TechSAge State of the Science Conference

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability (RERC TechSAge) cordially invites you to the State of the Science Conference. 

This two-day conference will explore the latest research advances and priorities in development, design, and deployment of personal and environmental technologies for aging with disability.

Monday, March 27th

Keynote Lecture — 4pm to 5pm

Michelle Putnam, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Simmons College, School of Social Work


Open House Reception — 5pm to 8pm

Poster sessions, demos, & more will be on display from aging and disability projects at Georgia Tech. Participating organizations are listed below.
Heavy appetizers & drinks will be served.


Tuesday, March 28th

Special Design and Technologies for Healthy Aging (DATHA) Talk Event:
“State of the Science in Technologies to Support Successful Aging
with Disability” — 8:30am to 11:30am


Event will feature two guest speakers who are leading researchers in personal & environmental technologies for older adults and people with disabilities.
A multi-disciplinary panel of researchers will facilitate discussion.
Breakfast & coffee will be provided.

Featured Speakers

Brenna Argall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Robotics, Northwestern University; Research Scientist, Rehabilitation
Institute of Chicago

Andrew Sixsmith, Ph.D. Professor and Director of the Gerontology
Research Centre, Simon Fraser University

 

Space is limited. Please RSVP by February 21st

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Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Monday, March 27, 2017
    4:00 pm - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    11:30 am
Location: 512 Means Street NW Atlanta, GA 30318