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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. AGING WELL – SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES PERSPECTIVE
2. TELEMEDICINE AND INDEPENDENT LIVING
3. DIGITAL HEALTH AND E-HEALTH


AREA 1: AGING 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
  • Mobile Systems 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
  • Management of Telemedicine
  • Neural Sensory Systems and Rehabilitation
  • Systems to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles
  • Tele-Rehabilitation

AREA 3: DIGITAL HEALTH AND E-HEALTH


  • Sustainable Digital Health Business Models
  • 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
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • 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
  • Security and Privacy in eHealth
  • Computer Vision and Healthcare Robotics
  • Gamification in Digital Health
  • Digital Assistants
  • ICT for Cognitive Stimulation

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Harald BaumeisterUlm University, Germany
Harold ThimblebySwansea University, United Kingdom
Laura FioriniUniversità degli Studi di Firenze, Italy

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: 28 - 30 April, 2024

Paper Submission: January 3, 2024 (expired)
Authors Notification:
February 8, 2024 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 22, 2024 (expired)

Paper Submission: February 1, 2024 (expired)
Authors Notification:
February 29, 2024 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
March 13, 2024

Late-Breaking

Paper Submission: February 22, 2024 (expired)
Authors Notification:
March 13, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration:
March 20, 2024

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: December 22, 2023 (expired)

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: February 29, 2024 (expired)
Authors Notification: March 14, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration: March 22, 2024

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: December 22, 2023 (expired)

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: March 19, 2024

Demos
Demo Proposal: March 19, 2024

Panels
Panel Proposal: March 19, 2024

Abstracts
Abstract Submission: February 29, 2024 (expired)
Authors Notification: March 14, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration: March 22, 2024

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

The conference will be held in Angers, France, on the campus of ESEO, a graduate school of engineering in IT, electronics, networks and telecommunications.
Angers, the main city of the department of Maine et Loire in the Pays de la Loire region is the capital of the historic province of Anjou and is considered one of the most beautiful cities in France with its old streets, museums, gardens, gastronomic restaurants and art festivals.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Martina ZiefleHuman Computer Interaction Center, RWTH-Aachen University, Germany

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Maurice MulvennaSchool of Computing, Ulster University, United Kingdom
María Dolores Lozano PerezComputer Science Department, University of Castilla-la Mancha, Spain

