Workshop: Smart Home Technologies and The Elderly

The workshop will be headed by Tenzin Wangmo, leader of the NRP 77 project “Smart Home Technology Used in the Care of Elderly People”.

Start18.05.2021 10:30
End20.05.2021 10:00
VenueBrocher Foundation
Route d'Hermance 471 1248 Hermance Schweiz
OrganizerBrocher Foundation
Registration deadline18.05.2021

Researchers Tenzin Wangmo and Nadine Felber working on the NRP 77 project RESOURCE (Smart Home Technology Used in the Care of Elderly People), together with colleagues and other stakeholders, will be leading a three-day event on the topic “Smart Home Technologies and The Elderly” at the Fondation Brocher. The workshop has four goals:

  1. To stimulate a discussion on the use of smart home technologies for the elderly;
  2. To provide networking opportunities among participants;
  3. To publish a synopsis of the meeting, including findings and recommendations, in the journal of the Swiss Society of Gerontology.
  4. Publication of the planned book “Smart Home Solutions in Caregiving for the Elderly: Ethical and Social Limits” (working title), to be edited by two of the organisers (Nadine A. Felber and Félix Pageau).

Registrations should be sent to Nadine A. Felber:

nadine.felber@unibas.chExternal Link Icon