MindTech 2017 Mental Health Technology Symposium

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MindTech 2017 Mental Health Technology Symposium

Thursday 7 December 2017

Royal College of Physicians, London

Early bird booking offer for bookings made before 27th October 2017

Digital Technology in Practice

The adoption of technology in mental healthcare has the potential to improve access, result in more efficient and flexible services and improve outcomes.

The NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) mental health technology symposium 2017 brings together leaders in clinical practice, patient experience, academic research, industry and technology development to address the key challenges in building a faster evidence-base to support implementation of new technologies in mental healthcare. Please see the programme and booking details here MindTech – Programme Booking Details 2017

Speakers confirmed include:

  • Professor Chris Hollis – Director, NIHR MindTech HTC
  • Dr Louise Wood – Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Health
  • Alison Faulkner – Mental Health Service User, Researcher and Activist
  • Dr James Woollard – Senior Clinical Fellow, Mental Health Technology & Innovation, NHS England
  • Dr Iris Elliott – Head of Policy & Research, Mental Health Foundation
  • Professor Derek McAuley – Professor of Digital Economy and Director of Horizon Digital Economy Institute
  • Andrew Jackson – CEO,  ProReal Ltd

Topics to be covered:

  • Taking Digital into NHS Practice
  • Evidence and Commissioning for Digital Mental Health
  • MindTech Debate ‘This house believes that Artificial Intelligence virtual human (chatbot) therapists have the potential to bridge the treatment gap in mental healthcare’
  • New Horizons – Virtual Reality, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Please complete the booking form on the MindTech website:

For further information contact Karen Sugars on 0115 823 2416 or email karen.sugars@nottshc.nhs.uk

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