WHEN: Thursday 28 January 2010; 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: SMARTlab Digital Media Institute, KD1.21 Knowledge Dock, UEL
Professor Lizbeth Goodman and Dr Mick Donegan of SMARTlab on: Creative Interfaces for All. InterFACES is a group of projects which aim to develop new Assistive Technology tools for people with complex disabilities. Within InterFACES there is a particular emphasis on the development of tools to enhance creative expression and to make the use of Assistive Technology as easy and practical as possible, for as many people as possible.
Ben Edwards (Creative Director/Special Needs Teacher) and team from the Three Ways School and Sensory Studio, Bath.
Professor Peter McOwan – Director of Outreach in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London.
Ann Gallacher and Oliver Benjamin, Senior Programme Managers of “A New Direction”
A New Direction is an independent charity working with Londonʼs schools and young people to develop creative approaches to teaching and learning, build aspirations and skills, and connect young people to their city and the opportunities around them.
Followed by a musical performance by Sapna Ramnani and the Punk Vikings!
Robbie Perry of Dead can Dance & SMARTlabʼs very own Punk PhD supervisor, Dr Deveril (using Mytobii as an eye controlled assistive technology)