The New Aging Conference, being held October 1 and 2nd, is bringing together various leaders in the field of design for senior living. The conference, hosted by The University of Pennsylvania School of Design and Matthias Hollwich, will bring together designers and researchers, scientists, care providers, insurers and politicians to discuss new directions for senior living design. The conference will focus on visionary concepts and ideas while bringing a practical implementation approach to the conversations and sessions.
“The increasing average age of the U.S. population has brought an urgent necessity to creatively and pragmatically address architecture’s relationship to the aging population,” said Matthias Hollwich, Principal at HollwichKushner.
Confirmed speakers include:
Jose Colucci Jr. – Health and Wellness Director, IDEO
Joseph F. Coughlin – Director, MIT AgeLab
Daniel Cinelli – Principal, Perkins Eastman
Madeline Gins – Initiator, Architecture Against Death
Dr. Aubrey de Grey – Chief Science Officer, SENS Foundation
Juergen Mayer H. – Principal, J. MAYER H. Architects
Matthias Hollwich – Principal, HollwichKushner (HWKN)
Manuel Ocana – Principal, Architecture and Thought Production Office
Victor Regnier – Professor, University of Southern California School of Architecture
Charles Renfro – Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Joel Sanders – Principal, Joel Sanders Architect
Dr. Gregory Stock – CEO, Signum Biosciences
Dr. William H. Thomas – Founder, Eden Alternative and the Green House
Senior Housing News will be attending and covering the event.