Dr. Pamela B. Teaster

Dean of Research · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Pamela Teaster professor in the Department of Human Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Michael Adams

Chief Executive Officer · SAGE

CEO of SAGE, the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people

Program Strategy Non-Profit Finance Strategic Planning Shaping Public Debate Persuasive Writing

Prof. Yaakov Stern

Professor of Neuropsychology · Columbia University

Neurology and psychology expert exploring the neural basis for cognitive aging and cognitive reserve

Alzheimer's Disease Cognitive Reserve Psychology Neurology Cognitive Neuroscience

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

Biology of Aging DNA Repair Cancer Resistance

Cliff Missen, M.A.

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of WiderNet@UNC · UNC-Chapel Hill

Missen is the Director of the WiderNet Project

Digital Libraries Off-line information access Information technologies for underserved populations Libraries in the developing world Information services for incarcerated populations

Dr. Graydon Meneilly

Professor and Head of Department of Medicine · University of British Columbia

His research and clinical interest for the last 30 years has been in the area of Diabetes and carbohydrate metabolism in the elderly

Diabetes Carbohydrate Metabolism in Older Adults Internal Medicine

Tricia Jenkins

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in digital media, international film festivals and how Hollywood and the CIA shape film and television.

Big Data and Media Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals

Mr. Glenn Miller

Senior Associate · Canadian Urban Institute

Glenn Miller is a Senior Associate at the Canadian Urban Institute.

Urban Planning Education and Training Active Ageing Built Environment Public Policy

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Prof. Hanne Tuntland

Professor / Associate Professor · Western Norway University of Applied Sciences/ Oslo Metropolitan University

Professor Tuntland is currently involved in two research projects investigating effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of reablement

Healthy Ageing Rehabilitation Re-enablement

Dr. Amy D'Aprix

Founder - Life Transitions by Dr. Amy · Life Transitions by Dr. Amy

Our vision is to change the way people think, talk and act when navigating life transitions, particularly in their last third of life.

Retirement Planning Seniors Elder Care Practical Strategies to Improve Your Caregiving Role Staying Healthy and Positive

Jiří Horecký

President · EAN (European Ageing Network)

Jiří Horecký is the President of the Union of Employers' Associations of the Czech Republic and President of EAN (European Ageing Network).

Home Care for Seniors Ageing Social Services

Dr. Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik

Researcher & Clinician · National Adult Protective Services Association

Dr. Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik is a sociologist researcher, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Licensed Certified Social Worker.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Dr Oliver Robinson

Associate Professor in Psychology · University of Greenwich

His research focuses on the relation between life transitions, crises and changes in personality and mental health.

Well-Being Transitions Mid Life Crisis Life Change Later-life Crisis

Allison Sekuler

Associate Vice President and Dean, Graduate Studies · McMaster University

Dr. Sekuler is a Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour with expertise is in vision, aging, higher education, & diversity issues.

Aging Face and Object Recognition Perceptual Organization Pattern Vision Motion Perception

Prof. Martin Underwood

Professor, Warwick Medical School - Warwick Clinical Trials Unit · University of Warwick

Martin Underwood researches improved diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders, particularly back pain and osteoarthritis.

Medicine Back Pain Musculoskeletal Disorders Osteoarthritis Chronic Headaches

Prof. Paul Jennings

Professor, WMG · University of Warwick

Paul Jennings is an expert in energy storage modelling and simulation, battery testing, energy management and automotive sound quality.

Mathematical Modeling Higher Education Experiential Engineering Energy Storage Connected Vehicles

Yong Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Cai is a leading expert in Chinese Society and Social Demography

Social Demography Sociology of Health Chinese Society Comparative Historical Sociology Research Methodology

Dr. Cristina Polidori

Professor of Ageing Medicine and Geriatrics · University Hospital of Cologne

Dr. Polidori is the head of the Ageing Clinical Research Unit of the Dpt II of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Cologne

Nutritional Cognitive Neuroscience Healthy Ageing Geriatrics and Gerontology Ageing Medicine Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Roslyn Bill

Professor of Biotechnology · Aston University

Roslyn Bill's research activity includes developing yeast as a “cell factory” to synthesize recombinant membrane proteins.

Membrane Proteins Brain Swelling Water Balance Healthy Ageing Brain Injury