Speaker Glen Hougan

(CA)

Associate Professor of Design at NSCAD University

Glen Hougan is designer whose background is in the area of human factors, user experience, and product development. He is an Associate Professor of Design at NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and principal of the design consultancies Wellspan Research and Design and BlueZone Design. His work in the area of design for health, aging and dignity has been covered in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He has been awarded a Research Fellowship in Healthcare Innovations from the Center for Innovation (CFI), at the Mayo Clinic and was made the Sun Life Financial Chair in Design in Health and Aging in Canada.