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Friday, May 5, 2017 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

An interdisciplinary forum for graduate student research

With a focus SoAR Logoon aging research, Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR) is a one-day meeting for engaging with graduate student research beyond disciplinary and professional boundaries, and across areas of expertise. SoAR encourages graduate students from any discipline to present, dialogue, and learn about current research on processes, experiences, and systems related to aging. The interdisciplinary SoAR is an opportunity for graduate students to network across disciplines and professions, initiate trans-departmental collaborations, and engage in integrative conversations on aging research.

Online registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing you at the event. If you have questions regarding attending or event details, please email soar@uwaterloo.ca.

Keynote speaker: Professor John L. Lewis

Professor JoPortrait of John Lewishn Lewis is an urban planner and landscape architect with research expertise in the areas of urban and landscape design, geodesign software, accessible planning, and age-friendly communities. He has worked professionally as an urban planner for the City of York, as an environmental planning consultant for the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia, the Yukon Government, the Government of Canada, and is currently an age-friendly planning advisor to the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, the City of Waterloo, the Town of Hanover, the Municipality of Huron East, and the Town of Orangeville. A faculty member of the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo since 2005, Professor Lewis is also a member of the University of Waterloo’s Research Institute for Aging and is the CEO and CTO of Vidyā Consultants Inc.

Tentative schedule for May 5, 2017

Time           Event(s)
8:00 - 8:45 Registration | Breakfast | Poster Set-up
8:45 - 9:45 Welcome | Keynote address - Professor John Lewis
9:45 - 10:00 Networking Break
10:00 - 11:00 Rapid-fire Presentations
11:00 - 11:30 Networking Break | Poster Session
11:30 - 12:30 Micro-oral Presentations | Seniors Travel Planning Workshop
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch | Poster Session | Speed Networking
2:00 - 3:00 Micro-oral Presentations
3:00 - 3:15 Networking Break | Poster Session
3:15 - 4:00 Pearls of Wisdom Panel | Closing Remarks

Events

Cost 
Free
Location 
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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