LU hosts gerontechnology conference and opens Gerontech-X Lab
LU organised a two-day conference entitled “Gerontechnology Conference⸺Partnership Strategies for a Collaborative Society’ on 15 and 16 April 2021 gathering outstanding local and international experts and scholars to discuss key issues of ageing and gerontechnology.
Guests officiate at the launch ceremony of the LU Jockey Club Gerontech-X Lab.
The opening ceremony of the 2,000-square-foot “LU Jockey Club Gerontech-X Lab” on LU campus was also held on the first day of the conference, with Dr Lam Ching-choi, Chairman of the Elderly Commission and Mr Leong Cheung, Executive Director, Charities and Community of The Hong Kong Jockey Club as officiating guests.
The conference also featured booth activities showcasing a wide range of gerontechnology products designed by students from five primary and secondary schools, including a “smart shopping cart” and an “infrared-based automatic motion-tracking system”.
For more information on the LU Jockey Club Gerontechnology and Smart Ageing Project, please click here.
Student teams from primary and
econdary schools demonstrate