Videoconference: Age and Interfaces: Equipping Older Adults with Technological Tools

According to a survey by Pew Research Centre, seniors are the demography least inclined towards digital applications, and face significant barriers in equitable access to the internet.

This community call focused on a discussion with Rittika Basu, where she discussed the findings of a two-year research project, exploring the ways in which human-centered design principles can help to nurture an inclusive culture, regardless of age.

About our speaker:
Based in Bangalore, Rittika Basu is an awarded designer, innovator and imaginer. Currently, she is the Visual Designer at Merkle (A Dentsu Company). She was selected as an Erasmus student to ÉSAD de Reims, France based on her academic merit. She is the recipient of the OCADU Dean scholarship and pursued her M.Des studies at OCAD University, Toronto. She is a member of ‘Women Talk Design’ and a design mentor at UMO Design. Formerly, she has worked for Walt Disney, Toshiba, Govt. of Canada, OCAD University and Total SA across India, Canada and France in domains like technology, healthcare, data analytics and academia. Additionally, she is the co-author of two research papers presented at the HCI International 2021, Washington DC and at Data Echo Culture, Québec. They are published in ResearchGate, Google Books, WHO and SpringerLink. She spoke at Talk UX Conference, Tokyo and the UXDX series, APAC region. She is an upcoming speaker at ConveyUX, Seattle 2023.