Accelerate, Wentworth Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center Convening Think Tank on Future of Aging
November 2, 2018
Intentional curation of industry leaders, students and faculty offers new framework for co-creation and collaboration
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s partners for the Think Tank are Innovate@BU, AARP, General Electric, Cambridge Innovation Center, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Stantec and more.
Speakers will include: Dr. Charlotte Yeh, chief medical officer, AARP Services Inc; Danielle Duplin, co-founder and global launch director, AGENCY; Dyan Finkhousen, director of Open Innovation & Advanced Manufacturing and co-founder of GENIUSLINK, General Electric; Robin Lipson, chief of staff and chief strategy officer, Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cambridge Innovation Center, 50 Milk St., Boston.
By convening leaders across industries and ecosystems such as education, healthcare, architecture, social services, mobility, technology and more, we can co-create ideas to improve the overall quality of life for our aging population and for ourselves. The goal of the event is to assemble a diverse group of individuals whose work and influence otherwise might not intersect.
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