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18 November 2020 (Wednesday)
Keynote & Plenary
09:30 – 10:00
Conducted in English
Welcoming Message
Welcome Address

Chairperson, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Opening Remarks

Secretary for Innovation and Technology, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Conducted in English
Keynote - The Future of Remote Care Technology

Founder and Principal Analyst, Aging and Health Technology Watch, USA

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10:00 – 11:30
Conducted in English
Plenary 1 - Smart Ageing in Place with the Support of Gerontech
Supporting Carer with Technology

Co-Chair, AGE-WELL Older Adults and Caregiver Advisory Committee (OACAC); and
Family Caregiver & Innovation Advisor, RB33, Canada 

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Evidence-Based Digital Health Solution to Support Ageing in Place

Director, Oregon Center for Aging & Technology (ORCATECH), Oregon Health & Science University, USA

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Panel Discussion with Keynote & Plenary 1 Speakers
Moderator

Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

11:30 – 13:00
Conducted in Contonese
Panel Discussion - Gerontech-Enhanced Care in Hong Kong - Achievements and the Way Ahead

Deputy Director of Social Welfare (Services), Social Welfare Department, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Chairperson, Elderly Commission, Hong Kong

Chairman, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Head of Charities (Grant Making), The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Chairperson, Hong Kong Medical & Healthcare Device Industries Association

Moderator

Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

15:00 – 16:45
Conducted in English
Plenary 2 - Sustaining the Development and Application of Gerontech
The Work and Achievement of AAL in Promoting the Development of Gerontech

President, Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Association

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Nordic Welfare Technology for Ageing in Place

Senior Advisor, Nordic Welfare Centre 

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Application and Development of Ageing Innovations in Europe

Expert and Coordinator eHealth, Vilans – Dutch Expertise Centre on Long-Term Care, the Netherlands

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Panel Discussion with Plenary 2 Speakers
Moderator

Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

19 November 2020 (Thursday)
Workshop
09:30 – 11:30
Conducted in Cantonese
Workshop 1 - Promoting Gerontechnology Development and Adoption through Cross-sector Collaboration

Chairperson, SIE Fund Task Force; and 
Director, The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican) Welfare Council

Chief Engineer, Health Sector 1, Electrical & Mechanical Services Department, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Assistant Research Director and Head of Economic Development, Our Hong Kong Foundation Limited

Community Director, Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong

Managing Director, GCI Health

Moderator

Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

12:00 – 13:30
Conducted in English
Workshop 2 - Improving the Quality of Life of People with Dementia

Founder, Tover, The Netherlands

CEO, Dementia Australia, Australia 

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Research Associate, Founder, Professor Emerita, Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre; 
President, North American Chapter, International Society for Gerontechnology; and  
Advisor, MindfulGarden Digital Health Inc., Canada 

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14:30 – 16:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 3 - Active Ageing with Technology

President, Road Worlds for Seniors, Motitech AS, Norway 

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Founder and CEO, Moove & Groove, Australia

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Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto; and
Co-Creator, ArtontheBrain™, Canada

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16:30 – 18:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 4 - Care Food and Related Services for Healthy and Dignified Eating

National Chair, The National Association of Care Catering (NACC); and 
CEO, Harrogate Neighbours, UK

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CEO and Founder, SilverConnect Pte Ltd., Singapore 

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Secretary General, Japan Care Food Conference, Japan

* Presentation is dubbed from Japanese into English

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Part-time Lecturer, University of Hong Kong; and
Consultant, Hong Kong Food Science & Technology Association

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20 November 2020 (Friday)
Workshop
09:30 – 11:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 5 - Co-Creating Gerontech for Ageing in Place

Director, Healthcare Robotics Lab; and  
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering and Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA 

CEO, Tech-enhanced Life, Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), USA

General Manager (Elderly Services), Hong Kong Housing Society 

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12:00 – 13:30
Conducted in Cantonese
Workshop 6 - The Development of Gerontech Rental Service in Hong Kong

Project Director, Jockey Club 'age at home' Gerontech Education and Rental Service, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

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Acting Director (Services), Hong Kong Red Cross

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Project Manager, Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong

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Senior Manager, St. James' Settlement, Hong Kong

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14:30 – 16:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 7 - Cutting-Edge Technology in Supporting Ageing in Place

Founder, TheGerontechnologist; and
Co-Founder and VP of Product, Sensi.Ai, Israel 

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CEO, Umps Health, Australia

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Co-Founder and CEO, Xenoma Inc., Japan

Associate Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong; and 
Founder, DeepHealth Limited, Hong Kong

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16:30 – 18:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 8 - Innovative Solutions for Residential Care

President, Good Time Living Co., Ltd., Japan 

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Director (Long Term Care, International and China Programmes), The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Social Work Supervisor (Adm. & Social),  Caritas Harold H.W. Lee Care & Attention Home, Services for the Elderly, Caritas Hong Kong 
 

* Presentation is in Cantonese

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GIES Secretariat

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

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

+852 3705 5336 [email protected] https://gies.hk

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