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EPIC Conference: Autonomy & Independence

May 25, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT



Join us for EPIC presentations from AGE-WELL and EPIC-AT students, postdoctoral fellows, research staff, early career researchers (ECRs) and their stakeholders as they share their research in the “Autonomy & Independence” Challenge Area.

The “Autonomy & Independence” Challenge Area focuses on the use of information and communication technologies to help older adults maintain autonomy and independence in the face of impairment, disability or illness.

Chair:   Adriana Ríos Rincón, University of Alberta  
  It has to meet you where you are”: Older Adult Perspectives on Emotionality in Social Robotics  

Jill Dosso, University of British Columbia 


  Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Alert Systems for Missing Seniors

Adebusola (Busola) Adekoya, University of Waterloo & Yuriko Ryan, Provincial Health Services Authority 


Balancing Safety and Autonomy: Exploring Stakeholder Attitudes Towards Real-Time Location Systems in Long Term Care Homes  

Kyle Smilovsky, Wilfrid Laurier University  


For more details and to download the EPIC Conference Program, see here: https://agewell-nce.ca/epic-conference


May 25, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT