A Conversation on Generations

December 5, 2013
Washington, DC, District of Columbia

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

Presented by

Atlantic Live



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