Members of the public are invited to find out more about innovations in interactive mental health technologies as part of a first of its kind public event in Lancaster. This is a unique opportunity for both professionals and public with an interest in digital mental health to engage with new prototypes being developed at Lancaster University as part of the AffecTech network.
Where: Reading and Writing Room, Storey Arts Centre, in Lancaster City Centre (Next to Lancaster Railway Station)
When: Tuesday May 14th 2019, 9.00 am to 13.30 pm
Why: Learn about personal technologies for affective health, and help shape a major initiative dedicated to delivering self-help technologies to help sufferers of affective health conditions such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.
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Public engagement in digital mental health
This event is organised by the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University and will be an exclusive opportunity to network with leading partners from the digital health sector, and learn more about innovations in wearable technologies for mental health. Attendees will include Corina Sas, Professor of Digital Health at Lancaster University, who will introduce members of her research team from the AffecTech project who will then present and invite feedback on their innovative findings.
There will be complimentary teas and coffees, and a buffet lunch.
This event is open to the public and professionals, however places are strictly limited to ticket holders. Please confirm your participation by signing up on Eventbrite.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Image top right: AffecTech prototype developed by researcher Umair Muhammad.
Coordinated by Lancaster University, and benefiting from leading European and global partners including the UK’s NHS, Oxford University and technology giant Philips, AffecTech is pioneering new insights and technologies, integrating the latest innovations in personal tech for mental health, with the most influential clinical psychology insights into emotion regulation.
The AffecTech project is a Marie Curie Innovative Training Network funded by the European Commission. For more information please visit: www.affectech.org.