The International Institute for Research and Innovation on Ageing (4IE) organises two summer courses. One of the courses will be held in Évora (Portugal) on 15 and 16 July and the next course will be held in Cáceres on 18 and 19 July. Attendees can register for both courses or only for the one they wish, for this, they can make the registration through the registration form available. The programme for each course is shown below. For further information, please consult the corresponding page for each course.



Juan Murillo
University of Extremadura


José Manuel García-Alonso
University of Extremadura


César Fonseca
University of Évora


Manuel Lopes
University of Évora




Call for papers

The Évora summer school has the opportunity to present papers during the Free Communications sessions. To send proposals to these sessions:
At least one author of each accepted submission must register and present the work during the corresponding session.
The following types of submissions are accepted:

  • Full research papers with a maximum length of 12 pages, including references and appendices.
  • Short papers and position papers with a maximum length of 6 pages, including references and appendices.

All the accepted papers will be published in a post-proceedings Springer CCIS volume. Submitted papers must be formatted in accordance to the information for Springer CCIS authors. More info here.

To send articles, please you the following URL:

Authors should consult Springer’s authors’ guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers. In addition, the corresponding author of each paper, acting on behalf of all of the authors of that paper, must complete and sign a Consent-to-Publish form, through which the copyright for their paper is transferred to Springer.

Important dates

Workshop Papers Submission July 8, 2019
Paper Acceptance Notifications July 10, 2019
Camera Ready September 15, 2019



To consult the final program click here

Time Monday Tuesday
8:30 – 9:00

Opening of the Secretariat

9:00 – 10:00 Free Communications – Presentation of projects Free Communications – Presentation of projects
10:00 – 10:15

Opening table

  • Professor Doctor Soumodip Sarkar – President of the PCTA and Vice-Rector of the EU
  • Professor Doctor Juan Murillo – POCTEP Coordinator – 4IE
  • Professor Doctor Manuel Lopes – POCTEP Coordinator – 4IE
10:15 – 10:45 “Health policies for an ageing society”
Adalberto Campos Fernandes (Former Minister of Health)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 Free Communications – Presentation of projects
12:00 – 12:15 “Pharmacogenomics and polymedication in ageing”
Adrián LLerena – University Hospital in Badajoz Spain
12:15 – 12:30 “The future of health information systems in support of clinical decision making”
Henrique Martins President of the Shared Services of the Ministry of Health
12:30 – 13:00

Closing table

  • Professor Doctor César Fonseca – Researcher POCTEP – 4IE
  • Professor Doctor José Manuel Garcia-Alonso – Researcher POCTEP – 4IE
  • Professor Doctor Adrián LLerena – University Hospital in Badajoz Spain
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 15:15 “Health informatics as a superset of medical informatics”
Zdenko Sonicki
Social Program
15:15 – 16:30 Free Communications – Presentation of projects
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 – 18:00 “New organisational and care models for an ageing society”
Constantino Sakellarides
Honourable Alentejo
20:30 Dinner
Permanent Stand: Exhibition, through electronic posters, 4IE products

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