'How Smart Assistive Technology Research is informing Community Care Practice' Seminar in Bundaberg

Events, Posted on 14 Sep 2016

Join us for this highly interactive seminar in regional Queensland.

Date: 12 October 2016

Time: 12pm-4pm

Venue: Central Queensland University, Bundaberg Campus - Building 5, Room 16-17 6 University Drive

Cost: $50 p/p (student rates available via application)

The theme for the Bundaberg seminar is ‘Research Translation into Practice’ and will highlight leading projects occurring on a local and national level in the area of Smart Assistive Technology. This seminar is a continuation of the work Community Resourcing is undertaking within the Community Care Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative to engage with regional areas and will provide opportunities and linkages for Community Care Service Providers. This seminar will provide opportunities for delegates to engage with leading local and national experts in a highly interactive seminar.


The program for this event is as follows:

11.30am - 12.00pm - Light Lunch on Arrival & Registration

12.00am - 12.15pm - Welcome & House Keeping

12.15pm-1pm - Horizon Scanning presentation: The opportunities on the horizon for the application of Smart AT in Community Care by Andrea Van Der Zypp –ISCRR

1.00pm– 1.45pm - Panel Presentations:

- Incorporating Smart AT into education and support for people with a disability by Endeavour- Virtual Reality Presentation – Stewart Koplick

- Living Labs in Action - The deployment of the Smarter Safer Homes Platform – Research and Carers Perspectives by Dr Mohanraj Karunanithi (CSIRO) & Dr Eleanor Horton (Carer)

1.45pm - 2.00pm - Q & A

2.00pm - 2.40pm - Afternoon Tea

2.40pm - 3.15pm - Service Provider Presentations:

- Technology & our Service Delivery

- Research collaborations driving technology incorporation in service delivery

3.15pm - 3.40pm - Showcasing Current Smart Assistive Technology Research Projects

3.40pm - 3.50pm - Overview of the Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative

3.50pm - 4.00pm - Questions

4.00pm - Conclusion & Close of Session


Lunch will be provided so please send any dietary requirements through to


Places are limited so please register here before tickets run out!