Director of Policy and Programmes · International Diabetes Federation
Until 2014 Dr David Cavan was a Consultant Physician at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre Bournemouth, UK
Re-enablement Diabetes Diabetes Education
Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing
As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.
Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights
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
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
Professor of Ophthalmology · Anglia Ruskin University
Rupert Bourne is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals and Director of Cambridge Eye Research Centre.
Glaucoma Treatments Glaucoma Ophthalmology Vision Health Eyes
President & CEO · Fighting Blindness Canada
With more than 30 years of professional fundraising experience, Doug Earle has worked with some of Canada’s leading health charities.
Diabetic Retinopathy Ageing Blindness Vision Health Vision Research
National President – Volunteer · Canadian Council of the Blind
She has served on the CCB at all levels including committees advocating for accessibility for blind/vision impaired Canadians.
Vision Healthcare Vision Health Blindness Nursing
Director of International and Corporate Relations · International Federation on Ageing
Mr. Shaw represents the IFA at the United Nations, works closely with governments, and maintains the IFA’s elder abuse initiatives
Population Ageing Care Continuum Elder Abuse Prevention Healthy Ageing Program Implementation
Assistant Director for Local Impact · Diabetes UK
Expert in Diabetic Care, Chronic Illness, and Patient Education. Appointed as the Assistant Director for Local Impact at Diabetes UK.
Patient Education Diabetes Care Chronic Illness
Secretary General · International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) Italy
Dr. Melchiorre is Secretary General of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness Italian Branch – IAPB Italy.
Prevention of Blindness Low Vision Rehabilitation Institutional Lobbying Political Lobbying
Associate Professor · School of Optometry, University of Montreal
Dr. Walter Wittich's expertise focuses on the rehabilitation of older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.
Assistive Technologies Vision Rehabilitation Visual Neuroscience Optometry Audiology