Innovating Inclusive Design: Technology for Disability and Aging into Disability
Join Dr. Bodine as she discusses current demographic trends, upcoming population challenges and the need for inclusive design in all technology—from Robotics to infrastructure, to specialized assistive and medical devices. She will overview current research and development activities underway at CU and share thoughts on the future of technology for those living with, or aging into, disability.
Cathy Bodine, PhD, Coleman-Turner Endowed Chair in Cognitive Disability, Executive Director, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Technologies, Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, Design and Computing, University of Colorado (CU), with appointments in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Pediatrics, CU School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus. She directs the Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE) with a focus on assistive, medical, and accessible mainstream technologies; interdisciplinary research and translational applications and design innovations. She is Director, Innovation Ecosystem, Colorado Clinical Translational Sciences Institute, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus and is developing transdisciplinary educational programs in the Department of Bioengineering focused on inclusive technology, disability and aging.