IPAL hosts International Workshop on Translational Medicine for Ageing and Well-Being - 19 May 2016

On 19 May 2016, IPAL welcomed its local and international research partners for a one-day international Workshop on Translational Medicine for Ageing and Well-Being. Find live-tweets and pics at @IPAL_SG.

8:30 am: Welcome coffee

Welcome address: Mounir Mokhtari, IPAL CNRS, Singapore

9:00 am: Session 1 – Sharing worldwide knowledge and experiences

Invited speakers
• Australian ecosystem on active ageing and wellness
Anne Livingstone, Global Community Resourcing, Australia
• Ambient Intelligence
Mohanraj Karunanithi, CSIRO, Australia
• Assistive technologies for ageing people with mild dementia
Bessam Abdulrazak, Sherbrooke University, Canada
• European Ageing and Wellbeing initiative
Maria Fernanda Cabrera, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

10:30 - 11:00 am: Coffee break - Networking

11:00 am: Session 2 – Singapore as a Smart Nation

Invited speakers
• IoT for Smart Living and Ageing-Well
Mounir Mokhtari & Fabien Clavier, IPAL CNRS
• Health monitoring and clinical studies - Perspectives from Eldercare
Jit Biswas, A*STAR I²R
• Challenges of the Senior Activity Centre
Julia Lee, TOUCH Community Services

11:45 am: Panel discussion – Translational research from Innovation to Industry: Which

societal and economic impacts?
Chair: Mounir Mokhtari, IPAL CNRS, Singapore
Invited panelists from: Dassault Systèmes, Airbus innovation, HDB, Integrated
Health Information Systems, AXA, NUS Enterprise, French Embassy

12:30 pm: Lunch - buffet

2:00 pm: Demos @ STAR HOME: Smart Living lab for Ageing & Wellbeing
4:00 pm: Informal discussion over coffee - Networking
5:00 pm: Closing of the workshop

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