2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies - ICT4AWE 2016

Published on: 18th January 2016
The second edition of the ICT4AWE conference (The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health) organized by INSTICC (Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication) will take place from 21 to 22 of April 2016 in Rome, Italy.

The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health aims to be a meeting point for those that study and apply information and communication technologies for improving the quality of life of the elderly and for helping people stay healthy, independent and active at work or in their community along their whole life. ICT4AWE facilitates the exchange of information and dissemination of best practices, innovation and technical improvements in the fields of age-related health care, education, social coordination and ambient assisted living. From e-Health to intelligent systems, and ICT devices, this will be a point of interest for all those that work in research and development and in companies involved in promoting the well-being of aged people, by providing room for industrial presentations, demos and project descriptions.
One of the most important contributions that ICT4AWE brings about is the creation of a high-level forum in collaboration with the most prestigious internationally recognized experts, including names such as Leszek Maciaszek ( Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia) and William Molloy (Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, UCC, Ireland) as Conference Co-Chairs and as Program Co-Chairs: Carsten Röcker (Ostfestfalen-Lippe UAS and Fraunhofer IOSB-INA, Germany), Martina Ziefle (RWTH-Aachen University, Germany) and John O'Donoghue (Imperial College London, United Kingdom).

ICT4AWE 2016 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas, Ana Fred (Instituto de Telecomunicações / IST, Portugal), Hubert Österle (Institute of Information Management (IWI), University of St. Gallen Switzerland) and Margaret Ross (Southampton Solent University, United Kingdom) are already confirmed. 

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.

SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.

It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending).

The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.

ICT4AWE 2016 will be held in conjunction with CSEDU 2016.

Further information about ICT4AWE 2016 can be found at the conference website http://ict4ageingwell.org


INSTICC is the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, a scientific, non-profit, association whose main goals are to serve the international scientific community by promoting, developing and disseminating knowledge in the areas of information systems and technologies, control and communications.

To achieve these goals, INSTICC is committed to integrate and support many activities relevant for the international scientific community, including:
  • Promotion of the mobility of renowned researchers, usually involved as keynote speakers at INSTICC events, so that they can share their knowledge with conference delegates;
  • Providing grants to support the presence of many young researchers from all over the world, especially from regions facing economic difficulties, who wish to attend INSTICC conferences;
  • Publication of proceedings, books and journals - some of them in cooperation with distinguished international publishers - widely indexed and made available at appropriate digital libraries;
  • Sponsorship of research projects, proposed by universities and R&D institutes, related to INSTICC main interest areas;
  • Collaboration with international associations, who may technically  co-sponsor INSTICC events, as well as with companies involved in R&D or supporting of the international academic community. 
Over the years, these initiatives have brought together a large and very diversified international community spread over more than 141 countries, including more than 500 high profile keynote speakers, over 15600 specialized reviewers and about 46000 authors.
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