Below please find a detailed description of the workshops planned for the second day of the conference. We encourage you to read about the assumptions and aims of each of the workshops.

Workshop no. 1: Intergenerational city idea. Expectations, practice and future approach (workshop in English only)

The purpose of the workshop is to analyze the selected urban organism in terms of adapting its organization, space and services to its target users of all ages. Participants refer to individual areas of the city in terms of their own experience and observations, as well as individual expectations of the intergenerational city. Finally, a proposal is made for the intergenerational model of the city, with new or modified elements, activities and services.

Work in 6 thematic groups, about 40 participants.

Workshop no. 2: Age-friendly city according to the WHO (workshop in Polish only)

A series of mini-seminars regarding topics indicated by the World Health Organisation as key issues for healthy ageing processes in the urban space. Four main subject areas will include issues such as:

  • idea of age-friendly cities and the methodology adopted by the WHO

  • services for dependent people, especially seniors

  • public transport and mobility

  • public space and architectural barriers

Lectures will be based, among others, on the solutions applied in Gdynia.

Open workshops.

Estimated number of participants: no limits.

Workshop no. 3: Innovations for all generations (workshop in Polish only)

Problem-solving and know-how seminar of the Social Innovations Laboratory. A workshop on designing innovative solutions in the field of the intergenerational cooperation and neighbour networks development.

The framework programme of the workshops includes topics such as:

  • inspiration – presentations of the ongoing solutions and examples of the projects of the intergenerational cooperation (Polish and foreign ones)

  • joint elaboration of persons (sample recipients)

  • identification of needs and problems of the chosen recipients

  • formulation of ideas for innovative forms of cooperation and involvement (intergenerational exchange of the mutual benefits)

  • process of designing of services/solutions in view of testing and prototyping

Working methods: design thinking and service design

Mode of working: 5 teams, each consisting of 6 people

Number of participants: 30 people

The workshop accompanies the project „Innowacje na ludzką miarę – wsparcie rozwoju mikroinnowacji w obszarze usług opiekuńczych dla osób zależnych” [Innovations in human respect – support of micro-innovations in the field of care services for dependent people]. More information: