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

Paul Chamberlain
Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Title: Designing the 100 year life

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Paul is director of an interdisciplinary research group www.lab4living.org.uk/. 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

Joanne Kaa Earl
Macquarie University, Australia

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Diana J. Galindo
Cleveland Clinic, 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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Leon Piterman
Monash University, Australia

Title: China facing a crisis in aged care

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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

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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Jasper De Witte
KU Leuven, Belgium

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Jasper De Witte has a doctorate in sociology (KU Leuven). He works as a senior researcher within the research group Social and Economic Policy and Social Integration. ....... He currently works for the be.Source chair 'Silver Empowerment', under the supervision of Professor Tine Van Regenmortel. The aim of this chair is to acquire more scientific insight into frail elderly people in our society, based on the empowerment paradigm. In this respect, a partnership between science, practice, policy and the target group is indispensable. 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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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, DrSci, co-founded DiamiR to develop non-invasive, accurate diagnostic tests for early detection of neurodegenerative diseases. He serves as the chief scientific officer (CSO) and president of the company. ....... Previously, Dr. Umansky co-founded and served as the CSO and President of Xenomics (now TrovaGene, NASDAQ: TROV), served as the CSO of LXR Biotechnology, and was a professor at the Institute of Biological Physics of the USSR Academy of Sciences. 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 was appointed to the academic staff of the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity in 2012. He has teaching responsibilities in the areas of skill acquisition and performance ....... analysis and he has role as module leader for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research expertise lies mainly in the acquisition and re-acquisition of motor skills and analysis performance in both healthy population and people with long-term neurological conditions. Another area is application of theories of ecological-dynamic in practice for talent development and skill refinement. Read more

Brigitte Hanly
CEO and Chief Scientist of Stemaid, USA

Title: Pluripotent Stem Cells & Whole Body Rejuvenation

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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. 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

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

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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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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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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Beatriz da S. R.Bonadiman
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Title: Assessment of Visual Function of Active Elderly in Western Santa Catarina - Brazil

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Beatriz da Silva Rosa Bonadiman, has compled master degree at 23 years form Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM) and currently studing in doctoral programme Biochemistry from Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)........ I'm a professor at the University of Western Santa Catarina (UNOESC). I has publisched 16 papers in reputed journal. Work with human aging and eye diseases, cell culture, natural compounds, oxidative stress, inflammation and purinergic system. Read more

Jason Dauenhauer
State University of New York, United States

Title: Auditing

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Mei-Chen Wu
Chi-Mei Medical Center, Taiwan

Title: A Patient with Vibrio Vulnificus Infection and Necrotizing fasciitis-Case Report

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Crismarie Casper Hackenberg
Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

Title: Social Anxiety and Cognitive Aspects of Elderly Singers: An Exploratory Study from Brazil

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PhD student in Education at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) in the research line: Cognition, Learning and Human Development. Master in Psychology at the Catholic University of Petrópolis (UCP) in the area of ​​Social Cognition. ....... Post-Graduation in Neurosciences Applied to Learning (UFRJ), MBA in Positive Psychology and Quality of Life (UCAM). Post-Graduation in Positive Psychology with Coaching approach. Graduated in Degree in Artistic Education (Music) at the Brazilian Music Conservatory (CBM-RJ). Member of the Research Group on Human Aging (GPEH / UFPR) and Member of the Research Group NUPECS - Research Center for Social Cognition and Health (UCP). Director responsible for the academic area of ​​the company RioAcappella. She acted as creator and organizer of the RioAcappella Vocal Music Forums and International Acappella Music Forums as a Member of the CASA Contemporary A Cappella Society (USA) between 2000 and 2012. Member of the Brazilian Association of Cognition and Musical Arts (ABCM). Read more