Wojewódzka Biblioteka Publiczna w Krakowie                                                                Towarzystwo Polsko-Niemieckie w Krakowie

Ul. Rajska 1                                                                                                                         ul. Skałeczna 2

31-124 Kraków                                                                                                                    30-065 Kraków

www.wbp.krakow.pl/rcis.html                                                                                            www.tpnk.org.pl




New Technology as a tool for active senior citizens

KRAKOW, 16.VI. 2009



Place: Miedzynarodowe Centrum Kultury

Rynek Główny 25, 31-008 Krakow




9.30 – 10.30      Registration of the participants


10.30 – 12.35    Session 1

* Conference Opening and Welcome Speech

Anna Wisniewska – Director of Regional Public Library in Krakow

* Prefigurative culture in the Information Society

Dr. Robert Borkowski (The Arts Faculty, University of Science and Technology, Krakow)

* Current cultural observances of senior citizens – museum outdoor exhibitions

Prof. Jan Swiech (Institute for Cultural Enthnology and Anthropology, Jagiellonian University,


* Czech republic and the Strategy for preparation for ageing

Lenka Pacovska (Czech coordinator of the GRUNDTVIG project); EDUCAnet (Praha)

* Awarding the Winners of the 2nd International Seniors’ Olympics Games


12.35 – 13.15 lunch


13.15 – 15.00    Session 2:

* Intercultural methods of making adults intellectually active drawn up in READCOM


Piotr Jankowski (Grundtvig’s Promoter; Director of the Public Library of Ursus District in

Warszawa, )

* Senior movement - a new initiative in Finland

Marja Toivanen, Foibe Center ( Helsinki – Vaanta)

* Seniors, Internet and ICT in France

Monique Epstein, Association E-Seniors (Pary_)

* Self-Organisation of seniors in Germany - the way from beeing a participant to voluntary

Michaela Hersmannsdoerfer, Volkshochschule (Selb)

* Senior citizens in civil society of Europe: reference to the European SEVIR Project

Dr. Jerzy Jedlinski (Polish-German Association in Krakow, Knowledge-based Society

Development Adviser to the Marshall of Malopolska Region, Kraków

14.50 – 15.00 Conclusion



presentations will be simultaneously translated (pl-eng; eng-pl)



EDUCAnet, Praga, Czech


Association E-Seniors, Paris, France

Foibe Center, Helsinki – Vaanta, Finland

Volkshochschule Selb, Germany