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Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road

Halifax, NS B3J 1E9

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  • Aging2.0 Halifax Chapter Global Innovation Showcase – Seniors and Health

    This major event will highlight a wide variety of initiatives and innovations aimed at assisting seniors to age well in Atlantic Canada and throughout the world. Food and Refreshments will be provided.

    The opening session will provide Start-ups and early-stage companies providing products or services geared to seniors with the opportunity to present their businesses. This will be followed by a refreshments break and the second session where a number of organizations and individuals will present exciting projects and innovative approaches to enhancing the health care system and the quality of life for seniors. There will be both demo and information booths which will provide the opportunity to view some amazing products and learn about services available to seniors.

    Session 1-Global Innovation Showcase-Pitch Competition

    Aging2.0 is a worldwide organization which has as its’ goal to accelerate innovation to address the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging. It has more than 80 Chapters on 6 continents including our Halifax Chapter. More information on Aging2.0 and a link to join the Halifax chapter can be found on their web site www.aging2.com

    The Aging2.0 Global Innovation Showcase is an opportunity for "aging-focused" entrepreneurs and innovators around the world to pitch their product or service and gain international exposure. Pitch events will be hosted by Aging2.0 Chapters across six continents. This will be the Halifax Chapters event. The winner of the Halifax Chapter GIS event will be selected by a panel of experts, will be featured across the Aging2.0 global network and will receive both local publicity and recognition and a prize.

    To apply for the competition go to

    https://form.jotformeu.com/91135007623347

    Session 2-Innovative Approaches to Health and to Supporting Seniors and Caregivers

    We will highlight initiatives in Atlantic Canada and beyond aimed at enhancing Health Care and supporting Seniors in all aspects of their lives. Areas to be covered include: Health initiatives, Innovations in Long Term Care and new initiatives to assist everyone in Aging Well at Home. This section will spotlight both government-sponsored and private sector initiatives that will help put Nova Scotia at the forefront of innovation in the Health and Senior's Segments.

    The event will be live-streamed so that the 80+ Aging2.0 Chapters around the world can tune in as well as any other groups or organizations who are interested (A copy of the video will also be kept online for future viewing).

    This is a not to be missed event which presents an opportunity for anyone interested in Innovation and Seniors to learn about some great initiatives in Atlantic Canada and to network with startup founders, innovators and support organizations!

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