ITAP: Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population - Program

The times indicated are in "Central European Summer Time - CEST (Gothenburg, Sweden)"
You can check your local time, using an online time conversion tool, such as

(Last Updated: 30 June, 2022)
Sun, 26 June | Mon, 27 June | Tue, 28 June | Wed, 29 June | Thu, 30 June | Fri, 1 July
Sunday, 26 June 2022
19:30 - 21:30

S022: Being Connected in Later Life During a Pandemic
Chair: Eugene Loos, Netherlands

  • The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Researching Older People during the Covid-19 Pandemic - The Case of the Italian Longitudinal Study on Older People’s Quality of Life during the Covid-19 Pandemic (ILQA-19)
    Giulia Melis, Emanuela Sala, Italy; Daniele Zaccaria, Switzerland
  • A Social-Media Study of the Older Adults Coping with the COVID-19 Stress by Information and Communication Technologies
    Najmeh Khalili-Mahani, Kim Sawchuk, Sasha Elbaz, Shannon Hebblethwaite, Janis Timm-Bottos, Canada
  • Tech Mentors, Warm Experts and Digital Care Work: Pandemic Lessons from a Remote Digital Literacy Training Program for Older Adults
    Kim Sawchuk, Constance Lafontaine, Canada
  • Virtual Museum Visits in a Pandemic: Older Adults Discuss Experiences of Art, Culture and Social Connection
    Constance Lafontaine, Kim Sawchuk, Canada
  • Pandemic-Driven Mobile Technology in Saudi Arabia: Experience of the Elderly Pilgrims and Visitors during COVID-19
    Asmaa S. Alayed, Saudi Arabia
  • TACTILE - A Mixed Reality solution for staying active and socially included
    Elisabeth Broneder, Christoph Weiß, Emanuel Sandner, Stephanie Puck, Monika Puck, Gustavo Fernàndez Domínguez, Birgit Unger-Hrdlicka, Austria

S023: Assistive Robots and Synthetic Companions
Chair: Diana Saplacan, Norway

  • Design Changes to A Synthetic Elderly Companion Based on an Intrusiveness Survey
    Ronnie Fulbright, Nariman Abushanab, Elizabeth Sullivan, United States
  • Nadine Robot in Elderly Care Simulation Recreational Activity: Using Computer Vision and Observations for Analysis
    Nidhi Mishra, Switzerland; Gauri Tulsulkar, Singapore; Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, Switzerland
  • Robots as Welfare Technologies to Reduce Falls Amongst Older Adults: An Explorative Qualitative Study From Norway
    Diana Saplacan, Jim Torresen, Norway
  • Human-Robot-Collaboration in the Healthcare Environment: An Exploratory Study
    Katharina Gleichauf, Ramona Schmid, Verena Wagner-Hartl, Germany
  • Iterative User Centered Design of Robot-mediated Paired Activities for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
    Ritam Ghosh, Nibraas Khan, Miroslava Migovich, Devon Wilson, Emily Latshaw, Judy Tate, Lorraine C Mion, Nilanjan Sarkar, United States
Monday, 27 June 2022
15:00 - 17:00

S053: New Media Use in the Everyday Life of Older People
Chair: Eugene Loos, Netherlands

  • Safety and Ethical Considerations When Designing a Virtual Reality Study With Older Adult Participants
    Julie A. Brown, An T. Dinh, Chorong Oh, United States
  • Internet-able Older Adults: Text Notifications and Satisfaction with Online Questionnaires
    Elizabeth Nichols, Shelley Feuer, Erica Olmsted-Hawala, Rachel Gliozzi, United States
  • Older Icelanders´ Experience of Barriers to Health Information: Association with Age, Sex, and Education
    Ágústa Pálsdóttir, Iceland
  • Digital Campaigning: Challenges for Older Bulgarian Electorate
    Lilia Raycheva, Andreana Eftimova, Neli Velinova, Lora Metanova, Bulgaria
  • A Generational Approach to Fight Fake News: In Search of Effective Media Literacy Training and Interventions
    Elena-Alexandra Dumitru, Loredana Ivan, Romania; Eugene Loos, Netherlands
  • Photo analysis for characterizing food-related behavior and photo elicitation to set-up a mixed reality environment for social eating among older adults living at home
    Helene Christine Reinbach, Thomas Bjørner, Thomas Skov, Dannie Michael Korsgaard, Denmark
17:30 - 19:30

