November 16-17th, 2015, Kanagawa JAPAN (as part of JSAI-isAI2015, supported by Society for Serviceology)
HAT-MASH 2015 (Healthy Aging Tech mashup service, data and people) is the 1st international workshop that bridges healthy aging and elderly care technology, information technology and service engineering.

Aging of the population causes not only a substantial increase of GDP spent on elderly care per year but also societal effects, which impact not only the health sector. Meanwhile to develop a sustainable social system, globally societies envision a transformation from reactive care to proactive care and from episodic response to continuous monitoring of wellbeing and maintenance. To support this trend, we have to take into account demographic change, changes in the global economy and the development of technologies and therefore a transdisciplinary approach is a must.

The main objective of this workshop is to provide an informal forum to discuss important research questions and practical challenges in healthy aging and elderly care support to promote transdisciplinary approaches. The workshop welcomes researchers, academicians as well as industrial professionals of different but relevant fields from all over the world to present their research results and development activities. The workshop will provide opportunities for the participants to exchange new ideas and experiences face to face, to establish research or business networks and to find global partners for future collaboration. 

The topic includes but is not limited to

ICT for Healthy aging
ICT for elderly care support
Service engineering
Computer Supported Cooperative Work in healthcare
Participatory approach
Data mining / Text mining
Linked Data
Semantic Web
Cyber Physical system

Preliminary workshop format:
Oral presentation and panel discussion and posters