New Aging Architecture Conference Set For Philadelphia This Fall

PrintThe study of aging and architecture are crucial components of senior housing and will help shape the future of senior living for millions of people around the world.  A new conference entitled, New Aging, will be making its debut at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Architecture this October.  The Conference is a participatory initiative that is supported by hands-on workshops, meeting sessions, and open houses at collaborating institutions. Leaders within and outside of the design profession will provide the professional and visionary underpinning of the conference.

Some of the confirmed speakers include:

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Dr. Aubrey de Grey

Chief Science Officer of the SENS Foundation

Dr. Gregory Stock

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CEO of Signum Biosciences

Jose Colucci

Practice lead for IDEO’s Health group in Boston

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Joseph F. Coughlin

Founder and Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab

Dr. William Thomas

Founder of the Eden Alternative

Professor Omar Akbar

Former director of the Bauhaus Foundation

Professor Victor Regnier, FAIA, ACSA Distinguished Professor

Professor, Researcher, and Author on housing and community planning for the elderly