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2nd Behaviour Change Conference: Digital Health and Wellbeing

Date
24th and 25th February 2016

Location
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is delighted to announce its second Behaviour Change conference, 'Digital Health and Wellbeing'. The conference will be hosted in association with the new UCL Institute of Digital Health. It will be a unique 2-day event that brings the science of behaviour change, health, and technology expertise across disciplines to all those interested in developing and evaluating digital interventions and products. 

This conference is part of the UCL Festival of Digital Health.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Prof. John Powell (University of Oxford)
John is an academic public health physician and health services researcher who has been working in the field of digital health for more than 15 years. He is the joint Editor of the journal Digital Health. His current research interests are in two main areas: evaluations of digital interventions to promote health and well-being, and studying the online sharing of personal experiences of health and health services.

Dr. Donna Spruijt-Metz (University of Southern California)
Donna is Director of the USC mHealth Collaboratory and a Professor of Research in Psychology. Her interests include using mobile technologies to develop data sets that combine sensor and self-report data to tackle childhood obesity levels. She has a deep interest in harnessing mobile health and new media modalities to bring researchers and researched systems into interaction.

Dr. Cecily Morrison (Microsoft Research Cambridge)
Cecily is a researcher in Human-Computer Interaction with an interest in developing novel technologies to enable health and well-being in the broadest sense. Her recent work has focused on the development of an interactive application to support the clinical assessment of Multiple Sclerosis using depth-sensing computer visions and novel machine learning techniques.

Conference themes include:

  • Using behaviour change theory to create high-quality interventions and products
  • Multi-diciplinary approaches to digital health and wellbeing
  • Developments in wearable and sensor technology
  • Creating developer/industry partnerships