Vesna Dolničar participated at 11th ISG World Conference


Member of the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI), Assoc. Prof. Vesna Dolničar, PhD, participated at ISG's 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology that was held between May 7-11 in St. Petersburg (Florida, USA). During the conference, internationally recognised experts in gerontechnology shared their knowledge and experiences through lectures, symposia, workshops, papers and posters. Presented topics included telemonitoring, telecare, ICT, assistive technology, inclusive design and usability, etc.

During the conference, Vesna Dolničar participated at the symposium titled »Technology, innovation and the emerging silver economy«. At the symposium, she presented Interreg Europe ITHACA project and the results of the self-assessment survey conducted within the project. Presentation was co-authored by CSI members Mojca Šetinc, Tomaž Burnik, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD and Nejc Berzelak, PhD.

During the paper sessions, she presented two papers. The first paper titled Investigating smartphone acceptance factors among seniors with structural equation modelling presented the results of the Slovenian national representative survey on smartphones use among older adults. Co-authors of the paper are CSI members Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Sakari Taipale, PhD, Nejc Berzelak, PhD and Tomaž Burnik. The second paper, co-authored by Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Tomaž Burnik and Walter R. Boot, PhD, is titled Construct and criterion validity of mobile device proficiency questionnaire: results of a crossover experiment with older smartphone users in Slovenia and deals with verification of the construct and criterion validity of Mobile Device Proficiency Questionnaire (MPDQ), developed by Walter R. Boot and Nelson R. Roque.


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