Texas Aging and Longevity Center

Global Ag(e)ing Innovation Salon

Join AustinUP and the Texas Aging & Longevity Center at the Global Ag(e)ing Innovation Salon on March 10th from 1-4 pm in RLP 1.302E.

Sun, March 10, 2019 | RLP 1.302E

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Global Ag(e)ing Innovation Salon


1. Learn about aging trends and best practices from global industry experts

2) Hear about the challenges and innovation opportunities in caregiving and brain health

3) Meet startups, corporates, and researchers from Austin and the wider Aging2.0 Network 



Welcome: Aging2.0, Austin
Welcome: Texas Aging & Longevity Center
Scene setting: Stephen Johnston, Co-founder, Aging2.0
Keynote: Erik Gerritsen, Vice Minister of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports
Erik Gerritsen was appointed Secretary General at the Ministry of Health Welfare and Sport in
June 2015. As Secretary-General he is in charge of the general governance of the Ministry. In
1996 he was appointed Director Financial and Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he became deputy Secretary General in 1999. In 2000 he made the transition to
the Municipality of Amsterdam. As City Clerk of Amsterdam he was the primary advisor to the
College of Mayor and Alderpersons. In 2009 he became Chairman of the Amsterdam Regional
Youth Protection Agency. Erik Gerritsen was born in The Hague in 1962 and studied Political
Science and Public Administration and Information Management. Twitter: @egerrit
Panel: Global Ag(e)ing Innovations with:
Mel Barsky, Director Business, Development, Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) (Canada)
Frank Leyhausen, General Manager, MedCom International (Germany)
Joseph Schmidt, VP Business Development, SOMPO Digital Lab (Japan)
Caroline Servat, Associate Director, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging (USA)
Networking discussions with appetizers

*Please RSVP at https://www.aging2.com/austin/

Sponsored by: Aging 2.0

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