Upcoming Presentations of FARSEEING Results

OIMG_4106ver the next few months, FARSEEING Partners will be presenting project results at a variety of different conferences.

On 18th May, Professor Lorenzo Chiari will present ‘Sense and sensibility: smartphones and wearable technologies to support seniors.” at the 12th Web for All conference in Florence. http://www.w4a.info/2015/


The International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) will host its 14th Meeting in Edinburgh, 3rd – 6th June. Marco Colpo will be presenting two posters: “Moderate Physical Activity Level Is Associated With SPPB In Not Disable Community- Dwelling Elderly.” and “Perceived Poor Appetite and Feeling Of Exhaustion Are Associated To Lower Level Of Physical Activity In Not Disable Community-Dwelling Elderly.” http://www.isbnpa2015.org


The 4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM) takes place in Limerick, Ireland  10th – 12th June 2015. Sabato Mellone will present: “Association between Smartphone-based long- term Monitoring Outcomes and Traditional Clinical Assessment Tools in Community-Dwelling Older People.” and “Can do vs actually does: investigating the association between sensor-based functional measures and long-term physical activity monitoring.” http://www.ismpb.org/2015-limerick/


On 11th June, Chris Todd will present: “Using technology to predict, detect and prevent falls amongst older people: FARSEEING and ProFouND” at the Merchant Venturers School of Engineering in Bristol, UK at a SPHERE (a Sensor Platform for HEalthcare in a Residential Environment) event. http://www.irc-sphere.ac.uk



The 28th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, São Carlos and Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, will be held 22nd – 25th June 2015. Ather Nawaz will present: “User Experience (UX) of the Fall Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT-up).” http://www.gbdi.icmc.usp.br/events/cbms2015/


The 4th International Society for Posture & Gait Research (ISPGR) World Congress 2015 will be held in Seville, Spain, June 28th – July 2nd 2015. http://ispgr.org/cpages/seville-2015

Marco Colpo will present the poster: “Instrumented Timed Up and Go test discriminates between dwelling fallers: the InCHIANTI-FARSEEING study.”

Pierpaolo Palumbo will present: “Exploratory study on a sensor-based fall risk assessment tool.”

Sabato Mellone will present: “Do Postural Sway Measures tell us something about Quality and Quantity of Physical Activity Performed at Home? A Smartphone- based Study on Community-Dwelling Older People.” and “Association between the Outcomes of a Smartphone-based Instrumented Timed Up and Go and Traditional Clinical Assessment Tools in Community- Dwelling Older People.”


The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, takes place in Milano, Italy, 25th – 29th August 2015. http://embc.embs.org/2015/

Within the FARSEEING Minisymposium: “Current trends in fall prediction and prevention technologies”, Clemens Becker will present: “Knowledge gaps in falls research.” Anisoara Paraschiv- Ionescu will present: “Mobility and movement complexity change with ageing and risk of falling.” and Lorenzo Chiari will present: “Towards a new generation of prognostic tools for falls incorporating sensor- based activity features.”

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