Sheryl Zimmerman

Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham Distinguished Professor Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Expert in aging issues, elder care, assisted living

Aging Aging and Elderly Aging and Social Policy Social Gerontology Evaluation of Practice

Prof. Alan J. Sinclair

Director · Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People, Diabetes Frail Ltd

Professor Alan Sinclair is an international expert in diabetes and clinical gerontology

DR Barometer Program Re-enablement in Diabetes Ageing frailty and sarcopaenia Cognitive dysfunction and dementia in diabetes Diabetes Mellitus

Dr. Rosalie Wang

Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy · University of Toronto

Rosalie Wang is Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto

Long Term Care Rehabilitation robotics Assistive Robotics for Dementia Stroke Rehab Occupational Therapy

Professor Frances Bunn

Professor in Health and Complex Conditions · University of Hertfordshire

Her research focuses on the health and wellbeing of older people living with issues such as dementia, comorbidity and frailty.

Wellbeing End-Of-Life Care Social Care Elderly Living Dementia

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenetics, Head of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine and Director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing (NIHA) · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

Dr. Joel Sadavoy

Head of Geriatric 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

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Dr. Steen Hasselbalch

Clinical Professor · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Dr. Hasselbalch is a consultant neurologist at the Danish Dementia Research Centre, Rigshospitalet, at the University of Copenhagen.

Complex Intervention Strategies Neurodegenerative Disease Biomarkers Psychiatric Diseases Dementia Disorders

Prof. Martin Knapp

Professor of Social Policy · Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics

Professor Knapp's research focuses on dementia, mental health, autism, long-term social care, and often incorporates economic perspectives

Long Term Care Dementia Community Care Policy Health Economics Health Policy

Christine Williams, D.N.Sc.

Director, PhD Program and Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Christine Williams research focuses on older adults and the problems of coping with cognitive impairment.

Gerontology Cognition Disorders Neurodegenerative Diseases Nursing Nursing Education

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

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Michelle Kimzey

Assistant Professor · Texas Christian University

Michelle Kimzey is an expert in gerontology, dementia care education, palliative care, and older adults with dementia.

Older Adults with Dimentia Dementia Care Education Gerontology Palliative Care

Dr. Stephen E. Judd

Chief Executive · Hammond Care

Dr. Stephen E. Judd's studies contribute to dementia care, aged care design and the role of charities in contemporary Australian society.

Long-Term Care Quality of Care Public Policy Social Technologies in Ageing Frailty

Dr. Rory Fisher

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine · University of Toronto

Dr Rory Fisher is a Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Frailty Public Policy Quality of Care

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Michael Yassa

Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow · UC Irvine

Michael Yassa is interested in how learning and memory mechanisms are altered in aging and neuropsychiatric disease.

Neurobiology and Behavior Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Memory and Disease Memory Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Dr. Laura Mosqueda

Chair, Department of Family Medicine · Irvine School of Medicine

Laura Mosqueda, M.D., is a professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Dr. William Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Dr. Reichman is a noted global authority on the delivery of mental health and dementia services in geriatric care and residential settings

Geriatrics Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement Strategies for Remembering Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging

Prof., Dr. Mike Martin

Managing Director and Professor for Gerontopsychology and Gerontology · Institute of Gerontology and Dynamics of Healthy Aging - University of Zurich

Dr. Mike Martin is professor for the Psychology of Aging and for Gerontology at University of Zurich.

Middle Adulthood Social Development In Old Age Cognitive Ageing Resources and Skills in Everyday Life Lifespan Development