Crossing voids, building bridges - grief, conflict & resilience in immersion

Crossing voids, building bridges - grief, conflict and resilience in immersion

Lunchtime Talks at the Pervasive Media Studio

Talk

Please note: This event took place in July 2019

Norah Lorway will discuss the use of immersive and Ai technologies and their potential use in supporting grief and bereavement. She will share the new hardware/software tool that she has developed with these technologies and how it has already been benificial in supporting those going through a bereavement. She will end her talk by discussing future work and future potential for immersive tech in mental health support.

Speaker Harmeet Chagger-Khan will discuss how in such a complicated world if Immersion can pave the way to building resilient humans? Combining neuroscience, psychology and story-games, Harmeet explores how immersive experiences create opportunities for increased social resonance and how this field is the next evolution in the quantified self, wellbeing and people powered health movements.

Marcus Smith will be discussing and expanding on the possibilities of Immersive Mediation.

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