June 24-25, July 21
June 24: The virtual Summit kicks off with the release of our newest platform offering: the What’s Next Academy Sessions. These 9 on-demand panel presentations by thought leaders focus on the theme “COVID-19 – From Flattening the Curve to Fueling Innovation.” Insightful best practices and case studies as well as updates from the field on how the longevity economy is addressing the coronavirus pandemic are included.
The Academy Sessions are followed by a Welcome Message from Mary Furlong and the first four panel discussions for the What’s Next Longevity Venture Summit. We end the day for one of our famous networking events, an end-of-day trivia and sangria reception hosted by MFA & Associates and AARP Innovation Labs.
June 25: The second day of the virtual Summit includes 2 keynotes: Jean Accius of AARP and Dr. David Rhew from Microsoft, and two panels discussions and research presentations.
Also, join us for the airing of the What’s Next Innovation Challenge sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs, 3:25pm EST/12:25pm PST, on the virtual platform. Hear from expert judges vote on their favorite presentation!
June 30: We kick off our “Elements and Exhibits” each week for the next three weeks. This week, Mary Furlong interviews Myrna Blyth of AARP about overseeing the world’s largest consumer magazine, how to capture an increasingly digital audience and how social media has changed the media landscape.
Also, visit our Exhibit Hall and learn more about the innovators driving the longevity economy.
July 7: Continuing our “Elements and Exhibitors” this week we have Lori Bitter interviewing Munjal Shah, CEO and Founder, Health IQ. They will talk about how living longer is changing how society looks at life insurance and other protections and how investing in your health can help you live longer.
Also, check out our Exhibit Hall with videos, information and interaction with the top companies in aging and technology.
July 14: Our last “Elements and Exhibitors” will week feature another thought leader on aging – check back for details. Hear from Ashley Mercier, with LinkedIn, on “How to Rock Your LinkedIn Profile”. Don’t forget to visit our Exhibit Hall to learn more about the top longevity economy exhibitors.
July 21: Day 3 of our virtual Summit includes 2 keynotes: Nancy LeaMond of AARP and Ken Dychtwald of Age Wave. Additional panel discussions and important investor-entrepreneur case studies will be presented.
Join us for two competitions:
Pitch for Distribution where start-up entrepreneurs pitch potential partners on taking a meeting.
What’s Next $10,000 Business Plan Competition – finalists make their final presentations to the judging panel – find out who wins!
What's Next Longevity Venture Summit: About the Event3-Day Conference: June 24-25, July 21 Virtual Summit The What's Next Longevity Venture Summit is the first, and one of the most
Schedule OverviewSchedule June 24: The virtual Summit kicks off with the release of our newest platform offering: the What’s Next Academy
Why Attend?Find deal flow Hear from investors who are investing in the market Be among the first to learn about innovations for the
Start HereStart Here Welcome to the Longevity Venture Summit Virtual Conference Experience. While Covid-19 has forced us into our homes,
WELCOME TO DAY 3 - OPENING REMARKSSpeaker: Mary Furlong, CEO, Mary Furlong & Associates, Executive Producer, What’s Next Longevity Venture Summit