IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
Technology for the Benefit of Humanity | Virtual – October 19-23, 2021

Panel on Aging

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Healthy Aging that brings together governments, civil society, international agencies, professionals, academia, the media, and the private sector to improve the lives of older people, their families. CTA Foundation’s mission is to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies that enhance their lives. AARP’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for all as we age, leading positive social change and delivering value to members through advocacy, service and information.In this panel discussion, the speakers will share past and on-going programs they have been working on that bring innovative solutions to the older adults.

Join the LIVE Panel on Tech Innovations for Healthy Aging
October 21, 2021 | 1-1:50 PM (PT)

Moderator: Joseph Wei, Managing Director, Technology Ventures Group; Past-sponsorship Chair, GHTC, Advisor/Past-chair of IEEE SCV Section

Panelists:

  • Steve Ewell: Executive Director, Consumer Technology Association Foundation
  • Michael Philips: Technology Strategy and Relationships Director, AARP

Both AARP and the CTA Foundation have been involved with work that is in full alignment with the United Nations new initiative declaring 2021 – 2030 as the “Decade of Healthy Ageing”. CTA Foundation’s mission is to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies that enhance their lives. AARP’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for all as we age, leading positive social change and delivering value to members through advocacy, service and information. Lately startups are being formed to focus on tech innovations for older adults where a large portion of the market are related to healthcare innovation as people around the world are living longer, and longer.