Social Robotics Workshop

Workshop for health and social care professionals to learn about and test social robotics.  

When and Where?

Date: Date TBC
Time: 10:00-16:00
Location: University of Hertfordshire

About this event 

The EPSRC NetworkPlus EMERGENCE will run a workshop from the University of Hertfordshire’s main campus in Hatfield, on Date TBC, between 10AM and 4PM. 


The objective of the EMERGENCE network is to drive world-class advances in healthcare robotics research and development to support people living with frailty within communities in the UK. 


The workshop is part of a series of workshops designed to understand how health and social care professionals can benefit from using assistive robotics on their own terms. Empowering health and social care professionals through digital technologies has long been a goal in health and care policy. As governments invest in post-pandemic digital transformation, ensuring workers are empowered and not excluded by technology is more urgent than ever. 


The focus of the workshop will be social robotic technology. 


The attendees of the workshop will: 




Who should attend? 

This workshop is open to multi-disciplinary health and social care professionals and anyone from institutional organisations and especially anyone involved in CPD and with a keen interest in technology innovation to address current and future service delivery challenges. 


Refreshments and lunch will be provided on the day.