Author Archives: Mark Venning

Making Sense of a Longevity Economy: Business, Career & Community.

Part One. Testing the awareness and understanding of a Longevity Economy. This is what I am conversationally provoked to do – over the last few years, informing everyday people of its meaning and highlighting the opportunities for a business, a career and a community. Breaking it down for simple clarity, with enough examples to prove

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Understanding Intergenerational Design

Gaining enthusiasm ahead of the announcement any day now, of the finalists in the 6th annual Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 18/19, this is a preliminary look at what the theme for this year is all about. Firstly the title – Contributing at Every Age: Designing for Intergenerational Impact.   Thinking of this, we should take

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Aging & Longevity, Conference Round Up 2019.

Here is my 2019 – 6th annual January blog post with a short list of selected major conferences or symposiums around the world, under the macro theme of Aging and Longevity. As usual, I try to avoid featuring events that are overtly commercial in nature. I look for ones that present a professional and constructive

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Re-think Ageing from the Old Economy Social Narrative.

This is an original post from December 2016 on the website Planet Longevity which will be reconstituted as part of Change Rangers on Jan.1 2019   For an inaugural year 2016, the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) at Ryerson University in Toronto looks to have set the stage well for its future vision. Closing with

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