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Monday, June 17 • 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Fighting Addiction With Immersive Technology and AI

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The opioid crisis requires rethinking traditional addiction treatments. XR has the power to target the behavioral foundations of addiction by letting patients engage with novel treatments in their natural environments. Applying machine learning to the wealth of data generated by XR enables real-time identification and even prediction of drug cravings. This talk will review the state of XR addiction treatments, explain how XR can transform behavioral therapies, and discuss exciting future directions for the field.

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Aldis Sipolins

Immersive Technology Research Lead, Draper Laboratories
Aldis is an immersive technology researcher who applies principles of design and cognitive neuroscience to change human behavior. Aldis received a PhD in Visual Cognition and Human Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015, where he founded a VR research... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Room 105