skip to content

Early Cancer Institute

Wearables Workshop Event Info

Date: Friday 20th October 2023
Time: 9:00-16:00 followed by drinks and networking until 17:00
Venue: Robinson College Conference Centre, Cambridge CB3 9AN
Cost: Academic and Industry Sector £25, Students are FREE.
Registration: We are now FULLY BOOKED.

The Precision Health Initiative and the Early Cancer Institute at the University of Cambridge are jointly holding a one-day workshop. It will review the latest advancements in the field of wearable devices and their use in early cancer detection.


  • Uncover the role of wearable technology in cancer studies, including motion tracking, data mining, and mobile App data collection
  • Explore AI and machine learning applications for identifying critical health patterns
  • Learn about real-world digital biomarkers from wearable devices


  • Talks by thought leaders: Dr Kirsten Rennie (MRC Epidemiology Unit), Dr Veronica Martinez-Hernandez (Department of Engineering), Prof Suzanne Scott (Centre of Prevention, Queen Mary), and Joss Langford (Activinsights).
  • Panel discussion: Dive deep into the latest trends with a panel of experts, including Prof Andrew Flewitt (Department of Engineering), Prof Antonis Antoniou (Cancer Data Driven Detection Initiative), patient representatives and our speakers.
  • Roundtable discussions: Join focused discussions on wearable integration in cancer studies, scale-up challenges, and emerging technologies.

Networking opportunities: Connect with fellow professionals during coffee breaks, lunch sessions, and dedicated networking times.

View the programme for the day here

Friday, 20 October, 2023 - 09:00 to 17:00
Event location: 
Crausaz Wordsworth Building, Robinson College, Adams Road, Cambridge CB3 9AD