CareTech 2015: Conference on Assistive Technologies

When:  Thursday 4th June 2015, 9am to 4.30pm
Where: Canterbury campus, 0g46 & Og12, Old Sessions House

CareTECH-2015-largeCCCU are hosting the final conference for the Interreg-funded COALAS project.  The COALAS project is about developing new Assistive Technologies in the Healthcare sector.  Highlights of the day will include:

  • presentation of the COALAS project findings
  • keynote speech by Kate Springett, Head of School of Allied Health Professionals
  • demonstrations of robotic wheelchair and robot helper
  • panel discussion on ways forward for integrating further Assistive Technologies in service provision, user experience & health education

The event is free and open to all.  Refreshments and lunch are provided.  For further details, or to register for the event, please contact Katy Russ (

The partners are also currently working towards a new application to INTERREG for further funding. For more on the project, see the COALAS website.


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