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ISC and its partners organised the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit. The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030 and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.
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Tuesday, September 26 • 1:45pm - 4:00pm
[IN-PERSON] The ECHAlliance Global Health Connector Event - HEALTHY AGEING (261301) FILLING

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Connecting the Dots for a Sustainable, Healthy & Wellbeing Future: Global Perspective and Practical Solutions

Cure Building – 2nd Floor, Education Center (345 Park Ave South, New York – more information here)


13:50 – 14:05 Healthy Aging - A Challenge that Needs Worldwide Attention and Collaboration
Jon Warner - US Ambassador at ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector

14:05 – 14:25 The Art and the Science of Longevity
Bradley Schurman - Founder and CEO at The Super Age

14:25 – 14:40 The Older Adults Demographic Shift (India’s Special Challenge)
Ravi Bala – AgeTech Expert; Chair, Digital Health Assessment Framework

14:40 – 15:00 The Power of Age - Defining What Healthy Ageing and a Successful ‘Healthspan’ Means
Charlotte Yeh - Chief Medical Officer at AARP
Michael Philips - Director, Technology Strategy & Relationships at AARP

15:00 – 15:20 Best Practices in Healthy Ageing Innovation, Technology and Beyond
Lisa Edgar - Chief Executive Officer at The Big Window

15:20 – 15:35 The 50+ population - Redesign to Thrive
Scott Collins - Chairman and CEO at Link-Age

15:35 – 15:55 Review of Health Ageing, Recommendations & Actions for the Summit of the Future
Jon Warner - US Ambassador at ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector
Bradley Schurman - Founder and CEO at The Super Age
Ravi Bala – AgeTech Expert; Chair, Digital Health Assessment Framework
Charlotte Yeh - Chief Medical Officer at AARP
Michael Philips - Director, Technology Strategy & Relationships at AARP
Gillian Monaghan - CEO at SAGA
Scott Collins - Chairman and CEO at Link-Age

15:55 – 16:05 Coffee & Networking

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Jon Warner

US Ambassador, ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector
Jon Warner is a respected business and expert in health and healthcare innovation having led several organizations and founded and led 3 startups (with 2 successful exits). Jon’s career started in the corporate world with Air Products and Chemicals, working in the US and across... Read More →
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Brian O'Connor

Chair, ECHAlliance
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Brian developed his career as a consultant, manager and investor. He has worked in the UK, the US and Hong Kong and has significant experience as a company director in various industries.He has acted as a Corporate Recovery Advisor to companies with... Read More →
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Scott Collins

Chairman & CEO, Link-age
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the health care industry. Skilled in leading high performing organizations, delivering consistently strong revenue & profit growth, budgeting, talent management, business development, and entrepreneurship... Read More →
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Bradley Schurman

Founder and CEO, The Super Age
Bradley Schurman is the author of THE SUPER AGE: DECODING OUR DEMOGRAPHIC DESTINY (Harper Collins) and the founder and CEO of the demographic strategy firm, The Super Age, offering research, advisory, and strategy services to public and private-sector organizations navigating disruptive... Read More →
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Charlotte Yeh

Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services Inc.
In her role, Dr. Yeh works with the independent carriers that make health-related products and services available to AARP members, to identify programs and initiatives that will lead to enhanced care for older adultsDr. Yeh has more than 30 years of healthcare experience – as a... Read More →
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Michael Philips

Technology Strategy and Relationships Director, AARP
As Director of Technology Strategy and Partnerships, Michael Phillips lead’s AARP digital age-inclusion efforts, and supports the association’s social mission to empower older adults to connect and thrive throughout their longer, healthier lifespans. Michael has led internal and... Read More →
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Lisa Edgar

Chief Executive Officer, The Big Window
Lisa joined the Executive Leadership Team at SAGA in February 2022 to drive our vision of knowing our customers, and what it means to get older, better than anyone else. Prior to Saga, Lisa owned and led insight agencies for over 20 years and is a multi-award-winning and published... Read More →
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Ravi Bala

AgeTech Expert; Chair,, Digital Health Assessment Framework
My goal over the next decade is to bring solution ecosystems together that make Ageing in Place a safe, economical and a purpose filled possibility for the 90% of elders who do not live in communities. I bridge the strategy and technology teams in a way that significantly shortens... Read More →

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Heather Smith

Operations Director, ECHAlliance
Heather manages the day to day operations of European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance). Previously an Office Manager for a multi-national company Heather has over 25 years experience in administration. Based in Belfast Heather is involved on the ground with the Northern Ireland... Read More →

Tuesday September 26, 2023 1:45pm - 4:00pm EDT
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