Presentations

2018

(Conference Presentations)

    • Altizer, R., Jacobs, B. & Levy, L. (2018, September). Gaming for all: Accessibility in Gaming. Panel presentation at DragonCon 2018, Atlanta, GA.
    • Levy, L. M., Lambeth, A., Solomon, R., & Gandy, M. (2018, July). Method in the Madness: The design of games as valid and reliable scientific tools. Paper presentation at Foundations of Digital Games Conference, Malmö, Sweden.
    • Sanford, J. A. (2018, July). Universal Design for Sustainable Communities. Healthy Aging Summit, Washington, D.C.
    • Remillard, E. T., Koon, L. M., Mitzner, T. M., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, July). Understanding Health Management Needs for Individuals Aging with Mobility or Sensory Impairments. Healthy Aging Summit, Washington, D.C.
    • Erickson, Z. Kemp, C. C. (July, 2018). Robot-Assisted Dressing. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
    • Jones, B. D., Sanford, J. A., Labean, T., Lee, S., Natarajan, P. Presti, P., & Taylor, R. (2018, July). SmartBathroom: Developing an Environment to Study/Facilitate Bathroom Transfers. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
    • Remillard, E. T., Sanford, J. A., Jones, B. D., Koon, L. M., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, July). RERC on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
    • Koon, L. M., Remillard, E. T., Mitzner, T. M., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, July). Aging Concerns, Challenges & Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS). Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
    • Koon, L. M., Harris, M. T., Rogers, W. A. (2018, June). Understanding exercise challenges and solutions for older adults aging with a mobility impairment. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA), Denver, CO.
    • Sanford, J. A., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, May). The TechSAge Technology Intervention Model for Aging with or into Disability. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA
    • Rebola C. (2018, May). Universal Design as a Strategy for Technology Design. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA
    • Harris, M. T., Koon, L. M., Rogers, W. A. (2018, May). The potential for technology to support managing one's health while aging with an impairment. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA
    • Gandy, M., Levy, L. M., Jones, B., Whi, D., & Nair, S. (2018, May). Using Augmented and Virtual Reality to Support Older Adults in Smart Homes. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA
    • McGlynn, S. A., Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, May). Guidance from Exercise Instructors for Designing Remotely-Led Classes for Older Adults with Mobility Impairments. International Society for Gerontechnology 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology, St. Petersburg, FL. USA
    • Phillips, C., Kumar, A., Wilson, R. (May, 2018) Leveraging Collaboration with Your AT Act Program. Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, Regions III & IV, Aging Network Meeting and Technical Assistance Sessions, Atlanta, GA.
    • Rathor, A. Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, March). Expression of Affect among Older Adults Aging with a Mobility Impairment. Poster presentation at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium, Georgia Institute of Technology.
    • Farmer, Sarah (2018, April). Medication adherence technologies for older adults aging with a disability. Paper presentation at the 39th Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, Lake Lanier, GA.
    • Rebola, C. (2018, March). Design criteria to advance technologies for the aging population. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.
    • Ruzic, L., Mahajan, H. P., & Sanford, J. A. (2018, March). Universally designed mHealth app for individuals aging with multiple sclerosis. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.
    • Remillard, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, March). A qualitative approach to understanding user needs for aging with disability. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.
    • Sanford, J.A., Guhathakurta, S., Melgen, S., Zhang, G. (2018, March). Utility of a mobile route planning app for people aging with disability. Symposium presentation at SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2018, 3rd International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments, Rome, Italy.
    • Alingu, F., Kumar, A., & Wilson, R. (2018, February). The Ins and Outs of Developing an AT Lab. Presentation at the 2018 Assistive Technology Industry Association in Orlando, FL.
    • Persaud, L. & Phillips, C. (2018, February). Medicaid: A Look at Reuse in Current Programs. Presentation at the 2018 Assistive Technology Industry Association in Orlando, FL.
    • Jacobs, B. & Perasud, L. (2018, February). Accessing Your World: What's New in Environmental Control Technologies. Presentation at the 2018 Assistive Technology Industry Association in Orlando, FL.
    • Kumar, A. & Wilson, R. (2018, February). What to Wear? A Closer Look at Wearable Technology. Presentation at the 2018 Assistive Technology Industry Association in Orlando, FL.
    • Phillips, C., Jacobs, B., Persaud, L. & Wilson, R. (2018, January). National Assistive Technology Aging and Dementia Decision Tree Workshop. Assistive Technology Industries Association (ATIA) Conference, Orlando, FL.

