Patricia Moore

Dr Moore is an internationally renowned gerontologist, designer, leading authority on consumer lifespan requirements. An international lecturer and author, Dr Moore holds undergraduate degrees in Industrial & Environmental and Communication Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology, completion of Advanced Studies in Biomechanics at New York University´s Medical School & Rusk Institute, graduate degrees in Psychology and Counselling and in Human Development (Social Gerontology) from Colombia University.

Dr Moore was named by ID Magazine as one of The 40 Most Socially Conscious Designers in the world and was selected in 2000, by a consortium of news editors and organizations, as one of The 100 Most Important Women in America, for serving as a “guiding force for a more humane and liveable world, blazing a path for inclusiveness, as a true leader in the movement of Universal Design.” The Rochester Institute of Technology has inducted Moore as a 2012 member of the "INNOVATORS Hall of Fame". ABC World News featured Moore as one of 50 Americans Defining the New Millennium.

Keynote Speech – Expectations By Design

Every person enters life with the promise of potential and what will be in the years they inhabit this planet. Each of us has hopes and dreams that balance with needs and requirements. The delivery on all of these Expectations is a matter of Design. The exemplars in our lives will be the result of understanding and meeting unique desires with earnest and elaborate empathy, Expectations, By Design.