PAST/FUTURE ISG WORLD CONFERENCES

The  2017 St. Petersburg, Florida ISG World Conference of Gerontechnology will be the 11th.   See below for the location dates, attendance, number of countries represented, chairs and host organizations of the previous ten  and for projections concerning  St, Petersburg.    Abstracts of presentations at prior conferences can be found in Gerontechnology, the official journal of the Society.


 

Location

Date

Participants

Countries

Chair/Host Organization

Presentations by type

1

Eindhoven, the Netherlands

August 26-29, 1991

150

11

Herman Bouma/U. Technology, Eindhoven (TU/e)

Free Papers=21

2

Helsinki, Finland

October 1996

400

19

Vappu Taipale/STAKES, Helsinki

 

3

Munich, Germany

October 10-13, 1999

200

10

Richard Pieper/U. Munich

 

4

Miami, USA

November 9-12, 2002

151

13

Neil Charness/CREATE Florida State U., Georgia Tech, & U. Miami

Symposia=2
Free Papers=24
Posters=22
Total =135

5

Nagoya, Japan

May 25-27, 2005

240

21

Matsuo Nagamachi General Chair, Kazuo Yamaba, Organizing Chair. Ken Sagawa Program Chair. 

Symposia=7
Free Papers=11
Posters=26
Total =108

6

Pisa, Italy

June 4-6, 2008

235

23

Paulo Dario/Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Advanced Robotics Technology and Systems (ARTS) Laboratory

Symposia=6
Free Papers=30
Posters=51
Total = 188

7

Vancouver, Canada

May 27-29. 2010

407

29

Andrew Sixsmith,  General & Program Chair,  Gloria Gutman, Organizing Chair/Simon Fraser U. Gerontology Research Centre

Symposia=28
Free papers=80
Posters =114*
Roundtables=3
Total =352**

8

Eindhoven, the Netherlands

June 27-30, 2012

368

32

J.E.M.H.  van Bronswjck/Eindhoven  U. of Technology. Note: this was a joint meeting of  ISG & ISARC – Int’l Symposium on Automation & Robotics in Construction

 

9

Taipei, Taiwan

June 19-21, 2014

239

24

Yeh-Liang Hsu/Yuan Ze U. Gerontechnology Research Ctr.

Symposia=99
Free papers=83
Posters=62

10

Nice, France

Sept. 28-30, 2016

342

32

Alain Franco & Phillipe Robert/Innovation Alzheimer

Symposia=29
Free papers=66
Posters=74
Keynotes =7

11

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

May 7-11, 2018

400

 

William Kearns/U.of South Florida

 


* includes 36 Master Class posters   **includes keynotes & Gerontotech Platform presentations

Geographic Distribution of Participants

Conf. No./loc.

Africa

Asia

Europe

Oceania

N. Amer

S.Amer.

1 Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 USA

3%

10%

25%

1%

60%

1%

5 Japan

0%

74%

19%

0%

7.5%

0%

6 Italy

2%

28%

63%

1%

7%

0%

7 Canada

0%

11%

33%

2%

53%

0.2%

8 Netherlands

1%

23%

58%

1%

14%

3%

9 Taiwan

0%

64%

22%

2.5%

10%

1%

10 France

0.3%

14%

68%

1%

15%

0.3%