Key Dates

  • Keynote & Plenary Session

    20 November 2019 (Wed)
    09:00 – 17:30
  • Opening Ceremony
    (by invitation)

    21 November 2019 (Thu)
    09:30 – 11:00
  • Exhibition Date and
    Time for Public

    21 November 2019 (Thu)
    11:00 – 19:00
    22 November 2019 (Fri)
    10:00 – 19:00
    23 November 2019 (Sat)
    10:00 – 19:00
    24 November 2019 (Sun)
    10:00 – 17:00

Venue

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Hall 1A-C

Free Admission

More details of GIES 2019 will be available on 1 August 2019. Online registration for Summit and Workshop will open on 2 September 2019.

Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES)

Jointly hosted by the HKSAR Government and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and co-organised with the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, the Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES), is the only Gerontech fair in Hong Kong.

Through the exhibition, thematic forums and workshops showcasing latest innovative products and ideas of technology application, GIES provides a platform drawing together stakeholders to engage in dialogue and collaboration in driving policy changes as well as societal and economic developments in Hong Kong to embrace opportunities brought about by population ageing.

Gernotech innovative products that exhibit at GIES including:

  1. Anti-wandering system
  2. Bathing and toileting aids
  3. Communication aids
  4. Companion / Caring robot
  5. Device for health monitoring / maintenance
  6. Drug dispensing / drug compliance monitoring system and devices
  7. Fall detection and fall prevention devices
  8. Feeding aids and special diet
  9. Fitness training / Sport equipment
  10. Mobility aids (eg. Walking aids, wheelchair, power assist, electric scooter, adapted automobile, exo-skeleton, etc.)
  11. Pressure relief and monitoring equipment
  12. Rehabilitation equipment for physical / speech / cognitive / psychosocial therapy
  13. Smart home technology
  14. Smart sensor / smart management system
  15. Telemedicine system
  16. Transfer and lifting aids
  17. Other related innovative technology products (eg. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Primary health care, dementia, etc)

Who will come to GIES?

  • General public (Elderly, Youth, Carers, Others)
  • Welfare sector practitioners
  • Residential care homes operators / practitioners
  • Medical and allied health professionals (Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Others)
  • Commercial sector
  • Academics
  • High-level government officials

GIES 2018 Review

  • 22 – 25 November 2018
  • Over 50,000 attendees for 4 days
  • Attendees including general public (elderly, youth, carers, others), welfare sector practitioner, commercial sector, academics and high-level government officials
  • 8,424 sq.m. exhibition floor with 130 local and international exhibitors showcased nearly 400 innovation products and ideas
  • 3 featured pavilions including Smarter and Safer Home, Healthy Eating for Seniors and Gerontech Equipment Rental Service
  • 2 experiential area including Interactive Zone and Wheelchair Trial Zone
  • Over 60 workshops and activities
  • Exhibitors says:
    - 94% stated that it achieved their objective of joining GIES 2018
    - 80% indicated to participate again in GIES 2019
  • Attendees says:
    - 96% supported GIES to be organized again
    - 94% agreed that GIES was rich in content
    - 93% considered their participation facilitated them understand “Gerontechnology”
  • Media coverage:
    - Over 100 reports were recorded and over 270,000 impression with 88,000 views at Social Media

Registration of Interest

Secretariat will invite partners to be the exhibitors of GIES. Interested parties can register with us at gies.info@hkcss.org.hk. Our expert committee will base on the products’ appropriateness to select the qualified exhibitors. All confirmed exhibitors are entitled to get full rental wavier.

GIES Secretariat

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Address: Rm 1002A, 10/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Telephone: +852 3705 5276

Email: gies.info@hkcss.org.hk

Website: www.gies.hk

Co-host
Co-organiser