Featured Events-Quality of Life Technology Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Featured Events

Monday, December 16, 2013

Season's Greetings!

Monday, December 16, 2013
Carnegie Mellon University, Newell-Simon Hall, Conference Room 1507

Please join us for a pre-Holiday gathering of family members, friends and colleagues.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Joint RI / HCII / QoLT Seminar - Chieko Asakawa

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon University, Newell Simon Hall, Room 1305

Aaron Steinfeld and Jeff Bigham host Chieko Asakawa - IBM Fellow, IBM Research, Tokyo - for a special seminar talk in QoLT, the Robotics Institute and the Human Computer Interaction Institute entitled "Can We Make Our World Accessible?"

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

QoLT Center to Demo Innovations for Older Adults at Louisville Innovation Summit

November  12-13, 2013
Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville, KY 

The QoLT Center demos five of its technologies - Romibo, Stroke Therapy Coach, WorldKit, Spark, and Health Kiosk - at the Louisville Innovation Summit - a special industry event focused on big ideas and breakthrough technologies that have the potential to redefine how we all grow old. CEOs, aging-care industry leaders, and innovators across a wide range of fields are invited to explore new ways to revolutionize the aging-care industry.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

QoLT Summit 2013

October 30-31, 2013

CMU University Center, Rangos I & II (2nd floor)

The Quality of Life Technology Center welcomes its scientific, industry, practitioner and educational advisors; members, partners, collaborators, and prospects; Center participants and interested parties from its university communities to its Annual Fall Summit event.  The 1.5 day festivities offer a complete view into the Center's programs in applied and basic reseach, industry and practitioner collaborations, technology transfer, education, outreach and more! Please join us!
Sunday, October 27, 2013

ReelAbilities-Pittsburgh: Disabilities Film Festival

October 27 - 1 p.m.
University of Pittsburgh, HERL, Bakery Square

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. Join us at Bakery Square for ReelEncounters - An Afternoon of Shorts, discussion and guided tours of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh.

Monday, October 14, 2013

QoLT Talk - Steven Wolf

4:30 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon University, Newell Simon Hall, Room

QoLT Center Director Dan Siewiorek and CMU's Vice Provost for Design, Arts and Technology Thanassis Rikakis jointly host Dr. Steven Wolf - Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Professor of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine; Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine; Professor, Adult and Elder Health, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University; Senior Research Scientist, Atlanta VA Center for Vision and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation - for a special guest lecture.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Robotics Institute Faculty Talk - Bernardo Pires

10:00 a.m.
Carnegie Mellon University, Newell Simon Hall, Room 3305

The Robotics Institute welcomes postdoctoral research fellow and QoLT PAT researcher, Bernardo Pires, for a faculty candidate talk on "Visible-Light Gaze Tracking for Wearable Devices." 

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Robotics Institute Faculty Talk - Kris Kitani

10:00 a.m.
Carnegie Mellon University, Gates Hillman Complex, Room 6115

The Robotics Institute welcomes postdoctoral research fellow and QoLT PAT researcher, Kris Kitani, for a faculty candidate talk on "Understanding Human Activity from Video: Action Primitives, Activity Syntax and Activity Forecasting." 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

QoLT Annual NSF Site Visit

April 9 -11, 2013
Carnegie Mellon University | University of Pittsburgh

The Quality of Life Technology Center hosts the National Science Foundation, its scientific peers, and invited guests for its Annual Site Visit. All students, faculty and staff receiving core funding from the QoLT Center should plan to participate.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

QoLT Featured Guest - Marjorie Skubic

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Carnegie Mellon University, Gates-Hillman Complex, Room 6115

SCS and the QoLT Center welcome special guest, Marjorie Skubic, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept. and Computer Science Dept., Director, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, College of Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, for a special talk on "Proactive Health Management Using In-Home Sensing and Recognition Technology."