Join us for the third session of a free brand new online series aimed at supporting young people through the coronavirus pandemic.

The webinar

This session will be run by our guest host, Omar Latif. In this session we will hold discussions around mental health and technology, self-help and how to best access support online.

There will be a focus on the importance of humour and connectivity in crisis and
everyday life and of course some fun and games!
We will explore and discuss issues around young people and their technological preferences
when accessing support as well as staying safe online.

About the Speaker

Technologist, Startup Founder and Part-Time Academic, Omar completed his first degree when he was still at high school in maths. Born and raised in Manchester, he has worked for Google in Silicon Valley and London but his experience has also seen him work in Miami, New York, Istanbul and Crewe! 
He now runs a mental health tech startup that are creating tools and technology for mental health and wellness which is based on the 10 years worth of research he has personally carried out. Underneath the tech platforms they are building at WeAreASSIF is an advanced algorithm that uses tools such as voice recognition, neural networkings, facial recognition, natural language processing to track a user and look out for changes in behaviour. The idea is intervention before you know you need it and the long goal is that it will be able to predict patterns. As Omar loves having no time to himself he is also studying towards a PhD (part-time) at Oxford University in Artificial Intelligence (specifically the algorithm mentioned above).

Book your free place

To keep the online sessions safe we're asking everyone who's interested to book a free ticket below.

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Extra Stuff!

Staying Safe Online

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