CBC Conference 2018
th Annual Conference - Behaviour Change for Health: Digital & Beyond
21st - 22nd February 2018, Senate House London
In association with e-coaching for Health and Wellbeing and UCL’s Institute for Digital Health
*Please note that the ‘and Beyond’ in the conference title indicates that we are broadening the scope of this year’s conference to include non-digital behaviour change activity and research
The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, in partnership with the UCL Institute for Digital Health and e-coaching for Health and Wellbeing, is delighted to confirm its fourth internationally-renowned conference. This year we are broadening the scope of the conference to include non-digital behaviour change. Join key members of the public health and tech communities for talks, panel discussions, debates, demonstrations and more around the following themes:
- Behaviour Change
- Digital and Non-Digital Health
- Conference Programme
The Conference Programme is now available! Click the link below to access.
- Keynote Speakers
Anita Jansen (Maastricht University - Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience)
Talk title: Face-to-face behavioural experiments and exposure to change unhealthy eating behaviour
Anita has worked as a professor of Experimental Clinical Psychology at Maastricht University since 1999. She is currently Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. She is widely known in field of eating disorders and obesity.
John Dinsmore (Trinity College Dublin - Assistant Professor in Digital Integrated Care and the Health Innovation Lead of the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI))
Talk Title: ProACT: Designing a Digital Behavioural Change Intervention for Multimorbidity Self-Management
John is the Health Innovation Lead/Deputy Director of the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI); and Lead PI for Trinity College Dublin within the European Institute of Technology (EIT). His roles involve building and leading teams to research and develop in a wide range of healthcare areas, including: Digital health (including connected health); Behavioural change and health technology use; Proactive chronic disease (including multi-morbidity) self-management and/or management. With a background in health psychology. Dr. Dinsmore has secured significant competitive research funding and promotes his work widely through international conferences, events, media and journal publications. Presently Dr. Dinsmore is the Coordinator/lead PI of the H2020 ProACT project. Other examples of national, European and international research projects Dr. Dinsmore has been involved with include: DOCTRID ASSISTID (FP7), BREATHE (EU AAL CALL 5) and the Hegarty Fellow Programme (Michigan State University (MSU)).
Deborah Estrin (Cornell Tech - Associate Dean and Professor of Computer Science, Weill Cornell Medical College - Professor of Public Health)
Talk Title: Using small data to personalise, sustain, and study health behaviour
Deborah is Associate Dean and Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech in New York City and a Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also co-founder of the non-profit startup, Open mHealth and conducted pioneering research on the development of mobile and wireless systems to collect and analyse real time data about the physical world and the people who occupy it.
- Speaker information
You can find speaker biographies and abstracts information at the link below.
- Conference Abstracts
Deborah Estrin - Using small data to personalise, sustain, and study health behaviour
1.A - User Experience and Engagement
1.A.4 - Jackie Andrade - Talking to technology: participants' experiences of motivational interviews delivered by video-counsellor and social robot - Contact Jackie (firstname.lastname@example.org) for presentation.
1.A.7 - Yvonne Korpershoek - User-centered development of a mHealth intervention to enhance exacerbation-related self-management in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (M-ACZiE project)
1.B - Interventions to support optimal medication adherence
Contact Amy Chan (email@example.com) for presentation.
2.A - Alcohol and smoking
2.A.3 - Pepijn van Empelen - WhatDoYouDrink: a dynamically tailored ehealth intervention to reduce excessive drinking among at-risk adolescents
2.B Virtual reality for training healthcare practitioners to detect child abuse
Caroline Fertleman - Virtual reality for training healthcare practitioners to detect child abuse (video).
3.B - Food and weight management
3.B.3 - Daniel Knowles - Investigating the Proximity Effect in a Competitive Food Environment
3.B.7 - Richard Purves - The potential of virtual gaming communities to promote behaviour change.
4.A - Data-driven, gameful, contextual: from intervention to real world transformation?
4.A - De Smet - Introduction
4.A.1 - Harri Oinas-Kukkonen - Persuasive Systems Design for Health Behaviour Change
4.A.2 - Sebastian Deterding - Gamification for Health Behaviour Change
4.A.3 - Ayla Schwarz - Mobile exergame and smart shirt intervention 'SmartLife' in real-life settings
4.A.5 - Marques – Discussion
4.B - Academia and industry meet: Achieving good research in industry
Lunchtime - Stewart Sill - The Future of Personal Health Behaviour in the Era of Big Data and AI
The UCL IDH is a network of researchers, projects and research centres united by a shared interest in the potential of digital technologies to improve health and wellbeing.
The Platform e-coaching for Health and Wellbeing is an initiative that stems from collaborations around conference and research projects within the 'Healthy Lifestyle Solutions' research program.
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