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02 November 2021 (Tuesday)
09:15 - 10:05
Conducted in English
Welcoming Message
Welcome Address

Chairperson, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Opening Remarks

Secretary for Innovation and Technology, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Conducted in English
Keynote 1 – Supporting Aged Care Providers to Adopt and Embrace Technology

Senior Vice President of Technology & Business Strategy, LeadingAge Inc., US

10:05 - 11:10
Conducted in English
Workshop 1 – Tele-rehabilitation in Practice
Virtual-gym – A Home Use Personalised Exercising Platform for Senior

Director, AI4Society Signature Area; and Acting Vice Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta, Canada

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Enhancing Tele-rehabilitation Outcome with Smart Technology

Specialist Physiotherapy Lead, Denton Physio Technology, UK

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Conducted in Contonese

Chief Executive Officer, Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre, Hong Kong


Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

11:20 - 12:45
Conducted in Contonese
Panel Discussion 1 – Enhancing Medical-social Collaboration for Healthier Life with Gerontechnology

Director of Social Welfare, Social Welfare Department, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Member of Executive Council, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; and Chief Executive Officer, Haven of Hope Christian Service

Chief Executive, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation


Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

14:15 - 15:15
Conducted in English
Workshop 2 – Ageing in Place with Cutting Edge Technology 1
Facilitating Independent Living with Incident Detection Technology

Co-Founder & CEO, HomeGuardian.ai, Australia

Liverpool 5G Create – Connecting Health and Social Care

Project Director, Liverpool 5G Create - Connecting Health and Social Care; and
Director, E-Health Cluster Limited, UK

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15:30 - 17:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 3 – Empowering People with Disabilities with Technology
Enhance Mobility Experience with Smart Wheelchair Control

CEO, munevo GmbH, Germany

New Trends in Smart Wheelchair

CEO, Braze Mobility Inc., Canada

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Building Communication, Connection, and Independence for the People with Speech Impairment

Head of Partnerships and Alliances, Voiceitt, Israel

03 November 2021 (Wednesday)
09:30 - 11:00
Conducted in English
Workshop 4 – Ageing in Place with Cutting Edge Technology 2
People with Dementia Staying Safe by Means of a More Reliable Network and Wearable

Founder & CEO, CareBand, US

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Group Virtual Reality (VR) Therapy Solution

CEO & Founder, SilVR Adventures Pty Ltd, Australia

Singapore Experience of Promoting Ageing in Place with Technology

Director & Senior Homecare Physician, Lotus Eldercare Pte Ltd, Singapore

11:15 - 12:15
Conducted in English
Workshop 5 – Innovation Adoption in Residential Care Setting
Bringing Enrichment to the Lives of Elderly with Gerontechnology

Vice President of Innovation, Cypress Living, US

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Raising the Quality of Care with Smart Technology

Executive Director, The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home, Singapore

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14:00 - 14:35
Conducted in English
Keynote 2 – Danish Experience of Using Technology in the Elderly and Rehabilitation Care

CEO, Healthcare DENMARK

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14:45 - 15:45
Conducted in English
Workshop 6 – Use of AI to Support Care Professionals in Providing Better Care Experience
AI Technology to Support Pain Assessment

Chief Scientific Officer, PainChek Ltd, Australia

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Camera-based Solution for Remote Vital Signs Monitoring

Co-founder & CEO, Binah.ai, Israel

16:00 - 17:30
Conducted in Contonese
Panel Discussion 2 – Rethink Gerontech and the Way Ahead

Outstanding Third Age Citizen

Manager, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, Hong Kong

Home Manager, Fook Yen Home for the Aged Limited, Hong Kong

General Manager (Innovation and Technology for Ageing), The Hong Kong Council of Social Service


Co-opted Member, The Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force, Hong Kong

04 November 2021 (Thursday)
10:15 - 11:15
Conducted in English
Workshop 7 – Care Food Development in Asia
The Dysphagia Café – Bridging the Gaps

Director, Amazing Speech Therapy Pte Ltd, Singapore

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“Eating the Delicious Food through the Mouth” Improves the Quality of Life of the Elderly and Creates Enjoyment

Head of the Nutrition Section, Shangri-la Special Nursing Home for the Elderly, Japan

11:30 - 13:00
Conducted in Contonese
Workshop 8 – HKSTP Sponsored Session: Fall Detection and Prevention

Manager, Engagement, Institute for Translational Research (Biomedical Technologies), Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

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VP, Business Development, Booguu Company Limited, Hong Kong

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CEO, INFINITI Solutions Limited, Hong Kong

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Co-founder, BNET-TECH Company Limited, Hong Kong

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14:00 - 15:30
Conducted in Contonese
Workshop 9 – Gerontech Education and Rental Service – The Next Step for Better ‘Age-at-home’ & Medical-social Collaboration in Hong Kong
Facilitating ‘Age-at-home’ Support and Medical-social Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges in Promoting Gerontech Education & Rental Service in Hong Kong

Director (Services), Hong Kong Red Cross

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Service Director (Elderly Service), Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong

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Senior Manager, St. James' Settlement, Hong Kong

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Importance of ‘Age-at-home’ Support for Discharged Elderly from Perspective of Public Healthcare

Service Director (Primary & Community Health Care), New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

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Proposing Future Development of ‘Age-at-home’ Support and Medical-social Collaboration from Perspective of Public Policy

Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing and Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong

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Panel Discussion with Workshop 9


Project Manager, Jockey Club 'age at home' Gerontech Education and Rental Service, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

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