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AGE-WELL AgeTech Innovation Week

AGE-WELL hosted AgeTech Innovation Week from October 4-8, 2021, a unique new event for anyone with an interest in technology and aging. This free virtual event featured curated public panels, workshops, networking opportunities and catalytic conversations that connect people and create change. To watch the event recordings, visit the AGE-WELL YouTube channel or revisit the AgeTech Innovation Week program on the event website. 

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October 07, 2021

2021 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge
Watch the 2021 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge on AGE-WELL's Youtube Channel. This exciting competition recognizes top startups and supports entrepreneurship in Canada's technology and aging sector. 

October 01, 2021

Call for Papers: SFU STAR | Science and Engineering Ethics Journal Topical Collection
STAR Institute and Science and Engineering Ethics Journal are collaborating on a topical collection on Ethical and Societal Implications of AgeTech. Submissions are due on November 1st. 

September 01, 2021

AGE-WELL | RATE Journal Special Collection
The Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering and AGE-WELL are collaborating on a special collecion to be published in Summer of 2022 on the theme of Robots to Support Caregiving and Promote Independent Living of Older Adults. 

July 28, 2021

Promoting the Health of Older Adults: The Canadian Experience
This newly published book takes a unique look at health promotion and aging in Canada. SFU STAR Director Andrew Sixsmith contributes a chapter on AgeTech: Technology-Based Solutions for Aging Societies.