|Monday, Nov. 13||8:30am||Startup Bootcamp||
Attend the Startup Bootcamp to maximize your experience, training and networking opportunities at Aging2.0 Optimize as a startup. The carefully curated speakers and experiences equip startup founders with the insights and relationships they need to succeed in the aging space. The Bootcamp includes educational tours of multiple Bay Area senior care communities and a VIP networking event with members, sponsors and special guests.
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|12:00pm||Q4 Alliance Roundtable||
Aging2.0 Alliance Innovation Roundtables are an opportunity for Aging2.0 corporate members to gather in person to share knowledge and engage in collaborative innovation to make progress toward solutions.
*Exlusive meeting for Aging2.0 Alliance members only. CLICK HERE for more information.
|5:00pm||VIP Networking Reception||Aging2.0 will host an opening reception by invitation only for VIP attendees (additional charge during registration process) and a select group of high level sponsors and main stage speakers.|
|Tuesday, Nov. 14||
|Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits Open||Grab your name badge and a cup of coffee before you walk through the Exhibit Hall - then find your seat and get ready for the kick off of the 2017 Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE Conference.|
|9:30am||General Session: Welcome||
The Aging2.0 will welcome hundred of attendees from around the world as we give an overview of the sessions to come.
|9:55am||General Session: Keynote||
PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGN IN THE AGE OF AI
World-renowned design visionary, Yves Béhar, will highlight a series of projects relevant to his principles for design in the age of AI. He'll also set a context for the current state of technology as dystopian thinking versus utopian opportunity.
|10:25am||General Session: Exhibitor Fly-By||Hear introductions from our exhibitors before the break. Be sure to take note of the companies you want to follow up with and visit their tables throughout the next 2 days.|
|10:45am||Break & Exhibits Open||Network, caffeinate, visit the exhibitors - you've got 30 minutes to rest your brain before the next plenary session begins!|
|11:15am||General Session: Panel||
FROM "AGING IN PLACE" TO "THRIVING IN COMMUNITY"
Our cities and communities, generally designed for and by the young, are under-equipped to serve us across our lifespans. Enabling people to thrive, not just survive, where and how they want is a major challenge for our age. Topics covered by these vibrant panelists will range from thoughtfully designed products for everyday use to the rethinking of public spaces and communities.
|12:00pm||General Session: Keynote||
GERIATRICIAN ON A MISSION
Geriatrician Bill Thomas is a rebel *with* a cause -- to reimagine how Americans will approach and experience aging in the 21st century. Dr. Thomas is best known for his senior care system innovations, Eden Alternative (a philosophy and program that de-institutionalized nursing homes) and the Greenhouse Project (a radically new approach to long term care that replaces nursing homes with small, home-like environments). His newest project and passion is Minka, a tiny house project poised to make a big impact supporting independent living for people of all ages and abilities.
|12:30pm||Lunch & Exhibits Open||We've built in a full 90 minutes so that you can mix and migle with both new and old friends over a delicious lunch. Lunch is available in the Ground Floor Lobby, the Exhibit Hall, and the 4th Floor Lobby, with additional seating on the 2nd Floor Patio (enter via the Exhibit Hall) and the 4th Floor Studio.|
|1:00pm||Breakout Session: Panel||
THE REAL DEAL - MEET INVESTORS IN SENIOR CARE
This special lunch session features investors that are actively investing in the senior care space. Hear about their firms, what areas they are excited about, where they've put money to work and lessons learned along the way. You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions and network with panelists.
|2:00pm||General Session: Panel||RISK IS THE NEW BUSINESS: NAVIGATING NEW CARE MODELS
In a world in which technology is disrupting business systems, margins are thin and the policy landscape is uncertain, one thing is clear: tomorrow’s winners will be rewarded for delivering outcomes and managing risk. This session features representatives from across the continuum of care to share new risk-sharing and collaboration models to keep older adults healthy, engaged and empowered.
|3:10pm||General Session: Keynote & Panel||‘AI-GING’ INTO THE FUTURE
From self-driving cars to robots in the workforce, virtual assistants to robo-advisors, the impact and implications of artificial intelligence (AI) extends to all sectors and segments of society. In senior care, AI is being brought to bear to address a wide range of issues including activity monitoring, fall detection, care management, companionship, workflow efficiency and more.
