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Session 1: Symposium Opening

DAY 1 | 30 November 2021 | Virtual Room Opens At 13:30 CET (GMT +01:00)

With the support of the Scottish Government


🕐 Session Programme


► 14:00 CET Welcome

Donna Henderson, EHTEL President

► 14:05 CET Introduction to the Symposium theme

George Crooks, Chief Executive Officer, DHI

► 14:15 CET No One Left Behind? Addressing the needs of digitally excluded people

Cat Macaulay, Chief Design Officer, Scottish Government

The Covid pandemic brought into focus the need to accelerate the development and roll out of digital healthcare tools and technologies to citizens. It also forced us to look again at the challenges of digital exclusion and marginalisation. Using the experiences of Scottish Government’s ‘Connecting Scotland’ programme – which has brought almost 60,000 households online since the start of the pandemic - we will explore the opportunities and challenges of ensuring no one is left behind in the digital healthcare revolution.

► 14:25 CET Wrap-up by central moderator

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