Science and Technology for Aging Research Institute
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.
Events and Opportunities
Call for Papers - SFU STAR Institute | Science and Engineering Ethics Journal Topical Collection on Ethical and Societal Implications of AgeTech
November 1, 2021
International Federation on Ageing (IFA) 15th Global Conference on Ageing - Rights Matter
November 9-12, 2021
13th Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC)
November 22-26, 2021
2022 Provincial Summit on Aging
Aprul 27-29, 2022
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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.
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.
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.
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.