With the theme of "Creating Age-Friendly Communities", the conference brings together prominent scholars around the world as well as renowned not-for-profit organizations to participate and share their vision to building age-friendly communities. Speakers include distinguished scholars from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the United States. Topics covered in the conference include Redesigning Communities for Aged Society, the Age-Friendly City movement led by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, Frailty and Geriatric Syndromes as well as Age-friendly Hospital and Service.
Programme Rundown and Presentations
Prof Joseph Sung SBS JP
Vice-Chancellor and President, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mr Anthony W K Chow SBS JP
Deputy Chairman, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Mr Matthew Cheung GBS JP
Secretary for Labour and Welfare, HKSAR Government
A Philanthropist's Understanding of the Ageing Challenge in Hong Kong
Mr Leong Cheung
Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Modern Ageing and Joint Learning
Dr William Haseltine
Chairman and President, Access Health International
Dr Chang Liu
Managing Director, Access Health International
Dr Wong Sweet Fun
Chief Transformation Officer, Alexandra Health System, Singapore
Redesigning Communities for Aged Society
"Experience in Japan"
Prof Hiroko Akiyama
Institute of Gerontology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
"Importance of Space Audit"
Prof Ng Mee Kam
Department of Geography and Resource Management
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Session 1: Hong Kong Jockey Club Age-Friendly City Movement
"Age-Friendly City Project in Hong Kong"
Prof Jean Woo
Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
Mrs Teresa Tsien
Director, Institute of Active Ageing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr Carol Ma
Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies;
Associate Director, Office of Service-Learning, Lingnan University
Dr Vivian Lou
Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong
Session 2: Frailty and Geriatric Syndromes
"Community Frailty Screening"
Dr Ruby Yu
Research Assistant Professor;
Research Fellow of CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
"Comparison of Frailty in Beijing and Hong Kong"
Prof Piu Chan
Beijing Institute of Geriatrics, Beijing, China
Symposium: Age-friendly Hospital and Service
Prof Timothy Kwok
Deputy Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
"Dementia friendly ward"
Dr Maria Chui
General Manager (Nursing Service)
Shatin Hospital & Bradbury Hospice, Hospital Authority
|Prof Jean Woo Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing