Future Camp@ GIES

19 Apr, 2017

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) is organizing a “Future Camp” in May and June, aiming at tackling issues relate to Healthcare, Eating, Living and Transport of Elderly in order to facilitate their independent living, by developing innovative technology ideas / solutions / products / services.

Gerontechnology and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES)

Future Camp@ GIES

FUTURE CAMP
o Two components: 1-day of Future Camp Day and Half day Pre-Camp Outreach

FUTURE CAMP DAY

Date and Time:
- Day 1: Ageing in Community
17 June 2017 (Saturday) 10:00 am – 4:00pm

- Day 2: Ageing at Home
18 June 2017 (Sunday) 10:00 am – 4:00pm

Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall 3D
Address: 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong

o Aims at tackling issues relate to Healthcare, Eating, Living and Transport (醫、食、住、行) of elderly in order to facilitate their independent living
o Technology not limited to new scientific invention, but also information technology, craftsmanship, management etc.
There are two streams:
Day 1: Ageing in Community in relation to Healthcare and Transport
Day 2: Ageing at Home in relation to Eating and Living
Ultimate goal to make the actionable proposals against the featured issue

PRE-CAMP OUTREACH
o Provide ground information for participants to understand the issue, learn the current practices and challenges face by the elderly over the 4 areas
o Participants are expected to collect data and consolidate clues about elderly need
o 8 pre-camp outreach will be arranged 1-2 weeks prior to Deliberation day
o 2 outreach on Healthcare (HK Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited and Christian Family Service Centre)
o 2 outreach on Eating (St. James and Christian Family Service Centre)
o 2 outreach on Living (Caritas and Salvation Army)
o 2 outreach on Transport (Haven of Hope Christine Service and Aberdeen Kai-fong Welfare Association Social Service)

TARGET PARTICIPANT
1. Professionals: architecture, engineering, information technology, primary health care, uban planning, designer, artist, etc
2. Social Welfare: frontline social worker relate to elderly service, social enterprise operator
3. Business: managerial, account and finance, business development, etc
4. General Public

FLOW OF INNOVATION CAMP DAY
- Learn from the landscape research on the use of Technology of Elderly in HK (20min)
- Warm-up activity to unlash sense of empathy (30min)
- Discussion Session 1 – 2(2hr)
(Equip with Maker Bench for prototyping and product mock up)
- Idea Presentation/ Pitching (1hr)
- Mock Social Investment (Pre-Pro Social Impact Assessment) (30min)

Click here for registration form

Enquiries: 2876-2436 / 2876-2497

Source: The HONG KONG COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICE

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