlands)
    Maria Nilsson – Scoping review on Artificial Intelligence in Care, Swedish Family Care Competence Centre (Sweden)

    Developing an onine training platform targeted at informal carers

    Valeria Spazzoli (EC) and Stefania Ilinca (WHO) – Background and ambitions for the platform

    Day 2 – 1 December 2023

    Fair access to carers support

    Discussion on the Research needed to tackle the care gap

    Giovanni Lamura and Henk Nies – Research gaps in care and caring

    Last Updated on December 11, 2023

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