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, USA

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, USA

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, USA

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

Diana J. Galindo
Cleverland Clinic Florida, USA

Title: Gender Differences in Aging

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Joann L Warner
Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Title: Combined effects of diet and stress on Telomere length

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Lochana Shrestha
Nepalese Army Institute of Health Science, Nepal

Title: Nutrition and Health Status assessment of Geriatric people of one rural district in Nepal

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Dr. Lochana Shrestha, Nepalese nationality with qualification MBBS, MD Community Medicine (India), MIPH (Australia) and Fellowship in Geriatrics (India) ....... residing at Sanepa-2, Lalitpur, Nepal, Current Position: Professor and Head of Department of Community Medicine in National Army Institute of Health and Science (NAIHS), Kathmandu Since November 2011, Chairman(Medical Director) of Health Home Care Nepal (Residential Elderly Care Home), Sanepa, Lalitpur since March 2012, Chairman, Institutional Review Board for Research, NAIHS, 2014 and Over 19 years of experience in Community Medicine Career , with more than 15 papers on MCH, Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Geriatrics published in National and International Journals. Participated in different national and international Conference and Summit related to Geriatrics and TB/HIV/AIDS. Participated in research related to dementia as principal investigator (ongoing). Read more

Jasper De Witte
KU Leuven, Belgium

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Jasper De Witte is a doctor in sociology (KU Leuven). He works as a senior researcher within the Social and Economic Policy and Social Integration research group........ He is currently working for the be.Source chair 'Silver Empowerment', under the supervision of professor Tine Van Regenmortel. The aim of this chair is to gain more scientific insight with regard to vulnerable elderly people in our society, based on the empowerment paradigm. In this respect, partnership between science, practice, policy and the target group is indispensable. Read more

Leon Piterman
Monash University, Australia

Title: China facing a crisis in aged care

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Leon Piterman, MBBS MD MMed MEd Studies, FRCP(Edin) FRACGP, is Professor of General Practice at Monash University a position he has held for over 20 years........ He is the current Director of China GP Programs at Monash and formerly Foundation Head of the School of Primary Health Care. Hui Yang, BM PhD, is manager of China GP Programs and Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Health and Clinical Education at Monash. He is a public health professional and formerly Professor in that discipline at Peking University. Read more

Samuil Umansky
CSO of DiamiR, USA

Title: Circulating organ-enriched microRNAs as biomarkers of aging and aging associated diseases

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Samuil Umansky, MD, PhD, is co-founder and CSO of DiamiR, a molecular diagnostics company developing minimally invasive tests for detection and monitoring of pathology based on ....... quantitative analysis of organ-enriched microRNA signatures in plasma. DiamiR’s lead program is focused on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. Samuil is an experienced biotech entrepreneur and inventor in the field of cell death and molecular diagnostics. Previously, at Xenomics (now Trovagene, NASDAQ: TROV) Samuil developed cell-free transrenal nucleic acids technology for detection and monitoring of various cancers, transplantation, and infectious diseases. Prior to joining the biotech industry in 1993, Samuil had a distinguished academic career as a professor at the Institute of Biological Physics of the USSR Academy of Science. He was among the first scientists to study apoptosis, or programmed cell death. Samuil has published more than 160 articles and is an inventor of over 80 US and international patents. Read more

Brigitte Hanly
CEO and Chief Scientist of Stemaid, USA

Title: Pluripotent Stem Cells & Whole Body Rejuvenation

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Grazia Daniela Femminella
Imperial College London, UK

Title: Neuroimaging in dementias

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Achim Klug
University of Colorado, USA

Title: Mechanisms of age-related central hearing loss

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Achim Klug received his undergraduate and Master’s degree in Biology from the University of Würzburg in Germany and his PhD ....... in Neuroscience from the University of Texas at Austin. After completing his postdoctoral training at the Vollum Institute in Portland, Oregon he was a Junior Group leader at the University of Munich in Germany. He now manages a research lab at the University of Colorado School of medicine and has published over 40 publications in the field of auditory neuroscience. Read more

Mohsen Shafizadeh
Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Title: Patient and Public Engagement in Designing Enriched Physical and Leisure Activity Environments for Older Adults with Fall Experience

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Mohsen Shafizadeh is a senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and completed his PhD in motor behaviour in 2004. ....... He spent a 2-year postdoc position at University College London and worked with people with low back pain. His main interest area for research is mobility and balance problems in older adults with neurological conditions such as Stroke. Mohsen currently teaches the subject related to measurement and movement analysis and actively involved in rehabilitation science. Read more

Daisy Galindo-Ciocon 
Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, United States

Title: Promoting Best Practice in Geriatrics through Evidence in RN Residency Program

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Dr. Daisy Galindo-Ciocon is a faculty of Nursing Academic Partnership (VANAP) Program in Miami VA HealthCare System ....... where she coordinates the Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program (PBNR). She has courtesy appointment of Associate Professor from Florida International University, College of Nursing. She received her Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing at the, University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines in 1977, completed her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing, majoring in Critical Care Nursing at Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y in 1981 and subsequently earned Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) certification. She obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education in University of Miami in Coral, Gables, FL in 1990. Prior to this position, she held faculty positions at various universities in South Florida. She has more than 30 years of teaching experience for undergraduate to PhD programs with joint appointment as Nurse Researcher of Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) in Miami VA HealthCare System. She was a key researcher for the Nursing Service at the VAMC where she received Nursing Research, Initiative (NRI) funding from Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA), Health Services Research and, Development (HSR&D) for her study on Gait and Balance Training in Reducing Occurrence and, Fear of Falls in the Elderly. Dr. Galindo-Ciocon’s primary area of research involves fall, prevention among elderly population and fear of falling. She received a distinct honor of being chosen as Outstanding Nurse Researcher from her alma mater during its quadricentennial year, celebration in 2011. She is the co-author of recently published books: (1) Health Living – Ways to Enhance Graceful Aging (2018), and (2) Gender Differences in Aging – which is the Stronger Sex? (2019) Read more

Domini Bingham
UCL Institute of Education, UCL, United Kingdom

Title: Getting the Best from an Intergenerational Workforce; Implications for Learning, Development and Leadership

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Dr Domini Bingham is Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership at UCL Institute of Education, London and published author. ....... She holds a Doctorate in Education and MA in Lifelong Learning. She is passionate about adults achieving their potential and addressing obstacles through her research, which embraces workplace learning, wellbeing, older workplaces and later life learning. She leads on a number of leadership masters modules, including on the MBA Educational Leadership. With a diverse background, she has worked in the UK national media as a Literary Editor. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Committee member on their Levitt Group, a special interest group for senior marketers. Read more

Allison J. Batchelor
Ohio University, United States

Title: Successful Aging: Lessons from the Blue Zones and Beyond

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Allison J. Batchelor, MD, CMD, FAMWA is a fellowship-trained geriatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience in the primary care of older people........ Presently, she serves as an primary care physician in Athens, Ohio, USA providing outpatient care to geriatric patients as well as an Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Ohio University. She is trained as a Certified Medical Director through the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Medical Women's Association. , Read more