It focuses on the area of Personal Health Systems, in the field of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), where it proposes a novel platform to support the provision of a comfortable and safe environment for daily living of elders, while retaining their mobility and independency. This will be achieved through advanced technologies in various research fields that will be integrated in a specially designed platform, in order to facilitate the provision of a coherent set of personalized services.
The First Round Table on the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs took place on 21-22 May 2013 at the Oracle Belgium offices in Brussels.
- Where are Digital Competences situated in today’s educational and training curriculum?
- What are we doing towards European reference model for Digital Competences for learners?
- How to organise dialogues industry-education?
- Innovative ways of collaboration between formal education and training programms (apprentiships, dual learning, stages, etc.)
The Dem@Care Summer School on Ambient Assisted Living (DemAAL) will take place on 16-20 September 2013 in Chania, Crete, Greece. Its programme is composed of high-quality lectures and lab sessions. A balance is kept between ICT and clinical related speakers both from inside and outside the Dem@Care project (FP7).
DemAAL Summer School is primarily intended for postgraduate (PhD or MSc) students, postdocs and researchers investigating clinical and technical aspects related to Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) technologies for remote health management, ageing well and independent living.
- Dementia and ICT for staging, enablement, and support
- Wearable and pervasive computing
- Sensor networks
- Sensor correlation and fusion
- Context modelling
- Activity monitoring and recognition
- Semantic Complex Event Processing
- Contextual reasoning in AmI
- Assistive technologies for cognitive support and wellbeing
- Video & voice-based analytics for symptomatic assessment of dementia
Registration deadline: 30th May 2013.
The CEN Workshop on ICT Skills decided at its last plenary meeting to promote the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) to a European Standard after e-CF v3 has been successfully delivered at the end of 2013.
- Materials Recycling
- Sustainable Building Products
- Food and Drink Sector
- Greening businesses
On 30 May 2013 the e-Jobs Observatory and partners of the CompAAL project will launch the session « How Ambient Assisted Living influences the job market – a European view » of the PETRA conference in Rhodes, Greece. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss, among others, the reflection of the real competence needs of the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) sector on the AAL Job Role Profiles, identified by the CompAAL consortium.