|4:15pm||General Session: Day 2 Preview||Digest the day with a succinct recap of the themes discussed before breaking for drinks and networking.|
|4:30pm-6:00pm||Networking Reception & Exhibits Open||Explore the iconic War Memorial Veterans Building during out networking reception. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be available until 6:00pm - then you're free to coordinate dinner meetings on your own!|
|Wednesday, Nov. 15||8:00am||Breakfast & Exhibits Open||Kick off Day 2 with a healthy breakfast and a visit to the Exhibit Hall. Breakfast is available in the Ground Floor Lobby, the Exhibit Hall, and the 4th Floor Lobby, with additional seating on the 2nd Floor Patio (enter via the Exhibit Hall) and the 4th Floor Studio.|
HOW TO STACK THE ODDS IN YOUR FAVOR WHEN BUILDING DIGITAL PRODUCTS (4th Floor Theater)
This workshop introduces a practical 7-step approach filled with techniques and tips to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your current - or new - digital product lifecycle. It intertwines the foundations of a solid business plan with the mechanics of creating a digital product to stack the odds in your favor.
|9:00am||(9A) Breakout Session||
ENGAGEMENT & PURPOSE: ELDER WORKFORCE BEST PRACTICES IN U.S. AND ABROAD (4th Floor Studio)
This session will discuss research findings on older adult purposeful engagement from the Stanford PEP study, and promising innovations that bring together older adults with opportunities to use their talent and experience to solve challenges faced by younger generations. It will also present programs that are employing older adults as tech-enabled peers to improve the well-being and health of older adults at home, such as averting preventable hospitalization and readmissions.
|(9B) Breakout Session||
CARE COORDINATION: SUPPORTING ELDER INDEPENDENCE AND HEALTH CARE SAVINGS (Herbst Theater)
In this session you will hear how partnerships, business model innovations and emerging technologies are transforming aging care to keep patients out of the hospital. You will also learn ways of leveraging technology to foster real-time connections, collaboration and reporting.
|(9C) Breakout Session||
CAREGIVING: SCALING SAFETY SYSTEMS IN SENIOR LIVING (4th Floor Theater)
Learn from two companies who've brought safety systems to senior care. They'll share tips on taking a pilot to expansion, avoiding major 'derailers,' and successfully handing off a pilot from an innovation group to the operations team. Hear findings from research on 400k+ e-calls and 5k+ resident surveys regarding senior accessibility in memory care, impact on safety and satisfaction, and strategies for optimizing outcomes for elders and staff. Learn valuable lessons on market entry from a senior living vendor-entry safety system.
|10:00am||(10A) Breakout Session||
GLOBAL INSIGHTS: HOW CANADA IS TACKLING POPULATION AGING WITH INNOVATION (4th Floor Studio)
In this session you will You will learn about the development and implementation of Nova Scotia’s plan to turn the challenge of population aging into an asset by changing perceptions and creating more opportunities -- including the establishment of a social innovation lab.
|(10B) Breakout Session||
ENGAGEMENT & PURPOSE: AI AND IOT-ENABLED ENGAGEMENT, WELLNESS AND FALL PREVENTION (Herbst Theater)
Alexa, Robots and AI, oh my! Come hear about pilots and programs that feature Amazon Alexa voice-activated devices, social robots and applied artificial intelligence. Gather wisdom from startups and senior care operators about pilot best practices, resident and staff adoption strategies and scaling.
|(10C) Breakout Session||
CAREGIVING: DRIVING INNOVATIONS TO EQUIP THE CAREGIVER (4th Floor Theater)
In this session, you will learn 1) success stories and lessons learned on creating a local ecosystem for caregiving entrepreneurship and finding the right community collaborations to sustain and grow new companies and products; 2) the role of caregivers within care teams and their potential ability to improve clinical outcomes for care recipients, including how caregivers have been successfully “activated” as members of care teams and how technology has augmented their impact; and 3) how wearable, mobile device and passive technologies can be used to improve communication among older adults and family caregivers while significantly easing the burden on caregivers.
|11:00am||(11A) Breakout Session||
GLOBAL INSIGHTS: HOW ISRAEL IS LEVERAGING AN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM FOR AGING (4th Floor Studio)
This session will present some of the leading Israeli tech companies in the aging space, specific opportunities for partnerships, and will explore the R&D support structure (Aging2.0 Israel, incubators, accelerators, bi-national funds, grants, and investors) that help these startups find the essential support they need to move from concept to scale. It will feature companies bringing smart sensors paired with AI analytics, innovative care management systems and cognitive diagnostic data analytic solutions to aging and senior care.
