14th ISG World Conference of Gerontechnology

2 - 4 September 2024, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

Sustainability and Crises – Challenges and Innovation for Gerontechnology

The ISG World Conference on Gerontechnology is the most important congress event in this sector. In 2024, the focus will be on the impact of global transformation and multiple crises on the care of older people with assistive and gerontechnological products as well as the sustainable design of these technologies and the environment.

Call for Abstracts – Deadline: 18. March 2024

The International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences invite you to submit your abstracts for 

14. ISG World Conference, 2 - 4 September 2024, Frankfurt am Main

"Sustainability and Crises – Challenges and Innovation for Gerontechnology"

 

Please kindly read all instructions very carefully in order to facilitate your abstract submission.

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FORMAT

There are two types of abstract:

  •  Format N. 1: A4-Page size, MS-WORD document template for Oral paper presentation and poster presentation
    If you want to hand in an abstract for oral paper or poster presentation, please click here for a PDF abstract sample (Format 1 [revised on November 28, 2023]).
     
  •  Format No. 2: A4-Page size, MS-WORD document template for Symposia presentation.
    Only if you are the convener of a symposium and would like to suggest a symposium. The convener is responsible for inviting at least 4 papers for one symposium, at least two of them coming from countries different from the convener.

If you want to hand in a suggestion for symposia, please click here for a PDF abstract template (Format 2 [revised on November 28, 2023]).

Please note that each individual author may submit a maximum of 3 abstracts as a first author. There is no limit to the number of abstracts you can submit as co-authors.
One registered author can only present up to two papers.

References use APA style

** All accepted abstracts will be published in a special issue of the ISG peer-reviewed journal, Gerontechnology. By following the format carefully, the publishing process will go smoothly. In the journal, each abstract shall not exceed one page.

CATEGORIES

All accepted abstracts will be published in a special issue of the ISG peer-reviewed journal Gerontechnology.

The published abstracts are grouped into twelve broad categories or domains of human activity that technologies aim to enhance.

  1. Sustainability and Crisis
  2. Crises and Preparedness
  3. Application Fields and Innovative Technologies for an Aging Society: i.e. Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Sensors, Augmented and Virtual Reality
  4. Healthy Inclusive Environments and Healing Architecture
  5. Dementia and Technology
  6. Ethics & DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)
  7. Housing and daily living
  8. Mobility and transport
  9. Health and Self Esteem
  10. Work, leisure and social participation
  11. Governance, social policy and communication
  12. Others not covered by the listed categories (at the end)

INSTRUCTIONS for page and text formatting

Abstract Format N. 1 - Abstract for Oral paper and Poster presentation)

Font Size and Type:

Authors must prepare their A4-size. 1-page abstract in MS WORD using Arial font 9.5 points, with references in Arial 8.5 points.

Maximum Number of Characters/Word count:

The abstract must not exceed one A4-page (approx. 3.200 characters, some 500 words)

Structure of Abstract:

  • TITLE OF ABSTRACT (Not to exceed 15 words)
  • AUTHORS‘ NAMES (initials and family name of each author (e.g. G. Brown, J. Green, P. Black)
  • PURPOSE (Statement of the purpose/hypotheses of the presentation)
  • METHOD (Summary of the methodology/approach)
  • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION (Summary of findings and conclusions. Please make them explicit. Vague statements such as „findings will be presented and discussed“ should be avoided)
  • KEYWORDS (Up to five may be included)
  • MAIN AFFILIATION AND COUNTRY OF FIRST AUTHOR (e.g. Graduate School of Science and Technology/Policy. KAIST. Republic of Korea)

In the bottom right corner of the abstract a table or picture may be placed. Please include title of table/figure. Place caption directly above in the case of a table and directly below in the case of a figure (i.e. graph or other illustration). Use Arial 8.5. Italic. Photos should have a resolution of 300+ dpi.

For abstract sample Format 1/ORAL and POSTER, click  here (PDF [revised on November 28, 2023])

For abstract template Format 1/ORAL and POSTER, click here [WORD.docx, revised on November 28, 2023]

 

Abstract Format N. 2 - Abstract for Symposia

Conference symposia are aimed at highlighting the best research or practice in a particular field of study. A symposium will last 90 minutes and include three to four speakers and perhaps a discussant who draws out key themes and ideas from the presentations. Symposia may foucs on a single research project or bring together people independently researching the same topic. There is a particular emphasis on international and multidisciplinary perspectives. Convenors should collect individual abstracts and submit them together as one file.

Font Size and Type:

Authors must prepare their A4 size, 1-page abstract in MS WORD using Arial font 9.5 points, with references in Arial 8.5 points.

Maximum Number of Characters/Word count:

The abstract must not exceed one A4-page (approx. 3.200 characters, some 500 words)

Structure of Abstract:

  • CONVENER’S NAME (Initials and family name, e.g. M.T. Gray)
  • TITLE OF SYMPOSIUM (Not to exceed 15 words)
  • NAME OF EACH PRESENTER (First initial and family name)
  • COUNTRY OF EACH PRESENTER (in brackets after name)
  • ISSUE (Statement of the issues to be addressed)
  • CONTENT (Summary of the presentations tob e given)
  • CONCLUSIONS/ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES (Statement of the conclusions, expected outcome or „product“ of the session)
  • KEYWORDS (Up to five keywords may be included)
  • ADDRESS (Main affiliation and country of convener. E.g. Graduate Schhol of Science and Technology, KAIST, Republic of Korea)
  • EMAIL ADDRESS OF CONVENER

In the bottom right corner of the abstract a table or picture may be placed. Please include title of the table/figure. Place caption directly above in the case of a table and directly below in the case of a figure (i.e. graph or other illustration). Use Arial 8.5. Italic. Photos should have a resolution of 300+ dpi.

For abstract sample Format 2/SYMPOSIA, click here (PDF [revised on November 28, 2023])

For abstract template Format 2/SYMPOSIA, click here [WORD.docx, revised on November 28, 2023] 

GUIDELINES and SUBMISSION - ISG 2024 Manuscript Handling Platform

Please be aware that by clicking on the link to the  ISG 2024 Abstract Submission Platform, you agree about leaving the website of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and visiting the external webpage for the Manuscript Handling.   

Guidelines

Please read carefully the instructions regarding the formatting and structure of the abstract you wish to submit.

You may also want to watch our tutorial „Abstract Submission Guide“ (duration: 02:30) on the Gerontechnology TV Youtube Channel (regardless of the video indicating the year 2022 in the frames, the manuscript handling platform stays the same for the 14th ISG World Conference taking place in 2024 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany).

Please be aware that by clicking on the link Gerontechnology TV Youtube Channel, you agree about leaving the website of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences and visiting the external webpage.

RECEIPT CONFIRMATION

An abstract receipt confirmation will be issued automatically after submission.

Review results will be ongoing – on first come, first served basis. 

 

Thank you very much.

 

We hope to welcome you in Frankfurt am Main for the 14th World Conference of Gerontechnology - ISG 2024.

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