OASIS 1st International Conference in Florence, Nov. 4-5, 2009
OASIS announced that the 1st OASIS International Conference will take place on November 4-5, 2009 in Florence, Italy. It will provide a forum to present current and future work as well as exchange ideas in the fields of Independent Living and Autonomous Mobility for elderly people.
OASIS and the Conference seek to answer questions like how to support the independent living and mobility of the elderly across Europe and how to connect services for the elderly in a one-stop-shop fashion and interrelate/integrate them. What are the elderly and their families/carers' primary needs, concerns and expectations from the emerging technologies and services? These, and much more, are to be presented in Florence, in the OASIS 1st International Conference.
OASIS is a Large Scale IP R&D project –partially funded by the European Commission (FP7-ICT 215754)– with the aim to develop an open and innovative reference architecture, based upon ontologies and semantic services, that will allow plug and play and cost-effective interconnection of existing and newly developed services in all domains required for the independent and autonomous living of older people and their enhanced Quality of Life (more information on the project web site www.oasis-project.eu).
Important information about the Conference:
Abstract Submission – Deadline: Friday July 17, 2009
You are cordially invited to submit your work for presentation at the OASIS 1st International Conference. Contributed papers could be for oral and poster presentations. Detailed information and instructions on the submission can be found in the attached file and in the OASIS website (www.oasis-project.eu).
Prize Awards – Win € 1,000
The OASIS project will award two prizes, one for the best student paper received and one for the best paper from developing countries. Each prize will consist of a financial grant of 1,000 € and an awarded certificate. If you wish to apply for this award, please indicate this with your abstract submission.
Exhibition and Partnership Opportunities
The conference exhibition area will form an integral part of the conference and will provide your company/organization with an opportunity to inform and display your latest products & services. Delegates will be given ample time to visit the exhibition area. For more information on the exhibition and exhibitor rates please contact the organizers (Silvio.Bonfiglio@philips.com & firstname.lastname@example.org).
The conference will be held at the Palazzo degli Affari (just 100 m from the Santa Maria Novella Central Station). Palazzo degli Affari is located just a few minutes walk from Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, the city’s main artistic and cultural sites, and the major hotels.
Registration for the OASIS 1st International Conference will be available soon at the www.oasis-project.eu website. Since now, you can make a pre-registration by sending an email to the organizers (email@example.com); we will be pleased to help you in organizing your trip to Italy (hotel accommodation, tours, etc.).
The conference committee is looking forward to submissions of abstract(s) and active participation that will contribute to a successful, high-quality conference.