London A-Z: from Ageism to Zebras - navigating opportunities and pitfalls of the longevity market

London
May 21, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

London

Join us for an evening of great insight and discussion starting with a talk from leading Ageism activist Ashton Applewhite (A) and ending with an all star panel focused on how we can see more age-tech "Zebras" (Z) also known as businesses following a more sustainable, collaborative and purpose-led approach - the socially orientated version of a Unicorn!

AGING2.0 London in partnership with TechHub London are proud to be hosting this one-off event at Google for Startups London Campus featuring Ashton Applewhite, acclaimed activist and journalist, and an expert on ageing and ageism. She has spoken publicly on the subject worldwide; her TED Talk has been viewed 1.4m times, and she spoke at the UN in New York in 2016. She also writes the blog Yo, Is This Ageist? and has written for, amongst others, Harper’s, The Guardian, and the New York Times. 

Following the keynote talk from Ashton, we will deep dive in the world of age-tech and hear from a selected panel of start ups, investors and government specialists on the opportunities, challenges and realities of tech scene in the UK.  

The complete A-Z!

Speakers for our panel include:

More about our partner TechHub London

Europe's longest running tech workspace, TechHub is the community for tech entrepreneurs and startups. In London, TechHub supports 400+ startups and scale ups by providing flexible co-working options at their Shoreditch hub, plus a growth support programme designed to aide startups through common scaling challenges, and by introducing them to friends in the ecosystem including VCs, corporates, incubators, accelerators, government, professional services and more. Find out more at techhub.com 

Please sign up to attend, should be a great night! 

- London A2 team

Keynote Speaker

London A-Z: from Ageism to Zebras - navigating opportunities and pitfalls of the longevity market

Ashton Applewhite

Author, activist, and TED speaker - This Chair Rocks

Author and activist Ashton Applewhite has been recognized by the New York Times, The New Yorker, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism.

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Panelists

Jo Blundell

Jo Blundell

Big Society Capital

Director at Future Public, Investment Director at Big Society Capital and Advisor to the Government Outcomes Lab
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Max Parmentier

Max Parmentier

BIRDIE

CEO
Lynne Corner

Lynne Corner

Newcastle University

Director of VOICE Global and Director of Engagement, Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith

Kraydel

CEO
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Moderator

Stephen Johnston

Stephen Johnston

Aging2.0

Co-Founder
When
May 21, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
Where
Google for Startups London Campus
4-5 Bonhill Street London
London, EC2A 4BX
 

Hosts

Phoebe Innes-Wilson

Phoebe Innes-Wilson

Aging2.0

Aging2.0 London Ambassador
Eric Kihlstrom

Eric Kihlstrom

Innovate UK

Interim Director, ISCF Healthy Ageing

Improving the lives of older adults around the world.

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