The first Digital Health and Wellbeing Symposium was a huge success. We welcomed researchers and healthcare professionals from a wide range if institutions, many of which were able to build their networks at the event. The talks were fantastic and provided great insight into interesting research areas within Digital Health and Wellbeing.
The videos can be replayed via stadium (The Open University’s webcasting platform) using the links below, alternatively you can download the presentation.
|Time||Schedule||Presentation title and link to replay|
|09:45-10:00||Professor Regine Hampel, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies||Welcome Address (includes first presentation)|
|10:00-10:30||Dr Josephine McMurray, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada||Tertius iungens: Connecting the disconnected and other notions that help build ecosystems to support health & agetech innovation (includes welcome address)|
|10:35-11:05||Dr Malcolm Fisk, De Montfort University||Developments in Telehealth: How Consumers will Change the Way that Services are Provided|
|11:05-11:30||Comfort Break & networking|
|11:35-12:05||Dr Matthew Fay, GP Principal The Willows Medical Practice, West Yorkshire||A new paradigm in palpitation management|
|12:10-12:40||Dr Charles Musselwhite, Swansea University||Supporting mobility of older people: Why technology is getting it wrong|
|12:40-13:45||Lunch & networking|
|13:50-14:45||Panel Discussion||Watch the pannel discussion replay|
|14:50-15:15||Dr Elisabeth Boulton, University of Manchester||Motivating 60-70 year olds to be more active using smart technology: The PreventIT project|
|15:15-15:30||Comfort Break & networking|
|15:35-16:05||Professor Josie Tetley & Dr Emma Koivunen, Manchester Metropolitan University||Using technology to reduce isolation|
|16:10-16:35||Dr Verina Waights, The Open University||Enhancing quality of life of carers through innovative ehealth technologies|
|16:35-16:50||Dr Hannah R Marston, Research Fellow, Health and Wellbeing Priority Research Area||Closing Remarks|
If you are interested in being part of the Digital Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group please contact Hannah R. Marston who is leading the SIG where further details will be provided.