Thursday March 17, 2016
Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall, Wake Forest University’s School of Business
4:00 – 5:30 PM Plenary – Liz Lerman, Choreographer & Founder, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and Q&A – Dancers of the Third Age: A short history of dancing while getting older.
5:30 – 6:00 PM Reception
6:00 – 7:15 PM Voices Of Our Time – S. Jay Olshansky, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago – Aging, Health & Longevity in the 21st Century. If you are unable to attend Dr. Olshansky’s talk then you can access it via Live Webcast: https://livestream.com/wfu/vot-olshansky
Friday March 18, 2016
Bridger Field House, BB&T Football Field, 499 Deacon Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 10:15 AM Plenary – A. Frank Johns, JD, LLM, Principal at Booth Harrington & Johns Attorneys at Law, specializes in Elder Law and Panel Q&A – Aging In Our Society: Adapting Law & Policy To Mobility, Mind, Mortality & Meaning
10:15 -10:30 AM Break
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch
2:30– 2:45 PM Break
2:45 – 4:00 PM Plenary – Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, University of California, San Francisco and Panel Q&A – What We Talk About When We Talk About Old Age (and How Stories Can Help Us Reimagine Aging)
4:00 – 6:00 PM Posters & refreshments with heavy hors d’oeuvres.
6:00 – 8:00 PM “Alive Inside” film, introduced by the Director, Michael Rossato-Bennett & short film winner, Face Age: Assumptions, produced by David Monahan, Chair, Film Studies, UNC Wilmington