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Generation Us: Using Technology to Increase Intergenerational Communication. Health. and Quality of Life

Saturday, October 14, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WKAR-Studio A
404 Wilson Road, East Lansing, 48824


This event brings together researchers, community members, industry, and health care experts to hear the latest research on using technology to increase intergenerational communication, health, and quality of life.  Participants will share, discuss, and connect, with the goal of learning the needs of people across the lifecourse in terms of technology, communication, health, and quality of life.

Innovation contest "Sparty Tank" will have inventors pitch their ideas for technology to improve intergenerational communication, health, and/or quality of life, with two $1000 prizes for the winners. A demonstration fair will provide hands-on opportunities for attendees to learn about new technologies focused on health, communication, and quality of life.

Ignite-like talks will present the latest research on technology and health.

Keynote speaker, F. Scott Moody, Co-founder, CEO & Chief Client Advocate - K4Connect, and developer of the technology that would become Apple's Touch ID, will share insight on his successes in designing and using technologies to improve peoples’ lives.

The event is free and open to the public (registration required). Lunch will be provided.

  • Free Event (registration required)
  • Ignite-Like Talks
  • Intergenerational Dialogue
  • Technology Demonstrations
  • Live-streamed from WKAR
  • Sparty Tank
  • Lunch Provided
  • Door Prize
  • Free Parking