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Conference – The Great Age: Sustainability in Aging Societies
October 24, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm$75
Description: Our world’s population continues to age. The challenges faced in our societies to create a sustainable future and supports for our changing demographics call for bold and radical change.
The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites community leaders, researchers, students, professionals, and leaders from all fields to register and attend The Great Age: Sustainability in Aging Societies conference. This in-person event is dedicated to revealing the challenges and existing opportunities that may be leveraged to build a more sustainable future for our society.
Get ready to participate in riveting discussions and ideations on how we may support sustainability in aging societies as it relates to determinants of health and social care, economics, urban design, and digital technologies.
Dr. Samir K. Sinha
Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy
Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai and the University Health Network Hospitals
Dr. Gary Bloch
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Family physician, St. Michael’s Hospital and Inner City Health Associates
Dr. Jennifer Campos
Senior Scientist and Associate Director, Academic – KITE Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto.
Associate Scientific Director, AGE-WELL Network
Dr. Karen Chapple
Director, School of Cities, University of Toronto
Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto
Dr. Andrea Charise
Associate Professor and Associate Chair-Research, Department of Health & Society, University of Toronto Scarborough
Director and Principal Investigator, FLOURISH: Community-Engaged Arts for Social Wellness
Dr. Mary Chiu
Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
Dr. San Ng
Chief Executive Officer, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
Dr. Allison Sekuler
Sandra A Rotman Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, Rotman Research Institute
President & Chief Scientist, Baycrest Academy for Research and Education at Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, and the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation
Professor, Psychology, University of Toronto
Writer and instructor
Former Innovation Fellow with the Metcalf Foundation
Member, expert panel on income security, Council of aging (COA), Ottawa
Senior Researcher, Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership (NCRP), University of Toronto