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Aging Into The Future – LA’s First Tech + Aging Conference Next Thursday

Aging Into The Future – LA’s First Tech + Aging Conference Next Thursday

LOS ANGELES, CA – 10 Feb, 2017 – The first ever Aging Into The Future conference featuring tech solutions and innovations to help seniors live better, fuller lives will be hosted by St. Barnabas Senior Services with The Eisner Foundation as the Presenting Sponsor and AARP California as the Luncheon Sponsor, next Thursday, February 16 at the California Science Center in downtown Los Angeles. 

“We will have a large contingent of tech companies, startups, universities, and aging experts representing the intersection of seniors and technology, attending, speaking and networking at this conference.  It’s very exciting for Los Angeles to be hosting this first ever conference,” said Rigo Saborio, President and CEO of St. Barnabas Senior Services.  “We’re looking forward to welcoming new partners in delivering on our mission to help older adults live well, feel well, and age well in Los Angeles.”

The Aging Into The Future conference begins with registration at 7:30 AM.  Media is encouraged to attend all or part of the day, especially the interactive Co-Creation sessions with 14 tech companies presenting between 12 and 1:30 PM, including virtual reality devices, caregiving mobile apps, and smartplate technology for nutrition management.

Here’s the line-up of speakers:

Thought Leaders & Aging Experts:
Jody Holtzman – SVP Market Innovation, AARP National Office
Ken Pickar – Professor of Engineering & Design at CalTech
Barbara Beskind – 91-year old designer with IDEO
Gretchen Addi  – Associate Partner, IDEO
Scott Kaiser – Chief Innovation Officer, Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF)
Mary Furlong – Entrepreneur, Mary Furlong & Associates
Paul Irving – Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging
David Lindeman, Director, CITRIS Health Initiative, Banatao Institute, UC Berkeley
Elie Gindi – Instructor, USC School of Gerontology
Omid Toloui – VP Digital Health, CareMore

Tech Companies:
Dan Trigub – Healthcare Partnerships, LYFT
Kelsey Mellerd – Head of Partnerships, Honor 
Rachel Francine – CEO, SingFit
Jeff Gray – CEO, The Memory Kit
Wendi Burkhardt – CEO, Silvernest
Anthony Ortiz – CEO, Fitly
David Inns – CEO, GreatCall, Inc.
Justin Boogaard – CEO, GoGo Grandparent
Wolf Shlagman – CEO, Care Angel
Max Orozco – Co-Founder, Lumeum VR
Josh Weis – CEO, Agewell Biometrics
Arati Wagabaza –CEO, SmallCircles
David Tobin – Creator, AudioJack
Val Ornoy – COO, LifeAssist
Wolf Shlagman – CEO, Care Angel 
 
SCHEDULE SNAPSHOT:

7:30 AM     Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open
8:30 AM     Opening Keynote – David Lindeman, CITRIS/UC Berkeley
9-12 AM    Mobility Panel, Caregiving Panel, Tech Demos
12-1:30 PM    Lunch and Interactive Co-Creation Sessions with 14 Tech Companies
1:30 PM    Social Connection Panel and Fireside Chat on Health & Wellness
3:30 PM    Closing Keynote – David Inns, CEO of GreatCall, Inc.
4-5 PM        Exhibits Open, Networking 

VENUE:    California Science Center, Loker Conference Room, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

AUDIENCE:    Over 350 guests, including Aging Experts, Aging Service Providers (execs and leaders of nonprofits and other organizations working with older adults), Tech Entrepreneurs, Designers, Innovators, Tech Developers, Consumers/ Seniors

This event is SOLD OUT. Media will be accommodated. 

Media Contact / Registration / Credentials
John Lockhart
People Media Worldwide, Inc.
[email protected]
(800) 600-7111 x 224 

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Media Contact
Company Name: People Media Worldwide, Inc.
Contact Person: John Lockhart
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 213-674-4346 x 224
Country: United States
Website: http://www.peoplemedia.la/

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