(Invited Presentations)

    • Rogers, W. A. (2018, June). Current and emerging technologies to support social connectedness for older adults. Illinois Department on Aging Symposium on Navigating Change, Peoria, IL.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2018, May). Robots to Support Successful Aging: Potential and Challenges. Distinctive Voices Series hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Beckman Center, Irvine, CA.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2018, April). Technologies for successful older adult aging, autonomy, and independence. State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chapter, Champaign, IL.
    • Rogers, W. A., and Bartlo, W. (2018, April). New and emerging technologies to support older adults: Research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Leading Age Illinois, Schaumburg, IL.
    • Rogers, W. A., & Bartlo, W. (2018, April). Collaborative opportunities for Leading Age Illinois and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Leading Age Illinois, Schaumburg, IL.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2018, March). Technology for healthy aging. Episcopal Retirement Services, Parish Health Ministry’s Annual Refresh Your Soul, Cincinnati, OH.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2018, January). Collaborations in Health, Aging, Research and Technology (CHART) and the LIFE Home. Senior Task Force, Champaign, IL.
    • Remillard, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2018, February). Everyday technology use among Deaf older adults. Invited Presentation at the Atlanta Chapter of the Association of Late Deafened Adults, Lawrenceville GA.
    • Remillard, E. T., Sanford, J. A., Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2018, January). RERC TechSAge. Invited presentation at Anthem Innovation Studio, Atlanta, GA.


2017

(Conference Presentations)

    • Bartlet, M., Jacobs, B., Levy, L., & Straub, J. P. (2017). Gaming for all: Accessibility features in video games. 2017 DragonCon Panel, Atlanta, Georgia.
    • Wu, X., Thomas, R. C., Drobina, E. C., Mitzner, T. L., & Beer, J. M. (2017, October). Telepresence Heuristic Evaluation for Adults Aging with Mobility Impairment. Presented at 61st Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (HFES), Austin, TX.
    • Erickson, Z., Collier, M., Kapusta, A., & Kemp, C. C. (2017, September). Investigating Capacitive Proximity Sensing for Tracking Human Pose During Robot-Assisted Dressing. Workshop on Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    • Upadhaya, R., Oswal, A., Jones, B. (2017). Addressing the alerting needs of older adults to age in place. Paper presentation at the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE), Los Angeles, CA.
    • Walker, B. N., Tomlinson, B. J., & Schuett, J. H., (2017, July). Universal Design of Mobile Apps: Making Weather Information Accessible. Paper presentation at the 19th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII), Vancouver, Canada.
    • Harrington, C. N., Ruzic, L., & Sanford, J. A. (2017, July). Universally Accessible mHealth Apps for Older Adults: Towards Increasing Adoption and Sustained Engagement. Paper presentation at the 19th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII), Vancouver, Canada.
    • Sanford, J. A. (2017, July). Achieving Universal Design: One if by Product Two if by Process and Three if by Panacea. Paper presentation at the 19th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII), Vancouver, Canada.
    • Ruzic, L. (2017, July). Usability of Mobile Consumer Applications for Individuals Aging with Multiple Sclerosis. Paper presentation at the 19th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII), Vancouver, Canada.
    • Liu, Y. E. (2017, July). Assess User Needs for Time‐related Information to Design an Airport Guide System. Paper presentation at the 19th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII), Vancouver, Canada.
    • Sanford, J. A., Guhathakurta, S., Melgen, S., & Zhang, G. (2017, July). Application for Locational Intelligence and Geospatial Navigation v. 2.0. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
    • Fain, B., Farmer, S., Owens, S., Fausset, C., & Foster, A. (2017, July). Medication adherence facilitators and barriers for older adults with disabilities. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
    • Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Singleton, J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2017, July). Aging Concerns, Challenges, & Everyday Solution Strategies (ACCESS) of Individuals with Impairments. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
    • Levy, L. & Gandy-Coleman, M. (2017, July). Designing Serious Games for Older Adults. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
    • Rebola, C. (2017, July). Developing a Competition to Advance Technology Design for the Aging with Disability Population. Symposium presentation at the International Association of Gerontology & Geriatrics, Gerontological Society of America 21st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
    • Gonzalez, E. T., Sanford, J. A., Rogers, W. A. & Mitzner, T. M. (2017, June). RERC on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
    • Jones, B. D., Pandey, S., Presti, P., Taylor, R., Natarajan, P., Mahajan, S., Mahajan, H., & Sanford, J. A. (2017, June). SmartBathroom: Developing a smart environment to study bathroom transfers. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
    • Gallagher, T. M. & Rogers, W. A., & (2017, June). Meeting users’ needs through technology: Guidance from policy and research. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. Participants: Rogers, W. A., & Gallagher, T. M.
    • Jones, B. D., Pandey, S., Presti, P., Natarajan, P., Mahajan, S., Mahajan, H., & Sanford, J. (2017, June), SmartBathroom: Developing a smart environment to study bathroom transfers. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2017, July). Building a Research Facility at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
    • Kapusta, A. & Kemp, C. C. (2017, July). A Mobile Manipulator and a Robotic Bed for Robotic Assistance. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
    • Erickson, Z., Clegg, A., Yu, W., Turk, G., Liu, C. K., & Kemp, C. C. (2017, May). What does the person feel? Learning to infer applied forces during robot-assisted dressing. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore, Malaysia.
    • Yu, W., Kapusta, A., Tan, J., Kemp, C. C., Turk, G., & Liu, C. K. (2017, May). Haptic simulation for robot-assisted dressing. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore, Malaysia.
    • Wu, X., Thomas, R. C., Drobina, E. C., Mitzner, T. L., & Beer, J. M. (2017, March). An evaluation of a telepresence robot: User testing among older adults with mobility impairment. Poster presented at the 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17), Vienna, Austria.
    • Stuck, R. E., Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2017, March). Understanding attitudes of older adults with mobility impairments toward telepresence technology. Poster presented at the 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI ’17), Vienna, Austria.
    • Phillips, C., & Groenendaal, R. (2017, March). Policy to Practice: Assistive Technology and Aging. Aging in America Conference - American Society on Aging. Chicago, IL.
    • Phillips, C. & Wilson, R. (2017, January). National Assistive Technology & Aging and Dementia Decision Tree Workshop. Assistive Technology Industries Association (ATIA) Conference, Orlando, FL.

(Invited Presentations)

    • Rogers, W. A. (2017, November). Technology enhancements to support aging-in-place. HIV & Aging: Mitochondria to the Metropolis. Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
    • Sanford, J. A. (2017, March). Assisted Barrier Free Bathroom Design in Healthcare. Invited presentation at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Health Facilities Symposium, Grand Rapids, MI.
    • Gonzalez, E. (2017, February). Invited panelist at the Atlanta Post-Polio Association (APPA) website launch reception, Atlanta, GA.


2016

(Conference Presentations)

    • Gonzalez, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, November). Everyday technology use among deaf older adults. Paper presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Preusse, K. C., Gonzalez, E. T., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, November). Aging with impairment: Needs assessment insights from subject matter experts. Paper presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Gonzalez, E. T., Fausset, C. B., & Fain, W. B. (2016, November). Overcoming Challenges in the Home: Solutions from Older Adults with Long-Term Mobility Impairment. Symposium presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Sanford, J. A., Guhathakurta, S., Melgen, S., & Zhang, G. (2016, November). Application for Locational Intelligence and Geospatial Navigation (ALIGN). Symposium presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Mitzner, T. L., Hartley, J., Stuck, R., Chan, L., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, November). “Being There”: Attitudes about Televideo Technology for Adults Aging with a Mobility Impairment. Symposium presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Vandenberg A. E., Johnson T. M., Jones B. D., Clevenger C., Nadel L., Vaughan C., Master V., Perkins M. (2016, November). Technology solutions? Simpler. Clinical implementation in physically frail older adults? Involved. Symposium presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Bixter, M. T., Prakash, A., Blocker, K. A., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, November). A qualitative analysis of the adoption and use of social communication technologies by older adults. Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2016, September). Psychological research to guide technology design that supports successful aging. The 14th Psychology and Aging Congress. Bordeaux, France.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2016, September). Reaching the potential of technology to support healthy aging: From apps to robots. Inria Research Center "Interfaces" Aquitaine Scientific Symposium for Digital Sciences. Bordeaux, France.
    • Mitzner, T.L., Stuck, R. E., Hartley, J. Chan, L., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, September). Televideo technology: Benefits and barriers perceived by older adults with a mobility impairment. Presented at the 10th World Conference on Gerontechnology. Nice, France.
    • Kapusta, A., Yu, W., Bhattacharjee, C., Liu, K., Turk, G. & Kemp. C. C. (2016, August). Data-driven haptic perception for robot-assisted dressing. Workshop on behavior adaptation, interaction and learning for assistive robots (BAILAR 2016), 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Columbia, NY.
    • Chow, K. & Kemp, C. C. (2016, August). Robotic repositioning of human limbs via model predictive control. 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Columbia, NY.
    • Kapusta, A., Chitalia, Y., & Kemp, C. C. (2016, August). Collaboration between a robotic bed and a mobile manipulator may improve physical assistance for people with disabilities. Workshop on behavior adaptation, interaction and learning for assistive robots (BAILAR 2016), 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Columbia, NY.
    • Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T.L., Matalenes, L., Rogers, W.A. (2016, August). Activity Self-Efficacy. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Gerontological Society. Jekyll Island, GA.
    • Liu, Y. E., Harrington, C. N., Melgen, S., & Sanford, J. A. (2016, July). GatePal—Universal design for airport navigation to allow departing travelers to stay informed. Paper presentation at the Human Computer Interaction International 2016 (HCII 2016), Toronto, Canada.
    • Ruzic, L., Lee, S., Liu, Y. E., & Sanford, J. A. (2016, July). Development of Universal Design Mobile Interface Guidelines (UDMIG) for aging population. Paper presentation at the Human Computer Interaction International 2016 (HCII 2016), Toronto, Canada.
    • Sanford, J. A., & Gonzalez, E. T. (2016, July). RERC TechSAge: Making a Difference to the Lives of Older Adults with Disability through Design and Technology. Paper presentation at the Human Computer Interaction International 2016 (HCII 2016), Toronto, Canada.
    • Wu, X., Stuck, R. E., Mitzner, T. L., Rogers, W. A., & Beer, J. M. (2016). Televideo for older adults with mobility impairment: A needs assessment. Scientific paper presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society (RESNA) 2016 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
    • Mitzner, T. L., Sanford, J. A., Gonzalez, E. T., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, July). RERC on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society (RESNA) 2016 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
    • Grice, P. M., Chitalia, Y., Rich, M., Clever, H. M., & Kemp, C. C. (2016, July). Autobed: Open hardware for accessible web-based control of an electric bed. Poster presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 2016 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
    • Mitzner, T. L., Stuck, R., Hartley, J., Chan, L., Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. (2016, July). Televideo technology: Benefits and barriers perceived by older adults with a mobility impairment. International Society for Gerontechnology, Nice, France.
    • Sanath, A. A., Mahajan, H., Gonzalez, E. T., Sanford, J. A., & Fain, W. B. (2016, July). Analysis of the effect of a rear wall grab bar configuration on the fall risk associated with toilet transfer in older adults with mobility impairment. Poster presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 2016 Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
    • Singleton, J. L., Gonzalez, E. T., Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2016, July). Everyday Technology Use by Deaf Seniors, Workshop presentation at the 2016 National Association of the Deaf Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
    • Grice, P. M. & Kemp, C. C. (2016, June). Assistive mobile manipulation: Designing for operators with motor impairments. Workshop on Socially and Physically Assistive Robots for Humanity at the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference. Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Kapusta, A. & Kemp, C. C. (2016, June). Optimization of robot configurations for assistive tasks. Workshop on Planning for Human-Robot Interaction: Shared Autonomy and Collaborative Robotics at the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference. Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Wilson, R. (2016, June). Tools for Life and Money Follows the Person. Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Conference 2016, Atlanta, GA.
    • Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Rogers, W.A., & Sanford, J. A. (2016, June). TechSAge at Georgia Tech: Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Workshop presentation at the 2016 Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Healthy Communities Summit, Atlanta, GA.
    • Park, D., Kim, Y., Erickson, Z., and Kemp, C. C. (2016, May). Towards assistive feeding with a general-purpose mobile manipulator, In Workshop on Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden.
    • Park, D., Erickson, Z., Bhattacharjee, T., & Kemp, C. (2016, May). Multimodal execution monitoring for anomaly detection during robot manipulation, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden.
    • Wilson, R., Housley, D., & Peters, S. (2016, May). Sharpening Your Skills: Exploring Assistive Technology Toolkits. TFL Outreach Site: Coastal Regional Commission of GA Area Agency on Aging, Darien, GA.
    • Vandenberg, A. E., Johnson, T., Clevenger, C., Nadel, L., Perkins, M., Vauhgan, C., Master, V., & Jones, B. D. (2016, May). “Everybody don’t have the same stride”: Clinic Staff Views on Gait Speed Measurement Applications. Poster presentation at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Long Beach, CA.
    • Johnson, T. M., Capezuti, E., Whalen, T., Vandenberg, A.E., Taylor, T., Cohen, M. (2016, May). Predicting resident bed exits in long-term care. Presentation at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Long Beach, CA.
    • Johnson, T. M., Ray, J., Ake, B., Goese, D., Jones, B.D., Folds, D. (2016, May). A pilot test of an in-home, minimally intrusive sensor kit for nocturia. Poster presentation at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Long Beach, CA.
    • Phillips, C. and Rust, M. (2016, April). “Assistive Technology Solutions for Successful Aging.” Pacific Rim International Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii.
    • Bhattacharjee, T. Wade, J., Chitalia, Y., & Kemp, C. C. (2016, April). Data-driven thermal recognition of contact with people and objects, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Haptics Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Preusse, K. C., Gonzalez, E. T., Mitzner, T. L., Singleton J. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2016, April). Older adults with visual impairments: Potential barriers to social connectedness. Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    • Sanford, J. A., & Gonzalez, E. T. (2016, April). Universal Design for Aging. Environments for Aging 2015 Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
    • Jacobs, B., Persaud, L. & Wilson, R. (2016, March). Tools for Life: Exploring Assistive Technology Strategies. Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2016, March). Aging and technology: How do we know what works? Invited presentation at the University of Kansas Gerontology Center. Lawrence, KS.
    • Sanford, J. A. (2016, March). The Past, Present and Future of Design and Technology for Aging in Place. 2016 Builder/Remodeler Expo, Atlanta, GA.
    • Persaud, L. (2016, March). What's New in Assistive Technology. AADD Partners in Policymaking, Atlanta, GA.
    • Rogers, W. A., Mitzner, T. L., Sanford, J. A., & Gonzalez, E. T. (2016, February). Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability: Research, Design, and Training Efforts. Poster Presentation at the Rehabilitation Psychology 2016 Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    • Phillips, C. (2016, February). Assistive Technology (AT) 102 – Diving Below the Surface. International Learning Disabilities Association, Orlando, FL.
    • Persaud, L. (2016, January). Access and Explore! Using Environmental Control in Transition. Assistive Technology Industries Association (ATIA), Orlando, FL.

