Programme

International Conference on Gerontechnology 2024 Programme

Programme (Tentative)

Hong Kong Time (GMT+8)

Day 1
4 July 2023 (Tuesday)
09:30–10:30
Registration
10:30–11:00
Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Remarks
Paul Lam Kwan-sing
President
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Opening Address
Li Kam-cheong
Chair, Organizing Committee
11:00–12:00
Keynote Session I
Open and Innovative Education for All

Speaker
Asha Kanwar
President & CEO
Commonwealth of Learning
12:00–13:30
Lunch
13:30–14:30
Keynote Session II
Exploring an Innovative Pedagogical Strategy for Metropolitans: Agile-Blended Learning

Speaker
Li Kam-cheong
Dean, School of Open Learning
Director, Institute for Research in Open and Innovative Education
Hong Kong Metropolitan University
14:30–15:30
Workshop
Practicing Agile-Blended Learning: Course (Re-)Design and Implementation

Facilitators
William Tang Ko-wai
Acting Head of Education and Assistant Professor
School of Education and Language
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Billy Wong Tak-ming
Deputy Director
Institute for Research in Open and Innovative Education
Hong Kong Metropolitan University
15:30–16:00
Coffee, refreshments and networking
16:00–17:30
Forum
Pedagogy for Modern Adult Learners

Panelists
Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria
Chancellor
University of the Philippines Open University

Lily Chan
Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor
Wawasan University

Jia Jiyou
Professor and Head of the Department of Educational Technology
Peking University

Facilitator
Li Kam-cheong
Dean, School of Open Learning
Director, Institute for Research in Open and Innovative Education
Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Day 2
5 July 2023 (Wednesday)
09:00–09:30
Registration
09:30–11:00
11:00–11:30
Coffee, refreshments and networking
11:30–12:30
Keynote Session III
The Future of Educational Technology: Integration, Intelligence, Interaction, and Imagination

Speaker
Albert D. Ritzhaupt
Professor of Educational Technology and Computer Science Education
Associate Director for Graduate Studies in the School of Teaching and Learning
University of Florida
12:30–14:00
Lunch
14:00–15:30
15:30–16:30
Keynote Session IV
AI and Digital Assessment: Driver or Disrupter?

Speaker
Denise Whitelock
Professor of Technology Enhanced Assessment and Learning
Director, Institute of Educational Technology
The Open University
16:30–17:00
Coffee, refreshments and networking
17:00–18:00
18:00–19:30
Dinner
Day 3
6 July 2023 (Thursday)
09:00–09:30
Registration
09:30–10:30
Keynote Session V
The 21st Century Disruptive Education in a Time of Transformation

Speaker
Eesa M. Bastaki
President
University of Dubai
10:30–11:00
Coffee, refreshments and networking
11:00–12:00
Keynote Session VI
Research Topics, Challenges and Experimental Designs of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Speaker
Hwang Gwo-Jen
Chair Professor, Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
12:00–12:30
Closing Ceremony

Announcement of Paper Award Results
Li Kam-cheong
Chair, Organizing Committee

Closing Remarks
Reggie Kwan Ching-ping
Provost
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Closing Address
Eva Tsang Yuen-mei
Vice-chair, Organizing Committee