"Engineering for the Disabled"

Innovative Engineering to Alleviate Disabilities

Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Venue: Weston Auditorium, De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield. AL10 9EU.
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Booking: FREE Entry: advance booking required
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Seminar:  
Chairman:

Lord Jamie Borwick - The fifth Baron Hawkshead

Speakers:

Ian Jones
Executive Committee member, The British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)

Professor David Spalton FRCS FRCP FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, St Thomas' Hospital

Charles Lowe

President, Telemedicine & eHealth Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Open forum:
Questions and answers
Synopsis:

People with disabilities are an important and valuable section of our community and represent almost one in four of the population. Increasingly, as the population grows older, we can expect a higher percentage of people to live with a disability. This Prestige Event highlights three major areas:

  • Prosthetics
  • Vision
  • Digital Health

with emphasis on continued and future requirements for science and engineering resources to help people with disabilities to achieve much-desired independence in some aspect of their lives.

Timetable:
5:30 pm Refreshments and networking
6:45 pm Welcome, EEESTA Innovation Award, Friends of EEESTA Award and Chairman's opening remarks
7:15 pm Speakers' presentations
8:20 pm Question time
c9:10 pm Chairman's summary
c9:25 pm Vote of Thanks and formal session close
c9:30 pm Informal continuation with speakers in the foyer
10:00 pm Vacate venue