|(11B) Breakout Session||
ENGAGEMENT & PURPOSE: LEVERAGING CONNECTED DEVICES, SOCIAL PLATFORMS AND VIRTUAL REALITY TO COMBAT SOCIAL ISOLATION (Herbst Theater)
At this session you'll hear how leading senior care providers are leveraging virtual reality, "conected-life" and social engagement technolgy solutions to help address loneliness and isolation, with lessons-learned thru piloting, initial deployments and enterprise-wide rollouts.
|(11C) Breakout Session||
CARE COORDINATION: AI AND IOT-ENABLED REMOTE CARE (4th Floor Theater)
This session will present 1) how a major health system is leveraging a personalized AI wellness coach to improve patient outcomes for congestive heart failure patients, supporting them around the clock with managing medications, disease and overall health and wellness; 2) how a major senior living provider has sucessfully utilized remote monitoring to achieve high touch, high quality care from a distance and 3) how the Internet of Medical Things (IOMT) can help reduce cost, increase access and improve quality featuring case studies on "doctorless care" for older adults and patients with chronic disease.
|12:00pm||Lunch & Exhibits Open||Enjoy 60 minutes of lunch and networking time. Lunch is available in the Ground Floor Lobby, the Exhibit Hall, and the 4th Floor Lobby, with additional seating on the 2nd Floor Patio (enter via the Exhibit Hall) and the 4th Floor Studio.|
|12:15pm||Chapters Info Session||Interested in learning more about the Aging2.0 Chapters Program? Hear from the Aging2.0 team and chapter representatives from around the world about what's involved with starting and running a local chapter. You will have the chance to network with existing chapters and discover how you can get engaged or even start a chapter! (4th Floor Theater)|
|1:00pm||Exhibits Open & (13A) Breakout Session||
Exhibits Open: Last chance to check out the exhibits before the Exhibit Hall closes at 2:00pm!
DAILY LIVING & LIFESTYLE: CITIES AS INCUBATORS FOR SUCCESSFUL AGING (4th Floor Studio)
This session will highlight model cities driving innovation in aging and best practices for collaboration between cities and tech companies to accelerate healthy, productive, and purposeful aging. It will also feature case studies from Virginia and Colorado. Richmond, Virginia's autonomous vehicle pilot program is designed to promote engagement, mobility and social connectedness for older adults in a historically underserved neighborhood. Centennial, Colorado recently established a city innovation team focused on aging services such as mobile and virtual senior centers, technology ambassador programs, universal design guides and a demo house/test-bed for senior products and services.
|(13B) Breakout Session||
MOBILITY & MOVEMENT: HOW TRANSPORTATION INNOVATIONS ARE HELPING TO SOLVE CARE COORDINATION, LIVABILITY AND DAILY LIVING CHALLENGES (Herbst Theater)
In this session, you will hear several examples of how health and senior care organizations are partnering with ride-sharing companies and other service providers to improve care and independence of older adults. Learn how the partnerships are yielding lower re-admission rates and transportation expenses while improving customer satisfaction and access to care for those with mobility limitations.
|(13C) Breakout Session||
ENGAGEMENT & PURPOSE: EMPOWERING ELDERS IN COMMUNITY (4th Floor Theater)
This session will showcase how technology can be leveraged to empower older adults both in the community and in senior living. Learn about what seniors really want, how to create delightful user experiences, pilot best practices, sales tactics and more. Hear how tech companies are involving their users in the design process and how senior housing providers are providing technology training to bridge the digital divide for socially isolated, low-income seniors.
|2:00pm||General Session: Keynote & Exhibits Closed||
WISDOM@WORK: THE MAKING OF A MODERN ELDER
|2:30pm||General Session: Global Startup Search Finals||
After a year of searching the globe for the best startups in the aging space, join us as 5 Global Startup Search Finalists compete to become the 2017 Global Startup Search Winner. Prizes include a $10,000 (USD) cash prize and a one-year membership to the Aging2.0 Alliance.
|3:45 - 4:00pm||Awards & Closing||
Stick around for a short awards ceremony and the big finale!