EU Falls Festival 2017

Venue: Amsterdam Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Focussing on Collaboration across professions and throughout Europe the third EU Falls Festival (EUFF) takes place on the 8th and 9th May 2017 in Amsterdam. 

EUFF 2017 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.

Speakers:

  • Eric van der Burg, Alderman, Municipality of Amsterdam
  • Robin Lee, US Lead Home and Recreation Team, Centre for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dinesh Sethi, Technical Officer, Violence and Injury Prevention, WHO European Region
  • Heidrun Mollenkopf, Vice President, Age Platform Europe 

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.

Full details of the 2 day event are available online at www.eufallsfest.eu and via twitter on @EuFallsFestival. The EUFF is a free to attend event and the organisers have a small number of places left available. If you would like to be considered for a free place, please email eufallsfestival@manchester.ac.uk with a brief background of your work and reasons for wanting to attend.