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Event 

Title:
3rd Annual UCLA Technology & Aging Conference
When:
Oct 29, 2010  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where:
Skirball Cultural Center - Los Angeles
Category:
Conference

Description

The third annual UCLA Technology & Aging Conference "Science Changing Lives" will be held on Friday, October 29, 2010 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California.

This event is one of only a few nationwide to spotlight the latest in medical and consumer technologies and their relevance to aging. The Conference will bring together over 400 informed consumers, scholars, and industry leaders to dialogue about technological trends and initiatives that help people live better longer. Participants will be brought up to date on existing, emerging, and future technologies.

Breakout sessions will be designed around two topic tracks; Wellness & Lifestyle, which will focus on technologies and behaviors that will enable older adults to continue to live longer, healthier and better lives. It will include a debate on the relative merits of staying home versus moving to assisted living. The second track addresses Medical Technology, which will focus on cutting-edge developments in back pain management and treatment, digestive health, imaging, robotics and tele-health.

Keynote speaker will be Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin founder and Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Age Lab, and lively panel discussions will explore issues such as technology addiction and the myths and realities of longevity as it relates to diet. The Conference will also address the important medical changes that are presented to the aging community by health care reform.

This year's Conference will expand its hands-on exhibition features, showcasing a variety of products and services of interest to the aging community with our sponsors and related service organizations.

Registration

Early Bird registration $125 through October 1, 2010 at: www.regonline.com/ucla_technology_aging_conference

Accommodations

Hotel Angeleno is offering a discounted rate to conference attendees: https://reservations.ihotelier.com/crs/g_reservation.cfm?groupID=486345&hotelID=6272


To view the Save-the-Date announcement, please click here. To view the complete program schedule, please click here.

For more information, please contact the UCLA Center on Aging directly at (818) 264-5420 or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it