S079: Being Connected: Making Use of Digital Devices in Later Life
Chair: Eugene Loos, Netherlands

  • Willingness to Participate in Smartphone-Based Mobile Data Collection Studies
    Alexander Seifert, Switzerland
  • Why it is Easier to Slay a Dragon than to Kill a Myth about Older People’s Smartphone Use
    Eugene Loos, Netherlands; Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Andrea Rosales, Spain; Alexander Peine, Netherlands
  • Designing an Innovative Intergenerational Educational Program to Bridge the Digital Divide: the Cyber School for Grandparents Initiative
    Elena Rolandi, Emanuela Sala, Mauro Colombo, Roberta Vaccaro, Antonio Guaita, Italy
  • Work, Digital Devices and Later Life: a Quanti-Qualitative Research
    Simone Carlo, Italy; Giulia Buscicchio, Luxembourg
  • Internet Use of Older Caregivers and their Sociodemographic Characteristics
    Javiera Rosell, Josefa Guerra, Felipe Bustamante, Chile
  • Older adults activity on creative problem solving with modular robotics
    Margarida Romero, France

S080: Elderly User Experience - I
Chair: Helene Fournier, Canada

  • Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation in a Pandemic Scenario: A Review of HCI Design Features, User Acceptance and Barriers
    Irina Kondratova, Helene Fournier, Canada
  • To Dot or Not to Dot: The Effect of Instruction Design on Smart Home Device Set-Up for Older Adults
    Shivani Patel, Elaine Choy, Paige Lawton, Jade Lovell, Barbara S. Chaparro, Alex Chaparro, United States
  • Development of an Electronic Healthcare Tool to Elicit Patient Preferences in Older Adults Diagnosed with Hematologic Malignancies
    Amy Cole, Amro Khasawneh, Karthik Adapa, Lukasz Mazur, Daniel R. Richardson, United States
  • A Data Collection and Annotation Tool for Asynchronous Multimodal Data During Human-Computer Interactions
    Nibraas Khan, Ritam Ghosh, Miroslava Migovich, Andrew Johnson, Austin Witherow, Curtis Taylor, Matt Schroder, Tyler Vongpanya, Medha Sarkar, Nilanjan Sarkar, United States
  • Aging in a Digitally Connected World: A comparison of challenges faced by older adults in the United Kingdom and Brazil
    Emilene Zitkus, United Kingdom
Tuesday, 28 June 2022
12:00 - 14:00

S114: Elderly User Experience - II
Chair: Julio Vizcarra, Japan

  • Evolution of Applied Variables in the Research on Technology Acceptance of the Elderly
    Ruisi Liu, Xueai Li, Junjie Chu, P.R. China
  • Self-determined and informed use of Personal Health Records: Assessment of attitudes and learning requirements among older adults
    Luis Perotti, Anika Heimann-Steinert, Germany
  • Knowledge-Based Dialogue System for the Ageing Support on Daily Activities
    Julio Vizcarra, Kristiina Jokinen, Japan
  • Voice Controlled Devices and Older Adults – A Systematic Literature Review
    Dietmar Jakob, Germany
  • Why the Elderly Indulges in Live Shopping: Optimization of Interaction Mechanism under the Live E-commerce Scenario?
    Xinyi Ding, Cong Cao, Dan Li, P.R. China
  • How late-middle aged people experience and deal with frustration during online shopping
    Tongtong Jin, Weiwei Zhang, Yun Wang, P.R. China
14:30 - 16:30

S136: Older People and Digital Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Chairs: Loredana Ivan, Romania; Sakari Taipale, Finland

