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

Dr. Heather E. Whitson, MD, MHS

Professor · Duke University School of Medicine

She has particular interest and expertise related to the interface between age-related changes in sensory and cognitive health.

Population Health Alzheimers Ageing Age-Related Changes in the Eye Cognitive Health

Prof. Kaarin Anstey

Professor, School of Psychology · Australian National University

Psychology and neuroscience expert exploring the epidemiology of cognition and dementia

Fostering Healthy Ageing Older Drivers Public Health and Health Services Neurosciences Psychology

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. Perminder Sachdev

Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) · UNSW Sydney

Neuropsychiatry expert revolutionizing our understanding of the ageing brain, apropos of lifestyle choices

Cognitive Reserve Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy) Geriatrics and Gerontology Neurosciences Neurogenetics

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

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. Sytse Zuidema

Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia · University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Prof Sytse Zuidema is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Geriatric Medicine Dementia Long-term Care and Community Frailty

Prof. Antony Bayer

Professor of Geriatric Medicine · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

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

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews

Professor, Ageing and Lifecourse · University British Columbia

Anne Martin-Matthews' current research focuses on two areas of inquiry in the sociology of aging.

Public Policy Work Carers and Caregiving Active Ageing

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

Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

A student and close associate of the great neuropsychologist, Alexander Luria

Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Adult, Forensic, Pediatric and Geriatric Neuropsychology

Dr. John Beard

Director of Ageing and Life Course · World Health Organization

Dr John Beard, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., is Director of Ageing and Life Course with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva

Fostering Healthy Ageing Population Ageing Epidemiology Public Health and Ageing

Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology · Columbia University

Neurology expert theorizing the ageing brain and the variability of clinical response to AD pathology

Cognitive Reserve Nutrition Diet and Cognition Lifestyle Social Intellectual Activities and Cognition - Dementia Diet and Cognition - Dementia

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

Prof. Ian Robertson

Professor · Trinity College Dublin

Psychology and neuroscience expert theorizing the future of cognitive rehabilitation

Cognitive Reserve Neuropsychology of Attention of Awareness Cognitive Genomics of Attention Neurorehabilitation

Prof. Nicola Lautenschlager

Academic, Psychiatry · The University of Melbourne

Expert on old age, conducting preventative clinical research on cognitive decline

Cognitive Reserve Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Mental Health in Older Adults Mild Cognitive Impairment

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

Dr. Natalie Phillips

Research Chair in Sensory - Cognitive Health in Aging and Dementia · Concordia University

Natalie is an expert in neuropsychology, studies cognition and brain function in healthy older adults and those with/at risk for dementia.

Cognitive Assessment Sensory Function and Cognition Neuropsychology Aging and Dementia Bilingualism