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Industry Policy Forum

6th International Gerontechnology Expo & Forum

International Gerontechnology Forum(IGEF FORUM)

Industry Policy Forum

2022 Global Age-Friendly Industry Policy Forum

  • Date:

  • October 24th, 2022 (Mon) 14:30 - 18:00 (KST, UTC+09:00)

  • Venue:

  • Room 325, EXCO, Daegu

  • Topic:

  • Strategies for the age-friendly industry in the digital aging era

  • Host:

  • Korea Health Industry Promotion Agency

  • Organizers:

  • Korea Health Industry Development Institute, KAPASS(ISG Korean), Korea Association of Geriatric Sciences

Session Organization


  • 14:30-15:20

  • Opening

  • Opening remarks

  • Young-Ok Kim

    Director, Korea Health Industry Promotion Agency

  • Welcome remarks

  • Woo-joung Shim

    President, KAPASS

  • Congratulatory remarks

  • Minister of Health and Welfare

  • Seong-yoon Kim

    President, The Korean Association of Geriatric Sciences and Research Societies

  • Chair:

  • Young-ran Park

    Vice President, International Society of Gerontechnology

  • Keynote Lecture

  • Digital Aging and the Future of Age-friendly Industry

    William D. Kearns

    Research Associate Professor (University of South Florida, Retired Meritoriously )


  • 15:20-16:20

  • Session 1: Gerontechnology and Age-Friendly Industry

  • Chair:

  • Sook Eung Kim

    Professor, Sookmyung Women’s University


  • Presentation 1:

  • Roles and Opportunities of Gerontechnology for a Sustainable Super Aged Society

    Yeh-Liang Hsu

    Distinguished Professor, Yuan Ze University

  • Presentation 2:

  • Gerontech Market Prospects in the Era of Longevity Economy

    Kim Kyung-rok

    Advisor, Mirae Asset


  • Presentation 3:

  • National R&D support plan for the advancement of Gerontechnology

    Sang-Woo Oh

    Dr. Dongguk University


  • 16:20-16:30

  • Coffee Breake

  • 16:30-17:30

  • Session 2: Age-Griendly Services and Business Strategies

  • Chair :

  • Seong-yoon Kim

    President, The Korean Association of Geriatric Sciences and Research Societies


  • Presentation 1:

  • Age-Friendly smart housing service and Future City

    ESPEN H. Aspnes

    SINTEF; The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research)


  • Presentation 2:

  • Smart Care Service

    Sang Houn Ok


  • Presentation 3:

  • Global Promising Age-Friendly Service Model and Investment Strategy

    Jongik Lee

    CEO, Korea Social Investment Foundation

  • 17:30-18:00

  • Session 3: Discussion

  • Chair:

  • Gyeonghoan Gho

    Senior Researcher, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs

  • Discussants

  • Anthony Stern

    CEO, iRxReminder LLC Representative

  • Deok-young Jeong

    Director, Seongnam Senior Industrial Innovation Center Center

  • Lee Dong-woo

    CEO, Age Lab Korea

  • Woong-Cheol Kim


  • Taek-Sik Kim

    Director, Senior-Friendly Service, Korea Health Industry Development Institute