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What’s Next in Canada: Aging and Brain Health Innovation

Building on the Silicon Valley What’s Next Boomer Summit, now in its 15th year, the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, together in partnership with Mary Furlong & Associates bring to you the inaugural What’s Next Canada that will feature the nation’s leading companies, experts, and innovation thought leaders in the aging and brain health sector.  This day will provide opportunities to learn from and network with leading researchers, companies, seniors care providers and investors who are successfully building and scaling innovations that will transform the future of aging and brain health in Canada and around the globe.


Note: Schedule subject to change

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

7:00 a.m. Conference registration and breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
8:15 a.m. Plenary Session: Bridging the Gap:  From Research to Adoption and Commercialization
9:00 a.m. Lived Experience Panel: Innovating by and with, not to and for
Featuring individuals living with dementia and Caregivers
10:00 a.m. Refreshment break
10:15 a.m. Educational roundtables (parallel sessions)
1. The Changing Landscape in Aging and Brain Health Innovation: Future Trends and Opportunities
2. Identifying and Communicating Your Innovation Impact
3. Creating the Conditions for Successful Testing and Validation of Innovations
11:15 a.m. Plenary Session: Now is the time for Innovators
12:00 a.m. Networking Lunch & learn: Aging & Brain Health Priorities and Partnerships Across Canada
1:30 p.m. Educational roundtables (parallel sessions)
1. Business Model Innovation: The Future of Care in the Home and Residential Settings
2. Building a Culture of Innovation
3. Commercializing Innovation in Canada
2:30 p.m. Rapid Fire: Spotlight on Aging and Brain Health Innovations
4:00 p.m. Refreshment break
4:15 p.m. Plenary Session: Global Partnerships in Aging & Brain Health Innovations
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks