Women in Sensing: The Rise of FemTech

Join the NSSN at their inaugural Women in Sensing event - a series showcasing women-led research and innovations from across their network

Oct femtech

Hosted by Macquarie University the Women In Sensing: The Rise of FemTech event will investigate the growing opportunity and importance of research and technology in addressing the complex health issues faced by women.

The FemTech conversation includes the research, ideas and devices that are making the lives of women everywhere better, helping them to take control of their own health, and addressing the gender disparities in healthcare.

A panel of experts from different areas of healthcare will discuss recent progress in the field, the role of FemTech, and share their ideas and innovations for what’s next.

Moderated by Allira Hudson-Gofers, Principal and Practice Group Leader - Engineering and ICT Patents, Spruson & Ferguson, the panel will include:

  • Dr Aleisha Davis, Chief Clinical Officer, The Shepherd Centre
  • Prof Bamini Gopinath, Cochlear Chair in Hearing and Health and Professor, Macquarie University Hearing
  • Dr Noushin Nasiri, Head of the NanoTech Laboratory, Macquarie University & NSSN Ambassador
  • Dr Rowena Mobbs, Specialist Clinician - Neurologist, Macquarie University Clinical Associates, Centre for Ageing, Cognition, and Wellbeing

Join us from 12-1:30pm for the panel & networking lunch.

Optional add-on: Innovations Tour from 1:30-2:30pm

This event is open to attendees from all walks of life, anyone with an interest in the topic is welcome to come along.

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