Mental Health Technology & Aging (POSTPONED)

Tue, Oct 12, 2021, 9:00 AM (AEDT)


9am Intro

0915 A/Prof Jenny Waycott, School of Computing and Information Systems working in the field of human-computer interaction.

0930 TBC

0950 Interactive Q&A

Bio Information:

Associate Professor Jenny Waycott

School of Computing and Information Systems

The University of Melbourne

Jenny Waycott is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems, at the University of Melbourne, working in the interdisciplinary field of human-computer interaction. Her research examines how emerging technologies, such as virtual reality and social robots, are being used to provide social and emotional enrichment in later life, especially in aged care and aims to inform the future ethical design and use of emerging technologies in aged care.

Keynote Speaker

  • Stephen Johnston

    Stephen Johnston



    co-founder of Aging2.0 and Founder of Fordcastle. Aging2.0 is a global innovation network for ageing and longevity, with 120+ city Chapters, 30,000 members in 30+ countries, and a range of corporate partners including Procter & Gamble, Nomura Research, SOMPO and Google. Fordcastle is a boutique consultancy working at the intersection of impact and innovation. Our recent work focuses on the in…

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  • Marc Niemes

    Marc Niemes



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