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Ageing in the Digital Age - Opportunities and challenges of an ageing population

Malta

Malta

In the Framework of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations and as part of its eAgeing programme, the MCA commited to organising a half-day seminar on the use of ICT in the context of a local Ageing Population on 16 November in Malta.

The seminar aimed at stimulating a multi-disciplinary discussion on Ageing in the Digital Age, and to serve as an opportunity to explore the social and economic dimensions of ICT use within an ageing population context.

The goal of the event was also to stimulate wider discussion and cross-fertilisation of ideas between the diverse entities working in this field ranging from health care to ICT investment.

Contributors included:

  • Philip Micallef, Executive Chairman, Malta Communications Authority; National Digital Champion
  • Charmaine Gauci, Chairperson, National Committee for the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations (EY2012)
  • Marvin Formosa, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Gerontology, University of Malta
  • James Carabott, National Coordinator EY2012
  • Marie Demicoli, Ambassador for Active Ageing

Organised in collaboration with the National Committee for the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, this seminar was open to medical and health care professionals, public officers, representatives from the ICT industry, civil society and researchers.

 
Szervező: Malta Communications Authority

The MCA is the national regulatory authority of the communications sector in Malta. The authority regulates electronic communications, eCommerce and postal sector, and is also responsible for elements of the national ICT such as eInclusion, Internet safety and Internet governance.

 
Weboldal: http://www.mca.org.mt/general/articles/ageing-digital-age-mca-hosts-seminar-opportunities-and-challenges-ageing-population
 
Kapcsolat: Bernard Agius: bernard.agius@mca.org.mt