NOTE: This event has been postponed. We will update this page with new date information as it becomes available.
Livability for Longevity Symposium 2020
Policy and Planning for an Age-friendly Austin
Monday, April 20, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Affairs
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. Registration includes a boxed lunch.
Presentations will include student research on the viability and need for developing a comprehensive senior wellness center in central Austin, plus housing, transportation and transit options for older adults. Speakers include Austin City Council Member Ann Kitchen and Rodolfo Rodriguez, Director of Health and Wellness Ecosystem, Housing Authority of the City of Austin.
Policy makers, academic/business leaders, service providers, students, older adults, caregivers
· Enlighten the audience about current projects and policies and how they will make a difference for future generations
· Involve the audience in creating solutions to community challenges re: aging
· Provide context for LBJ School students’ Policy Research Project
8:30 a.m.: Registration
9 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 – 10 a.m.: Presentation led by Professor Jacqueline Angel, Student Team Members, LBJ School
10 a.m.: Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m.: Panel Discussion
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.: Audience Interactive Polling
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Closing Keynote
12:15 p.m.: Audience feedback and follow-up over lunch (Boxed lunches provided.)
1 p.m.: Symposium ends