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Center for Innovation Conference, Ready to Impact

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Center for Innovation Conference, Ready to Impact
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Start Date
07/23/2023 9:00 am
End Date
07/26/2023 5:00 pm

The theme of the first annual Center for Innovation Conference, Ready to Impact, reflects the power our organizations have under one banner. Together, let’s make 2023 a year of real change for elders in the United States and around the world, uniting in one voice to broaden the reach and deepen the impact of our work to build something better.

Keynote Spotlight


Hear keynote speaker Dr. Stephen Trzeciak, chief of medicine at Cooper University Health Care and the co-author of the book “Compassionomics,” convincingly argue that compassion isn’t just a positive human emotion that can enhance the health care

Following is a sampling of the 90-plus speakers who will bring a wide range of perspectives, expertise, and insights:

  • Katy Abbott, PhD, MGS, Executive Director of the Scripps Gerontology Center and Professor of Gerontology, Miami University
  • Liza Behrens, Assistant Professor, Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing, Penn State
  • Jennifer Carson, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno, PhD, Director, Dementia Engagement, Education and Research (DEER) Program, School of Public Health, University of Nevad
  • Rose Marie Fagan, Co-Founder and Founding Executive Director, Pioneer Network, Co-Founder, Live Oak Project
  • Naomi Feil, Founder, Validation Training Institute (via Zoom)
  • Jessica Luh Kim, Eldercare Culture Change Consultant
  • Karl Pillemer, PhD, Hazel E. Reed Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Professor of Gerontology in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Al Power, MD, Schlegel—University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging, Geriatrician Chair
  • Samir Sinha, MD, Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai and University Health Network Hospitals in Toronto, assistant professor in medicine and health policy at the University of Toronto, and assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University.
  • Sheryl Wayland, MSW, Senior Director of Special Initiatives and Partnerships, SAGE

Earn up to 15.75 CEs with four available at the pre-conference sessions! CEs are subject to approval by each individual accrediting body, and are being submitted to the following:

  • National Association of Long-Term Care Administrators Board (NAB)
  • American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • National Council of Certified Activity Professionals (NCCAP)
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

For more details visit https://thegreenhouseproject.org/2023-conference/

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