(Invited Presentations)

    • Kemp, C. C. (2016, November). Haptic Sensing for Assistive Robots. Invited presentation at the Humanoids 2016 Workshop: Tactile sensing for manipulation: new progress and challenges. Cancun, Mexico.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2016, September). Psychological research to guide technology design that supports successful aging. The 14th Psychology and Aging Congress Bordeaux, France.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2016, March). Design of technology for healthy aging: From apps to robots. Invited presentation at the University of Akron’s Institute for Lifespan Development and Gerontology’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. Akron, OH.


2015

(Conference Presentations)

    • Phillips, C. (2015, December). Assistive Technology Solutions for Aging Successfully with a Disability. TASH Conference, Portland, OR.
    • Phillips, C. & Persaud, L. (2015, November). Emerging Technology. Georgia Tech, Leading Age Technology and Aging Summit, Atlanta, GA.
    • Harrington, C. N. and Bruce, C. (2015, November). Accessibility Hackathon. 3-Hour Workshop at the Southeast Women in Computing (SEWIC) Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    • Gonzalez, E, Sanford, J. A., Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2015, November). Re-conceptualizing the impact of aging on disability: Implications for technology interventions. Technology and Aging Interest Group Symposium, Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
    • Rogers, W. A. Harrington, C. N., Barg-Walkow, L., Hartley, J. Q., & Mitzner, T. L. (2015, November). Designing a quick start guide for Kinect game use by older adults. Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
    • Wu, X., Stuck, R. E., Mitzner, T. L., Rogers, W. A., & Beer, J. M. (2015, November). Needs assessment for telewellness technologies among older adults with mobility impairment. Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
    • Rogers, W. A., Singleton, J., Mitzner, T. L., Gonzalez, E., Preusse, K. C. (2015, October). Needs assessment of individuals aging with impairment. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe (HFES Europe), Groningen, Netherlands.
    • Harrington, C. N., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (October, 2015). Identifying the gaps in available assistive technologies to support healthy aging. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe (HFES Europe), Groningen, Netherlands.
    • Solomon, R., (2015, October). Food for Thought: Developing a Cognitive Training Game for Older Adults, GVU Fall Research Showcase, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Georgia.
    • Persaud, L. (2015, October). Tools for Life: Exploring Assistive Technology Strategies & Solutions. Berry College, Department of Psychology, Rome, GA.
    • Gandy, M., Levy, L. M., Solomon, R., Riedl, M. (2015, September). An online eco-system for game studies: studying the validity and value of assessment games. Invited talk at ACT, Inc. headquarters.
    • Phillips, C., Persaud, E., Levy, L.M. (2015, September). Gaming with Disabilities. 2015 DragonCon Panel, Atlanta, Georgia.
    • Kapusta, A., Park, D., & Kemp, C. C. (2015, September). Task-centric selection of robot and environment initial configurations to perform assistive tasks. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2015, Hamburg, Germany.
    • Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T., & Rogers, W. (2015, August). Healthy Aging. Interactive Workshop presentation to Deaf Seniors of America conference, Asheville, NC.
    • Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T.L. (2015, August). Technologies to support successful aging with disabilities: A framework for design. American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
    • Gandy Coleman, M., Solomon, R., Levy, L., Thompson, B., Murray, B., Whitlock, L. A., McLaughlin, A., & Allaire, J. (2015, August). Exploring motivating game elements for older adults in two studies of long-term play. Human Computer Interaction International 2015 (HCII 2015), Los Angeles, CA.
    • Keiko Gomez-Gurley, K., McLaughlin, A. C., Gandy Coleman, M., & Allaire, J. C. (2015, August). Accessibility in serious games for adults aging with disability. Human Computer Interaction International 2015 (HCII 2015), Los Angeles, CA.
    • Sanford, J. A. (2015, August). Universal design as an approach to technology intervention for seniors. Human Computer Interaction International 2015 (HCII 2015), Los Angeles, CA.
    • Harrington, C. N., Hartley, J. Q., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2015, August). Assessing older adults’ usability challenges using Kinect-based exergames. Human Computer Interaction International (HCII 2015), Los Angeles, CA.
    • Phillips, C. & Wilson, R. (2015, June). Ready to Launch: Assistive Technology Supports for Positive Transitions. IDEAS Conference, St. Simons, GA.
    • Mitzner, T. L., Rogers, W. A., & Sanford, J. A. (2015, June). Moving forward with technologies for successful aging with disability. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society (RESNA) 2015 Annual Conference, Denver, CO.
    • Gonzalez, E. (2015, June). Moving in, out and around the home: Solutions from older adults with long-term mobility impairment. Scientific Platform Session, Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) 2015 Annual Conference, Denver, CO.
    • Levy, L., Solomon, R., Moore, J., Way, J., Liu, R., & Gandy, M. (2015, June). Actions speak louder than words: An exploration of game play behavior and results from traditional assessments of individual differences. Foundations of Digital Games, Monterey, CA.
    • Fausset, C. B., Gonzalez, E., & Fain, W. B. (2015, April). Part 2: Aging with Mobility Impairment: Understanding Challenges in the Home. In Deep dive session on Georgia Tech HomeLab. Environments for Aging 2015 Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.
    • Rogers, W. A., Mitzner, T. L., Hartley, J. Q., & Harrington, C. N. (2015, April). Identifying the potential of exergame interventions: An analysis of use challenges for novice older adults. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
    • Sanford, J. (2015, April). Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. College of Architecture (CoA) Research Forum Series, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
    • Williams, C. & McClellan, A. (2015, April). Increasing visual accessibility of Food for Thought. Human Factors and Applied Cognition Graduate Student Poster Session. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
    • Phillips, C. (2015, March). Here's Hope: Assistive Technology Supporting Positive Mental Health. CSUN International Disability Conference, San Diego, CA.
    • Phillips, C. (2015, February). AT 102: Back to the Basics: Tablets, Apps and LD. Learning Disability Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
    • Phillips, C. (2015, February). Tracking Trends and Transferring Knowledge. Integrating UDL and AT to Close the Gap Conference. Griffin, GA.
    • Phillips, C., & Persaud, L. (2015, January). Assistive Technology Solutions for Successful Aging. ATiA Conference, Orlando, FL.

