On December 15th, 10:30am, Julie Robillard, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia will be giving a public lecture on how technology can assist us with aging and dementia.
Dr. Robillard is an affiliated researcher of the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence and Vice-chair of the Ethical, Legal, Social Impacts Committee of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging.
This presentation will cover:
- How computerized resources for dementia are reshaping healthcare for the older demographic.
- The unique social and ethical challenges of an older adult end-user population.
- Results from studies evaluating the quality, ethics and impact of computerized resources for dementia.
- Novel, artificial intelligence-based tools that can maximize the benefits of computerized platforms.
- How a trans-disciplinary approach can put forward innovative and effective solutions to address the broader challenges of the dementia epidemic.
Reception with refreshments to follow. RSVP to Sheila Bodemer by noon on December 12, 2016.
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1