The Summit on Creative Aging in America: Agenda

May 18, 2015

(W) indicates this portion of the day will be webcast

(T) indicates this portion of the day will include a curated twitter conversation: use the twitter hashtag #CreativeAgeSummit to participate

9:00 - 10:00am (W) Opening performance

Welcome and greetings Jane Chu, Chairman, Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts
Edwin Walker, Executive Director, 2015 White House Conference on Aging

Overview Beth Bienvenu, Accessibility Director, National Endowment for the Arts
Gay Hanna, Executive Director, National Center for Creative Aging

Presentation of the three tracks survey responses and goals for the day
Bill Benson, National Center for Creative Aging

10:00 - 10:15am Break and gather in breakout rooms
10:15 - 11:30am (T) Breakout session 1
Discussion question:
What are the three biggest issues/needs related to your issue area?
11:30 - 11:45am Break and gather in main room
11:45 - 12:15pm (W) Reconvene to report back and discuss
12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15 - 1:30pm Performance/art discussion
1:30 - 2:30pm (T) Breakout session 2
Discussion question: What are the three biggest barriers to addressing these needs?
2:30 - 2:45pm Break
2:45 - 3:15pm (W) Reconvene to report back and discuss
3:15 - 4:15pm (T) Breakout session 3
Discussion question: What are the three most viable solutions that the federal government can help with?
4:15 - 4:30pm Break
4:30 - 5:30pm (W) Reconvene to report back and summarize the day
5:30pm End of day