EUROPEAN SUMMIT presented by Aging2.0 and Happy Aging

Aging2.0 HQ
Wed, May 24, 2017, 12:00 PM (EDT)

Aging2.0 HQ

Europe’s rapidly aging population could be a major shock to the system... or alternatively a unique opportunity for growth and global leadership.

Aging2.0's first European Summit in partnership with Happy Aging brings together a focused group of innovators to connect across siloes and share best practices. Can you imagine anything else as important as helping Europe adapt and thrive? Do you want to be part of a new social movement connecting innovators in aging? Come for the networking, the content and the fun. Go to the one place where you’ll meet people from all across Europe with different experiences and perspectives. We'll be focusing in particular three of the 'grand challenges' of dementia, social isolation and livable communities. Aging2.0 is a community and you’ll be able to say you attended the first ever international Aging2.0 Summit. 

Join us to network, learn, be inspired and help Europe build an aging-focused ‘innovation ecosystem’ that can adapt and thrive in the new demographic reality.


LOCATION: Hasselt University (Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt, 3500)

AGENDA: See below.


  • € 109,00 per room per night, booking via this link
  • € 87,00 per room per night, booking via this link
  • €75,00 per room per night, booking via specific code: "AGING2.0"
  • €115 per room per night, booking via mentioning code: “AGING2.0”
  • €95 per room per night, booking via mentioning code: “AGING2.0”


  • Who will be there?

    All of our favorite Europeans. The speakers are drawn from across Europe and across industries and are bringing a fresh take on some age old problems.

  • What's this about a Startup Bootcamp?
    The day before the Summit, on May 23, we're having a one-day bootcamp to work with local startups and help them navigate the the aging industry and the startup landscape. Aging-focused startups won't want to miss this!
  • Where is it being held?
    Hasselt, Belgium
  • Woah, that’s not London or Paris. Is it tough to get to?
    Not at all. Happily Europe's transport system works a treat. It's within a couple of hours from much of Northern Europe's major population centers. Jet into Brussels airport or glide into the train station and it’s a short, smooth 1hr train ride (roughly once per hour) and then a short stroll from the train station to our venue in Hasselt University.
  • Why Hasselt?
    Three reasons: It’s a veritable hub of innovation in aging and home of BioVille, Living Lab, Happy Aging and incredible innovators, Two, it’s where our co-host Geert Houben, one of Europe’s most dashing age-tech entrepreneurs (who’s just landed €4m funding) comes from. And third, they’re the most friendly people you can meet. Oh and four, you’ve probably not been there before - so live a little. 

NOTE: Happy Aging Members can enjoy a 30% discount! Email to request your discount code or learn more about becoming a member.

Keynote Speakers


Wednesday, May 24
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EDT)


Hasselt University
Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt3500

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