Associate Professor and Director, Future Self and Design Living Lab
Swinburne University of Technology

Associate Professor Sonja Pedell is Director of Swinburne University’s Future Self and Design Living Lab (FSD LL). The FSD LL has core development capabilities in the area of innovative socio-technical systems and design solutions for health and wellbeing with a focus on the ageing population and people living with dementia. As Theme Leader ‘Designing with Users’ in the Smart Cities Research Institute at Swinburne she is extending her research interests to promote age-friendly cities. Prior to working at Swinburne, Sonja completed a Masters of Psychology from the Technical University of Berlin and was employed as an Interaction Designer, Usability Consultant and Product Manager at Siemens AG (Corporate Technology Section) for several years.

Speaking at the Following:

May 25

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Preparing the city for 100-year-old people

2:00pm – 3:00pm

As populations age globally, Japan offers a window into the future. From the integration of robots, to driverless cars, the future of urban housing and mobility can be shaped for and by the elderly.