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Symposium Schedule

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

10:30 AM – Noon  Deac Talks (5) and summary/conversation.  Please see the DEAC talk page for details.

Noon – 1:00 PM    Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 PM      Deac Talks (5)  and summary/conversation.  Please see the DEAC talk page for details.

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