Smart Technologies 19/11/14 2.00pm - 5.30pm
FREE* EVENT: Smart technologies so Sheffield's elders live lives they want to live.
How can Smart technologies &Intelligent Homes help Sheffield’s elderly?
Generously hosted by Hill Dickinson LLP, The Balance, Pinfold Street, Sheffield S1 2JG (links to Google maps), funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and in partnership with the New Dynamics of Ageing Research Programme.
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Bridget Strong, Deputy Chief Executive, AgeUK Sheffield
John Grant, Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University
Eddie Murphy, Technical Director, Mott MacDonald
Dr Amanda Sharkey, Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield
Facilitator: Wendy Stern, M.Sc.
Encourage social support;
Improve health, well-being and mental health;
Raise awareness of online financial and data security.
Meet Paro the seal - used with dementia and Alzheimer's sufferers. Find out about the benefits, risks and ethics.
Discuss issues such as:
fuel poverty, financial hardship, health and well-being, buildings for people, intelligent buildings, smart applications.
Explore the benefits, risk and ethics of these
Help identify the top three issues for Action for Involvement's next event in this series.
Follow-up Crowd Wise 2014 to learn how intelligent homes and smart technology can help elderly people live lives they want to live.
Inform participants of the issues, build on previous learning and create a sound platform for a Summer 2015 event.
* Donations via paypal on Action for Involvement website or at the event to help with event costs. Action for Involvment have a £15 Standard Charge for cancellations without 2 day’s notice.
For more information about this event visit the blog, Action for Involvement is a voluntary community group set up to create space for people to get together with key policy makers on current social issues in education, health and welfare, regulation, environment, engineering, housing, energy, transport and technology. Personal data is for our sole use. Photographs or video clips may be used in publicity, newsletters or websites by us, funders and project partners. Grateful thanks to RAEI, Hill Dickinson LLP, Debbie Edwards, Angela Hepburn, Jo McCausland, John Grant, Eddie Murphy, Amanda Sharkey, Bridget Strong and Prof Alan Walker who have helped to make this event possible. Personal data is for our sole use.