International Society for Gerontechnology 7th World Conference (ISG2010)

Venue: Marriott Pinnacle Hotel

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Event Date/Time: May 27, 2010 End Date/Time: May 30, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jan 31, 2010
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Description

This conference brings together people who design, develop, prescribe, research and use technology to enhance the functional capacity and quality of life of older adults. It’s the perfect venue for dialogue between engineers, ICT experts, health and social care professionals, social science researchers and educators and others working in this multi-disciplinary field. Topics to be discussed include cutting-edge innovations in: smart homes and smart materials, robotics, mobile and wireless communication systems, online goods and services, computer games, and applications of new technologies in health and social care. The latter include management of chronic illness in the community and supporting people with dementia living at home or in congregate settings. The conference will also address markets and business issues including: Understanding the older consumer, developing effective markets for care technology, connectedness and the digital divide, and knowledge transfer from research into commercial products.

Venue

1128 W Hastings St
Vancouver
Canada
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