Telecare and Independent Ageing Conference 2013

Presentations and Workshops

Conference Programme

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Opening Plenary

The AKTIVE project - aims, ambitions and expectations

Prof. Sue Yeandle, CIRCLE, University of Leeds, AKTIVE project director

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The Telecare Industry: Looking to the future

Valerie de Leonibus, Co-Founder and Director, Inventya Ltd

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Caring networks: how does telecare fit in?
Early findings from the AKTIVE project's everyday life analysis

Dr. Emma-Reetta Koivunen, CIRCLE, University of Leeds

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Workshop A: Telecare - designing products and systems for older people at home

The challenge of designing telecare solutions

Richard Farrell-Smith, Product Manager, Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd.

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Co-production of assisted living technologies

Dr. Joe Wherton, Queen Mary University, ATHENE Research project

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People centred approaches: routes to information, insight and inspiration

Chris McGinley, Senior Associate, Age and Ability Lab, The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, RCA

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Workshop B: Telecare marketing and distribution - opportunities and barriers

Consumer attitudes to purchasing electronic Assistive Living Technology in the future

Simon Fielden, Director, Health, Design and Technology Institute (HDTI), University of Coventry

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Telecare routes to market

Radka Bartosova, Healthcare Innovation Consultant, Inventya Ltd.

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Life-changing design

Ian Rutter, Engage Business Network, Age UK

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Workshop C: Telecare as a support in older people's lives

Realising telecare potential: Developmets and Challenges

Prof Alan Roulstone, Professor of Disability and Inclusion, University of Northumbria

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Using Information and Communication Technology ICT to empower older people

Dr. Elizabeth Hanson, Scientific Leader, Swedish Family Care Competence Centre

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Workshop D: Commisioning and delivering telecare

Impact Assessment: Lessons learnt from the analysis of 12 ICT based solutions for caregivers from the CARICT project

Stephanie Carretero, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, European Commission

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Workshop E: Integrating telecare into older people's caring networks

Telecare: a modern solution for modern families

Madeleine Starr, Head of Innovation, Carers UK

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Implications of telecare for the roles, training and support of care workers

Dr Gary Fry, Research Fellow, CIRCLE

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Workshop F: Developing and expanding the telecare product range

Telecare Platforms of the Future

John Eaglesham, Chief Executive, Advanced Digital Institute

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Moving to scale - providing choice and personalisation

George MacGinnis, Director, PA Consulting

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