Rory Cooper, Ph.D. will be the featured speaker at an Oct. 17 fireside chat to commemorate his Colin McLaurin Distinguished Lectureship Award.
RESNA President Carmen DiGiovine, Ph.D., ATP/SMS, RET, will host the event, to take place at 3 p.m. Eastern on Tues., Oct. 17, in the O’Hara Ballroom at the University of Pittsburgh.
A RESNA announcement said Cooper, founder of Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL), will discuss “the pivotal moments and invaluable lessons that have shaped his remarkable career and share the driving forces that ignited his passion for innovation and his relentless pursuit of creating solutions to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities. Learn his vision for the future as he discusses the evolving landscape of assistive technology, offering a glimpse into the incredible possibilities that he believes lie ahead.”
Participants can attend in person for free; RESNA 2023 annual conference attendees can also attend virtually for free. Online attendees can register starting at $15 for RESNA members and students. Attendees can also earn CEUs for participating.