Wearing the Future: Health

The Wearable Computing Center at Georgia Tech in collaboration with the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) will host a series of exciting presentations this fall to complement the exhibition On You: Wearing Technology

Wearing the Future is a series of five panel discussions by thought leaders, exploring the impact of wearable technology across various domains. The sessions aim to provoke thought about the future of technology and how society will adapt and include wearable technology to drive better and newer outcomes. The panels and presentations will include academic and research experts and thought leaders from industry including trend forecasters, athletes, designers, manufacturers and health professionals.

Health - July 28th, 7PM

Advances in wearable technology will have profound impacts on our health. Healthcare could be improved and personalized by tracking trends in individual physical health. Wearable technology could provide simpler and more efficient ways of providing care, even in impoverished nations. As sensing technology improves and we are able to captures brain signals while mobile, what opportunities could this afford to even mental health? How do we keep our personal health information private but also useful to our health providers? What is the future of wellness and healthcare with the aid of personal wearable technology?

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Event Details

Location:

    Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Date/Time:

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm