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A Conversation on Generations

Washington, District of Columbia / December 5, 2013

The Atlantic's second Conversation on Generations convened leading scholars, demographers, health professionals, and urban planners to delve into the demographic shift underway as millions of baby boomers reach retirement age.

 
From now until 2029, a baby boomer will reach the age of 65 every eight seconds. With this gamechanging number in mind, this event fostered a creative dialogue to identify opportunities for savvy companies to engage a growing new market of tech comfortable and capable potential customers. The second Conversation on Generations convened senior executives, architects, tech innovators, developers, and other thought leaders to discuss the ways in which America’s aging population is changing the world of design. 

 

 

 

Welcoming Remarks

Elizabeth Baker Keffer, President of AtlanticLIVE and Senior Vice President of Atlantic Media
Nancy LeaMond, Executive Vice President, State and National Group of AARP

 

 

Presentation by Eric Baczuk, Senior Interaction Designer, Frog

 

 

Keynote Interview with Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, City of New York
Moderated by: Derek Thompson, Senior Editor, The Atlantic

 

 

Designing for the New Aged Market

Eric Baczuk, Senior Interaction Designer, Frog
Thomas Kamber, Executive Director, Older Adults Technology Services
Stephanie Nguyen, Lead Designer, Silica Labs
Arthur Guzzetti, Vice President of Policy, American Public Transportation Association
Moderated by: Megan Garber, Technology Writer, The Atlantic

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