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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

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. 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.

Vaccination COVID-19 Community Health Family Medicine Epidemiology

Prof. Denise Eldemire-Shearer

Professor of Public Health and Ageing · University of the West Indies

Denise Eldemire-Shearer is Professor of Public Health and Ageing at the University of the West Indies.

Education and Training Active Ageing Lifelong Learning Ageing in Place Frailty

Dr. Robert E. Roush

Professor and Director · Texas Consortium for Geriatrics Education and Care

Dr. Roush trains healthcare professionals about the role of age-related changes in making executive decisions about finances.

Education and Training Active Ageing Lifelong Learning Ageing in Place Frailty

Dr. Lauren Beaupre

Professor in Physical Therapy · University of Alberta

Professor in Physical Therapy with an adjunct appointment in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alberta

Population Health Frailty Cognitive Impairment Re-enablement

Dr. Samir K. Sinha

Director of Geriatrics · Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Samir Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of older adults

Frailty Public Policy Quality of Care Ageing in Place Carers and Caregiving

Prof. Rudi Westendorp

Professor · Leiden University Medical Center

Professor Westendorp conducts research, provides education and pursues societal innovations to advance the quality of life of older people

Gerontology Research Geriatrics Epidemiology of Ageing

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. Andrzej Klimczuk

Member and Expert · Polish Society of Gerontology

Andrzej Klimczuk is an author of many scientific papers in the field of gerontology, labor economics, public management, and social policy.

Poland Ethics Social Innovation Cultural Policy Public Policy

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

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