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Plenary Session 1
Inclusion / Exclusion: different perspectives 
4 February 2020 

9.30 am – 11 am 

    President: Emmanuelle Cambois
    Moderation: Thibauld Moulaert & Jean-Philippe Viriot Durandal 

Inclusive society and social connections. Returning to the origins of human solidarity 

   Serge Paugam, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, EHESS), France

A critical review and development of a conceptual model of exclusion from social relations for older people: lessons learned for ROSENET and beyond 

   Marja Aartsen, Oslo Metropolitan University, NOVA Ageing Research and Housing Studies, Norway 


Plenary Session 2
Inclusive society and universal rights. Divergences and convergences between ageing and disability 
5 February 2020

8.30 am – 10.30 am 

8.30 am – 9.30 am 

Part One: 

Universal rights as a lever for a more inclusive society for the elderly and the disabled? 

    President: Dominique Agroud
    Moderation: Alain Rochon APF-France Handicap 


Maria Soledad Cisternas: Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility

Rosita Kornfeld: UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons

9.30 am – 10.30 am 

Part Two: 

Convergences and divergences between ageing and disability: contributions from research 

    President: Dominique Argoud
    Moderation: Jean-Michel Hôte, Age Platform 


Alan Walker: Professor, University of Sheffield, Great Britain 

Patrick Fougeyrollas: Professor at the University Laval, Quebec, Canada 

Plenary Session 2.2: 5.40 pm - 6.30 pm 
Opportunities for research and action 

    President: Alan Walker
    Moderation: Patrick Fougeyrollas 


Christian Meistermann, APF France handicap


Jean-Michel Hôte, AGE Platform Europe, France





Plenary Session 3 
An inclusive and ageing society:
the challenges ahead
6 February 2020 

8.30 am – 10.30 am 

    President: Emmanuel Jovelin
    Moderator: Jean-Philippe Viriot Durandal

An inclusive and ageing society through the prism of future societal changes

Sarah Harper, Oxford Institute of Ageing

Perspectives: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America

Speakers from the five continents

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