This is a calendar of events relevant to aging and innovation, including both those put on by Aging2.0 and general industry events. Summaries and videos of the Aging2.0 events are available at If you want your event featured here, please send details about it to

October – November 2014

Community Hospital 100 @ Park Hyatt Aviara Carlsbad, CA
Oct 19 – Oct 22 all-day
LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo @ Nashville, TN
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
A Panel Discussion On: Financial Elder Exploitation @ Institute on Aging
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sponsored by Tideswell at UCSF and the Institute On Aging

Join us to learn:

  • What is financial exploitation of the elderly?
  • How do I know if a loved one might be a victim?
  • What are ways to prevent or address financial exploitation?
  • Where do I go for help?


Discussion Panel:

  • Charlotte Carlson, MD, Geriatrician, Assistant Medical Director On Lok Lifeways
  • Sarah Hooper, JD, Assistant Director of Programs of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy
  • Christina Tetreault, JD, Staff Attorney, Consumers Union
  • Claire McDonnel, True Link Financial Founder

Who Should Attend:

Older adults and their caregivers, family and friends

True Link will sponsor anyone who wants to attend – email


October 22, 2014 6pm to 8pm


Hosted at the Institute on Aging

Weinberg Audiotirum

3575 Geary Boulevard (@ Arquello) San Francisco, CA 94118


1th Annual Connected Health Symposium @ Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center
Oct 23 – Oct 25 all-day
Mobile Health in Rehabilitation @ Boston University
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
CALA @ Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center, Pomona
Oct 27 – Oct 29 all-day
The 2014 DC Enabled by Design-athon @ Washington D.C.
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day

On November 5-7, United Cerebral Palsy’s (UCP) Life Labs is hosting its second annual Design-athon in Washington, DC. The 2014 DC Enabled by Design-athon will gather 150-250 people with disabilities and their families, designers, engineers, hackers and makers to the MLK Library and Google’s new DC offices to design and build accessible products which provide innovative solutions for the everyday challenges faced by people with disabilities and older adults.

The Enabled by Design-athon will begin with an evening of inspirational and informative lightning talks at Martin Luther King Memorial Library and will feature a keynote by Adrienne Biddings, Policy Counsel for Google, Inc. in Washington, DC. The lightning talks will be followed by two days of hacking and making at Google DC’s beautiful new offices. The two days at Google DC will bring together a select number of attendees who will experience immersive empathy exercises, participate in dynamic teamwork of making and hacking, and compete for prizes awarded to the best prototypes.
Mine Your Experience: Reboot Your Life
Nov 8 – Nov 9 all-day

his 2-day weekend workshop will provide participants with an interactive experiential learning space to proactively create a flexible, healthy and fulfilling life. Longevity research shows that as people approach the second half of life, a shift in perspective occurs. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to use this new perspective and value-based techniques in a productive way to stay physically fit, retain mental agility, feel financially secure, connect to others through meaningful social networks, and design a thriving future. Using your creativity, this course will help you uncover meaning and purpose in life through self-reflection and a focus on what is personally important to you.
Instructors: Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Stanford Program in Prevention Outcomes and Practices. Lili Pratt King, MBA, Certified Professional Business Career Coach, Entrepreneur. Jim King, MBA, CFP, Certified Financial Planner and Investment Advisor. Manjula Waldron, PhD, Certified Holistic Wellbeing Coach, Consulting Professor, Stanford Prevention Research Center.

Health 2.0 Europe @ London
Nov 10 – Nov 13 all-day
Health 2.0 Europe @ London | London | United Kingdom

Health 2.0 Europe 2014

November 10-12/London
Prices increase on July 31st: Smart birds register now and save!

The 4th annual Health 2.0 Europe was a great success with over 475 delegates, 80 speakers, 50 live demos, 30 journalists, plus an exciting pre-conference session on Health 2.0 tools for the Elderly, a workshop for investors interested in digital health, and another one exploring the specificities of the Central and Eastern European market. More importantly, we had an amazing time showcasing the latest in health technology, taking part in thought-provoking discussions and witnessing a high level of networking coming together at the event. We loved London and your feedback shows you did too: the city’s vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and dynamic investment community is the perfect place to take your Health 2.0 initiatives to the next level. We will be back in 2014 for another new exciting edition at the Mermaid Conference Centre. Registration is open for the smart early birds and we are already accepting applications to demo your solutions. Missed 2013? All the videos are now available on Health 2.0 TV.

Please join CEA for a Private Screening of Alive Inside
Nov 12 all-day

Alive Inside (Audience Award 2014, Sundance Film Festival) is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.

At this private screening, Rossato-Bennett and Alexandra McDougald, the film’s producer, will provide opening remarks and answer questions following the showing of the documentary.

Registration and reception: 6:30-7 PM
Closing reception to follow screening.

RSVP to Laura Hudson no later than October 31