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Sunday, April 21 

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE FOR PRECONFERENCE
7:30 am - 5:00 pm  Registration Open
9:30 am - 12:00 am  Continuing Education Sessions (separate fee required)
  • Caregiver Strategies for Building Resilience & Happiness
    Following Stress, Trauma, & ACEs—Tony Zipple, Sc.D, MBA
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Exhibit Hall Set-Up 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Continuing Education Sessions (separate fee required)
  • Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity–Claude Drouet, LCSW
  • Building a Healthier Kentucky: Community Health Workers' Innovative Solutions
    to Inequities—Chelsea Miceli, MSSW, CCHW and panel of CHWs
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sponsor & Exhibitor Rooftop Reception
All sponsors, exhibitor, keynote speakers, and attendees are invited to a special
rooftop reception to kick-off the 2024 Optimal Aging Conference! 

Monday, April 22 

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE FOR DAY 1
7:00 am - 4:30 pm  Registration Open
7:00 am - 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Morning Session
Stop by our exhibit hall to meet our standing exhibitors & sponsors!
7:30 am - 8:30 am Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session
Keynote: Aging and Health Equity, Charles Booker
10:00 am – 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am Breakout Session No. 1 (60-Minute Workshops)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Second General Session
Keynote: Advances in Alzheimer's & Dementia Research, Gregory Jicha, MD
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Afternoon Session
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm  Breakout Session No. 2
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Breakout Session No. 3
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Networking Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Third General Session
Keynote: Women and the Influences of Aging on Caregiving Roles, Vickie Hines Martin, PhD 
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall & Reception 

Tuesday, April 23

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE FOR DAY 3
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Networking Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:30 am Poster Session
8:45 am - 10:00 am Fourth General Session
Keynote: USAging Policy Update, Bob Blancato & Sandy Markwood
10:00 am - 10:15 am Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall Last Call
10:15 am - 11:15 am Breakout Session No. 4
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Closing General Session
Panel Discussion: The Search for Equitable Health Care as We Grow Older–
Octogenarians and Nonagenarians Share Insights on Aging Optimally,
moderated by Anna Faul, PhD