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

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

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. 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

Baroness Sally Greengross

President & Chief Executive · International Longevity Center, UK

Sally Greengross co-chairs five Parliamentary Groups, including Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Ageing and Older People.

Public Policy Active Ageing Retirement Human Rights Quality of Care

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

Prof. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock worked as the the External Research Coordinator for the UNRISD Project on Ageing, Development and Social Protection.

Public Policy Alzheimer's Cardiovascular Diseases Human Rights Active Ageing

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

Prof. Jaco Hoffman

Senior Research Fellow · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Jaco joined the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing in October 2006

Intergenerational Issues Population Ageing Public Policy Hiv/Aids

Rintaro Mori

Regional Adviser for Population Ageing and Sustainable Development · UNFPA

Involved in research/aid-works in Madagascar, Bangladesh and Mongolia, as well as research in health systems & women’s & children’s health

Global Health Health Policy Population Ageing Women's and Children's Health Sustainability

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

Dr. Marla Shapiro

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine | Preventive Medicine · University of Toronto

Dr. Shapiro was named a member of the Order of Canada, for contributions as a family physician and trusted source of health information.

Women's Health Menopause Immunization Vaccine Hesitancy Epidemiology

Dr. Isabella Aboderin

Senior Research Scientist · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Dr. Aboderin is also Head of the Program on Aging and Development (APHRC) & Associate Prof of Gerontology at the University of Southampton.

Older Adult Rights Ageing Policy and Development Social Determinants of Health in Old Age Health Systems Access to Health Care

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

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. Jean Woo

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing · University of Hong Kong

Professor Woo's research interests include chronic diseases affecting elderly people, health services research, nutrition epidemiology

Geriatric Medicine Public Health Nutrition Epidemiology Chronic diseases affecting elderly people Health Services Research

Yong Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Cai is a leading expert in Chinese Society and Social Demography

Social Demography Sociology of Health Chinese Society Comparative Historical Sociology Research Methodology

Prof. Yitzhak Brick

Chairman · JDC-ESHEL

Professor Brick came to JDC-ESHEL following a decade as Deputy Director-General of Israel’s Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs

Decent Work for All Public Policy Technology and Ageing Volunteering and Employement of Older Adults Health Promotion

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

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

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