The Digital Legacy Conference

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The Digital Legacy Conference

Press release from CDAS

The 1st Annual Digital Legacy Conference will take place at University College London Partners (UCLP) on the 23rd May 2015. It will bring together a range of academics and business professionals to help address areas relating to death and dying in today’s ever increasingly digitised world.

The Digital Legacy Conference is being organised by the end of life and digital legacy resource hub, DeadSocial. Confirmed speakers range from practicing experts in law and end of life care to technologists and PHD students.

• Dr Mark Taubert - Social media use at the coalface of palliative patient care
• Ian Bond - Digital Estate Planning & UK Law
• James Norris - Digital Death, we need to switch on before we switch off
• Jack Rooke - GOOD GRIEF! How the web helped me make a show about my dad’s death.
• Dr Korina Giaxoglou - Everywhere I go, you’re going with me: sharing significant moments of life and death in Web 2.0 mourning
• Selina Ellis Gray - Remains in the System
• Andréia Martins - Virtual Wakes in Brazil
• Olly Clabburn - MND Diagnoses & Creating a Legacy
• Jayne Galinsky - Continuing bonds (virtual presentation)
• Sheldon K. Goodman - Cemeteries & Social Media

Tickets are free and can be reserved here

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