Dorina Simeonov

AGE-WELL

Dorina Simeonov is the Policy and Knowledge Mobilization Manager at AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network. She is a visual communicator, knowledge mobilizer and policy enthusiast. Dorina enjoys working with diverse teams to dream up innovative ways of putting research into practice. She has a formal education in the health sciences with a focus on methods and policy. Dorina enjoys speaking to broad audiences, brainstorming new ideas, and working collaboratively to implement solutions. She is part of the ROSE project – reusable open source equipment – developing a reusable face mask that meets medical standards for safety. She is a fierce mental health advocate and also the Operations Officer for Art the Science, a Canadian not-for-profit organization committed to celebrating the connections between art and science.

    9:15 AM PST

    Friday May 21, 2021

    Tech Powering Connection

    Social isolation and loneliness have been challenges since before the pandemic began but have recently been in the spotlight. Can technology be the answer we've been looking for? How can we use technology to foster connection and how can we introduce these tools to the older adults who need them?