UPDATE 10-22-10: A live webcast of the discussion will be available tomorrow beginning at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time.
The number of Americans over the age of 65 is projected to double within the next three decades, and seniors are expected to outnumber children under 15 by the year 2032. Later this month, a group of experts in the fields of law, business and health will convene at Stanford to discuss how, exactly, society will be affected by these things.
- Laura Carstensen, PhD, founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity
- John Hennessy, PhD, president of Stanford
- Sandra Day O’Connor, JD, former U.S. Supreme Court justice
- Barry Rand, CEO of AARP
- Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook
- Robert Sapolsky, PhD, Stanford biologist whose research focuses on stress, neuronal degeneration and aging
The event is free for Stanford students, staff and faculty; public tickets can be purchased through the Stanford Ticket Office.