Medica 2010 in Düsseldorf
The 42nd Medica “World Forum for Medicine – International Trade Fair and Congress” takes place from November 17 to 20, 2010. More than 4,400 exhibitors from over 60 nations will present their latest devices, products, and systems for outpatient and inpatient care at Medica, in the Messe Düsseldorf exhibition halls. The AAL Alliance will be represented at the Fraunhofer joint stand (F05 in hall 10). Individual institutes in the alliance will be present in, among others, hall 4 (Fraunhofer ISST at the ERGO-FIT company stand, G51) and hall 16 (Fraunhofer IPMS at the Saxony joint stand, F40).
AmI 2010 in Malaga
This year’s AmI, the European Conference on Ambient Intelligence, is being held from November 10 to 12, 2010, in Malaga. AmI looks back on a long history, having begun in 2003 as the EUSAI conference. Following its fusion with sOc in 2005, the event was held as AmI for the first time in 2007 in Darmstadt. After Erlangen (2008) and Salzburg (2009), it has now merged with the AmI.d to become the “Joint International Conference on Ambient Intelligence“. Ambient intelligence represents a future vision in which people are surrounded by invisible intelligent technologies that respond to their aims and needs.
ConSozial 2010 in Nürnberg
The 12th ConSozial trade fair and congress for the social sector is taking place on November 3 and 4, 2010, in Nürnberg. ConSozial brings together some 300 exhibitors from across the full social-sector spectrum. The trade fair offers stimulus and solutions for everyday professional and management practice. The Education Forum and the Rehab Forum gather all offerings and services in these specialties. And associations, facilities, services, and self-help organizations introduce themselves in the ConSozial marketplace.
REHACARE 2010 in Düsseldorf
“Selbstbestimmt Wohnen und Pflegen zu Hause – Von der Vision zur Realität!” (“Self-determined living and care at home – from vision to reality“) is the theme of this year’s REHACARE congress “Wohn(t)raum” (dream living space), being held from October 6 to 9, 2010. How and where do we want to live when we get older? The discourse on age-appropriate forms of housing has gained momentum and brought forth an abundance of concepts and ideas, such as cohousing, neighborhood living, the intergenerational mix, and home living with technical assistance and service.
Change 2010 in Emden
The corporate network Centers of Competence e. V. is pleased to announce its fifth symposium on managing society’s demographic shift, “Change 2010 – Die Fachtagung zur Bewältigung des demographischen Wandels”. The event will take place on October 7 and 8, 2010, at the Volkswagen plant in Emden. In thirteen specialist lectures, prominent contributors from science and industry will speak on the successful results of their companies and institutions.
inHaus-Forum 2010 in Duisburg
This year’s inHaus Forum on September 16, 2010, in Duisburg is being held under the banner of “Efficiency-raising innovations for technical systems, spaces, and processes in the health sphere”. New results from the areas of research, development, and application will be presented to specialists including investors, operators, and manufacturers, as well as administrators and facility managers of hospitals and care facilities, interested physicians and nurses, and architects and specialist planners.
AAL-Forum 2010 in Odense
The AAL Forum 2010 takes place from September 15 to 17, 2010, in Odense, Denmark. It offers an international platform for discussion of future challenges and opportunities in AAL in Europe, and is an annual conference in the “Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme“ (AAL JP). The conference serves as an information and discussion platform for stakeholders, scientists, and users in Europe.
Healthcom 2010 in Lyon
The 12th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Application & Services (Healthcom 2010) takes place from July 1 to 3, 2010, in Lyon, France. Telecommunications and networks make possible not just basic technologies for telemedicine in remote and rural regions, but also continuous health monitoring outside the hospital, at home, and during sports, leisure, or occupational activities. Healthcom 2010 is an opportunity to meet interested parties from around the world who are active in health care to exchange ideas, discuss innovative and emerging solutions, and develop cooperative ventures.
Ageing and Technology 2010 in Vechta
“Ageing and Technology” – around 100 German and international experts discussed the state of research on this subject from March 23 to 25, 2010, in Vechta, Lower Saxony. Hosted by the Lower Saxony Research Network Design of Environments for Ageing, the conference was aimed at scientists from the fields of gerontology and geriatrics, and at computer scientists, engineers, sociologists, economists, and psychologists who work in the areas of ageing and technology or ambient assisted living.
The WiMi-Care Workshop is being held on November 4, 2010, in inHaus 2in Duisburg. It will focus on experience gained in need-based technology development for the nursing sector. Accordingly, a discussion will take place on the potential of scenario-based planning and implementation of technological innovation. The state of development and the accessibility of technologies and knowledge transfer methods are to be presented to the public in the various workshop sessions.