Geoff Porter, MD

Expert Advisor, Clinical Care · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Geoff Porter is an Expert Lead in Clinical Care, leading policy and program work to improve the delivery of cancer treatment in Canada

Clinical and Health Services Surgical Care for Cancer Patients Cancer Health Services Research Access to Cancer Care Appropriateness Efficiency

Dr. Jane Barratt

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

Mollye Demosthenidy

Clinical Associate Professor · Tulane University

Mollye Demosthenidy is an expert in The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and healthcare reform

Health Insurance Obamacare Health Policy Healthcare Reform Health Law

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

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

Greg Shaw

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

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein

Associate Director · Columbia International Longevity Centre

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein translates interdisciplinary scientific knowledge on aging and its societal implications into policy-focused practice.

Vaccination Public Policy Ageing in Place Lifelong Learning Active Ageing

Prof. Chris Poulos

Head of Research & Aged Care Clinical Services · University of New South Wales

Associate Professor Chris Poulos is the Foundation Hammond Chair of Positive Ageing and Care with the University of New South Wales

Rehabilitation Medicine Health Policy Aged Care Service Delivery Arts and health Restorative care and reablement

Dr. Ad van Berlo

R&D Manager · Smart Homes

Ad van Berlo is both mechanical engineer (1980) and psychogerontologist (1997)

Applied Technologies Smart Home Technology Smart Living Care Technology E-Health

Dr. Goldie Nejat

Associate Professor · Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng. is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics (ASBLab) Laboratory

Biomedical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Applied Mechanics and Design Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Human Factors/Ergonomics

Dr. Jean-Pierre Michel

Professor of Geriatric Medicine · Geneva University

Dr. Jean-Pierre Michel is a full Professor of Medicine at Geneva University Medical School and head of the geriatric ward

Vaccination Adult Vaccination Geriatric Medicine Public Palliative Medicine Vaccines 4 Life Program

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

Dr. Carlos Alberto Cano Gutiérrez

Director del Instituto de Envejecimiento (Director of the Institute of Ageing) · Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Research Associate and Expert in Geriatric Care

Alzheimer's Disease Geriatric Medicine Geriatric and Long-Term Care University Administation Dementia Care

Dr. Edward Leung

President · Hong Kong Association of Gerontology

Chief of Service of Department of Medicine and Geriatrics of United Christian Hospital

Long Term Care Stroke Care Health Promotion Geriatric Medicine Gerontology

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

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

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. Sandra Hirst

Director · Brenda Strafford Centre for Excellence in Gerontological Nursing

A career spent building capacity in the field of gerontological nursing and improving benchmarks in support of professional nursing practice

Gerontology Seniors and Healthcare Gerontological Nursing

Dr. Fiona Aspinal

Research Fellow · York University

Fiona Aspinal is a research fellow at York University, United Kingdom

Social Policy Re-enablement Palliative Care Provision and Quality

Dr. Madeline Naegle

Director · WHO Collaborating Center for Geriatric Nursing

Dr. Naegle is internationally known for program development, publications and implementation of policy in addiction and psychiatric nursing

Program Development Implementation of Policy Addiction Psychiatric Nursing Mental Health