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2022 NeuroAbilities Virtual Symposium - Unlocking the BCI and Neurotech Market for Persons with Disabilities

Start Date: March 30, 2022

End Date: April 01, 2022

Location: Online



Event Timing: Each day from 11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. ET (US & Canada)

As neurotechnologies (NT), including Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI), evolve rapidly, what are their pathways to marketable solutions for Persons with Disabilities? What is their market potential? How can their design and applications best serve Persons with Disabilities? How can barriers to adoption be lifted and neuroethics challenges resolved?

Join for a three-part series NeuroAbilities Virtual Symposium discussion with experts from different stakeholder groups, including U.S. Food and Drug Administration, industry leaders, end users, advocates, and funders.

  • Day 1: The Neurotech Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities
  • Day 2: Regulatory Frameworks & Alternative Paths for Direct-to-Consumer Technologies
  • Day 3: Neuroethics & Disability Rights

Featured Speakers:

  • John D. Kemp, President and CEO, Lakeshore Foundation
  • Timothy Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics & Humanities, University of Washington, School of Medicine
  • Jennifer Collinger, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh
  • Heather Dean, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Acute Injury Devices Team, CDRH, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Sandy Hanebrink, OTR/L, CLP, FAOTA, Executive Director, Touch the Future Inc.; promoter of the Walk2Walk Campaign
  • Amy Kruse, General Partner, Prime Movers Lab
  • Michael McKinley, Ph.D., Co-founder and VP, SuitX
  • Khara Ramos, Ph.D., Vice President, Dana Foundation, former NIH Neuroethics Director
  • Julia Slocomb, Ph.D., Lead Reviewer, CDRH, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Roger O. Smith, Ph.D., Professor, Occupational Sciences & Technology, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Director of the Rehabilitation Research Design & Disability (R2D2) Center
  • Lidia Best, President, European Federation of Hard of Hearing People, ITU JCA-AHF (International Telecommunication Union Joint Coordination Activities on Accessibility and Human Factors)

And more!

The Virtual Symposium is part of NeuroAbilities, G3ict’s newest dedicated program to explore the current state of assistive solutions based on advanced Neurotechnologies, Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabling persons with disabilities and older persons to better interact with their environment.

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