  • Non-use of Digital Services Among Older Adults During the Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic in Finland: Population-based Survey Study
    Petra Saukkonen, Emma Kainiemi, Lotta Virtanen, Anu-Marja Kaihlanen, Seppo Koskinen, Päivi Sainio, Päivikki Koponen, Sari Kehusmaa, Tarja Heponiemi, Finland
  • Intergenerational Contacts during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Personal or Electronic?
    Mihaela Haragus, Romania
  • Older Adults and Communication Technologies during the Lockdown in Romania
    Luminita-Anda Mandache, United States; Loredana Ivan, Romania
  • Adoption of a COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Among Older Internet Users in Finland
    Sakari Taipale, Tomi Oinas, Finland
  • Barriers and Facilitators to Technology Among Older Adults during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review using Thematic Analysis
    Susann Keohane, United States; Caroline Swarbrick, United Kingdom; Sumi Helal, United States
  • Older Adults Use of Technology for Decision-Making: A Systematic Literature Review
    Elisabeth Dubois, DeeDee Bennett Gayle, Xiaojun Yuan, Pallavi Khurana, Thora Knight, United States
Wednesday, 29 June 2022
12:00 - 14:00

S167: Senior Cloud and Active Aging
Chair: Kenichiro Ito, Japan

  • Design and Verification of a Smart Home Management System for Making a Smart Home Constructable and Adjustable by the Elderly
    Reina Yoshizaki, SooIn Kang, Hiroki Kogami, Kenichiro Ito, Daisuke Yoshioka, Koki Nakano, Yuriki Sakurai, Takahiro Miura, Mahiro Fujisaki-Sueda-Sakai, Ken-ichiro Yabu, Hiroshige Matsumoto, Ikuko Sugawara, Misato Nihei, Hiroko Akiyama, Tohru Ifukube, Japan
  • Attitude to Use Information and Communication Technology in Older Adults under ``Stay Home" to Prevent COVID-19 Infection
    Takahiro Miura, Ryoko Yoshida, Ikuko Sugawara, Mahiro Fujisaki-Sueda-Sakai, Kenichiro Ito, Ken-ichiro Yabu, Tohru Ifukube, Hiroko Akiyama, Japan
  • Classifying Multigenerational Town Tours and Strolls for a Hyperdiverse Society: Case Studies in an Urban Educational District
    Ken-ichiro Yabu, Takahiro Miura, Yuki Murakami, Tomoko Segawa, Tetsuya Nakahashi, Japan
  • Hazard Identification for a Virtual Coaching System for Active Healthy Ageing
    Keiko Homma, Yoshio Matsumoto, Japan
  • Integration Analysis of Heterogeneous Data on Mind Externalization of Elderly People at Home
    Sinan Chen, Hayato Ozono, Masahide Nakamura, Japan
14:30 - 16:30

S194: Web ecologies for Older Adults
Chair: Ana Isabel Veloso, Portugal

  • Senior-Centered Gamification: An Approach for Cyclotourism
    Cláudia Ortet, Liliana Vale Costa, Ana Isabel Veloso, Portugal
  • “Online Gameable Communities”: Social Digital Games in the Infocommunication Ageing Society
    Francisco Regalado, Ana Isabel Veloso, Portugal
  • Senior Citizens as Storytellers: Contribution to Gamified Contexts
    Cláudia Ortet, Ana Isabel Veloso, Liliana Vale Costa, Portugal
  • The Impact of the Interface on the Perception of Trust of Older Adults Users when Using the Smartphone
    Mayckel Barbosa de Oliveira Camargo, Marcelo Valério Rino, Paula Da Cruz Landim, Antônio Carlos Sementille, Brazil
  • Guidelines for the Development of Common Ground-Based Relational Agents for Elderly
    Thiago Gama, Andressa Ferreira, Francisco Oliveira, Brazil
  • E-Focus Groups as a Conceptual Tool for Co-creation of Products and Services for the Elderly
    Maria Lilian De Araújo Barbosa, Maria Lucia Leite Ribeiro Okimoto, Brazil

