|1.00 – 13.30 Registration and networking
13.30 – 13.45 Introduction: What is the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare Professor Mark Hawley, CATCH, The University of Sheffield
13.45 – 14.45 Showcase and demonstrations of in-development and in-use technologies to support positive mental health from leading commercial and academic groups.
14.45 – 16.00 Panel discussion: Drivers behind the potential need and use of technology in mental health promotion and improvement Chaired by Dr Katherine Easton, Research Scientist, CATCH
Current use of technology in mental health care and research Dr Abigail Millings, Lecturer, CATCH
The future of technology in mental health Dr Lucy Simons, Research Fellow: Involvement and Implementation, MindTech Healthcare Technology Cooperative
The use of technology to support recovery and psychological health in the Sheffield region
Professor Brendan Stone, Professor of Social Engagement and Humanities, University of Sheffield, and Senior Fellow for the Institute of Mental Health.
The importance of patient and public involvement in our research
Dr Katherine Easton, Research Scientist, CATCH
The importance of design in digital health Dan Bladon, Founder and Director of Design & Prosper
How external organisations can collaborate with CATCH and the wider university to conduct innovative research
Simon Butler, Centre Manager, CATCH
16.00 – 17:00 Closing remarks and networking
Tea and coffee available, throughout the day