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Writing a New Story for Old Age in Today’s Longevity Economy

Wednesday, April 14 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Virtual Event

The annual Friedman Lecture & Awards addresses topics related to older adults and aging society and presents awards to individuals who have contributed to the field of aging. The 20th Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards will feature Joseph Coughlin, director of the MIT AgeLab.

Coughlin’s keynote address — Writing a New Story for Old Age in Today’s Longevity Economy — will provide an overview and discussion of opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurship and innovation for an aging society.

This event will take place virtually via Zoom webinar. Please register for your unique link to attend.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Science & Technology, Humanities & Society, Medicine & Health



Institute for Public Health
Event Contact

Emily Hickner | ehickner@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Joseph Coughlin leads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab. Researcher, teacher & advisor – his work explores how global demographics, technology and changing behaviors are transforming business & society. He teaches in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies & Planning. Coughlin advises major companies worldwide and has served on advisory committees for the White House, the multinational Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, and economic development authorities worldwide. 

Read the rest of Coughlin's bio.

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