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HSP 2017Workshop on Healthy and Secure People
Chair(s): Manuel Filipe Santos, José Machado, António Abelha, Filipe Portela and Anastasius Moumtzoglou

Workshop on
Healthy and Secure People
 - HSP 2017

Paper Submission: February 24, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: March 1, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration: March 13, 2017


Manuel Filipe Santos
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
José Machado
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
António Abelha
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
Filipe Portela
Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho
Anastasius Moumtzoglou
European Society for Quality in Healthcare

HSP is an inter-disciplinary research area, which is focused on using scientific models, methodologies and technologies for enhancing human quality of life. In the next seven years 25% of EU citizens will be over the age of 60. An aging population opens a considerable sort of concerns, namely: understanding health, wellbeing and disease; preventing and diagnosing disease; treating and managing disease; active ageing and self-management of health; methods and knowledge; health care provision and integrated care.
Following a person-centered approach, it deals directly with individuals and groups of individuals. The main goal of this workshop is contribute to the development of new approaches and enabling technologies that will enhance human quality of life, leading to healthier, innovation and secure societies.