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International Gerontechnology Expo and Forum 2018
8-10 November 2018. KINTEX, Illsan, South Korea

Gerontechnology and Care for Older Persons

Day 1: 8 November (Thursday), Room 205 (Hall 1, KINTEX)  (English-Korean Interpretation)




Session 1: Joint Symposium 

Theme: “Care, Emotions & Gerontechnology”

 - The Korean Association of Services and Products for Senior Citizens
 - The Korean Society for Emotion and Sensibility

Opening Speeches: 
 - Se-Jin Park, President (The Korean Society for Emotion and Sensibility)
 - WooJoung Shim, President (The Korean Association of Product & Services for Senior Citizens)

Chair: KyongHo Kim, Ph.D. ( Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute)

Keynote Speech: Gerontechnology – Innovating Care for Older Persons

William D. Kearns, President (International Society for Gerontechnology)

Gerontology and Assistive Technology Innovations

Takenobu Inoue, Director (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)

An Intelligent Real-Time Health Monitoring System for Elderly People Using IoE

Sejin Park, President (The Korean Society for Emotion and Sensibility)

A Technology-Based Service Platform for Senior Care: Future Challenges Yeong-Ran Park, President  (International Society for Gerontechnology Korean Chapter, Kangnam University)
Dong Seon Kim (JoinCare), TaeBum Ryu (Hanbat National University)


Session 2: Workshop (On- &Off-line)


Theme: "Entrepeneurship, Innovation, & Markets of Gerontechnology"

Organizer: International Society for Gerontechnology, Korean Chapter

Chair: Sunkyo Kwon, Academic Chair Person (Korean Association of Products & Services for Senior Citizens, Hanyang University, & ITSA, Co.)
Universal Usability & Inclusive Infrastructures: Incentives for the Industry Gregg Vanderheiden , Professor (University of Maryland) (online)
The Gerontechnology Market Landscape 2018-2022 Keren Etkin (Intuition Robotics) (online)
Money and Maturity: Financial Gerontology from Consultant-Consumer Perspectives

Neal E. Cutler, President (American Institute of Financial Gerontology) (online)

The Trade of Technology & Aging: A Developer-Inventor’s View

David Kutzik, Professor (Drexel University) (online)

Old Persons’ Consumer Behavior: Lucrative Leads for the Retail Industry

Thuckavadee Sthienrapapayut, Professor (Mahidol University) (online)

Brands Messaging with New Life Builders: Advertising to the Aged as a Key to Market Success David McCaughan (McCann) (online)
Engineering and Beyond: Building Careers in Technology and Aging Song K. Choi, Professor (University of Hawaii)
Commercial Achievements in the Adult Market: Accessibility for All Seongil Lee, Professor (Sungkyungkwan University)


Session 3: Joint Conference

Theme: "The Convergence of Gerontology and Technology in Research – Present and Future"

 - International Society for Gerontechnolog (ISG)
 - The Korean Gerontological Society

Opening Speeches:
 - YongHee Won, President (The Korean Gerontological Society, Korean Bible University)
 - Yeong-Ran Park, President (ISG Korean Chapter, Kangnam University)

Chair: JunSoo Hur, Vice President (The Korean Gerontological Society, Soongsil University)

Keynote Speech: Gerontechnology: Helping People of All Ages Adapt to Our Ever-Changing Environment James L. Fozard, Grand master (ISG), (Florida State University)
Synthesizing Scientific Knowledge in Gerontechnology for Prime Policy-Making Moon Choi, Professor (KAIST)
Senior Technology Adoption and Self-Determined Living Young Sun Kim, Professor (Kyonghee University)

Jeung-Kun Kim (Kangnam University), MinSeok Yun (The Seoul Institute),
Ye-Jong Lee (Secretary ISG Korean Chapter, Gimcheon University), Ki-woong Lim President (Lundal UDC Co. Ltd)

