International Society for Gerontechnology - 2018 Conference

Internationally recognized experts in gerontechology will share their knowledge and experience through lectures, symposia, workshops, papers and posters. Topics will include rehabilitation engineering, location based services delivery, robotics, telemonitoring, telecare, ICT, biomechanics and ergonomics, assistive technology, inclusive design and usability, smart homes and smart fabrics, sensor technology, and cognitive aging and computer games. In addition to a strong scientific program the Conference will feature an exhibition and trade show, an exciting social program, and pre- and post-conference special interest events.

TechSAge researchers will be presenting in a symposium, entitled "Technology Design to Support Successful Aging with Disability". Presentations will include:

Sanford, J. A., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. The TechSAge Technology Intervention Model for Aging with or into Disability.

Rebola C. Universal Design as a Strategy for Technology Design

Harris, M. T., Koon, L. M., Rogers, W. A.The potential for technology to support managing one’s health while aging with an impairment.

Gandy, M., Levy, L. M., Jones, B., Whi, D., & Nair, S. Using Augmented and Virtual Reality to Support Older Adults in Smart Homes

McGlynn, S. A., Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. Guidance from Exercise Instructors for Designing Remotely-Led Classes for Older Adults with Mobility Impairments.

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Monday, May 7, 2018
    8:30 am - Wednesday, May 9, 2018
    5:00 pm
Location: St. Petersburg, FL