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Livability for Longevity Symposium 2019

April 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

This is a free event hosted by AustinUP, the City of Austin Commission on Seniors and the LBJ School of Public Affairs to explore policy and planning for an Age-friendly Austin. Lunch is included.

Livability for Longevity Symposium 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs
Located on the lower level of Sid Richardson Hall (SRH)
2315 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78712-1536
Space is limited. Please let us know you’re coming — RSVP on Eventbrite.

8:30 a.m.: Registration

9 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks: Council Member Ann Kitchen, City of Austin

9:15 – 10 a.m.: Presentation: “Building an Intergenerational Metropolis in the City of Austin: Findings and Recommendations” led by Professor Jacqueline Angel, Student Team Members, LBJ School

10 a.m.: Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.: Panel Discussion “Policy and Planning for an Age-friendly Austin” Real-world insight about the opportunities and challenges of policy implementation toward an age-friendly Austin, i.e., how do we expand the conversation and what’s it going to take to bring about meaningful change?

Co-Moderators: LBJ Students Patricia Hart and Katy Quan. Panelists: Janee Briesemeister, Chair, City of Austin Commission on Seniors; Adam Hauser, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels Central Texas; Annette Juba, Deputy Director, AGE of Central Texas; Larry Wallace, Enterprise Chief Administrative Officer, Central Health

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.: Audience Interactive Polling led by Alex Abbott, LBJ School

11:45 a.m. – 12 Noon: Closing Remarks from Jesús Garza, Former CEO, Seton Healthcare

12 Noon: Audience feedback and follow-up over lunch (Boxed lunches provided.)

1 p.m.: Symposium ends

Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I park?
Parking is available for a fee in the UT Manor Garage. There is also limited street parking along Red River St. and East Dean Keeton St. Since parking on campus is often challenging, please consider carpooling or using rideshare companies.

Who should attend? Policy makers, academic/business leaders, service providers, students, innovators who are looking to solve problems related to aging in our community, older adults, caregivers and anyone who is aging.

Huge thanks to our wonderful sponsors!

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April 3, 2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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LBJ School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall
2300 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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