New Aging is a uniquely strategic conference, complemented by hands-on workshops, matchmaking sessions, and open houses at collaborating institutions. Guests within and outside of the design profession will provide the professional and visionary background of the conference, leading to a manifesto on "New Aging" in architecture.
New Aging will investigate recent advances in architecture and urbanism dealing with age-related challenges; ones that assure the best utilization with the utmost dignity for age.
Confirmed speakers, as of today:
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