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DAY 1, December 05th                                                                                                                                                                   


09:30 (CET)

Opening Session

George Angelos Papadopoulos

10:00 – 10:15 (CET)


Keynote Speech

10:15 – 11:15 (CET)

Chair:  Achilleas Achilleos

Enhancing the functional visual abilities of blind individuals with brain implants: Challenges and Future prospects

Eduardo Fernandez Jover


11:15 – 11:45 (CET)

Session-1: Visual impairment and ICT for mobility 

11:45 – 13:15 (CET)

Chair: Jennifer Bassement 


Fall Detection Combining Android Accelerometer and Step Counting Virtual Sensors

Stefan Wagner

Mind Your Step: A diary-based experience of a visually impaired while navigating in an urban city with a smart cane

Bineeth Kuriakose, Irina Cosescu, Raju Shrestha and Frode Eika Sandnes

A bio-Inspired Model for Robust Navigation Assistive Devices: a Proof of Concept

Simon Gay, Edwige Pissaloux and Jean-Paul Jamont



13:15 – 14:30 (CET)

Session-2: ICT for seniors assistance 

14:30 – 16:00 (CET)

Chair: Simon Gay 


Impact of Combined Music and Reminiscence Cognitive Stimulation in Dementia: A Longitudinal Pilot Study Using Musiquence

Luis Ferreira, Mónica Spínola, Sofia Cavaco and Sergi Bermúdez I Badia

Perspectives on Technology Use in Dementia Care – An Exploratory Study of Nursing Homes in Luxembourg

Mark Monville, Stephan Schlögl, Rebecca Weichelt 

and Renate Windbichler 

A Living-Lab methodology for the testing of an immersive capsule in Elderly care home.

Jennifer Bassement, Sophie Brooks, Christine Selvez, Cyprienne Machu, Fanny Blondiau and Sebastien Leteneur




16:00 – 16:30 (CET)

Session-3: ICT and student health 

16:30 – 18:00 (CET)

Chair: Simon Hoermann 


Facilitated Collaborative Group Design of Hypothetical Digital Tools to Understand University Students’ Support Needs & Requirements

Gráinne Bannigan, Ciara Duignan and Denise McGrath

Experience of Students in Using Online Mental Health Interventions: A Qualitative Study

Olugbenga Oti, Claudette Pretorius and Ian Pitt

Improving Student Mental Health through Health Objectives in a Mobile App

Mikhail Vinogradov, Maiga Chang, Fuhua Lin and Yang Yan



DAY 2, December 06th


09:30 (CET)


Keynote Speech

10:15 – 11:15 (CET)

Chair: Edwige Pissaloux


New Technologies And The Support And Accessibility Of Cultural Heritage

Virginio Cantoni



11:15 – 11:30 (CET)

Session-4: ICT & wellbeing 

11:30 – 13:00 (CET)

Chair: Christos Mettouris 


Personalized Sports Nutrition Intervention Using Genetic Testing and Wearable Devices

Jitao Yang 

An Innovative Recommendation System for a Knowledge Transfer Matchmaking Platform

Gabriela Rus, Laurentiu Nae, Bogdan Gherman, Calin Vaida, 

Michel Deriaz, Eduard Oprea and Doina Pisla

A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Feasibility of a Science-based Game Called Symphony to Alleviate Depression Symptoms

Diana C. Gonçalves Mendes, Yuri Almeida, Carla Vale Lucas, Luísa Soares and Sergi Bermúdez I Badia



13:00 – 14:30 (CET)

Session-5: ICT & health  prevention

14:30 – 15:30 (CET)

Chair: Jitao Yang 


An analysis of the potential for the automated stepwise screening program for preeclampsia at week 12 of gestation 

Stefan Wagner

Is human mobility an appropriate indicator for covid-19 dynamics? An italian experience

Divya Pragna Mulla, Mario Alessandro Bochicchio 

and Antonella Longo


George, Edwige & next IHAW general chair  (2025 IC-IHAW)

15:30 – 15:45 (CET)