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This page lists all KT-EQUAL events that took place between 2009 and 2013, organised by date. Click the links to read more about the events, find out who was involved, and download associated resources.

Past Events

Technological advances to managing pain in older adults with dementia
Date: 13 May 2013 16:30 to 19:30
Summary: The aim of this workshop is to explore the latest prototype technologies for assessment and management of pain applied to older adults with dementia.
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IfOnly UX Product Design
Date: 10 May 2013 09:00 to 14:00
Summary: A conference for exploring how user experience can guide the future of product design.Improving the human experience through product design.
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Deafness and Hard of Hearing in Later Life
Date: 25 April 2013 09:30 to 16:30
Summary: Looking at technology past, present and future to support those who are deaf or have hearing loss in older age, celebrating and learning from the community and practitioners
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Issues and Perspectives on Digital Technologies and Care - London
Date: 16 April 2013 13:00 to 17:00
Summary: This workshop will explore changes, challenges and opportunities associated with new digital technologies for care.
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Issues and Perspectives on Digital Technologies and Care - Manchester
Date: 9 April 2013 12:00 to 16:15
Summary: This workshop will explore changes, challenges and opportunities associated with new digital technologies for care.
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Keeping safe and maintaining independence: older people and sight loss
Date: 7 March 2013 09:30 to 16:00
Summary: This event is concerned with sight loss in later life and how we can enable people to live a quality life despite the difficulties that arise from diminished vision.
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Keeping safe and maintaining independence: older people and sight loss
Date: 7 February 2013 09:30 to 15:45
Summary: This event is concerned with sight loss in later life and how we can enable people to live a quality life despite the difficulties that arise from diminished vision.
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Design for Living in Later Life
Date: 31 January 2013 10:00 to 16:30
Summary: This event brings together the latest research ideas and developments about creating lifetime environments for people of all ages.
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Thinking outside the box – meeting the needs of people living with dementia and their carers
Date: 24 January 2013 09:00 to 16:45
Summary: Participants to this KT-Equal event,will be able to understand how to develop interventions that might improve the quality of life for people with dementia.
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Nutrition in Older Age
Date: 8 January 2013 09:30 to 16:15
Summary: This event focuses on topics relating to nutrition in later life, such as ease of shopping, dietary assessment, preparing food, enjoying meals, and how technology can play a role in supporting good nutrition.
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Outdoor Falls
Date: 16 November 2012 11:00 to 16:00
Summary: This event focuses on the neglected area of outdoor falls.
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Showcasing research to promote active ageing: from Rehabilitation robots to Assistive technologies and beyond
Date: 19 October 2012 09:30 to 16:00
Summary: This event will celebrate the European Year for Active Ageing 2012 by showcasing research which aims to promote independence, despite the challenges of living with long-term conditions and age-related disability.
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Keeping safe and maintaining independence: older people and sight loss
Date: 11 October 2012 09:30 to 16:00
Summary: This event is concerned with sight loss in later life and how we can enable people to live a quality life despite the difficulties that arise from diminished vision.
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Westminster exhibition: Left to our own devices
Date: 18 June 2012 00:00 to 22 June 2012 11:00
Summary: Photography competition
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Meeting the Challenge: Continence difficulties and older people
Date: 13 June 2012 10:00 to 16:30
Summary: This event brings together the latest research and developments in continence management.
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Early Career Researchers Day on Knowledge Exchange
Date: 24 May 2012 09:30 to 16:00
Summary: This workshop will explore how researchers can make their findings more appropriate and useful to different audiences and stakeholders.
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Welsh Assembly exhibition: Left to our own devices
Date: 21 May 2012 00:00 to 25 May 2012 23:45
Summary: Photography competition
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Assisted Living Action Network
Date: 17 May 2012 18:00 to 21:00
Summary: Home Health Innovation: Opportunities for assisted living and services for an ageing population
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Holyrood exhibition: Left to our own devices
Date: 15 May 2012 00:00 to 17 May 2012 23:45
Summary: Photography competition
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Stormont exhibition: Left to our own devices
Date: 9 May 2012 00:00 to 11 May 2012 23:45
Summary: Photography competition
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Extra Care and Innovative Supported Living Solutions for Older People in Wales
Date: 26 March 2012 10:00 to 17:00
Summary: This event brings together the latest research ideas and developments from across the UK in relation to Extra care, supported living and other innovative housing solutions in the UK (specifically considered within the Welsh context)
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Design ahead
Date: 1 March 2012 19:00 to 02 March 2012 16:00
Summary: Design for an ageing population
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Taming the Dragon; making technology work for us
Date: 29 November 2011 09:30 to 16:15
Summary: Learning needs and barriers older people experience whilst using technologies
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Keeping safe and maintaining independence: older people and sight loss
Date: 28 November 2011 09:30 to 16:00
Summary: This workshop is concerned with sight loss in later life and how we can enable people to live a quality life despite the difficulties that arise from diminished vision.
