Lower Saxony Research Network Design of Environments for Ageing

Deutsche Fassung

100 national and international experts discussed the state of the art on Ageing and Technology from 2010-03-23 to 2010-03-25 in Vechta, Lower Saxony, Germany. Organized by the Lower Saxony Research Network "Design of Environments for Ageing", the conference aimed at researchers in gerontology and geriatrics, computer scientists, technicians, sociologists, economists and psychologists working in the field of "Ageing and Technology" or "Ambient Assisted Living".

Prof. Sabine Koch (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm) openend the confrence with her keynote presentation entitled "Healthy ageing supported by technology - an interdisciplinary research challenge" on Tuesday. Dr. Paul Timmers (ICT for Inclusion, European Commission) gave a lecture on the political framework and European goals for ICT and inclusion on the second day.

Special issue Informatics for Health and Social Care "Ageing and Technology" published
informa homepage