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ICT4AWE is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

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The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health aims to be a meeting point for those that study age and health-related quality of life and apply information and communication technologies for helping people stay healthier, more independent and active at work or in their community. ICT4AWE facilitates the exchange of information and dissemination of best practices, innovation and technical improvements in the fields of age and health care, education, psychology, social coordination and ambient assisted living. From e-Health to intelligent systems, and ICT devices, the conference is a vibrant discussion and collaboration platform for all those that work in research and development and in companies involved in promoting the quality of life and well-being of people, by providing room for research and industrial presentations, demos and project descriptions.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. AGEING WELL – SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES PERSPECTIVE
2. TELEMEDICINE AND INDEPENDENT LIVING
3. DIGITAL HEALTH


AREA 1: AGEING WELL – SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES PERSPECTIVE


  • Aging Population – the Facts, Statistics, the Future
  • Autonomy and Active Ageing
  • Dignity and Equal Opportunities of Senior Citizens
  • Health Geography, Cultural Issues
  • Human Communication and Behavioural Studies of Senior Citizens
  • Management of Health Services
  • Psychological Dimension of Aging Population
  • Self-Fulfilment and Social Participation
  • Social Inclusion
  • Sociocultural Dimension of Aging Population
  • Studies of People with Disabilities

AREA 2: TELEMEDICINE AND INDEPENDENT LIVING


  • Acceptance of Ambient Technology
  • Ambient Technology for Daily Living
  • Ambient Technology for Health, Emergency and Care
  • Inclusive Design
  • Internet of Things and Smart Devices for Independent Living
  • Privacy and Ethical Issues
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Smart Environments and Housing
  • Software and Applications for Independent Living
  • Systems Usability
  • Wearable Technologies
  • Web and Mobile Interaction
  • Systems to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

AREA 3: DIGITAL HEALTH


  • Case Studies in eHealth
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Data and Real-Time Analytics
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Diagnostic Support
  • eHealth and Education
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Emergency and Alerts Handling
  • Health Information Systems
  • Home Care Monitoring Systems
  • Interoperability and System Integration
  • Medical Data Science Technologies
  • Digital Collaboration Technologies
  • Mobile Health Monitoring
  • Open Data and Health Information
  • Personalised Medicine
  • Computer Vision and Healthcare Robotics
  • Gamification in Digital Health
  • Digital Assistants
  • ICT for Cognitive Stimulation
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Intelligent Healthcare Systems
  • Chatbots
  • Digital Mental Health

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ICT4AWE 2025 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors can submit their work in the form of a complete paper or an abstract, but please note that accepted abstracts are presented but not published in the proceedings of the conference. Complete papers can be submitted as a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

When submitting a complete paper please note that only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted complete papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, DBLP, Semantic Scholar, EI and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 6 - 8 April, 2025

Paper Submission: October 29, 2024
Authors Notification:
January 6, 2025
Camera Ready and Registration:
January 23, 2025

Paper Submission: December 13, 2024
Authors Notification:
January 30, 2025
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 12, 2025

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: November 27, 2024

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: January 30, 2025
Authors Notification: February 13, 2025
Camera Ready and Registration: February 21, 2025

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: November 27, 2024

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: February 18, 2025

Demos
Demo Proposal: February 18, 2025

Panels
Panel Proposal: February 18, 2025

Abstracts
Abstract Submission: January 30, 2025
Authors Notification: February 13, 2025
Camera Ready and Registration: February 21, 2025

SECRETARIAT

ICT4AWE Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 184
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: ict4ageingwell.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: https://ict4awe.scitevents.org

VENUE

Available soon.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Maurice MulvennaSchool of Computing, University Of Ulster, United Kingdom

PROGRAM CHAIR

María Dolores Lozano PerezComputer Science Department, University of Castilla-la Mancha, Spain

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Juan C. Augusto, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Rémi Bastide, INU Champollion - ISIS Engineering School, University of Toulous, France
Radhakrishna Bhat, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Antonis Billis, Lab of Medical Physics & Digital Innovation, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Laurent Billonnet, Xlim Institute - University of Limoges, France
Renato Bulcão-Neto, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
Andreu Català Mallofré, Systems Engineering, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Mario Ciampi, Institute for High Performance Computing and Networking, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Jaime Delgado, Computer Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Jesús Fontecha, Universidad de Castillla-La Mancha, Spain
Dan Istrate, BMBI, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France
Ivan E. Ivanov, Advanced Control Systems Laboratory, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Mira Kartiwi, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Seyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar, Management and Marketing, La Trobe University, Australia
Yiannis Koumpouros, Informatics, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Mikel Larrea, Computer Architecture and Technology, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain
Diego Liberati, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Consiglio Nazionale della Ricerche @ Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Heikki Lyytinen, Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Maurice Mars, TeleHealth, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Goran Martinovic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Techology, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
Michael O'Grady, School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
Abayomi Otebolaku, Computing, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Lorena Parra, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Shahram Payandeh, Engineering Science, Experimental Robotics and Graphics Laboratory, Canada
Ivan Miguel Pires, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes/Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestao de Agueda, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Marco Porta, Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Guenter Schreier, Center for Health and Bioresources, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Loren Schwiebert, Computer Science, Wayne State University, United States
Telmo Silva, Department of Communications and the Arts, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Josep Silva, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Shabbir Syed-Abdul, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, Republic of China

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