S195: Smart Devices and Games for Health
Chair(s): To be announced

  • LIGHT: A Smart Lamp Design for the Sleep Disorders and Sundown Syndrome of Alzheimer’s Patients
    Jingchun Zeng, Bingjian Liu, Xu Sun, Jiang Wu, Xinwei Wang, P.R. China
  • Design of Somatosensory Interactive Balance Training Exergame for the Elderly Based on Tai Chi
    Yahui Zhang, Ting Han, Yi Ding, Shuyu Zhao, P.R. China
  • Analysis of the Influencing Factors of the Elderly User’s Somatosensory Game Themes Preferences -- Based on the DEMATEL Method
    Yi Ding, Ting Han, P.R. China; Chunrong Liu, Taiwan*, China; Yahui Zhang, Shuyu Zhao, P.R. China
  • Feasibility Study of Portable Simulated Pet ‘KEDAMA’ for Relieving Depression
    Jiang Wu, Yuan Yuan, Yihang Dai, Japan
  • A Preliminary Study on Application of Tangible User Interface and Augmented Reality Technology with Table Game and Hand-eye Coordination Operation Tasks in the Fields of Memory and Visuospatial Perception for the Elderly
    Li-Lan Wang, I-Jui Lee, Taiwan*, China
  • The Usability of Training Apps for Older Adults - A Heuristic Evaluation
    Amrat Kaur, Weiqin Chen, Norway
Thursday, 30 June 2022
10:00 - 12:00

S222: Humanized Technology for Older Adults
Chairs: Jia Zhou, Honglian Xiang, P.R. China

  • Age and Gender Differences in Mobile Game Acceptance amongst Older Adults
    Rita W.L. Yu, Alan H.S. Chan, T.H. Ko, Hong Kong
  • Prediction and Analysis of Acceptance of the Elderly for Bus Interior Space Layout Based on Visual Search
    Hao Yang, Quanxin Jin, Xinrui Zhang, Yueran Wang, Ying Zhao, P.R. China
  • System Design of Smart Banking Based on Service Design Thinking
    Zhang Zhaorui, Xi Cheng, Shengtai Zhang, Na Liu, P.R. China
  • Digital Mahjong System: Towards Precise Cognitive Assessment with IoT Technologies
    Ning An, Enze Hu, Yanrui Guo, Jiaoyun Yang, P.R. China; Rhoda Au, Huitong Ding, United States
  • FEEL2: An Interactive Device for Older Adults to Experience Synesthesia and Age Creatively
    Liang-Ming Jia, Fang-Wu Tung, Taiwan*, China
  • Research on Wearable Smart Products for Elderly Users Based on KANO Model
    Xin Chen, Shuyuan Li, P.R. China
12:30 - 14:30

S250: User experience design and evaluation of elderly-oriented social apps
Chair: Yuxiang (Chris) Zhao, P.R. China

  • User Experience Design of elderly-oriented social apps based on Kano Model—The case of WeChat
    Xiaokang Song, P.R. China
  • Understanding Older Adults’ Stickiness Intention of Health Information on Social Media: A Time and Gratification Perspective
    Xindi Wang, Yuxiang (Chris) Zhao, P.R. China
  • An Evaluation of Elderly-Oriented Social Media Apps-From the Perspective of User Satisfaction and Technology Evaluation
    Xiaoting Xu, Xinyue Li, P.R. China
  • Beyond age stereotype: improving elderly-oriented user experience of social media by value sensitive design
    Mengqing Yang, Xintong Bai, P.R. China
  • Exploring Older Adults’ Adoption of WeChat Pay: A Cognitive Lock-in Perspective
    Tianchang Liu, Xinyue Li, P.R. China

S251: Smart health technology
Chair: Yan Luximon, Hong Kong

  • 3D QR Cube for Elderly Information System Design
    Ameersing Luximon, Hong Kong; Ravindra Goonetilleke, United Arab Emirates; Yan Luximon, Hong Kong
  • Older Adults’ Actual Use and Adoption Intention of Smart Health Care Technologies in Hong Kong
    Jiaxin Zhang, P.R. China; Hailiang Wang, Hong Kong; Brian Y. H. Lee, Marco Y. C. Pang, P.R. China; Yan Luximon, Hong Kong
  • Encouraging Elderly Self-Care by Integrating Speech Dialogue Agent and Wearable Device
    Hayato Ozono, Sinan Chen, Masahide Nakamura, Japan
  • Analysis on Influencing Factors of Medical Seeking Behavior of the Elderly under COVID-19--based on the DEMATEL Method
    Shuyu Zhao, Ting Han, P.R. China; Chunrong Liu, Taiwan*, China; Yahui Zhang, Yi Ding, P.R. China
Friday, 1 July 2022
12:00 - 14:00

S275: Aging Scenario and Implications in Developing Social Technology
Chair: Ning An, P.R. China

