Robocare: A multidisciplinary view of practical and ethical issues

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CHIRON project leads Professor Nigel Harris and Dr Richard Curry will be speaking at the Royal Society of Medicine on 4th December 2017.

The presentation will consider the place of robotics and autonomous systems technology in the home, review some of the challenges associated with the design of these systems and outline the development of the CHIRON system.

It is one of several talks in a one day meeting, titled ‘Robocare: A multidisciplinary view of practical and ethical issues’ which will see leading practical experts in the field of robotics discussing how their advances can contribute to patient care and the ethical issues of replacing caregivers.

Other talks during the day include ‘Granny and the robots’: Ethical issues in robot care for the elderly from Dr Amanda Sharkey, a presentation on PARO the robotic seal from Dr Gail Mountain and Captain Dave Henson MBE, retired Army Captain and Paralympic Athlete will speak about his experience of living with ‘bionic legs’.

For tickets, please visit the Royal Society of Medicine website

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