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Leep CEO, Cecily Michaels is presenting at this half-day conference, Ageing in a Digital World, discusses why there is still such a large gap and explores ideas to keep the ageing population connected. Hear what key technology and community experts in the field are doing the bridge the gap.

How can digital technology assist you to age well at home?

Despite the increased emphasis on the benefits of technology, the digital divide remains largely unchanged. This half-day conference, Ageing in a Digital World, discusses why there is still such a large gap and explores ideas to keep the ageing population connected.

Hear what key technology and community experts in the field are doing the bridge the gap. 

Agenda

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019

8:30 am Registration

9:00 am CEO Address - Rosemary Bishop, CEO 3Bridges Community

             Welcome to Country

9:20 am Dr Chris K Wilson | Principal Researcher Australian Digital Inclusion Index, Centre for Social Impact

For more than 20 years, Chris has been involved in planning and conducting interdisciplinary social research that engages concepts and methodologies drawn from economics, human geography, history, media studies, education, and policy studies.

9:50 am Morning Tea

10:10 am Cecily Michaels | CEO, Leep NGO

As the CEO of Leep NGO, a group enabling people to use technology in an increasingly digital world, Cecily is an enthusiastic advocate for ensuring everyone has the skills to be online safely. She holds MA in Public Health, MA in Development and Community Organisation and Bachelor of Music in Education.

10:40 am Beverley Honig | Director, Uniper Care Pty Ltd

Uniper Care is a leading community wellness platform that reduces loneliness for older people who are isolated or alone. Beverley believes that loneliness is our greatest pandemic – and is setting out to solve this so we can eradicate many chronic conditions such as anxiety, depression and even lower the risk of dementia.

11:10 am Anton Cush | Telemedicine and telehealth adoption, Coviu

With almost 20 years in the healthcare industry, Anton has a track record of delivering innovation in care delivery across several geographies, delivering impactful solutions to care providers and their patients worldwide.

11:40 am Anthony Bacon | Lifelink Operations Manager, Feros Care

Anthony has a background in technology focusing on Smart Assistive technology. Since 2013 he has lead the client technology department to deliver emergency response solutions and developed our safe and smart home offering nationally to over 3500 clients. 

12:10 pm Panel Discussion

12:40 pm Close and Lunch

Following lunch there will be a session with Merran Cooper on Digital Advance Care plans using an online system. (optional to attend). Dr Merran Cooper She has been a Cancer Educator and counsellor, a Certified Death Midwife, a qualified Adult Educator and Physiotherapist. Now she works in the Emergency Departments and wards of NSW Hospitals. She will share with you the inside story of hospitals and how you can stay in charge of your own life and the medical care you receive.

Details

On Tuesday 2 April 2019 at 8:30am

SGCH, 38 Humphreys Lane, Hurstville, NSW 2220

Volunteers/Pensioners - free; General Admission - $50; Corporate - $100.

Register Here

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