Workshop Innovation Alzheimer – Program

Created in 2011, Innovation Alzheimer (IA) is a general purpose and no-profit association (French law 1901) whose main scope is to put innovation at the service of the users, in particular of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders and persons with neuropsychiatric symptoms. IA helps and supports the CoBTeK research team (Cognition Behavior Technologies) of the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis and the CMRR (Centre Mémoire de Ressources et de Recherche) of the CHU of Nice, directed by Prof. Philippe Robert. IA is located at the Institut Claude Pompidou.

IA is the local organizer of the ISG 2016 congress. This year the annual IA workshop is part of the International Society of Gerontechnology congress held in Nice. The workshop includes 3 events:

– September 28: Recommendation for the use of serious game in neuropsychiatric disorders (expert meeting)

– September 29: Public demonstration of technological innovations CoBTeK & INRIA research group

– September 30: Memory & Motivation Day at the library Raoul Mille




September 28, 2016

Recommendation for the use of serious game in neuropsychiatric

In 2014 the team CoBTeK and IA Association published a scientific article on how to use the serious game in Alzheimer’s disease and related pathologies. This year the international congress ISG is an opportunity to update the recommendations for cognitive and behavioral disorders.

  • Location: Institut Claude Pompidou – 10 rue Molière – Nice
  • Time: 4pm – 6pm
  • Language: English
  • Participants: experts with invitation
  • The visit of the Memory center is open to ISG participants – For registration please contact:


  • Visit of the Memory center & CoBTeK facilities
  • Presentations
    • The Brain Aging Monitor: Game Point for Lifestyle – Dr T Aalbers, Prof dr MGM Olde Rikkert, Dept Geriatrics Radboudumc/ Radboudumc Alzheimer Centre,
Nijmegen The Netherlands
    • Example of serious game in neuropsychiatry – Philippe Robert / Sylvie Serret – CoBTeK
    • The 2014 recommendation and beyond: recommendation 2016 – Valeria Manera – CoBTeK


September 29, 2016

Public demonstration of technological innovations

In 2015 more than 200 seniors from the city of Nice participated to the IA workshop demo/day. This year IA workshop also includes an afternoon event for demonstrations of innovations developed by the team CoBTeK and INRIA in 2016. Presentations from participants in the international congress of the ISG are accepted on request:

  • Location: Institut Claude pompidou – 10 rue Molière – Nice
  • Time: 1:45pm – 5:30pm
  • Language: French / English
  • Participants: general public, patients and caregivers (familial and pofessional), ISG participants


September 30, 2016

Memory & Motivation Day at the library Raoul Mille

This new event is organized with the Raoul Mille City of Nice Library. The aims are:

– to introduce participants use of new technologies for health and particularly to assess and stimulate cognition and motivation – to provide knowledge about brain function and new technologies – Make the link between cognition, literature and library



  • Session 1: try a standard memory training session
  • Session 2: train your memory using new technologies
  • Session 3: Motivation and physical activities using new technologies


  • Key note 1: Proust, le livre et la mémoire – Pr Guy Darcourt – University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
  • Keynote 2: Biologie de la maladie d’Alzheimer – Dr Fréderic Checler – Directeur de recherche IPMC
  • Keynote 3: les nouvelles technologies au service des senior et des aidants – Dr Valeria Manera, Dr Jeremy Bourgeois – CoBTeK IA



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