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Immersive Technologies for Healthcare

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Bringing together an interdisciplinary community across academia, creative industries, and clinical practitioners, this event will highlight some of the UK’s most exciting work in immersive technologies across medical, mental and behavioural healthcare.

Fully booked

Date and Time

19 November 2018 - 10:30-18:30

Location

London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Contact Nury Moreira at Healthcare@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

The Institution of Engineering and Technology and Immerse UK present their partnership event entitled, “Immersive Technologies for Healthcare”, which will take place at IET London: Savoy Place on the 19 November 2018.

Bringing together an interdisciplinary community across academia, creative industries, and clinical practitioners, this event will highlight some of the UK’s most exciting work in immersive technologies across medical, mental and behavioural healthcare.

Throughout the day participants and speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities for stakeholders within the community and share their own knowledge and experiences. Together we will explore ways to develop possible new pathways to support, testing and distribution and encourage more creative cross-industry collaboration

Programme

10.30 Arrival and Registration
 
11:00

Welcome & Introduction

Carrie Wootten, Immerse UK and Nury Moreira, The Institution of Engineering and Technology

11.15

Building a Clinical VR Community

Dr Keith Grimes, GP & Founder of VR Doctors

 
11.30

When The Drugs Don’t Work

Kay Smith, Retired Tissue Viability Nurse & Patient Ambassador

 
11.45

Virtual Reality Check: How Healthy Is The Scientific Study Of Immersive Environments?

Professor Andrew Przybylski, Associate Professor, Senior Research Fellow and Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute

 
12.00

Opportunities & Challenges For A Health Tech Startup

Deepa Mann-Kler, Visiting Professor In Immersive Futures, Ulster University, CEO Neon, Artist

 
12.15 Q&A
 
12.30 Startup Pitches
 
12.40 Lunch & Demos
 
13.40

Immersive Technologies and the Future of Healthcare

Steve Dann, Co-Founder & CEO Medical Realities, Co-Chairman VR/AR Association, London

 
13.55

Using Immersive Virtual Reality Environments To Help Children And Adults With Autism

Dr. Morag Maskey, Research Associate, The Blue Room Newcastle University

 
14.10

Information into Transformation: The Role of Immersive Technologies in Transformative Education

Jose Montemayor, XR Developer, Artist & Psychonaut

 
14.25

Transforming & Improving Physical & Neurorehabilitation Using Interactive Virtual Reality

Dr Isabelle Van De Keere, Founder & CEO Immersive Rehab

 
14.40

Bringing Innovative Technologies To The NHS

Mark Otto-Smith, Economic Growth and Innovation Programme Lead, Eastern Academic Health Science Network

 
14.55 Q&A
 
15.10 Startup Pitches
 
15.20 Break & Demos
 
16.00 Longtable Audience Discussion & Funding Clinic with the Knowledge Transfer Network and Immerse UK
 
17.00 Drinks reception & Demos

Reasons to attend

  • Network with colleagues who are working to implement Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Healthcare
  • Understand the context and potential of immersive healthcare technologies
  • Learn from established practice case studies
  • Explore how virtual reality and augmented reality can be used in healthcare    

Cost

Free

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