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Bessam Abdulrazak, Computer Science, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Sasan Adibi, Deakin University, Australia
Anurag Agrawal, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Center for Translational Research in Asthma & Lung, India
Farid Amirouche, Orthopedics and Mechanical, University of illinois at Chicago, United States
Athanasios Anastasiou, National technical university of athens, Greece
Juan C. Augusto, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Panagiotis D. Bamidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece & Leeds Institute of Medical Education, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Arosha Bandara, School of Computing & Communications, The Open University, United Kingdom
Giacinto Barresi, Rehab Technologies Lab, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
Cristian Barrué, Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelonatech, Spain
Rémi Bastide, INU Champollion - ISIS Engineering School, University of Toulous, France
Radhakrishna Bhat, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Nico Biagi, Henley Business School, United Kingdom
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
Chinmay Chakrabarty, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, India
Stefano Chessa, University of Pisa, Italy
Mario Ciampi, Institute for High Performance Computing and Networking, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Radu Ciorap, Biomedical Sciences, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Romania
Pietro Cipresso, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Italy
Antón Civit, University of Seville, Spain
Ian Cleland, Ulster University, United Kingdom
Jaime Delgado, Computer Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Jacques Demongeot, University J. Fourier of Grenoble, Faculty of Medicine, France
Alexiei Dingli, Intelligent Computer Systems, University of Malta, Malta
Georg Duftschmid, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Amir H. El Hassani, Informatique, Nanomedicine Lab, Imagery & Therapeutics, France
Carlos Fernandez-Llatas, ITACA -TSB Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
José V. Filho, NATI, University of Fortaleza, Brazil
Joseph Finkelstein, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Francisco Florez-Revuelta, Tecnología Informática y Computación, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Jesús Fontecha, Universidad de Castillla-La Mancha, Spain
David L. Fuschi, BRIDGING Consulting Ltd., United Kingdom
Aryya Gangopadhyay, Information Systems, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Maria Ganzha, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Lalit Garg, University of Malta, Malta
Mark Gaynor, Health Management and Policy, Saint Louis University, United States
Sylvain Giroux, Computer science, DOMUS lab, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Natalia Grabar, STL UMR8163 CNRS, Université Lille 3, France
Raffaele Gravina, Dept. of Informatics, Modelling, Electronics and Systems, University della Calabria, Italy
Jun Hu, Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Dan Istrate, BMBI, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France
Ivan E. Ivanov, Advanced Control Systems Laboratory, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Eila Järvenpää, Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University, Finland
Mira Kartiwi, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Seyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar, Management and Marketing, La Trobe University, Australia
Mohamed Khalgui, Computer Science, Xidian University, Germany
Yiannis Koumpouros, Informatics, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Paul Krause, Computing, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Suzanne Kuys, Allied Health- Physiotherapy, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Aleksandra Labus, Department for e-business, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Serbia
Antonio Lanatà, Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence, Italy
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
Thurmon Lockhart, Independent Researcher, United States
Guillermo Lopez Campos, Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Emilio Luque, Computer Architecture and Operating System Department, University Autonoma of Barcelona (UAB), Spain
Heikki Lyytinen, Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Marco Manso, PARTICLE SUMMARY, Portugal
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
Elvis Mazzoni, Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
René Meier, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Lisa Mikesell, Rutgers University, United States
Lourdes Moreno, Computer Science, Universidad Carlos III De Madrid, Spain
Tobias Nef, Gerontechnology and Rehabilitation Group, University of Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland
Chris Nugent, Computing and Mathematics, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Peter S. Nyasulu, Global Health, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Andrzej Obuchowicz, Institute of Control and Computation Engineering, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Michael O'Grady, School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
Dominik Ose, Family and Preventive Medicine, The University of Utah, United States
Abayomi Otebolaku, Computing, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Petros Papapanagiotou, Independent Researcher, United Kingdom
Lorena Parra, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Shahram Payandeh, Engineering Science, Experimental Robotics and Graphics Laboratory, Canada
Marko Perisa, Department of Information and Communication Traffic, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Croatia
Ivan M. Pires, Institute of Telecommunications, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Marco Porta, Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Mohamed Abdur Rahman, Cyber Security and Forensic Computing, University Of Prince Mugrin, Saudi Arabia
Ulrich Reimer, Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Arsénio Reis, INESC TEC and UTAD, Portugal
Angela Riccio, Neuroelectrical Imaging and BCI Laboratory, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Italy
Vladimir Robles-Bykbaev, Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Ecuador
Marco Sacco, STIIMA - Institute of Systems and Industrial Intelligent Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing, CNR - National Research Council, Italy
Grace Marcon D. Sasso, Independent Researcher, Brazil
Guenter Schreier, Center for Health and Bioresources, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Loren Schwiebert, Computer Science, Wayne State University, United States
Jitae Shin, School of Electronic and Electrical Eng., Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of
Urmila Shrawankar, Independent Researcher, India
Telmo Silva, Department of Communications and the Arts, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Josep Silva, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Åsa Smedberg, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, DSV, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ali H. Sodhro, Independent Researcher, Sweden
Susanna Spinsante, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione (DII), Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
Zoran Stevic, TFB, University in Belgrade, Serbia
Taro Sugihara, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Shabbir Syed-Abdul, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Thant Syn, Information Systems, Analytics, and Supply Chain, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States
Xavier Tannier, Sorbonne University, France
Adel Taweel, Computer Science, Birzeit University, Palestine (State of)
Harold Thimbleby, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Pieter Van Gorp, Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Gennaro Vessio, Department of Informatics, University of Bari, Italy
Adriana H V. Vilchis González, Engineering- Medicine, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Mexico
Zhu Wang, School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Meng E. Wong, Early Childhood & Special Needs Education, Education National Institute of Singapore, Singapore
George Xylomenos, Informatics, Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
Shuhui Yang, Purdue University, United States
Evi Zouganeli, Electronics and IT, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

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