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  •  American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Conference (Virtual; October 23, 2020)
    • TechSAge Symposium presentation at the 2020 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Conference (virtual). Presentations include: 
      Understanding Everyday Activity Challenges for Individuals Aging with Multiple Sclerosis (Wendy Rogers); Developing a Gait Speed Measurement Solution for the Clinical Workflow (Brian Jones); Tele Tai Chi: Lessons Learned and Initial Findings from Deploying a Remote, Evidence-Based Exercise Intervention (Tracy Mitzner); SmartBathroom: Assessing Toilet Transfers with Different User-Selected Grab Bar Configurations (Harshal Mahajan); Fall Management Strategies for Wheelchair Users (Laura Rice)

  • TechSAge State of the Science Conference (March 27, 2017)
    • Intersections of Aging and Disability - Invited keynote lecture by Michelle Putnam, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work, Simmons College.
    • Aging & Technology - Invited presentation by Andrew Sixsmith, Ph.D.,Scientific Director, AGEWELL Network of Centres of Excellence; Professor, Department of Gerontology, Simon Fraser University.
    • Human Autonomy through Robotics Autonomy - Invited presentation by Brenna Argall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Robotics, Northwestern University; Research Scientist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
    • Personal Technology Track Panel - Invited panel presentations at the TechSAge State of the Science Conference (March 28, 2017) by Ayanna Howard, Ph.D., Kesh Kesavadas, Ph.D. & Beth Mynatt, Ph.D.
    • Environmental Technology Track Panel - Invited panel presentations by Mary Blumberg, M.S., Wayne Li, Ph.D., & Jeffrey Woods, Ph.D.


  • Undergraduate Research on Everyday Support Needs of Deaf Seniors
    • Research assistant Hiyong Byun received a President’s Undergraduate Research Award as part of her work in the Human Factors and Aging Lab. She created a video about her research on everyday support needs of deaf older adults. Click to watch video.


  • TechSAge Welcome Message in American Sign Language (ASL)
    • TechSAge investigator, Jenny Singleton, provides an introduction to TechSAge in American Sign Language. Click to watch video.


  • Fulton County TV (FGTV) Connect: Social Isolation
    • TechSAge investigators, Elena Gonzalez & Su Jin Lee, discuss opportunities for local older adults to participate in aging research at Georgia Tech on an episode of Connect, a program powered by the Fulton County Department of Senior Services. Click to watch video.


  • Ted Talk: Henry Evans & Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity.
    • Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage — and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone, created by a team led by Chad Jenkins, that gives him the ability to navigate space — to once again look around a garden, stroll a campus … (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.) Click to watch video.


  • Quad Roc
    • TechSAge research collaborator & stroke survivor, Henry Evans, is really enjoying his new-found control of his bed. His nephew, Henry Clever, built an interface that allows Henry to control all of his bed’s adjustments from his computer, instead of from the hand-held remote. In this video he uses his automatic bed to dance. Click to watch video.