Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism

Mr. Rodd Bond

Director · Netwell Centre

Mr. Rodd Bond is the Director of the Netwell Centre, and an architect by background.

Age Friendly Environments Public Policy Built Environment Active Ageing Education and Training

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. Alexandre Kalache

President · International Longevity Centre-Brazil

Launched the WHO Active Ageing Policy Framework and the worldwide movement on Age-Friendly Cities among many other enduring initiatives

Public Health and Ageing Epidemiology of Ageing Ageing and Development Issues Ageing Advocacy Health Promotion

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

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

Dr. Lucie Vidovićová

Lecturer · Masaryk University

Long-term research interests include the sociology of ageing, age discrimination, active ageing, and social exclusion

Ageing Population Ageing Survey Methodology and Data Analysis Social & Sociological Analysis Demography and Population Studies

Prof. Raina MacIntyre

Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales

Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.

Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology

Dr. Regina Roller-Wirnsberger

President · Austrian Society of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Professor of Geriatrics and Competency Based Curriculum Development at the Medical University of Graz in the Department of Internal Medicine

Vaccination Internal Medicine Geriatric Education Ageing Adult Vaccination

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein

Head, Social Gerontology Center for Research · University of Haifa

Professor Lowenstein's research specializes in intergenerational family relations and caregiving

Carers and Caregiving Intergenerational Family Relations Elder's Quality of Life Gerontological Education Policy Development

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Durusu-Tanriover's research area mainly consists of acute care and adult vaccination

Vaccination Quality Improvement Acute Care Adult Vaccination Chronic Diseases

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. 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. 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

Gonçalo Sousa Pinto

Lead for Practice Development and Transformation · International Pharmaceutical Federation

Gonçalo Sousa Pinto leads the area of Development and Transformation of the Profession at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).

Vector-Borne Diseases Pharmacy-based Vaccination Public Health Medicines Use Optimisation Non-Communicable Diseases

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

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. Walter Wittich

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

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. Marie Beaulieu

Professor, School of Social Work · University of Sherbrooke

Marie Beulaieu is a professor at the department of social services of the faculty of letters and humanities of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty