Conference AGENDA

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THURSDAY, October 24, 2019

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6:00Pm

Welcome Reception and Start-Up Pitch Competition

Startups:

  • Orbita (Boston)

  • Silver Bills (New York)

  • Trirings (Tokyo)

  • Paraglide – MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies (Halifax)

  • Zanthion (San Francisco)

Judges:

  • Satoshi Kasai, CEO of Nursing Care & Healthcare, Sompo Holdings, Inc.

  • Chetan Parekh, Innovation Portfolio Leader, P&G Ventures

  • Anish Shah, Senior Manager, Baycrest

  • Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute

  • Sarah Thomas, Director of Global Innovations, Genesis Healthcare

FRIDAY, October 25, 2019

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7:45am

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibitor Walk-Through

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8:20am

Opening Remarks by Conference Host Tim Driver

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8:30am

Welcome by  Boston Mayor Marty Walsh  

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8:40am

Opening Keynote: “Age Friendly Places: Past, Present & Future” with Dr. Alexandre Kalache

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9:30am

Age Friendly Universities – Quick Take With Anne Doyle of Lasell Village

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9:40am

Exhibitor Showcase

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9:55am

Coffee and Networking Break

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10:20am

Panel: “Innovators Wanted! Captains of Industry Reverse Pitches” – This panel features problem statements about some of the biggest challenges to be addressed by innovators in the field of aging.

  • Robert Weisman, Boston Globe (Moderator)

  • Tom Grape, CEO, Benchmark

  • Michael Fanning, Head of MassMutual US

  • Dr. Terrence O’Malley, Former Medical Director, Non Acute Care Services, Partners HealthCare

  • Sanjay Pathak, COO, CVS MinuteClinic

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11:25am

Employer-Supported Elder Care – Quick Take with Marc Bernica of Bright Horizons

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12:00Pm

Lunch Keynote:  Joseph Coughlin, Ph.D.

Introduction by Joseph Gwin, GreatCall

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12:35pm

Recognition of Age Friendly Employers

Amanda Henshon, Age Friendly Foundation Executive Director

  • Boston Red Sox – Remarks from President & CEO Sam Kennedy

  • Tufts Health Plan – Remarks from SVP & Chief of HR Lydia Greene

  • 2Life Communities

  • Benchmark

  • Bright Horizons

  • First Student

  • Home Instead Senior Care

  • Lasell Village

  • WAHVE

  • More

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12:55Pm

Quick Take with Amy Schectman of 2Life Communities

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1:10Pm

Governor’s Council to Address Aging 

  • Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders (Co-Chair)

  • Eileen Connors (Co-Chair)

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1:20Pm

Main Keynote: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker

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1:50Pm

Quick Take with Alice Bonner of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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2:00pm

Networking Break (Pre-break: Stretching led by “Ageility”)

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2:35pm

Quick Take with Dominic Endicott of 4Gen Ventures:  Longevity + Technology = Age-Tech

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2:45Pm

Panel: Investing in the Longevity Economy

  • Kelsey Mellard, CEO and Co-Founder at Sitka, Co-Chair of Health Datapalooza (Moderator)

  • Arnold Whitman, Formation Capital

  • Robert Kramer, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care

Introduction by Joe McCarron, Age Friendly Foundation Director

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3:30Pm

Stephen Johnston, Aging2.0

Introduction by Katie Potter, Five Star Senior Living

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3:45Pm

Closing Keynote: Nancy LeaMond, Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer, AARP

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4:10Pm

Closing Remarks

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4:15Pm

Networking

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5:30Pm

Adjourn