7 March: Designing for Dementia Symposium

The QUT Design Lab in association with the People & Systems Lab, Dementia Training Australia, and MinD – Designing for People with Dementia, invite you to a full day symposium:

Designing for Dementia Symposium

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9am – 5pm
QUT Design Lab, Creative Industries Precinct II, Kelvin Grove campus, Z9 Level 6 – The Terrace (map)

Come and hear presenters from Australia, the UK, Canada and Europe discuss their research into how design can improve the lives of dementia sufferers and their families. Featuring Australian Research Council and European Research Council funded projects, and more.

This symposium is supported by the Designing for Mindful Self-Empowerment and Social Engagement (MinD) project at the QUT Design Lab, funded by a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Horizon 2020 EU International Project (2016 ‐ 2021).

Agenda

09.00 Tea and Coffee
09.15 Welcome – Thea Blackler (QUT Design Lab)

09.30 Cathy Treadaway (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
10.00 Gail Kenning (UTS)
10.30 Megan Strickfaden (Skype from Edmonton, Canada)
11.00 Morning Tea

11.30 Kristina Niederrer (University of Wolverhampton)
12.00 Julia Gard (University of Twente)
12.30 Deborah Fels (Ryerson University in Toronto)
01.00 Lunch

2.00 Kirsty Bennet (Dementia Training Australia)
2.30 Jill Franz (QUT Design Lab) and Maria O’Reilly (CQU)
3.00 Evonne Miller, Geraldine Donaghue and Laurie Buys (QUT Design Lab)
3.30 Afternoon Tea

4.00 Whole group discussion around research/publication synergies and opportunities
5.00 Adjourn for drinks

Date Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9am – 5pm AEST
Location QUT Design Lab, Creative Industries Precinct II, Kelvin Grove campus, Z9 Level 6 – The Terrace
Cost Free
Organisation QUT Design Lab
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