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
Fifteen Years Later:
Are We Any Safer?
The Atlantic will explore the nation’s homeland security to examine the strengths and remaining vulnerabilities of our security apparatus and our preparedness to prevent the next terrorist attack.
The New Old Age
Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic will examine the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.