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International Conference on Gerontechnology

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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

香港以至全球人口老化問題日益嚴峻,長者生活質素難免受到影響。近年興起的樂齡科技是社會應對¬人口老化挑戰的新出路,備受各界重視。全港首個樂齡科技國際會議 (International Conference on Gerontechnology: Achieving Excellence in Elderly Care through Gerontechnology)將於2020年3月11-13日假賽馬會校園舉辦,為醫護、學術、科研等人士提供協作平台,分享和交流樂齡科技的研究、技術及經驗,提高業界和大眾對樂齡科技的認識和應用,提昇長者的生活質素及自主能力。

會議邀請多位來自美加、東南亞等地的重量級學者,親身講解樂齡科技的發展和趨勢及在老年護理的應用等,內容豐富實用。一連三天的會議亦邀請了本地不同機構的專家介紹和示範最新的科技產品、分享用家和護理人員的實際使用經驗。會議更設有產品展示專區,讓與會者一覽和體驗最新的創意科技產品。歡迎有興趣人士投稿及登入大會網站 http://icg2020.ouhk.edu.hk優先登記,入場費用全免。

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

“International Conference on Gerontechnology” (ICG2020) will be held on 11 – 13 March 2020 in the Open University of Hong Kong. 10 Renowned speakers have been invited to share their expertise through presentations and workshops. The conference aims at serving as a platform for researchers, professionals, service providers and users to present and demonstrate the latest technological developments as well as to share their challenges while implementing the technology in real situations. For more details, please click http://icg2020.ouhk.edu.hk

Topics of the conference

1.Use of technology to promote active aging;

2.Use of Assistive technology and smart home technology to assist aging in place;

3.Use of technology to facilitate workflow and healthcare services;

4.Gerontechnology in elderly care: potentials, challenges, and constraints;

Keynote Speakers

Title: Technology and aging: Supporting our current and future selves

Alex Mihailidis

Professor

Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering

University of Toronto, Canada

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

Yeh-liang Hsu

Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Director

Gerontechnology Research Center

Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

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

Ryan Shaw

Associate Professor

Faculty Director, Duke Mobile App Gateway

School of Nursing – Health Innovation Lab

School of Medicine – Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine

Duke University, The United States

Plenary Speakers

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

Takanori Shibata

Chief Senior Research Scientist

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Professor

School of Computing

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

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

Younbo Jung

Associate Professor

Associate Chair - Academic

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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