Organising Committee

The Organising Committee of The 2nd European Conference on Aging & Gerontology (EGen) is composed of distinguished academics who are experts in their fields. Organising Committee members may also be members of IAFOR's International Academic Advisory Board. The Organising Committee is responsible for nominating and vetting Keynote and Featured Speakers; developing the conference programme, including special workshops, panels, targeted sessions, and so forth; event outreach and promotion; recommending and attracting future Organising Committee members; working with IAFOR to select PhD students and early career academics for IAFOR-funded grants and scholarships; and overseeing the reviewing of abstracts submitted to the conference.


Conference Chair

Evangelia Chrysikou
Evangelia Chrysikou
Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction
University College London
United Kingdom


Committee Members

    Marilyn Aviles, Institute of Healthcare Engineering, UCL, United Kingdom
    Dimitrios Buhalis, Bournemouth University Business School, United Kingdom
    Dorina Cadar, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom
    Stefano Capolongo, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
    Carina Dantes, SHINE 2Europe, Portugal
    Eddy Davelaar, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom
    Isaiah Durosaiye, School of Architecture, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Joseph Falzon, Centre for Research & Innovation, Malta
    Ava Fatah, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, United Kingdom
    Joseph Haldane, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan
    Paul Higgs, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL, United Kingdom
    Fernando Loizides, School of Computer Science & Informatics, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
    Christina Malathouni, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Paul McGarry, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, United Kingdom
    James W. McNally, University of Michigan & NACDA Program on Aging, USA
    Elena Petelos, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece & Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Haruko Satoh, Osaka University, Japan
    Eleftheria Savvopoulou, SynThesis Architects, Greece
    Anastasios Tellios, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Georgios Tsakos, Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care, UCL, United Kingdom
    Chariklia Tziraki-Segal, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece & Melabev: Community Club for Elders, Israel
    Antoinette Vietsch, Politician (Former MP), Architect, Healthcare Planner, the Netherlands
    Greg Williams, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Student Organising Committee

Cai Chengli, UCL, United Kingdom
Xin He, UCL, United Kingdom
Daryia Krivosheina, UCL, United Kingdom
Pakwan Roopkaew, UCL, United Kingdom
Austreberto Lopez Sanchez, UCL, United Kingdom
Christina Anastasia Tsami, UCL, United Kingdom
Eunsil Yang, UCL, United Kingdom


Previous Organising Committees

View details of organising committees at past EGen conferences via the links below.