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EFA Call for Presentations Deadline to Submit


When: August 21, 2020
Time: 5:00pm Pacific

The Environments for Aging Expo & Conference, founded and produced by The Center for Health Design and Emerald Expositions LLC, in conjunction with the AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community, the International Interior Design Association, The American Society of Interior Designers and SAGE, brings together developers, owners, design professionals, product manufacturers, academia, aging specialists, and government officials to explore new ideas for creating places that support people as they age.

The Environments for Aging Expo & Conference is developed by professionals who are day-to-day advocates and champions for the improvement of healthcare and life experiences for the aging population.

This premier event is the most comprehensive conference in the industry offering attendees a state-of-the-art multi-track, multi-disciplinary learning event. Attendees benefit from access to the latest and best information from thought leaders and innovators within the field of aging.

We welcome presentation proposals that are suited to our educational foci, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Considerations for Effective Aging Environments

  • Innovative Household/Housing Models

  • Innovations in Design and Planning

  • Aging-in-Place/Universal Design

  • Solutions that Enhance the Human Experience

  • Future-focused Models

  • Trends towards Independence and Wellness

  • International Perspectives

  • Public/ Private Partnerships

  • The Impact of Technology and Product Innovations

  • Innovative Projects and Community Programs

  • Evidence-Based Design Research Studies/ Reports

  • Green Design and Sustainability

  • Remodeling and Repositioning of Existing Facilities

  • The Continuum of Care

  • Dementia and Other Cognitive Challenges

  • Funding and Financing Considerations