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Livability for Longevity Symposium 2019

April 3 @ 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

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


April 3
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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