Posted on
September 1, 2023

Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt Keynote – Inspiring a New Generation of Innovators for an Aging Population

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Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt, dean of Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University and a recognized expert in ubiquitous computing and assistive technologies, recently gave a keynote speech aimed at inspiring new innovators in the field of aging care at the 2023 a2 National Symposium. Dr. Mynatt discussed the integral role of interdisciplinary collaborations and how artificial intelligence (AI) can contribute to advancements in personal health informatics, collaborative work, and human-centered computing. She stressed the need for education that is both accessible and actionable across all social strata, aiming to ensure that technological advances benefit everyone, not just those in higher socioeconomic groups. Highlighting her involvement in Emory University's Cognitive Empowerment Program, Dr. Mynatt articulated a vision where AI serves as a collaborative partner in providing long-term, personalized support across diverse care networks.

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