S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., a noted authority on the science of aging, will be the keynote speaker at “Shaping Our Future,” North Shore Village’s second annual conference, taking place from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 13, at the North Shore Retirement Hotel in Evanston.  “Shaping Our Future” is open to the public, and early registration is encouraged. E-mail info@northshore-village.org or call 224-234-2450.

Dr. Olshansky is professor of public health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the principal author of “The Quest of Immortality: Science at the Frontiers of Aging.”

Breakout leaders are journalist /author and retirement trends expert Mark Miller; Kathleen Cagney, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Studies at the University of Chicago, and Sara Leitsch, Ph.D., research scientist at University of Chicago National Opinion Research Center; Jonathan Lavin, president and CEO of AgeOptions; Susan Hughes, DSW, gerontologist and health policy analyst at the University of Illinois at Chicago; and Ann Rich, executive director of Chicago Life Opportunities Initiative, a partnership of Mather LifeWays and CJE Senior Life.