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Improving stroke care in the community
Date: 23 November 2011 09:30 to 16:30
Summary: Bringing together researcher, engineers and clinicians, with community rehabilitation teams to share expertise and how to break down barriers
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CARDI International Conference
Date: 2 November 2011 09:00 to 03 November 2011 17:00
Summary: Ageing Globally – Ageing Locally: Planning all Our Futures
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National photography competition
Date: 13 October 2011 00:00 to 31 January 2012 23:45
Summary: Left to our own devices
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Assisted Living Action Network
Date: 20 September 2011 17:30 to 19:30
Summary: NHS Whole Systems Demonstrator – ‘Lessons Learned’
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Engineering Outdoors
Date: 12 September 2011
Summary: Neighbourhood design and getting outdoors
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Ageing and Disability Research: Creating Impact Locally
Date: 7 July 2011 09:30 to 16:30
Summary: This workshop will explore how to tailor research so that it is of benefit to local service deliverers and how research can help influence service delivery in local authorities and other organisations.
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Lost in Translation - How to communicate most effectively with non-academics
Date: 23 June 2011 00:00 to 23:45
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The Competitive Advantage of ‘Age Friendly Cities’
Date: 8 June 2011 09:30 to 16:30
Summary: Can a city-region create a competitive advantage for itself by embedding age-friendliness into its policies and strategies to encourage and support active ageing?
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Question time panel: pain and ageing
Date: 22 March 2011 17:00 to 21:00
Summary: Growing older with pain: innovation, creativity and development
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Ethical Dilemmas
Date: 1 March 2011 09:30 to 16:00
Summary: Perspectives from different communities
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Creative societies for health & wellbeing
Date: 24 February 2011 09:00 to 17:00
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Achieving and sustaining digital engagement
Date: 16 February 2011 09:30 to 16:30
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An international perspective on the Built Environment for an Ageing Population: Issues in maintaining access to outdoor places
Date: 16 February 2011 09:30 to 16:15
Summary: How can we maintain lifelong access to outdoor places so that they are useable by, and enjoyable for, everyone?
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Dementia: innovative approaches towards a better quality of life
Date: 27 January 2011 09:30 to 16:30
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Empowering older people to be active researchers, thought-leaders and influencers
Date: 20 January 2011 09:30 to 16:00
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Rehabilitation technologies for stroke
Date: 6 January 2011 09:30 to 16:30
Summary: Technologies for early supported discharge following stroke
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Continence Matters
Date: 13 December 2010 09:45 to 16:00
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Qualitative research methods
Date: 25 November 2010 09:30 to 16:30
Summary: working with older people or people with a disability
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Physical activity
Date: 13 October 2010 09:00 to 17:00
Summary: Physical activity promotion: Blending policy, research and practice
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Assistive technology: technology transfer
Date: 4 October 2010 10:15 to 05 October 2010 15:45
Summary: The social model for Assistive Technology-technology transfer (AT-tt)
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Visualisation for better healthcare
Date: 28 June 2010 09:45 to 17:00
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Telehealth
Date: 11 June 2010 09:15 to 17:30
Summary: Telehealth: What is it, what it can do and where it is going?
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From ageing research into policy
Date: 9 June 2010 09:45 to 16:00
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i-Med: Serious apps for mobile healthcare
Date: 19 May 2010 09:00 to 17:30
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Digital Identity
Date: 16 April 2010 09:30 to 17:30
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A built environment for all ages
Date: 19 March 2010 09:00 to 16:00
Summary: Exploring the challenges of accessibility
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Falls prevention
Date: 18 March 2010 09:30 to 17:30
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Who is the user?
Date: 26 January 2010 09:30 to 17:30
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Research for older people and those with a disability
Date: 30 November 2009 10:30 to 01 December 2009 16:00
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Robots supporting personal independence and rehabilitation
Date: 24 November 2009 09:30 to 16:15
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Assistive technologies: what is their place in the mainstream market?
Date: 27 October 2009 09:30 to 16:00
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Enabling people with dementia and their carers through use of new technologies
Date: 16 March 2009 10:00 to 16:45
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