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International Conference on Gerontechnology

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81 Chung Hau Street

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一連三日的國際會議,將雲集一眾醫護、學術、科研專家分享和展示最新的樂齡科技發展

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全港首個樂齡科技國際會議

主題:引進樂齡科技 實現卓越老年護理

由香港公開大學舉辦的全港首個樂齡科技國際會議 (International Conference on Gerontechnology: Achieving Excellence in Elderly Care through Gerontechnology)將重新訂於2020年11月25-27日(星期三至五)舉行,

人口老化一直為各國政府所困擾,近年興起的樂齡科技是社會應對人口老化挑戰的新希望。本學院特此透過一連三天十二場精彩的講座,特別邀請多位美加、東南亞的重量級學者和本地專家講解樂齡科技的發展趨勢、於老年護理的應用、分享臨床經驗,以提高業界和大眾對樂齡科技的認識並提昇長者的生活質素及自主能力。會場亦特設產品展示專區,讓大家一覽和體驗最炙手可熱的樂齡科技產品。

會議讓你掌握樂齡科技的最新發展,不容錯過。有興趣人士請於大會網站 http://icg2020.ouhk.edu.hk登記和投稿,費用全免。出席者更可獲贈實用新穎的電子產品,保證令人愛不釋手。

The theme of the conference : Achieving excellence in elderly care through gerontechnology

The world's population is aging rapidly and Gerontechnology becomes the fresh hope of the world to tackle the aging challenges. Sponsored by Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme, International Conference on Gerontechnology will be rescheduled to take place from 25-27 November 2020 (Wed to Friday) at the Open University of HK.

To promote the understanding of gerontechnology among the industry and the public, and enhancing the quality of life and independence of the elderly, the 3-day conference will deliver 12 amazing presentations. It brings together 5 renowned scholars from The United States, Canada, and Southeast Asia and 7 local professionals to share their expertise on the development of gerontechnology, application in elderly care, and best practice case studies. Besides, the conference also features several exhibiting booths that showcase cutting edge technology products.

The conference is sure to help you stay on top of the new trend. Interested parties are welcome to submit paper and register via http://icg2020.ouhk.edu.hk. Free admission and stunning gadgets are up for grabs.

Keynote Speakers

Shehroz Khan

Assistant Professor

Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering

University of Toronto, Canada

Title: Multimodal Sensors in the Wild: Case Studies in Clinical and at-Home Setting

Yeh-Liang Hsu

Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Director

Gerontechnology Research Center

Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

Title: From gerontechnology research to daily applications – Development and implementation of an AIoT bedroom for senior care

Ryan Shaw

Associate Professor

School of Nursing – Health Innovation Lab

School of Medicine – Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine

Duke University, The United States

Title: The rise of digital health in healthcare systems: Caring for aging adults

Plenary Speakers

Takanori Shibata

Professor

School of Computing

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Title: A neurological therapeutic medical robot, PARO, for non-pharmacological therapy

Younbo Jung

Associate Professor

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title: Active-user approach to active ageing: Technologies to empower older adults

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