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2022 World Congress of Gerontechnology
October 22-26, 2022. Daegu, Korea

Theme:
Gerontechnology in the Era of Artificial Intelligence



ISG 2022

Highlights of the 13th World Congress of Gerontechnology



  • Scientific Programs

    Academic, Symposium, Poster Presentations

    There are more than 250 academic presentations with 95 papers, 68 posters, and 22 sessions of symposiums.

Category Oral Poster Symposium Total
Housing and Daily Life 16 12 2 30
Movement and Transportation 1 1 1 3
Physical and Mental Health 35 27 10 72
Information and Communication 21 11 3 35
Work and Social Participation 8 2 0 10
Governance and Social Policy 3 1 1 5
Other Fields 11 14 5 30


ISG Keynote Speakers

  •    Digital Healthcare Specialist

    Sumi Helal

    Professor, Lancaster University
    Chair in Digital Health
    School of Computing and Communications & the Division of Health Research

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  •   Artificial Intelligence Expert

    Alice H. Oh

    Professor, School of Computing, KAIST
    Graduate School of AI Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
     

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  •    Age-friendly city expert

    Alana Officer

    Head of the Department of Population Change and Health Aging, WHO
    World Report on Ageing and Health(2015)
     

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  •    Digital health aging expert

    Klaus Niederländer

    Director, Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Association

     

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  •    Rehabilitation Engineering Specialist

    Alex Mihailidis

    Professor, University of Toronto
    Scientific Director, AGE-WELL

     

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  • Hot Paper & Symposium

    Hot Paper & Symposium (random)

  • • Paula Costa Castro

  • Impact of digital engagement on the quality of life of participants at a Third-age University

  • • Konstantinos Antypas

  • Assistive technology for older persons – analyses of data from WHO's Rapid Assistive Technology Assessment

  • • Manuel Jesús-Azabal

  • Evaluating Technical Viability of a Loneliness Detector System for Older Adults from Rural Areas



View ISG 2022 Day Program and Schedule



IGEF 2022 (6th International Gerontechnology Expo&Forum)

Highlights of the 6th International Gerontechnology Expo & Forum



  • IGEF 2022

    IGEF 2022 Program Package

    There are presentations and discussions by 76 domestic and international experts at 2 forums, 24 showcases, and GT Academy/Training/Workshops, with 15 consultants/mentors.

  • • ISG 3-Session Visits Available:

  • If you purchase an IGEF full-day ticket, you will receive a ticket to participate in 3 sessions of the Jeron Technology International Conference (ISG).
    46 sessions in total, 21 sessions per day

  • • Global Age-friendly Industry Policy Forum:

  • Under the theme of "The Future of Elderly-Friendly Services in the Age of AI", this is a discussion to establish and promote industrial policies suitable for the era of long-lived economy by examining the current status and responses of the elderly-friendly industries at home and abroad, and seeking ways to develop elderly-friendly services in the era of digital transformation.
    3 overseas (North America, Europe, Asia) speakers, 4 Korean speakers

  • • Age-friendly DX City Forum:

  • A forum in which speakers from 3 continents and 9 countries present and discuss age-friendly digital transformation (DX) under the theme of "Smart Health and Care (Community) Infrastructure Status and Future".
    9 overseas speakers, 2 Korean speakers

  • • GT Showcase:

  • 24 Korean products & services are presented in six sessions, including care & robots, life, cultural leisure and value is discussed by scholars, researchers, and users
    8 English presentations, 16 Korean presentations

  • • GT Workshop:

  • Under the theme of "Mastering Gerontechnology", WAGT provide training on Gerontechnology fundamentals and research approaches
    It consists of 36 videos of 80 minutes, and you can answer questions together with the master

  • • GT Consulting & Mentoring (paid):

  • Overseas experts provide GT consulting and mentoring for Korean researchers, developers, public officials, and for-profit/non-profit entrepreneurs
    15 foreigner provide 1:1 consulting & mentoring for 1 hour each

  • • GT Training:

  • Provides training for the National Association of Senior Welfare Centers, training for senior citizens living alone and others
    Five training courses are planned.



Key Speakers & Discussants at Age-Friendly Digital Transformation (DX) Forum





Key Speakers & Discussants at the Age-Friendly Policy Forum





The Board, WAGT – World Academy for Gerontechnology





Gerontechnology Award

100 Gerontechnology (Product Service, Expert, Institution)

  • • GT Products & Services:

  • A total of 21 awards, 7 categories, 3 awards for each field

  • • GT Specialist Division:

  • A total of 21 awards, 7 categories, 3 awards for each field

  • • GT Institution Division:

  • A total of 21 institutions (13 companies, 3 public institutions, 3 non-profit organizations, 3 local governments)



Host & Partners

Those preparing for the 2022 International Gerontechnology World Congress

Host

  • ISG 2022 / 13th World Conference of Gerontechnology

  • IGEF 2022 / 6th International Gerontechnology Expo & Forum

Co-hosts

Cooperation Partners

Sponsors

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