Paul Chamberlain
Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Title: Designing the 100 year life

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Paul is director of an interdisciplinary research group Lab4Living and principal investigator on an RCUK E3 funded project exploring the design of ....... the future home and the 100yr life. His interest lies in designing and developing tools and methods to encourage and engender social innovation applying this with a focus on healthcare, disability and ageing. He explores the role of artefacts that help define pertinent societal questions as much as present solutions. He has led major interdisciplinary projects and delivered keynote lectures at leading international venues on innovation strategies and sustainable approaches to design and manufacture to support independence and quality of life Read more

Gary Sinoff
University of Haifa, Israel

Title: Futuristic Trends in Gerontology and Geriatrics: A shift in the paradigm to active ‘functional’ ageing

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Prof. Gary Sinoff completed his specialization in Geriatric Medicine in Israel in 1997 and his PhD in Gerontology from the University of Haifa in. ....... He was the director of the cognitive clinic and deputy director of the department of geriatrics at Carmel Medical Center, Haifa. He has published more than 35 papers in reputed journals and contributed chapters in academic books in the area of gerontology/geriatrics and psycho-geriatrics and has been serving as an editorial board member and reviewer of reputed international journals. Read more

Barbara Martins Corrêa da Silva
Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil

Title: Health, Nursing and Caregivers of the Elderly: Coping with Contradictions

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Barbara Martins Corrêa da Silva has completed her doctorate in 2017 at Rio de Janeiro State University. She is head of the outpatient section of the....... Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She has published 6 papers in the area of Elderly Health, is a member of the Department of Gerontological Nursing of Rio de Janeiro and is an associate member and specialist title of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Read more

Jason Dauenhauer
State University of New York, United States

Title: Promoting Intergenerational Learning in U.S. Higher Education: Older Adult Perspectives on Course Auditing

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Kristin Heffernan
State University of New York, United States

Title: Promoting Intergenerational Learning in U.S. Higher Education: Older Adult Perspectives on Course Auditing

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Oksana Borodin
Tel Aviv University, Israel

Title: Elderly Neglect and Abuse in the Emergency Department

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Oksana Borodin is a Senior Physician and Deputy Director, Geriatric Department. Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel. She completed her ....... education from Kharkov National Medical University, Kharkov, Ukraine 1985-1991. Professional Experience: 2001-2007: Registrar Physician Department of Internal Medicine "E", Meir Medical Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel, 2007-2010: Registrar Physician Acute Geriatrics Internal Medicine, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Meir Medical Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel, 2010-2017: Senior Physician and Geriatric Consultant. Emergency Medical Department. Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2017-present: Senior Physician and Deputy Director, Geriatric Department. Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel. Read more

Wayan Suriastini
SurveyMETER, Indonesia

Title: What Prompts Policy Change? Comparative Analyses of Efforts to Create Age-Friendly Cities in 14 Cities in Indonesia

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Wayan Suriastini (MPhil Public Policy RAND Graduate School and PhD in Population Policy from the Gadjah Mada University) is a researcher and the ....... Executive Director at SurveyMETER. Suriastini has been involved in large scale household, community, facilities and local government surveys for over 27 years. She has played key roles as survey manager or team leader of more than two dozens surveys including multi-purpose surveys, RCTs, impact evaluations and has a vast experience managing both quantitative and qualitative surveys in all parts of Indonesia. Research focus health and wellbeing early life education, maternal and child health, age friendly cities and communities and healthy aging. Read more

Ettore Bergamini
University Campus Biomedico, Italy

Title: Primary Prevention of Alzheimer Disease by the Pharmacological Intensification of Suppression of Aging in the City of Volterra (Tuscany, Italy)

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Ettore Bergamini, MD University of Pisa, 1962; PhD Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa 1964. Full Professor of General Pathology. Chair of the....... Interdiperimental Research Centre on Biology of Aging of the University of Pisa. Past President of the Italian Gerontological Society, Biogerontology Section and of the Gerontological Society of America, Biology Section. He has published more than 200 papers in reputed journals. Read more

Joanne Kaa Earl
Macquarie University, Australia

Title: Designing Online Interventions to Improve Retirement Planning

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Joanne Kaa Earl is an academic in the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia with a research focus on retirement planning and adjustment. ....... A scientist-practitioner, she also holds registration as a Psychologist, and membership of the Australian Psychological Society. Her research focuses on developing solutions to improve pre and post retirement planning along with identifying predictors of retirement adjustment. Her work has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Women and Aging, Frontiers in Psychology, Psychology and Aging, Ageing and Society and Leisure Sciences Read more

Phylis Lan Lin
University of Indianapolis, United States

Title: The Five Fs/Hs of Successful Aging, the Proactivity Model, Stress Management, and Quality of Later Life: Conceptualization

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Internationally renowned scholar, author and global education leader, Professor Lin contributes to education and international cooperation locally and ....... globally following forty-five years of dedicated teaching at the University of Indianapolis. The accredited Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work is named in her honor. A native of Taiwan, she holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri. Professor Lin organized and chaired international conferences on China, Service Learning and Families, and wrote and edited prolifically in Chinese and English. The Master Au Ho-nien Museum at the University of Indianapolis is among the enduring cultural and education links she established with Asian partners. Read more

Beatrice Alescio-Lautier
Aix-Marseille University, France

Title: Benefits of a multifactorial cognitive training in a large range of elderly, from healthy to pathological

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Béatrice Alescio-Lautier is research director at the CNRS, director of the Sensory and Cognitive Neurosciences Laboratory in Marseilles (France), and ....... co-head of the Sensory and Cognitive Rehabilitation team. Her field of expertise is related to cognition and its dysfunctions during aging and in neurodegenerative diseases such as MCI and AD. She has developed cognitive training methods for healthy older adult, and MCI and AD patients. Her work has led to clinical applications in the fields of diagnosis and rehabilitation in both preventive and curative perspectives. He has published more than 40 papers in reputed journals. Read more