CanAssist at the University of Victoria is a small but passionate group working to fulfill unmet needs in the aged adult community, among others. Their aim is to build customized technologies, and creative solutions for people that experience barriers where no other option exists.
Niki Andresen will provide attendees with background information on CanAssist and insights into some of their most successful technologies. She will focus on some of the ideas that have a broad appeal for seniors, and for younger people living with disabilities.
Prepare to be fascinated!
Niki Andresen is the Product Development Coordinator for CanAssist at the University of Victoria. She helps to turn brilliant ideas into realities by asking questions, conducting market research, and collaborating with experts and community members.
She brings with her a
variety of diverse work experiences in the private and not-for-profit sector
including working directly with seniors and individuals facing physical
2800 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC V8T 5B5
The entrance door for EFCN is on Market Street between Nanaimo Street and Blanshard Street.
Our EFCN sign and/or the helpful Wellesley staff will direct you to the room. Be sure to come a little earlier (we suggest 7:30) to allow yourself time to arrive and visit before the meeting starts at 8:00 am.
There is parking around and about the building, and Long and McQuade has generously offered their upper parking area on the corner of Market Street and Nanaimo Street.