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Digital Health and Wellbeing Symposium 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017 (All day)

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
08:45-09:45 Registration
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.

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