7th GAES FAQs

Q: What are the dates and times for the 7th Golden Age Expo and Summit (2022)?

A: The 7th Golden Age Expo and Summit (2022) is held online and in-person through a dual hybrid event model. The 3 days physical expo and summit will be held between 5 and 7 August 2022 at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre. The online summit will take place between 29 and 30 July 2022.

Q: What format will the 7th GAES (2022) be held with?

A: The 7th GAES (2022) will be held online and in-person through a dual hybrid event model.

Q: Is the 7th GAES (2022) open to the public? Is there a charge?

A: The 7th GAES (2022) is open to the public to learn more and help us develop smart ageing cities. Admission is free of charge.

Q: How do I register to participate in the 7th GAES (2022)?

A: Depending on the participating format of your choice, registration is available on both online summit and physical activities pages on our website. If you wish to participate in both online summit and physical GAES, you may have to register two times.

Q: How do I know my registration has been successful?

A: A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided once your registration has been successful. If you haven’t received a confirmation email, please check the junk mailbox in your email. You can also contact us by email at gaes2022@goldenage.foundation.

Q: When will I receive a confirmation email after completing my registration online?

A: You will receive a confirmation email as soon as you have completed your registration online. We will also send you an email reminder three days before the event start date.

Q: How do I access the online summit?

A: A unique link will be sent to you via the confirmation email. You can access the online summit through this link.

Q: How do I enter the physical expo and summit venue?

A: Please present your confirmation email at the entrance of the venue to enter the physical expo and summit.

Q: If tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or Black rainstorm signals are in force during the event period, will GAES continue to take place?

A: In case of adverse weather conditions, please pay attention to our special arrangements on the day of the physical expo and summit. If you are attending the online summit, please join us from a safe location.

Q: What are your arrangements if COVID-19 cases increase?

A: The health and safety of all participants, speakers, partners and staff are our top priority. We will continue to monitor the situation locally and abroad and make appropriate arrangements according to the latest preventative measures issued by the government. Please visit our website for the latest updates.

Q: Does the venue at the 7th GAES (2022) provide disability access? Are guide dogs allowed to enter the venue?

A: The physical expo and summit will be held at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre (HKCEC) and is equipped with barrier-free access. Guide dogs can also enter the venue. Wheelchair ramps are available for lifts with bigger capacity and all entrances and exits. Furthermore, tactile and braille maps and induction loop systems are available at the information centre at Harbour Road and Expo Drive entrances. Both entrances are also equipped with tactile guide paths. Accessible toilets and telephone booths at HKCEC and accessible parking spaces at both adjacent car parks are also available.

Q: Where can I find out more about the schedule of 7th GAES (2022)?

A: Our agenda and timetable will be available on the schedule page.

Q: What languages will 7th GAES (2022) be held in?

A: Please check the schedule page.

Q: How many people have participated in GAES?

A: Held in its 7th year, GAES has organised six previous editions and over 170 discussions. To increase the exchange and collaboration between local and overseas organisations, over 360 international speakers have been featured at GAES to share their ideas and experiences on smart ageing. The expo has also hosted over 440 participating organisations and attracted over 74,900 visitors.

Q: What partnering and participating organisations will 7th GAES (2022) work with?

A: All partnering and participating organisations that we work with are passionate about the development of the ageing community. Please refer to this list for more information.

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