Memorial Woodlands Seminar: Digital Legacy
How to make plans for your digital footprint and is there a digital afterlife?
Tuesday 9th June 2020, 1:30-4:30pm, Memorial Woodlands
This seminar and workshop will explore how the internet and internet enabled devices, have changed the ways in which we think and plan for death. Through discussion and groupwork, self-reflection will take place. Practical advice will be provided for some of the most used online services and questions answered around ownership, privacy, digital estate planning and addressing someone’s digital remains. Each attendee will have the opportunity to document their wishes privately at the event within their own ’Social Media Will’.
How to book: Email your name, title and organisation and title and date of the course you want to be booked on to: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01454 414 999.
About the trainers
The lectures, seminars and events are being delivered by Mireille Hayden, founding partner, Gentle Dusk. Mireille is a Chartered Health Psychologist by training and Senior Manager by experience. She has 20 years of experience in the Health Service. She has worked on the development of training programmes for HospiceUK, NHS England as well as a variety of private and NHS organisations. Originally a commissioning lead in end of life care for North Central London, she now dedicates her time to empowering professionals and communities around death, dying and bereavement. Mireille brings a unique energy and enthusiasm to this taboo subject combining knowledge and techniques from psychology, experience of healthcare services and patient and family support in end of life care. Mireille often contributes and provides expert input in areas relating to death, dying and bereavement on TV, print and scientific journals. Appearances and publications range from BBC News Worldwide, New Scientist Magazine, E-hospice (Hospice UK) to local newspapers and magazines.
The Digital Legacy lecture is being delivered by James Norris, founder of the Digital Legacy Association. The Digital Legacy Association supports end of life, palliative care, social care, healthcare, legal, celebrant and funeral professionals in areas relating to death and the internet. They advance professionals practice through education, training, campaigning, events and developing best practice frameworks. James has consulted various governmental and non-governmental organisations across the globe in areas relating to death and the internet. He also sits on various technology, legal and social care related boards. James often contributes and provides thought leadership in areas relating to death, bereavement, technology and the internet on TV, online, print and in scientific journals. Appearances and publications range from BBC Breakfast, the Channel 4 News, the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Journal to the Queen Latifah Show, Vice magazine and Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier.