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The Social Web, A Community Technology for Healthy Ageing

UCL Institute for Global Health

Friday, 7 November 2014 from 10:00 to 16:30 (GMT)

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This workshop is designed for people and oragnisations that have an interest in how internet and tablet touch screen technologies can be utilised effectively with older adult populations. The objective of this interactive event is to share practical outcomes emergent from research conducted over the past year with elder populations who live in Stratford, East London and to demonstrate how technology can be used to benefit elders' wellbeing. This event is organised by the UCL Institute for Global Health in collaboration with the International Longevity Centre, True Blue Consultancy anbd the Newham New Deal Partnership. Support has been provided by the UCL Wellbeing Grand Challenge and the UCL Beacon Public Engagement Bursary.

 

The Social Web, a Community Technology for Healthy Aging

7th November 2014

Haldane Room, UCL Main Campus,

Gower Street, WC1E6BT

Agenda

 

9:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:15 Welcome        Professor Richard Parish CBE, HonFRPharmS

10:15-11:00 Keynote speaker      Ben Rowland Co-founder of Agilisys Arch

11:00-11:45 Aging tablet users and learning in Newham      Dr Rodney Reynolds, IGH

11:45- 12:15 Refreshment Break & Networking

12:15 -13:00 A conversation on Technology and the opportunities and challenges Professor Bob Fryer and Guests

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Story of the 'Lifestories' App and its development      Wei Luo, Software Engineer

14:30-15:00 Virtual town in learning      Richard Price Yorkshire Ambulance Service

15:00-15:30 Addressing Digital Exclusion in Newham   Fiona Baird CEO, Newham New Deal Partnership

15:30-16:00 Plenary and summary of the day  Professor Richard Parish CBE, HonFRPharmS

 

A UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH) Event

in collaboration with TrueBlue Consultancy & International Longevity Centre

Do you have questions about The Social Web, A Community Technology for Healthy Ageing? Contact UCL Institute for Global Health

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University College London
Haldane Room, Wilkins Building
Gower Street
WC1E6BT London
United Kingdom

Friday, 7 November 2014 from 10:00 to 16:30 (GMT)


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UCL Institute for Global Health

The UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH), based within the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, is the thriving research and teaching community at the heart of UCL’s Grand Challenge of Global Health.

Drawing on the expertise of over 200 staff from across UCL’s departments, we take a unique cross-disciplinary approach to global health in both our research and teaching, responding to the fact that health problems – and their solutions – are influenced by the social environment as well as medical innovation.

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