Asia-Pacific Summit @ The 4th Annual Aging Innovation Week

Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 8:30 AM (CST)



Silver Linings Global Proudly Presents: The Inaugural Asia Pacific Summit @ Fourth Aging Innovation Week

Marching into its fourth year, Silver Linings Global's Aging Innovation Week is growing strong. We are proud to announce that we will add a strong and special line-up to this year's program -- the Asia Pacific Summit on October 12 supported by Aging2.0. The Summit will be an integral part of this year’s Aging Innovation Week taking place from October 11-14. On October 11, the day before the summit, we will host a networking event (by invitation only) for promising startups and industry leaders from around the region. 

The 2017 Asia Pacific Summit and the Aging Innovation Week will take place in Taipei, Taiwan, a hub for innovation and a culturally diverse city in the heart of Asia. Organized and supported by Aging2.0 and Hondao Senior Citizen’s Welfare Foundation, the Summit will highlight:

  • Asia Pacific Aging Innovation Landscape presented by Aging2.0 Co-founder Stephen Johnston and other key leaders from Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
  • Successful Aging-in-Place Model: Apartment for Life keynoted by former chairman of Humanitas Foundation, CEO of Residence Roosenburch, Dr. Hans Becker.
  • Engagement and Purpose: How to Turn Boomers Generation Become Economic Driver.
  • Panel discussions on perspectives in regard aging innovation landscape in Asia Pacific region, livable communities, and engagement/purpose.
  • Startups Pitches and showcases: Startups from the region will be invited to do a 2-minute pitch at the summit. Winners will have the opportunity to attend Aging2.0’s OPTIMIZE event in November for free. (USD $799 per ticket)
  • Rich networking opportunities

The Summit is designed to educate, connect and inspire innovators in aging and senior care from across the Asia Pacific region. Entrepreneurs, providers, executives, investors and seniors themselves will benefit from rich networking, presentations on key trends and the new Aging2.0 Grand Challenges as well as focus a spotlight on some of the most interesting new tech companies.

Why attend?

  • Build critical relationships within Silver Linings Global and Aging2.0’s global community to support your growth and collaboration in the year ahead

  • Network with the decision makers and investors that can help you grow your business

  • Hear from thought leaders about important trends both inside and adjacent to senior care that will transform the aging experience

  • Interact with innovators and products from around the region

10/12 Asia Pacific Summit Agenda

  • 8:30-9:00 | Registration
  • 9:00-9:20 | Welcome Session
    • Ms. Hsin-ling Tsai, Co-Founder & CEO, Silver Linings Global
  • 9:20-9:45 | Keynote: Get Ready to Have a FUN LONG LIFE!
    • Debra Whitman, Executive VP & Chief Public Policy Officer, AARP
  • 9:45-10:25 | Keynote: Engagement / Purpose
    • Professor Hiroyuki Murata, President, Murata Associates, Inc. 
  • 10:25-10:40 | Break
  • 10:40-11:30 | Panel: Engagement / Purpose
    • Professor Hiroyuki Murata, President, Murata Associates, Inc.
    • Ryan Yeung, Co-Founder, Happy Retired
  • 11:30-11:45 | Aging2.0 Grand Challenges Overview
    • Stephen Johnston, Co-Founder & CEO, Aging2.0
  • 11:45-12:00 | Startup Showcase
  • 12:00-13:15 | Lunch & Networking
  • 13:15-13:30 | Startup Showcase
  • 13:30-14:10 | Keynote: Livable Communities
    • Dr. Hans Becker, CEO, Residence Roosenburch
  • 14:10-15:00 | Panel: Livable Communities
    • Dr. Hans Becker, CEO, Residence Roosenburch
    • Ray Tang, Co-Founder, Longevity Design House
    • Chin-Shan Chi, Founder, Golden Ville
  • 15:00-15:20 | Break
  • 15:20-16:20 | Fireside Chat: AP Regional Aging Innovation Landscape
    • Stephen Johnston, Co-Founder & CEO, Aging.2.0 (USA)
    • Hsin-Ling Tsai, Co-Founder & CEO, Silver Linings Global (Taiwan)
    • Julianne Parkinson, Executive Director, EDB South Australia (Australia)
    • Wing Chui, Co-Founder, Legend of Snails (China)
  • 16:20-16:40 | Special Performance
  • 16:40-17:00 | Closing Session

Please CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase tickets. 

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Thursday, Oct 12
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)


No. 2, Citizen Avenue, Zhongzheng District Taipei CityTaiwan 100

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