Prof. Michael Valenzuela

Associate Professor · The University of Sydney

Psychology, clinical medicine, and neuroscience expert, exploring how complex mental activity impacts dementia

Cognitive Reserve Computerized Cognitive Training Cognitive Decline Human Skin-Derived Neural Precursors

Dr. Ad van Berlo

R&D Manager · Smart Homes

Ad van Berlo is both mechanical engineer (1980) and psychogerontologist (1997)

Applied Technologies Smart Home Technology Smart Living Care Technology E-Health

Dr. Maria De Lourdes Garcia-Garcia

Deputy Director · Centre for Research on Infectious Disease (Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica)

Dr. Garcia-Garcia has been interested in research in infectious diseases particularly tuberculosis and vaccine preventable diseases

Vaccination Adult Vaccination Infectious Diseases Influenza Tuberculosis

Dr. Joel Sadavoy

Medical Director Reitman Centre and Professor Psychiatry · Mt Sinai Hospital

Dr. Joel Sadavoy is a Professor of Psychiatry and inaugural holder of theSam and Judy Pencer Chair in Applied General Psychiatry.

Frailty Geriatric Psychiatry Carers and Caregiving

Kahir Lalji

Provincial Director, Government Relations & Programs · The United Way of British Columbia

With 15+ years of non-profit leadership experience, Kahir has extensive experience in community-based initiatives and government relations.

Advocacy Program Development Community Engagement Non-Profits Gerontology

Dr. Luis M. Gutierrez Robledo

Director General · National Institute of Geriatrics, National Institute of Health

Dr. Gutiérrez is a Mexican scholar trained in France in geriatric medicine and the biology of aging

Vaccination Public Health Health Policy Geriatric Medicine Adult Vaccination

Prof. Nigel Harris

Director · Designability

Joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives

Rehabilitation Research Technology for people living with Dementia Physiological Measurement Ambulatory Monitoring Technology Transfer

Dr. Gunhild Waldemar

Professor of Clinical Neurology · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Dr. Waldemar is a professor and chairman of the Danish Dementia Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen.

Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Neurology Medicine Medical Education

Dr. Sandra Hirst

Director · Brenda Strafford Centre for Excellence in Gerontological Nursing

A career spent building capacity in the field of gerontological nursing and improving benchmarks in support of professional nursing practice

Gerontology Seniors and Healthcare Gerontological Nursing

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Dr. Stefania Maggi

Immediate Past President · European Union Geriatric Medicine Societ

Dr. Maggi is a Geriatrician and Epidemiologist with expertise in both areas of Clinical Geriatrics and Epidemiology of Aging.

Coronavirus Research Disease Prevention Clinical Geriatrics Epidemiology of Aging

Prof. Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas

Head of the Service of Geriatrics · Hospital Universitario de Getafe

Expertise in frailty(epidemiology, clinical, biological features), organizations of health care systems, diabetes, and vascular diseases

Physical exercise in older people Frailty Diabetes Health Systems

Dr. Enrique Vega García

Unit Chief for the Healthy Life Course · Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Dr. Vega is a specialist in geriatric medicine who has served as the Regional Advisor in Aging and Health at PAHO/WHO since January 2006.

Geriatrics and Gerontology Vaccination Adult Vaccination

Dr. E. David G. McIntosh

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer · Imperial College

Dr E. David G. McIntosh is an Australian paediatrician, Vaccinologist and Infectious Disease Specialist.

Vaccination COVID-19 Pharmacology Vaccines Adult Vaccination

Prof. David Salisbury

President, Governing Council · The International Association of Immunization Managers

Trained as a paediatrician in Oxford and London, and is a visiting professor at Imperial College, London

Vaccination Global Health Security Poliomyelitis Vaccines Adult Vaccination

Prof. Paolo Bonanni

Director of the Specialization School for MDs in Hygiene and Preventative Medicine · University of Florence

Professor Bonanni's scientific activity has covered the epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases

Vaccination Vaccination Strategies Epidemiology Infectious Diseases Preventative Medicine

Dr. Lauren Beaupre

Professor in Physical Therapy · University of Alberta

Professor in Physical Therapy with an adjunct appointment in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alberta

Population Health Frailty Cognitive Impairment Re-enablement

Prof. Chris Nugent

Professor of Biomedical Engineering · University of Ulster

Chris received a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Systems and DPhil in Biomedical Engineering both from the University of Ulster

Development and Evaluation Technologies Assisted Living Re-enablement Technology Adoption Modelling Health Innovation

Dr. Michele Conversano

President · Happy Ageing Alliance

Dr. Conversano is Director of the Department of Prevention and Director of the Public Health and Health Service of the ASL of TARANTO.

Vaccination COVID-19 Hygiene and Hospice Technique Vaccinations Preventive Medicine

Prof. Hans-Werner Wahl

Director Network Aging Research · Heidelberg University

Hans-Werner Wahl researches activities the role of subjective aging and physical-technological environments for aging well.

Applied Gerontology and Intervention Developmental Psychology Chronic Functional Loss Aging Research Subjective Aging