This event is in the past.
When Tuesday, 25 September, from 19:00 to 21:30
Where Bruder Klaus Church (tram 7 to Burgernziel)
Contact Gerd Ulbers
Judith Safford, Ph. D., Director of the Institute of Rheumatology Research, presents “My Life and Work - Rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.”
See her TED talk in Zurich on www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNyfPeCSXh0
The second speaker is Mira El Kamali, a Ph. D. student at the University of Fribourg. She works at the HumanTech Institute (Technology for Human Well-being) of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO). The Institute is dedicated to research and teaching in human-computer interaction, combining expertise in computer science, psychology and sociology.
She will present NESTORE, a virtual coach who aims to help people with physical, nutritional, cognitive, social questions, using intelligent decision making in a “companion” embodied in a smartphone or physical unit.
We will have one or two more short presentations and a discussion on the current state of Robotics, in particular care-giving robots, and the medical use of augmented technologies to improve our physical capabilities.
Snacks and drinks will be provided. Non-ICB members are asked to contribute CHF 5.-. The meeting will finish around 9 pm.