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Health & Wearable Technology Panel

MODA and the Wearable Computing Center at Georgia Tech are excited to host a series of presentations this fall to complement the exhibition On You: Wearing Technology. Wearing the Future will be a series of five panel discussions by thought leaders, exploring the impact of wearable technology across various domains. The sessions aim to provoke thought about the future of technology and how society will adapt and include wearable technology to drive better and newer outcomes. The panels and presentations will include academic and research experts and thought leaders from industry including trend forecasters, athletes, designers, manufacturers and health professionals.

Health and Wearable Technology Panel | Thursday, July 28, 2016
5:30 pm Tour of On You: Wearing Technology with co-curator Clint Zeagler
7:00 pm Panel Discussion: Health and Wearable Technology

Advances in wearable technology will have profound impacts on our health. Healthcare could be improved and personalized by tracking trends in individual physical health. Wearable technology could provide simpler and more efficient ways of providing care, even in impoverished nations. As sensing technology improves ad we are able to capture brain signals while mobile, what opportunities could this afford to even mental health? How do we keep our personal health information private but also useful to our health providers? What is the future of wellness and healthcare with the aid of personal wearable technology?

Moderator: Beth Mynatt – Executive Director of the Institute for People and Technology and Professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Panelist: Jiten Chhabra – Indian-born physician, healthcare entrepreneur and Health Tech Researcher at the Interactive Media Technology Center

Panelist: Raja Schaar – Design Instructor for the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Panelist: Juliet Sekandi – Assistant Professor in the Center for Global Health and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Georgia

Admission is free with regular admission to MODA, but seating is limited. Please register in advance by clicking here.  

Arrive at 5:30 and join Clint Zeagler, co-curator of On You: Wearing Technology, for a guided tour of the exhibition. Panel discussion will begin at 7:00 pm.

Members - FREE | Non-members $10 | Military, Educators, Seniors $8 / Students $5 with valid ID.