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


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.


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:



  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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


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.


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 ( 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.


Conference Date: 28 - 30 April, 2024

Paper Submission: December 13, 2023
Authors Notification:
February 8, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 22, 2024

Paper Submission: January 25, 2024
Authors Notification:
February 29, 2024
Camera Ready and Registration:
March 13, 2024

Workshop Proposal: December 22, 2023

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

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: December 22, 2023

Tutorial Proposal: March 19, 2024

Demo Proposal: March 19, 2024

Panel Proposal: March 19, 2024

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


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


Available soon.


Martina ZiefleRWTH-Aachen University, Germany


Maurice MulvennaUlster University, United Kingdom
María Dolores Lozano PerezUniversity of Castilla-la Mancha, Spain


Bessam Abdulrazak, 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, University of illinois at Chicago, United States
Athanasios Anastasiou, National technical university of athens, Greece
Juan C. Augusto, Faculty of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Arosha Bandara, The Open University, United Kingdom
Cristian Barrué, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelonatech, Spain
Rémi Bastide, University of Toulous, France
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, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Chinmay Chakrabarty, Birla Institute of Technology, India
Stefano Chessa, University of Pisa, Italy
Mario Ciampi, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Radu Ciorap, Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Romania
Antón Civit, University of Seville, Spain
Ian Cleland, Ulster University, United Kingdom
Jaime Delgado, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Jacques Demongeot, University J. Fourier of Grenoble, Faculty of Medicine, France
Georg Duftschmid, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Amir H. El Hassani, Nanomedicine Lab, Imagery & Therapeutics, France
Carlos Fernandez-Llatas, ITACA -TSB Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Joseph Finkelstein, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Francisco Florez-Revuelta, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Jesús Fontecha, Universidad de Castillla-La Mancha, Spain
David L. Fuschi, BRIDGING Consulting Ltd., United Kingdom
Aryya Gangopadhyay, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Maria Ganzha, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Lalit Garg, University of Malta, Malta
Mark Gaynor, Saint Louis University, United States
Natalia Grabar, STL UMR8163 CNRS, Université Lille 3, France
Raffaele Gravina, University della Calabria, Italy
Jun Hu, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Dan Istrate, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France
Ivan E. Ivanov, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria
Eila Järvenpää, Aalto University, Finland
Mira Kartiwi, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Seyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar, La Trobe University, Australia
Mohamed Khalgui, Xidian University, Germany
Paul Krause, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Suzanne Kuys, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Aleksandra Labus, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Serbia
Antonio Lanatà, University of Florence, Italy
Mikel Larrea, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain
Thurmon Lockhart, Independent Researcher, United States
Emilio Luque, University Autonoma of Barcelona (UAB), Spain
Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Goran Martinovic, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
Elvis Mazzoni, University of Bologna, Italy
René Meier, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Tobias Nef, University of Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland
Chris Nugent, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Peter S. Nyasulu, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Andrzej Obuchowicz, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
Michael O'Grady, University College Dublin, Ireland
Dominik Ose, The University of Utah, United States
Abayomi Otebolaku, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Lorena Parra, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Shahram Payandeh, Experimental Robotics and Graphics Laboratory, Canada
Marko Perisa, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Croatia
Ivan M. Pires, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Marco Porta, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Ulrich Reimer, Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Arsénio Reis, INESC TEC and UTAD, Portugal
Angela Riccio, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Italy
Vladimir Robles-Bykbaev, Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Ecuador
Marco Sacco, CNR - National Research Council, Italy
Grace Marcon D. Sasso, Independent Researcher, Brazil
Guenter Schreier, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Loren Schwiebert, Wayne State University, United States
Jitae Shin, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of
Telmo Silva, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Josep Silva, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Åsa Smedberg, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ali H. Sodhro, Independent Researcher, Sweden
Susanna Spinsante, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
Taro Sugihara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Thant Syn, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States
Xavier Tannier, Sorbonne University, France
Adel Taweel, Birzeit University, Palestine (State of)
Pieter Van Gorp, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Zhu Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Meng E. Wong, Education National Institute of Singapore, Singapore
George Xylomenos, Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
Shuhui Yang, Purdue University, United States
Evi Zouganeli, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

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