Public Lecture - Aging in a technological world: bridging disciplines to tackle the dementia epidemicExport this event to calendar

Thursday, December 15, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Public Lecture

Aging in a technological world: bridging disciplines to tackle the dementia epidemic (pdf)

When? Thursday December 15, 2016 10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Where? AHS Expansion Building Room 1689 (Lecture Hall)

Who? Julie Robillard, PhD. Assistant Professor of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

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 by emailing Sheila Bodemer by noon December 12,2016

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