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EAST Network 2016 Workshop: ‘Long Term Care, Spatial Planning and Public Policy in Central and Eastern Europe’

EAST Research Network:  Joint Workshop on ‘Long Term Care, Spatial Planning and Public Policy in Central and Eastern Europe’

Location:  Budapest, Hungary

Dates: 10-11 June 2016

This EAST Research Network Workshop will provide an opportunity for members of EAST to share research, policy and practice on this important topic. The two day Workshop also provides an opportunity to discuss emerging issues with colleagues and provides an ideal platform for developing future research collaboration.

The programme will include plenary lectures, paper presentations and discussion, and poster sessions.

Speakers include:

Professor. Andreas Hoff (University of Zittau-Görlitz, Germany)

Professor. Valentina Hlebec (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Professor. Zsuzsa Széman (Institute of Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Hungary)

Dr Mihaela Ghenta (National Scientific Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection (INCSMPS),Romania)

Dr Lucie Vidovicová. (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)


We are inviting papers and poster presentations, deadline for submission is 15th April 2016.

Topics could include:  

  • Cross border and cross territorial co-operation and mobile care;
  • Facilities for care in remote areas; Elder friendly towns;
  • Non-kin based fostering for older people;
  • Legal dimensions of the duty to take care;
  • Assets, resources and intergenerational relations;
  • Possibilities of innovation in long-term care (e.g by ICT, new services, new structure)


Click here to view the Flyer.

The Programme has now been agreed.

Please complete the Registration Form as soon as possible as places are limited.


For more information about the workshop or to join the EAST Research Network please contact:


Joint workshop sponsored, organised and hosted by: The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing,  Semmelweiss University and Central European University


Event Details

10 June 2016 09:00 - 11 June 2016 17:30