BCS Aberdeen AGM 2017 followed by a talk on Robotic Technology Enabling Healthcare in Scotland

When: 20th Sep 2017, 18:00 - 20th Sep 2017, 21:00
Where: Room N310, RGU, Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7GJ
Town/City: Aberdeen
Organiser: BCS Aberdeen Branch
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Speaker: Dr Katie Maclure


Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is an important opportunity to influence plans for future talks and events and also to JOIN THE COMMITTEE. As usual, we are particularly keen to recruit new members from an industrial background. If you wish to join us please COME EARLY and make yourself known to Jon Tyler, Norman Bain or Peter Gray during the coffee period from 6 pm.

Robotic Technology Enabling Healthcare In Scotland

Ubiquitous technology underpins healthcare in Scotland. Increasingly robotics is being adopted for medicines management, surgical procedures, hospital logistics and even care of the elderly in their own homes. How far can we or should we go in removing the human touch?

About the speaker:

Dr Katie Maclure is a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer with the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences at Robert Gordon University. A former lecturer in computing, Dr MacLure's general research interests are in the areas of ehealth, digital literacy, pharmacy practice and research methods. Katie is a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS; Education Liaison Officer, Aberdeen branch), Pharmaceutical Scientist member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (SRPharmS), registered with the Association of Internet Researchers and member of the Digital Health Institute.

Car parking is available on site during the evening.