• EU Falls Festival 2017

    8th and 9th May

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Access to the EUFF 2017 presentations and materials is available here and the report here

About Us

2017 Theme: Developing Collaborations across Professions and throughout Europe

- May 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The European Union Falls Festival brings together leading academics, researchers, health care practitioners, clinicians, industry representatives and key stakeholders from across the globe to celebrate best practice research and innovation in the multidisciplinary study and implementation of falls prevention in older people.


Following the 2016 festival the EUFF SC delivered a silver paper on falls prevention in older people which was launched at the EIP AHA Conference of Partners in December 2016, a copy can be found here.

Speakers

Programme

First Day: Monday 8th May

Collaboration across professions and throughout Europe.

Conference Programme


Registration and Refreshments


Welcome and Opening Remarks


Collaboration - EU Perspectives & Best Practice

Plenary Session followed by Q and A

Session Chair:Lorenzo Chiari


Lunch

Exhibitors


Collaboration - Global Perspectives

Key Note Addresses followed by Q and A

Session Chair:Chris Todd


Refreshments


Self-Management: Inter-professional approaches and challenges

Case study analysis, panel discussion, Q and A

Session Chair: Kim Delbaere & Nathalie Van de Velde


The Debate

Session Chair: Dawn Skelton

Are novel technologies the future for successful falls prevention?


Welcome to Evening Reception

Day One End

Exhibitor Space/Drinks reception

Second Day: Tuesday 9th May

Collaboration across professions and throughout Europe.

Conference Programme


Welcome Day Two

EU Support for A2 Action Group/ EIP AHA


Key Note Address followed by Q and A

Session Chair Clemens Becker


Multi-factoral interventions: Inter-professional approaches and challenges

Case study analysis, panel discussion, Q and A

Session Chair Judith Kuiper & Mirjam Pijnappels


Refreshments


Geographical collaboration; across regions and borders

Plenary Session followed by Q and A?

Session Chair Arnaud Senn


Lunch

Exhibitors


Key Note Address followed by Q and A

Session Chair Chris Todd


Key Note Address

Erik van der Burg, Alderman, Municipality of Amsterdam


Specialist Seminars


Closing Remarks

Event Close

Sponsors

If you would like to find out about the many opportunities open for sponsorship please contact the Festival Manager

The EUFF is supported by

Venue

The EU Falls Festival will take place at

Amsterdam Medical Centre

Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Getting Here

    Amsterdam boasts an impressive and affordable public transport network including metros, buses, trams, ferries and trains to help you get around the capital and to the Academic Medica Centre where the EUFF 2017 will be held.

    Air Travel

    From Schiphol airport you can either take a taxi (€35-€45) or the train to Duivendrecht Station. From the Station, you will then need to take the metro (#50 or #54 direction GEIN) and get off at Holendrecht. Further information and tickets can be obtrained from the Dutch Railway (NS) office locatied in the main hall of the airport across from the Central Meeting Point pillar (bright red and white checkered column).

    Train Travel

    The train station HOLENDRECHT is 5 minutes walk from the main entrance of the Amsterdam Medical Centre. Trains from the direction Amsterdam and Utrecht stop at this station.

    Public Transport/Car

    Metro numbers 50 and 54 direction GEIN will take you to the Amsterdam Medical Centre. Get off at HOLENDRECHT and from here it is a 5 minute walk to the main entrance of the venue.
    For directions on how to arrive by car and parking please see the attached document.

    Accommodation

    There is a large selection of hotels suited to all budgets situated near the venue and throughout Amsterdam city centre, all of which can be booked directly or through travel sites. The AMC does have a travel agent who are able to access some discounts at specific hotels, please contact them directly with your booking requirements amc@schipholtravel.com

Contact

Contact the Falls Festival Team using the form below

Previous Festivals

EU Falls Festival 2015

The first EU Falls Festival took place in March 2015, in Stuttgart, Germany. To download a copy of the Festival Report please see here and to access copies of presentations please see here .

EU Falls Festival 2016

The second EU Falls Festival took place in February 2016, in Bologna, Italy. To access copies of presentations please see here .