June 18, 2014 · 6:30 PM
Speaker 1: Alastair Somerville (@acuitydesign): Director of Acuity Design and expert on sensory UX.
Alastair runs very popular workshops exploring sensory UX and how advances in neuroscience, haptics and wearable technologies can transform human interactions with mobile devices. He also explores ways in which we can enjoy our extended middle and old ages by adapting to cognitive and physical impairments - a subject of increasing importance in discussions of lifelong learning.
Speaker 2: Richard Adams: Consultant, Author, Creative Technologist (@dickyadams).
Richard will talk about about how smart systems are emerging that could theoretically deliver truly personalized learning and remove the need for teachers/schools in their traditional roles; freeing schools to become places for socializing.
Speaker 3: Dr Brian Quinn, Fire Mapper and Fire Behaviour Analyst
Dr Quinn returns to LEGup to talk about his work at Hanging Rock, Australia. His PhD focused on mapping bushfires in order to train firefighters how to tackle them more effectively. He'll talk about how his work has progressed in recent years, and the role of live and synthetic simulations in training.