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The Latest Tech and Biosecurity Inventions of 2021 (Webinar)

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

- Free
Join us for The Latest Tech and Biosecurity Inventions of 2021 on Thursday, January 21 at 1 PM.

Every year, amazing new products like self-driving cars and virtual reality consoles are publicly launched on a global stage through the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Join Dr. David Metcalf, director of the University of Central Florida’s Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL), as he provides a recap on these never-before-seen gadgets, highlighting the latest in biosecurity technology. In this program, you will also learn about new apps, wearables, games and other health and medical devices.

By participating in this program, you can expect to:

  • see a highlight reel of the latest and greatest and consider what these innovations might mean to you;
  • discuss these tools and share your thoughts with other participants in this interactive session;
  • see the latest in biosecurity technology including automated temperature scanners, anti-microbial mats, consumer-friendly UV light, temperature and cleaning products.

This program is presented by Dr. David Metcalf and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:

• One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.

• One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.

Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About Your Program Presenter

Dr. David Metcalf is director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Institute for Simulation and Training in Orlando, FL. Dr. Metcalf has a 15-year history in web-based and mobile learning. He focuses on bridging the gap between corporate learning, simulation techniques and the use of technology to improve human performance. His team at METIL has built mHealth solutions, simulations, games, eLearning, mobile and enterprise IT systems for Google, J&J, VA, U.S. military and UCF’s College of Medicine among others. Recent projects include Lake Nona’s Intelligent Home and transmedia, adaptive learning projects using mobile, AR and sims. Dr. Metcalf encourages spinoffs from the lab as part of the innovation process and has launched Merging Traffic and several other for-profit and nonprofit ventures as examples. In addition to research and commercial investments, he supports social entrepreneurship in education and health.