13:00-18;00 Poster Session “Merging the Science of Aging with Technological Research”
Day 2: 9 November 2018 (Friday), Room 204 (Hall 1, KINTEX) (English-Korean Interpretation)


Session 4: Gerontechnology Showcases 

Theme: “Cognitive and Dementia Care Services & Producs”

Organizer: International Society for Gerontechnology, Korean Chapter

Chair: Duk-Young Jeong, Vice President, Seongnam Senior Experience Complex
Keynote Speech: Designing for Person-Centered Care Gail Mountain, Professor (Bradford University)
Showcase 1: Preventing Dementia thru Sleep Quality Management YoungHyun Lim, Ceo (Geomc Co., Ltd.)
Showcase 2: Enbrain - A Smart Care Service JinWoo Jeoug, Director (CareYou Co., Ltd.)
Showcase 3: The Robot Hyodol for Emotional Exchange and Communication Ji-Hee Kim Ceo (Studio Cross Culture Co., Ltd.)
Showcase 4: Can Care Robotics Preventing Dementia? In-Koo Kang, Director (Robocare Co., Ltd.)
Showcase 5: The "Reminding Walker" Fall Prevention Device and Related Support Systems Paul A. Friedman (Baylor Scott & White Healthcare)
 Tae-Jun Kim Ceo (JPlus Consulting), Jae-Ik Lee Ceo (Seniorcare24 Co., Ltd.), JaeYeong Whang (Elderly Research information center)




Session 5: Expert Forum 

Theme: “The 3 Gs of Gerontechnology: Gerotechnics, Gerontechnicals &Gerontechnologics”


Organizer: International Society for Gerontechnology, Korean Chapter

Chair: WooJoung Shim, President, Korean Association of Products &Services for Senior Citizens
Gradations in Technology and Aging: The 3 Gs of Gerontechnology Sunkyo Kwon, President  (Hanyang University &ITSA, Co.)
The Brain and the Senses: Psychophysiological Implications for Gerontechnology Susanne Passow, Professor (Technical University Dresden)
Interface Designs for Mature Adults: Device-Human Interactions Myung Hwan Yun, Professor (Seoul National University)
Environmental Gerontology: The Era of the Internet of Things Moon Choi, Professor (KAIST)

Soo Hyung Kim (Seongnam Senior Experience Complex), Il-Hak Lee, Professor (Yeonsei University), Sook-Hee Choi, Professor (Hanyang Cyber University)


15:00- 18:00

Session 6: Joint Forum

"Theme: Community Care and Gerontechnology in Super-aged Society "


- The Korean Association of Services and Products for Senior Citizens
- National Rehabilitation Center
-Korea National Council on Social Welfar

Opening Speech:
- Sang-Mok, Seo, President(Korea National Council on Social Welfar) - WooJoung Shim, President (KAPASS)

Chair: Yeong-Ran Park, President (ISG Korean Chapter) (Kangnam University)

Keynote: Global Trends in Gerontechnology Research and Developments William D. Kearns. President (International Society for Gerontechnology_
1. Developments in Robot Technology in Korea Won Kyong Song, Ph.D. (National Rehabilitation Center)
3: Community Care and Assistive Devices in Korea Young Sin Chang (Korea National Council on Social Welfare)

Seong-Hyun Whang (Ministry of Health and Welfare), Keyong-Hoon Kim (Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology), Hyun-Sook Hwang (KAPASS, Heewon Co. Ltd), Sang-Young Lee (Korea Senior Product Association), Artemy Izmestiev (UNDP Seoul Policy Center)

9 November 2018  IGE Gala Dinner 



Moderator Yeong-Ran Park, President (ISG Korean Chapter, Kangnam University)

Welcome Speech

Byung-ik Kang (Konyang University Department of Medical IT)

Woo-Joung Shim, President (KAPASS)


William Kearns President (International Society for Gerontechnology)

James L. Fozard, Grandmaster, International Society for Gerontechnology

Show Korean Culture
Dinner Promotion of Friendly Relations

Special Memory