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|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 & Light Breakfast||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||
FROM "AGING IN PLACE" TO "THRIVING IN COMMUNITY": SUPPORTING CONNECTED, ACCESSIBLE AND VIBRANT LIVES (Part 1)
Our cities and communities, designed by and for the young, are generally not 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.
|10:25am||General Session: Exhibitor Fly-By||Hear introductions from many of 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||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": SUPPORTING CONNECTED, ACCESSIBLE AND VIBRANT LIVES (Part 2)
|12:00pm||General Session: Keynote||
GERIATRICIAN ON A MISSION: BILL THOMAS MD
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||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.|
|2:00pm||General Session: Keynote & Panel||RISK IS THE NEW BUSINESS: NAVIGATING NEW RISK-BASED BUSINESS 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: HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL IMPACT AGING AND SENIOR CARE
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 healthcare, AI is driving breakthroughs in prediction, prevention, diagnosis, decision-making and efficiency.
|4:15pm||General Session: Day 1 Wrap-Up||Digest the day with a succinct recap of the themes discussed before breaking for drinks and networking.|
|4:30pm||Networking Reception||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||Light Breakfast & Exhibits Open||Kick off Day 2 with a healthy breakfast in the exhibit hall.|
|9:00am||Breakout Sessions||3 concurrent sessions will be offered - topics and speakers are outlined below!|
|10:00am||Breakout Sessions||3 concurrent sessions will be offered - topics and speakers are outlined below!|
|11:00am||Breakout Sessions||3 concurrent sessions will be offered - topics and speakers are outlined below!|
|12:00pm||Lunch||Enjoy 60 minutes of lunch and networking time. There will also be an Aging2.0 Chapters Info Session offered during lunch for any attendee that is interested in learning more about the Chpater community.|
|1:00pm||Breakout Sessions||3 concurrent sessions will be offered - topics and speakers are outlined below!|
|2:00pm||General Session: Keynote||
|2:30pm||General Session: Global Startup Search Finals|