(POSTPONED) International Conference on Gerontechnology

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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。


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

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

Shehroz Khan

Assistant Professor

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


Department of Mechanical Engineering


Gerontechnology Research Center

Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

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

Ryan Shaw

Associate Professor

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


School of Computing

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

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

Younbo Jung

Associate Professor

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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