Do you have an idea for an innovation that can help to transform the ageing experience for older adults?
Interested parties must share a 1-2-minute video on social media that includes the following:
- Name and Current Position
- Identify one (1) reason for why you want to attend the 14th Global Conference on Ageing
- Respond to the following:
Share your idea for an innovation that will help to transform the ageing experience for older adults, explain which CABHI priority area it fits within, and tell us why you think it will help to improve the quality of life for older adults around the world.
- Must be a researcher/innovator working on a solution for ageing and brain health within one (1) of CABHI’s four (4) priority areas for 2018. Click here for more information.
- Able to assume your own transportation and accommodation costs to attend the Conference in Toronto.
- Able to attend all three (3) days of the Conference, 8 – 10 August, 2018.
Videos will be accepted on a rolling basis until 29 June, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.
Please share your video on Facebook or Twitter only using #CABHInnovation2018 AND #ifaTO2018
The IFA (@IntFedAgeing) will ‘like’ your video within 48 hours on social media to confirm reciept. If you do not recieve confirmation, please email Ms Paula Colaso with any concerns.
- Strategic Alignment: How well does the project align with one of CABHI’s Call for Innovation themes? (33%)
- Aging in place: solutions that enable older adults with dementia to maximize their independence so that they can age in their desired setting. (e.g. by reducing falls, addressing social isolation, etc.)
- Caregiver support: solutions that support caregivers (formal and informal) in their care for older adults with dementia
- Care coordination and navigation: solutions that help older adults, caregivers and healthcare providers to better coordinate and navigate care for older adults with dementia
- Cognitive health: solutions that improve brain/cognitive health for aging adults and/or support the identification and assessment of adults at risk for dementia/cognitive impairment
- Quality of the Idea: How would the idea improve the quality of life for older adults around the world? (33%)
- Opportunity to Disseminate: What is the potential market for the solution and could it be scaled across Canada and beyond? (33%)
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The Cognitive Health Innovation Contest (the “Contest”) is open to individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.
Employees of the International Federation on Ageing and other companies / agencies / organisations associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.
The Contest is coordinated by the International Federation on Ageing, located at 1 Bridgepoint Drive, Suite G.238, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4M 2B5. This opportunity was made available by the Centre for Ageing and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI).
- Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Contest constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the official rules and the decisions of the IFA, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with the official rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
- Contest Period
The contest begins on 11 June, 2018 at 12:00am EST and ends on 29 June, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Contest Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest Period using Facebook and Twitter only.
- How to Enter
Online entries will be made via Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtag #CABHInnovation2018 AND #ifaTO2018.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person’s Facebook account or Twitter account in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of the IFA and will be acknowledged but not returned.
- Prize Drawing
On or about 6 July, 2018, potential winners will be selected from among the eligible entries and every effort will be made to contact that person via Twitter and Facebook no later than 9 July, 2018. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact them, the IFA will select an alternate potential winner in their place from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.
- Winner Declaration
The potential winner will be notified by Facebook and/or Twitter. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within the required time period (if applicable), the potential winner forfeits prize.
In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the IFA will award the prize to an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which time the prize will remain un-awarded.
3 Day General Admission to the 14th Global Conference on Ageing (8-10 August, 2018) in Toronto, Canada. A $600 USD value. This prize will be awarded to up to three (3) winners.
- General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by the IFA in its sole discretion, the IFA may either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of the official rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment.
The IFA reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these official rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the IFA reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the IFA to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
- Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the IFA, and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto).
The entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. The Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Ontario.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the IFA in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Ontario, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Ontario.