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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
  • Economic dimension of Aging Population
  • Health and Healthcare Economics
  • Health Geography, Cultural Issues
  • Human Communication and Behavioural Studies of Senior Citizens
  • Management of Health Services
  • Political Dimension of Aging Population
  • Psychological Dimension of Aging Population
  • Self-Fulfilment and Social Participation
  • Social Exclusion
  • Sociocultural Dimension of Aging Population
  • Studies of People with Disabilities
  • Studies of People with Medical Conditions

AREA 2: TELEMEDICINE AND INDEPENDENT LIVING


  • Acceptance of Ambient Technology
  • Ambient Technology for Daily Living
  • Ambient Technology for Health, Emergency and Care
  • Case Studies for Independent Living
  • 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


  • Biotechnology and Biostatistics
  • Business Models for eHealth
  • 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
  • Imaging Science
  • Interoperability and System Integration
  • Medical Data Science Technologies
  • Mobile Collaboration Technologies
  • Mobile Health Monitoring
  • Open Data and Health Information
  • Personalised Medicine
  • Security and Privacy in eHealth
  • Computer Vision and Healthcare Robotics
  • Game-Based Approaches towards Health Awareness

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sabine KochKarolinska Institutet, Sweden
Arlene J. AstellUniversity of Toronto, Canada
Ray JonesUniversity of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Jesse HoeyUniversity of Waterloo, Canada

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, The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography, Semantic Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Engineering Index (EI) and Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 23 - 25 April, 2022

Paper Submission: December 21, 2021 (expired)
Authors Notification:
February 3, 2022
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 17, 2022

Paper Submission: January 20, 2022
Authors Notification:
February 24, 2022
Camera Ready and Registration:
March 9, 2022

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: December 20, 2021 (expired)

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: March 2, 2022
Authors Notification: March 15, 2022
Camera Ready and Registration: March 23, 2022

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: December 20, 2021 (expired)
Paper Submission: February 24, 2022
Authors Notification: March 10, 2022
Camera Ready and Registration: March 18, 2022

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: March 15, 2022

Demos
Demo Proposal: March 15, 2022

Panels
Panel Proposal: March 15, 2022

Abstracts
Abstract Submission: March 2, 2022
Authors Notification: March 15, 2022
Camera Ready and Registration: March 23, 2022

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

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Leszek MaciaszekWroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Martina ZiefleRWTH-Aachen University, Germany
Maurice MulvennaUlster University, United Kingdom

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Rémi Bastide, University of Toulous, France
Karsten Berns, Robotics Research Lab, Germany
Laurent Billonnet, Xlim Institute - University of Limoges, France
Philipp Brauner, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Jane Bringolf, Centre for Universal Design Australia Ltd, Australia
Renato Bulcão-Neto, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
Gillian Cameron, Inspire Workplaces & Ulster University, United Kingdom
Yao Chang, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Mario Ciampi, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Giuseppe De Pietro, , Italy
Georg Duftschmid, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Stefano Federici, University of Perugia, Italy
Paula Forbes, University of Abertay, United Kingdom
David Fuschi, BRIDGING Consulting Ltd., United Kingdom
Jaakko Hakulinen, Tampere University, Finland
Roberto Hornero, University of Valladolid, Spain
David Isern, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Eila Järvenpää, Aalto University, Finland
Evdokimos Konstantinidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Lab of Medical Physics, Greece
Antonio Lanatà, University of Florence, Italy
Mikel Larrea, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain
Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Elvis Mazzoni, University of Bologna, Italy
René Meier, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Raul Montoliu, Universidad Jaume I, Spain
Michael O'Grady, University College Dublin, Ireland
Marko Perisa, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Croatia
Marco Porta, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Ulrich Reimer, Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Andreas Schrader, Universität zu Lübeck, Germany
Oh-Soon Shin, Soongsil University, Korea, Republic of
Jitae Shin, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of
Telmo Silva, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Josep Silva, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Judith Sixsmith, University Of Dundee, United Kingdom
Åsa Smedberg, Stockholm University, Sweden
Susanna Spinsante, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
Taro Sugihara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Andrea Tales, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Meng Wong, Education National Institute of Singapore, Singapore
George Xylomenos, Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece, Greece
Xiaomu Zhou, Northeastern University, United States
Evi Zouganeli, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

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