  • Automatic Life Event Tree Generation for Older Adults
    Fang Gui, Xi Wu, Min Hu, Jiaoyun Yang, P.R. China
  • Automatically Labeling Aging Scenarios with a Machine Learning Approach
    Ning An, Yang Xu, Qinglin Gao, Wenjie Zhu, AORAN WU, P.R. China; Honglin Chen, Finland
  • Environmental Boundaries and Road Regularity in Virtual Reality: Examining Their Effects on Navigation Performance and Spatial Cognition
    Liu Tang, Yanling Zuo, Jia Zhou, P.R. China
  • Research on the Age-Appropriate Design of Mobile Phone APPs Based on the Experience of Using Smartphones for Chinese Young-Old
    Yuxuan Xiao, Yanghao Ye, Yi Liu, P.R. China
14:30 - 16:30

S304: Human Factors and Design
Chair: Wang-Chin Tsai, Taiwan*, China

  • Cognitive Difference of Generations in the 1970s and 1990s towards Ancestor Worship Culture
    Chia-Ling Chang, Taiwan*, China
  • A Pilot Study on Synesthesia between Color Senses and Musical Scales in Chinese Musical Instrument “Guqin”
    Cheng-Ming Tsai, Ya-Ting Chang, Wang-Chin Tsai, Taiwan*, China
  • Improving Self-Diet Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Through Chatbots
    Wang-Chin Tsai, Wen-Yi Li, Jen Yu Tsai, Jieng-Sheng Yang, Taiwan*, China
  • A Study of the Effects of Interactive AI Image Processing Functions on Children’s Painting Education
    Jie Sun, Chao Gu, Jiangjie Chen, Wei Wei, Chun Yang, Qianling Jiang, P.R. China
  • Prototype Development of an Interpretative Game with Location-based AR for Ecomuseum
    Chun-Wen Chen, Ya Hsin Chen, Taiwan*, China
  • A Study on the Recognition and Memory of Shapes for the Elderly
    Ku-Hsi Chu, Jui-Che Tu, Chang-Franw Lee, Taiwan*, China
  • Applying Asymmetrical VR Collaborative Games to the Enhancement of Peer Collaboration and Oral Communication in Children with Autism
    Wan-Chen Yang, I-Jui Lee, Taiwan*, China

S305: Intergenerational perspectives and ageing: challenges and reflections
Chair: Maria José Brites, Portugal

  • Intergenerational Digitally Mediated Relationships: How Portuguese Young Adults Interact With Family Members Over 65+
    Inês Amaral, Ana Marta Flores, Eduardo Antunes, Maria José Brites, Portugal
  • Older Women Images and Technologies to Increase Gender Peace in Crisis and COVID-19 Times
    Vanessa Zorrilla-Muñoz, Maria Silveria Agulló-Tomás, Monica Donio Bellegarde, Maria João Forjaz, Eduardo Fernandez, Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez, Alba Ayala, Gloria Fernandez-Mayoralas, Spain
  • Missing Voices and Gendered Ageism –Patterns of Invisibility in Global News Media
    Maria Edström, Sweden
  • Contribution Participatory Methodologies and Generational Research
    Maria José Brites, Teresa Sofia Castro, Ana Filipa Oliveira, Inês Amaral, Portugal
  • Challenges of the Intergenerational Feminist Movement(s): Some Reflections
    Carla Cerqueira, Célia Taborda Silva, Portugal
  • Digital Literacy of Older People and the Role of Intergenerational Approach in Supporting Their Competencies in Times of COVID-19 Pandemic
    Igor Kanizaj, Croatia; Maria José Brites, Portugal

S306: Design for Aging
Chair(s): To be announced

  • An Interface Design of Chat Application for the Elderly Based on Color Cognition and User Demand
    Linlin Feng, Jing Luo, P.R. China
  • An Elderly User-Defined Gesture Set for Audio Natural Interaction in Square Dance
    Jiayu Su, P.R. China
  • Expert requirements for an ultrasound-based wearable using deep learning for exercise feedback in older chronic back pain patients
    Oskar Stamm, Luis Perotti, Germany
  • Smart Home for the Elderly – A Survey of Desires, Needs, and Problems
    Monika Schak, Rainer Blum, Birgit Bomsdorf, Germany
* Consistent with the 'one-China policy' of the United Nations Organization and the United States (maintaining unofficial relations with Taiwan after 1979).