(Invited Presentations)

    • Beer, J. M. (2015, November). Can Assistive Robots Transform Retirement? Invited presentation, TEDx Peachtree, Atlanta, GA.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2015, November). What do gerontologists know that designers don’t? Invited presentation at the Technology and Aging Interest Group Symposium, Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2015, October). Inclusive innovation: Designing for and with older adults. Invited presentation at the 2nd World Health Organization (WHO) Global Forum on Innovation for Ageing Populations, Kobe, Japan.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2015, October). Concluding session: Creating tomorrow. Invited presentation at the 2nd WHO Global Forum on Innovation for Ageing Populations, Kobe, Japan.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2015, October). Design and deployment of technology to support healthy aging. Department of Economics, Business, and Marketing, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
    • Rogers, W. A. (2015, September). The potential of technology supports for healthy aging: From apps to robots. Chinese Congress and Exposition on Gerontology and Health Industry, Suzhou, China.


2014

(Conference Presentations)

    • Hawkins, K., Grice, P. M., Chen, T. L., King, C. H., & Kemp, C. C. (2014, December). Assistive mobile manipulation for selfcare tasks around the head. 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotic, Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies, Orlando, FL.
    • Persaud, L. (2014, December). Tracking Trends in Assistive Technology. Visiting Nurse Health System, Long-Term Care Staff and Directors Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
    • Persaud, L. (2014, November). “Technology Innovations Empowering Independence and Health: Active Research to On the Market.” Leading Age Georgia Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    • Beer, J. M., & Rogers, W. A. (2014, November). Perceptions of usefulness for robot assistance: Differences between older adults with and without mobility loss. Poster presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
    • Harrington, C. N., Mitzner, T. L., & Rogers, W. A. (2014, November). Understanding everyday task challenges for older adults with and without disabilities. Poster presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
    • Rogers, W. A., Marinelli, E., Cha, G., Hartley, J., & Mitzner, T. L. (2014, November). Kinect games for older adults: Understanding usability challenges. Poster presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
    • Rogers, W. A., Singleton, J. L., Mitzner, T. L., & Chang, E.Y. (2014, November). Experiences with Technology by Older Adults in the Deaf Community. Poster presentation at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
    • Park, D., Kapusta, A., Hawke, J., & Kemp, C.C. (2014, November). Interleaving planning and control for efficient haptically-guided reaching in unknown environments. IEEERAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Madrid, Spain.
    • Bhattacharjee, T., Grice, P.M., Kapusta, A., Killpack, M.D., Park, D., & Kemp, C.C. (2014, September). A robotic system for reaching in dense clutter that integrates model predictive control, learning, haptic mapping, and planning. 3rd Workshop on Robots in Clutter: Perception and Interaction in Clutter, 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, IL.
    • Park, D., Kapusta, A., Kim, Y.K., Rehg, J., & Kemp, C. (2014, September). Learning to reach into the unknown: Selecting initial conditions when reaching in clutter. 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, IL.
    • Persaud, L., & Phillips, C. (2014, September). Assistive Technology Solutions for Successful Aging. LeadingAge Conference - AT Lab & 3 sessions, Peachtree City, GA.
    • Sanford, J.A., & Griffiths, P. (2014, September). Enhancing Integration of Technology into Aging Services through Academic and Practice. IAHSA – CAST Applied Research Forum on Technology and Aging Services, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    • Persaud, L., & Phillips, C. (2014, August). Assistive Technology Solutions for Successful Aging. DAS Systems Integration Conference - AT Lab & 3 sessions, Peachtree City, GA.
    • Phillips, C. (2014, July). Discovering Personal Genius. Arizona AT & Disability Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
    • Singleton, J. (2014, July). Healthy Aging in the Deaf Community. Workshop presentation at the 2016 National Association of the Deaf Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    • Rogers, W. A., Mitzner, T. L., & Sanford, J. A. (2014, June). A research framework to guide design of technologies for successful aging with disabilities. International Society for Gerontechnology, Taipei, Taiwan.
    • Sanford, J. A., Rogers, W. A., & Mitzner, T. L. (2014, June). Current and future directions in technologies for successful aging with disability. Workshop presentation at the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society (RESNA) 2014 Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    • Sanford, J.A., & Jones, B. (2014, June). The smart bathroom: UD through integrating physical and digital worlds. International Conference on Universal Design, Lund, Sweden.
    • Singleton, J.L., Mitzner, T.L., Rogers, W.A. (2014, June). Research on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Poster presentation at the Effective Access Technology Conference, Rochester, NY.
    • Kemp, C. C. (2014, May). Human-machine interaction and assistance in future systems-physical aspects. Computing Visions 2025: Interacting with the Computers All Around Us, Washington, D.C.

(Invited Presentations)

    • Phillips, C. (2014, July). Taking Flight. Keynote, Arizona AT & Disability Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
    • Bowman, S. (2014, April). Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability. Robust and Resilient Aging Course, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
    • Kemp, C. C. (2014, March). Young Innovators Session. The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2014 Annual Event, Washington, D.C.