2013 AgeTech Technology Conference and Expo

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November 14, 2013 - November 15, 2013

Registration is now open for AgeTech West’s November 14-15 Conference in San Jose, CA, entitled “Aging Services Meets Silicon Valley: Creating the Future of Care.” 

In addition to a new 1.5-day format, this year’s conference will feature a new “Pitch for Pilots” competition in partnership with Aging 2.0 to directly engage attendees in pilot opportunities with new tech start-ups in the aging field. 

The conference begins with optional Silicon Valley technology campus tours, including the Google and Yahoo! Headquarters in Mountain View, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday November 14th. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for time to mingle with technology exhibitors until the opening general session kicks off at 3:30 p.m., followed by a networking reception and wine tasting with exhibitors.

The opening session features a keynote by ‘rock star’ Eric Dishman, Intel Fellow and General Manager, Health & Life Sciences Group, Intel Corporation, entitled “Inventing the End of Long Term Care: The Move to Personal Health”. The Pitch-for-Pilots competition comes next, where start-up companies selected in partnership with Aging 2.0 will pitch their technology solution to the audience with the goal of attracting pilot partners. 

After the pitches, attendees will have the opportunity to visit with the contestants at the exhibit tables, cast votes for their favorites and indicate their interest in piloting specific solutions and even hosting an “Entrepreneur in Residence” at their senior living community. Cash awards will be given for the crowd favorite and the startup with the most interested pilot partners. 

The conference continues on Friday, November 15th from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features two stimulating general sessions, three sets of breakout sessions, and a networking lunch featuring a keynote by Thad Starner, technical lead developer of Google Glass.