Program

Monday August 25th

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and coffee/tea
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome by summer school chair
10:00 - 11:00 Session 1 - Trends and requirements - Ann Ackaert
Introduction to current trends and requirements within home care including a close-up on various use cases such as senior care, home monitoring, fall prevention and detection, diabetes.
11:00 - 12:00 Session 2 - Sensors and devices - Jeroen Hoebeke, Jelle Nelis
Introduction to key concepts and technologies within the home care sector.
  1. Sensor and device integration and communication in an existing home environment.
  2. Examples of home lab facilities in Belgium and abroad.
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Session 3 - Data intelligence - Femke Ongenae, Stijn Verstichel
Introduction to key concepts and technologies within the home care sector.
  1. Formal modelling and reasoning on the captured sensor and device data.
    Relevant information, captured from various devices and sensors, should be pushed pro-actively supporting the situational awareness of the actors involved.
  2. Intelligent interpretation of the captured data with the goal of understanding the user's context and future objectives. 
    Situation-aware applications are able to optimize the available choices while keeping the user in control.
15:00 - 16:00 Guided home lab tour 1
Tour of the IBCN home lab facility
16:00 - 18:00 Poster session 1
Participants have the opportunity to pitch their own research by means of a poster.
18:00 - 19:00 Networking reception

 

Tuesday August 26th

09:30 - 10:00 Session 4 - IBCN - Frederic Vannieuwenborg
Techno-economic evaluation of innovative eCare projects
10:00 - 11:00 Invited speaker - dr. Vangelis Sakkalis, ICS-FORTH
Ambient Intelligence applications in healthcare
11:00 - 11:30 Session 5 - iMinds Health - Birgit Morlion
Bridging the gap between digital health technologies and adoption
11:30 - 12:00 Session 6 - SMIT - An Jacobs
Developing user-centered eCare solution
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Lecture 1
Sensor and device integration and communication infrastructure within IBCN, i.e. Dyamand, which is the supporting technology for the home lab facility.
15:00 - 16:30 Hands-on exercise 1
Integration of a new sensor within the IBCN home lab facility using Dyamand.

Wednesday August 27th

09:30 - 10:00
Session 7 - Tom Tourwé, Sirris
Sirris Student Academy: Industry-oriented internships
10:00 - 12:00 Session 8 - "Meet the industry"
Industry testimonials
 
  1. "Evolution of the care paradigm to develop the future home care pathways" - Ann Vanden Wyngaerd, Remedus
  2. "Some practical case studies on the use of a home internet gateway for remote patient monitoring & coaching" - Peter van Vooren, fifthplay
  3. "Tricoder for the senior:  prevention, early diagnosis and continuous care" - Frank Verbeek, Gociety
  4. "Evolution from a nurse call system to a smart care solution" - Michael Catrysse, Televic
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Lecture 2
Formal data modelling techniques and languages including Semantic Web, ontologies, and existing eCare ontologies.
15:00 - 16:30 Hands-on exercise 2
Creation of a basic medical ontology.

Thursday August 28th

09:30 - 10:00  Session 9 - "Smart Textiles and Wearable Intelligence"
10:00 - 10:30 "From data to knowledge - Situational awareness in an Internet of Things Environment" - dr. ir. Anna Hristoskova, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University.
10:30 - 11:00 "Hardware technologies for wearable electronics and sensors" - Prof. dr. ir. Jan Vanfleteren, Center for Microsystems Technology (CMST), Ghent University, IMEC 
11:00 - 11:30 "The integration of smart textiles enabling a non-invasive approach in monitoring the user’s vitals and activities" - Prof. dr. ir. Lieva Van Langenhove, Department of Textiles, Ghent University.
11:30 - 12:00 "The user perspective and requirements within a home care environment" - Joke Dessin, Research centre Cretecs, Catholic College Vives.
12:00 - 14:00  Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Lecture 3
Semantic reasoning methodologies used as a data processing and interpretation technique in order to capture the context and interpret the situation of the user.
15:00 - 16:30 Hands-on exercise 3
Developing a service to be executed on a specific sensor integrated in the home lab facility. Generated sensor data should be captured and translated into a semantically-defined model.
19:00 - 23:00 Social event in the evening consisting of a visit to the wonderful city centre of Ghent and a dinner.
  Poster award ceremony

Friday August 29th

09:00 - 12:00 Guided home lab tour 2
Visit of the external home lab facility of Cretecs of the Catholic College Vives in Oostende. 
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
Closing remarks at the seaside 

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