I2I Midterm Conference
Across the North Sea Region many people are experiencing social isolation and loneliness.
On the 2nd of December, the cities of Aalst and Turnhout are hosting the Mid Term conference, promising an inspiring line-up . The conference combines key note speakers with practical workshops regarding the topics of social isolation, social inclusion and loneliness on a neighbourhood level. An inspiring line-up of key speakers and interactive sessions.
Registration deadline: 25th of November.
9.00 Welcome and opening | Dr. Ragni Macqueen Leifson, University of Agder, Lead Partner I2I
9.15 Social Inclusion, Exclusion and Loneliness in Neighbourhoods | an International Perspective | prof. Liesbeth De Donder, University of Brussels
10.00 Social isolation and loneliness | Making an impact for young people | Jolanda Van Gerwe, Join Us
10.30 Coffee break
11.00About From Isolation to Inclusion | Experiences from local partnerships to work on social inclusion and counteracting loneliness
13.00 Interactive workshops (select 2 topics)
- Inspiration To Tackle Loneliness - working together to tackle different types of loneliness
- Social prescribing
- Digital solutions for social challenges
- Service Design Tools to Develop Services for Addressing Loneliness, Social Isolation and Exclusion
- The lonely youth, dilemmas and solutions
15.30 Coffee break
16.00 Sound of Innovation and Social Services | How To Use Innovation
Insights Into Social Practice | Michaël Van Damme, The Forge Networking