Inaugural Conference: Silver economy, what’s happening outside of France? What can we learn from it ?
France has now become one of the countries with an ageing population. The Silver Economy is a very
promising sector in both the French market and the international one. Five experts share their experience and give the
ir views on the Silver Economy abroad.
This is an opportunity for you to get some new ideas for your businesses and organisations.
Silver Economy Innovation prize – Award of the Charles Foix Grant.
For 11 years the Charles Foix Grant has been awarded to innovative projects which improve the quality of seniors’ lives and of their helpers. This award giving ceremony helps people learn about innovations which can help seniors.
Conference An ageing population. The Silver economy: what opportunities does it offer entrepreneurs ?
From 2015 onwards seniors will account for 54 % of consumer expenditure in France. Their needs and expectations, which are still not given the attention they deserve, will open up goods and services markets, both in Franc
e and the export market, including both BtoB and BtoC markets. Accommodation, leisure, transport, welfare, safety, food, telecommunications, services…
Which markets have the greatest potential ? How can you get started and be successful? An ‘Orientation’ conference for all new entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs who want to understand what the opportunities in the sector are and how to make the most of them.
CONFERENCES TO GET INFORMATION
Attend conferences organized by exhibitors at the Silver Economy Expo. Gain insight into silver economy trends from experts during conferences sessions.
Topics for discussion included:
- Silver Economy: one year on, what needs ? Status and perspectives.
- Silver economy and experimentation.
- The gerontechnologies for the service of autonomy : what solutions for today and tomorrow ?
- The actimetry: New technologies connected to activity monitoring service.
- Developing digital skills of living assistants for promoting the acceptance of home automation.
- Telemedicine for improvement of patient’s home outlet.
- How to develop the growth of your home maintenance activity for seniors ?
- First lessons of the study « Ageing well at home thanks to senior-residences ».
- Business and personal services : what economic issues?
- With Groupe La Poste, expand the services available to seniors.
- What managerial skills to succeed in the Silver Economy ?