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VR Expo: Medical Day

Friday 9th March 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Advances in technology are continually shaping the future of medical treatment; but could devices utilising virtual reality (VR), which were once considered the realm of gamers, be the next frontier for physical rehabilitation? Immersive technologies are phenomenal, especially due to what can be done with it as a platform for putting people in a state where they want to play. If you put someone in virtual reality with everything that reminds them of the things that they love to do, they’re essentially just going to give themselves therapy. Medical Day at the VR Expo will be an exciting full-day conference, see programme details below.


The Future of immersive technology in medical and healthcare 

Phil Breedon Professor  School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment (Chair VRexpo Medical Day)

Workshop VR & Research


Is Clinical Virtual Reality Ready for Primetime? 

Skip Rizzo Professor of Associate Director for Medical Virtual Reality, USC Institute for Creative Technologies Research Professor, USC Davis School of Gerontology and USC Keck School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Workshop VR & Exposure Therapy


Networking Break & Explore the Expo 


Virtual Reality and Dementia: How do Virtual Reality and Gamification help us to understand Dementia? 

Professor Michael Hornberger, Head of Department of Medicine and Professor of Applied Dementia Research at the Norwich Medical School, Director of Aging Research in the Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health trust.

Workshop VR & Dementia


Lunch & Networking


Immersive Learning – future ways of Medical training

Andre Chow MD Co-Founder of Touch Surgery. Touch Surgery platform is an interactive surgical simulator for healthcare professionals; providing a realistic and detailed guide to every step of a procedure.


Beyond the pill – How Pharma is harnessing the power of VR to make lasting impressions with healthcare providers and patients

Chimeren Peerbhai is an award-winning product director, who thrives on developing best-in-class products incorporating AR/VR, machine learning, and wearable technology. She has also developed the first eLearning course on how to integrate wearable technologies into your product and marketing strategies, available on Udemy.


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Friday 9th March 2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mercure Hotel Nottingham
2 George Street
Nottingham, NG1 3BP United Kingdom
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