AGE-WELL's 4th Annual Conference 2018

October 16, 2018

AGE-WELL NCE’s 4th Annual Conference showcased a multi-disciplinary program of research and innovation from across the AGE-WELL network and engaging demonstrations and presentations spotlighted real-world solutions to support healthy aging. The conference was mentioned in The Vancouver Sun on October, 15, 2018, in an article titled 'Silver Economy' offers business opportunities, SFU aging expert says. Click here to read the full article. 

The STAR Institute provided management and administration support pre-and-throughout the conference and the STAR research team presented two posters:

1. Science and Technology for Aging Research (STAR) Institute presented by The STAR Institute Team 
Collaboration and partnerships amongst various stakeholders is critical in developing technological innovations that will be responsive to older adults needs within society. In response to this, the STAR Institute has developed partnerships and projects with the mission to support optimal healthy living, develop talent and stimulate technology innovation. The STAR Institute is proud to recognize their partnerships with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Institute of Aging, the work with Mitacs Canada, the Canadian Consortium of Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) and AGE-WELL, and is excited for the future collaboration with Singapore University.

STAR Institute Poster (PDF)
 

2. Addressing the Challenge of Aging: The Silver Economy presented by The STAR Institute Team 
Collaboration and partnerships amongst various stakeholders is critical in developing technological innovations that will be responsive to older adults needs within society. In response to this, the STAR Institute has developed partnerships and projects with the mission to support optimal healthy living, develop talent and stimulate technology innovation. The STAR Institute is proud to recognize their partnerships with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Institute of Aging, the work with Mitacs Canada, the Canadian Consortium of Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) and AGE-WELL, and is excited for the future collaboration with Singapore University.

Addressing the Challenge of Aging Poster (PDF)

For more information about the conference, please visit the AGE-WELL Conference page