3C International Conference, Krakow, 18 Sept. 2013

3C International Conference
“Older People's Economic Wellbeing - learning for capability, capacity and citizenship - 3C

18 September 2013
Krakow, Poland


The 3C Grundtvig Project is holding a European Conference that responds to the current socioeconomic situation in Europe for older people, trying to identify ways that individuals can improve their economic wellbeing and finally how they can benefit.

Information about the Conference

Registration: The 3C conference is open to everyone interested in life long learning for adults and employability of older workers, including projects funded by the European Commission. The audience can be composed by adult education centres, community groups and projects, organisations for employment, local authorities and researchers and even other people interested in similar topics.

Location: The conference will take place in the Chopin Hotel in Krakow, ul. Przy Rondzie 2, 31-547, Krakow, Poland.

Conference fees: Participation in the Conference is free of charge.

Accommodation: Participants are free to make their choice for accommodation. In case participants choose the host hotel, they can make their reservations directly on the hotels web site :


Host organisations:
Wyższa Szkoła Informatyki I Zarządzania w Rzeszowie Sucharskiego 2, 35-225, Rzeszów, Poland

For further information please contact: Mr. Grzegorz Karpiuk, phone: 0048178661286, e-mail: gkarpiuk@wsiz.rzeszow.pl

18th Sep 2013, KRAKOW, POLAN


09:30 AM                Registration of participants
10:00 AM                Opening and Introduction - Grzegorz Karpiuk, Poland
                                -    General presentation of the 3C project
10:15 AM                Presentation of the LLP and prospects for 2014 -2020 – Representative of the Polish Agency / Ministry

Session 1 – Project Workshops

10:30 AM               Project Rationale:
                               -    Trends in the European labour market – Tasos Mastroyiannakis, Greece
                               -    The 3C Model - Grzegorz Karpiuk, Poland

11:00 AM               Project Workshops – presentation of the deliverables:
                               -    User Manual – Tony Chiva, UK
                               -    Training Guidelines – Jumbo Klercq & Saskia Reijnen, Netherlands

12:00 PM             Coffee Break

Session 2 – Alternative Opportunities for Older People

12:30 PM              Presentation of invited projects for Older Workers – different speakers
                               -  Presentation of 3 other projects (15 minutes per project) – to be decided

01:15 PM              Mentoring: is it a real option? – an invited speaker
                               -    followed by the discussion

01:45 PM              Why learning? Education in times of crisis. – Nick Walters, UK
                               -    followed by the discussion

02:15 PM              Policy recommendations and actions – Jorge Alonso, Spain
                              -    followed by the discussion

02:45 PM             Summary – Grzegorz Karpiuk, Poland

03:00 PM             LUNCH