Shirlee Sharkey

CEO · Saint Elizabeth

Health executive and social innovator

Home Care Home and Community Care Home Care Public Policy Healthcare and Seniors Healthcare Transformation

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism

Shari Hughson

Director, Master of Entrepreneurship & Innovation · Smith School of Business, Queen's University

Entrepreneur, Corporate & Social Innovator, Passionate about sustainable wellness for people & the planet.

Sustainable Lifestyles Adventure Travel Entrepreneurship Innovation Senior Aging At Home

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Precision Agriculture Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation

Jim Ketterson

Senior Director of Senior Living · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Jim Ketterson can speak to risk management at senior living facilities, including approaches to safety and preventing falls for seniors.

Risk Management of Healthcare Facilities Risk Management Senior Living Centers Insurance Counseling Preventing Falls for Seniors

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark has recently changed roles at IDC Canada and is now a Strategic Advisor for Public Sector & Innovation Research

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Data centres ICT Trends & analysis

Dr. Mary Ann Tsao

Chairman · Tsao Foundation Singapore

Chairwoman & founding director of the Tsao Foundation, a regionally oriented non-profit foundation dedicated to aged care and ageing issues.

Home Care Health and Ageing

Dr. William E. Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Overseeing one of the leading academic healthcare organizations specializing in complex specialized geriatric care and brain research.

Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging Strategies for Remembering The Interactive Impact of Fitness and Brain Health Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement

Richard Langevin

Managing Partner · Langevin Management Advisors

Richard Langevin is an expert in helping companies optimize their business operations, strategies and execution plans to deliver growth.

Elder Care Accounting Financial Services Software Solar

Curtiss Takada Rooks

Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Asian Pacific American Studies Critical Mixed Race Studies Multicultural Counselling Transcultural Psychiatry Critical Mixed Race Theory

Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

Bradley R. Williams, PharmD

Professor Emeritus, Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Bradley Williams is an expert in geriatric pharmacotherapy, dementia, and medication use patterns in older adults.

Geriatric health professions curriculum development Medication use patterns in older adults Geriatric pharmacotherapy Dementia Medication use among adults aging with disabilities