Aging | Global Ageing News | Global Aging | July 26, 2021

Announcing 2021 Global Ageing Network Summit Keynote Speakers

BY GlobalAgeing

We are excited to announce one of our keynote speakers will be Joe Coughlin, Founder & Director, MIT AgeLab.

Dr. Coughlin will provide the Innovations Keynote Address at the upcoming Global Ageing Network Virtual Summit. Dr. Joe Coughlin leads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab. Researcher, teacher & advisor – his work explores how global demographics, technology and changing behaviors are transforming business & society. He teaches in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies & Planning. Coughlin advises major companies worldwide and has served on advisory committees for the White House, the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development and economic development authorities worldwide. Author of over 100 academic publications, his recent book is The Longevity Economy: Unlocking the World’s Fastest Growing, Most Misunderstood Market – was named a CEO READS Best Seller. Follow him on Twitter @josephcoughlin and on his new publication on LinkedIn #LongevityEconomy.

Further, the summit will include a multitude of international aged care panelists from around the world. Some of our featured educational sessions include:

Workforce Challenges in Recruitment & Retention: Panelists will address the complex workforce issues facing long-term care providers across the continuum of service settings.

The Care Home of the Future: The session will include a panel of aged care providers that will discuss various approaches and perspectives on promoting innovation in other countries.

Intergenerational Approaches in Aged Care: Panelists  will address approaches to integrate the generations, including community life, programming, and/or housing.

That’s Debatable Revisited – Post Covid-19: We have created a virtual session that build on one of the programmatic highlights on The 2019 Global Ageing Network Conference in Toronto.

The 2021 Global Ageing Network Summit, in partnership with GAN South Korea, will bring together providers, thought leaders, and those working in the aged care sector for a two-day interactive, virtual experience on September 7-8, 2021. Learn more and register today!