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4th International Seminar "Qualidade de Vida - políticas, instrumentos e práticas” at UMinho Back

10/13/2017 - 10/14/2017    Auditório B1, CP II, campus de Gualtar, Braga
The 4th International Seminar "Qualidade de Vida - políticas, instrumentos e práticas” [“Quality of Life - Policies, instruments and practices”] takes place on October 13th and 14th, at the CPII’s B1 auditorium of the Gualtar campus, Braga. The seminar is organised by the University of Minho’s Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), part of the Institute of Social Sciences, and by the spin-off QualityAlive.

Private social solidarity institutions are the topic of this event, seen as important social caregivers that provide several solutions to specific publics and as a replacement or a complement to family support to a person who has an autonomy deficit. Private social solidarity institutions are responsible for providing this public service and play a relevant role in tertiary economy. The programme features national and international reseachers, who will analyse and discuss the clients’ and carers’ quality of life. The last day of the event also includes workshops.

Expected speakers include Ivo Domingues, Glória Gonçalves, Hernani Neto, Matilde Alexandra Rodrigues, Maria Manuela Vilar, Maria Angeles Alcedo Rodriguez, Laura E. Gomez, Lucia Morán, Sérgio Sampaio Bezerra, Luísa Martins Fernandes, Carlos Veloso da Veiga, Paula Campos Pinto, Fernando Fontes, Vanda Ribeiro, Inês Sá, Carla Melo, Maria João Vieira, Goreti Ferreira, Nuno Cunha, Cristina Almeida, Isa Carvalho, Ana Fernandes, Lino da Silva Maia, Manuel de Lemos, Julieta Sanches and Mário Pereira.