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Technology for the Elderly: Challenges and Opportunities

November 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We are surrounded by an explosion of technology-based solutions that could improve the quality of life for older adults. Are you aware of these technologies? What are the challenges and opportunities for getting these technologies into people’s hands? Do elders really benefit from this? IEEE SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) Montreal, in collaboration with the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section Life Members Affinity Group, IEEE Canada Life Members and IEEE Young Professionals Montreal, invites you to attend a panel discussion where outstanding speakers with different backgrounds will cover all these subjects from multiple angles. Panelists: – Dr. Jane Barratt, Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing (IFA) – Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director & CEO, AGE-WELL – Joseph Wei, Managing Director, Technology Ventures Group, LLC Moderator: Imene Romdhane, Coordinator of Partnerships, IEEE SIGHT Montreal Reserve your virtual seat here! Note that the event time is EST, so it will be 9 a.m. in PST. Speaker(s): Panelists, Moderator Agenda: – 12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.: Welcome and Introduction – 12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Short presentations – 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Panel discussion Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/285551