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  March 2017

International Women's Day

Date(s)8 March 2017
OrganisationHelpAge International
DetailsHelpAge is using this day to highlight how work towards gender equality often overlooks the rights of older people. It is seeking older women's views on the right to equality.
ContactBeth Howgate (HelpAge) Tel: , Email: campaigns@helpage.org
Web linkwww.helpage.org 

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LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference and Exhibition 2017: Extending Influence to Promote Health and Wellbeing

Date(s)9 March 2017
OrganisationLocal Government Association and Association of Directors of Public Health
LocationLondon England
VenueVictoria Park Plaza
Contact 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1EQ Tel: , Email: events@local.gov.uk
Web linkhttps:lgaevents.local.gov.uk 

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Seminar: An International Discussion on Retirement and Active Ageing

Date(s)9 March 2017
OrganisationTAEN The Age of Employment Network
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis LSE/TAEN afternoon seminar on issues facing the ageing workforce will look at what factors help explain the widely differing ages of exit from the workforces in different countries; what policy opportunities might be suggested by the experience of Japan and other countries in the Far East as well as our closer European neighbours;and how we can gauge the impacts of the multiple variables on the life chances and experiences of ageing populations in different countries of the world.
VenueLondon School of Economics
Contact Graham Wallace Room 5th floor, Old Building London School of Economics Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE. Tel: , Email: Chris.Ball@shaw-trust.org.uk
Web linkhttp://www.taen.or g.uk/events/view/63/Seminar-An-International-Discussion-on-Retirement-and-Active-Ageing 

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Using the UK Research Base to Support Evidence-based Policymaking

Date(s)Thursday, 9th March 2017, 9am - 1pm (Registration.8.30am)
OrganisationWestminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar
LocationLondon
DetailsKey discussion points include: Breaking down barriers to a culture of evidence-based policymaking - Key challenges for embedding evidence-based policy across Government; Managing culture clashes - how can academics better understand the needs of policymakers and their processes?; Communicating the evidence: when science-backed policy meets politics and public opinion; and Engaging citizens in the demand for evidence-based policy. Demonstrating research  impact : how can academics influence better policymaking?; Is REF driving academics to focus on informing policy?; Case studies on achieving  impact  in public policy; Holding Government to account on evidence-based policy: opportunities for academics to utilise Select Committees; and Reflections, from researchers, on giving evidence to a Select Committee. Embedding evidence-based working within Government - Using data and evidence to improve local government decision-making; The case for greater use of Randomised Controlled Trials in policymaking and the barriers to their use; Going beyond data - using behavioural insights to achieve policy goals; and What Works Centres - their role in policymaking, the impact so far and what more can be done.
Speaker(s)Dr Chandrika Nath, Deputy Director, Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology; Chris Webber, Senior Policy Advisor, Cabinet Office; Dr Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster; Jonathan Breckon, The Alliance for Useful Evidence; Tracey Brown, Sense about Science; Dr David Halpern, Behavioural Insights Team; Sarah Hartwell-Naguib, House of Commons; Nancy Hey, What Works Centre for Wellbeing; Professor John Newton, Public Health England; Professor Mark Shucksmith, Carnegie UK Trust; Professor Catherine Staite, University of Birmingham; Professor David Torgerson, University of York and Dr Martin Williams, King s College London. Chaired by: Lord Mitchell, Member, Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy and Baroness Young of Old Scone, Member, Science and Technology Committee, House of Lords
VenueCentral London
Web linkhttp://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/book/UK-research-2 017 

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Alzheimer's Research UK Conference

Date(s)14-15 March 2017
OrganisationAlzheimer's Research UK
LocationAberdeen Scotland
VenueAberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
Contact Exhibition Avenue Bridge of Don Aberdeen City AB23 8BL Tel: 0300 111 5555, Email: conference@alzheimersresearchuk.org
Web linkwww.alzheimersresearchuk.org 

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Social Work Innovations

Date(s)15 March 2017
OrganisationCompass Jobs Fair in association with Birmingham City Council
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsA free conference and exhibition for social workers.
VenueThinktank, Millennium Point
Contact Curzon Street Birmingham B4 7XG Tel: 01892784804, Email:
Web linkwww.compassjobsfair.com 

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Key Issues for Health and Social Care Integration: Commissioning, Workforce and Partnership Development

Date(s)16 March 2017
OrganisationScotland Policy Conferences
LocationEdinburgh Scotland
ContactMichael Ryan Tel: 01344 864796, Email: michaelryan@scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk
Web linkwww.scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk 

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Mental Health: Forward Thinking - The Implementation Plan

Date(s)16 March 2017
OrganisationOpen Forum Events
LocationManchester England
VenueBridgewater Hall
Contact Lower Mosley Street Manchester M2 3WS Tel: 0161 376 9007, Email: tickets@openforumevents.co.uk
Web linkhttp://www.openforumevents.co.uk 

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The Next Steps for Integrating Health, Housing and the Built Environment: New Models of Care and Early Indications from Healthy New Towns

Date(s)16 March 2017
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
DetailsOne of the sessions of this seminar will be developing the use of technologies to support homecare, with opportunities for tackling isolation and improving care for older people.
VenueLondon
Contact Tel: 01344 864796, Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterhealthforum.co.uk 

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People Powered Change: A Festival of Ideas. Housing LIN Annual Conference

Date(s)24 March 2017
OrganisationHousing LIN
LocationLondon England
DetailsOne of the keynote addresses is 'Our ambitions for meeting the housing need/requirements for older Londoners and an age-friendly city', given by James Murray, Deputy Mayor of London (Housing).
VenueKIA Oval
Contact Kennington London SE11 5SS Tel: 020 7820 8077, Email: info@housinglin.org.uk

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Falls Prevention and Management in Older People

Date(s)27 March 2017
OrganisationHealth Care Conferences
LocationLondon England
VenueDe Vere West One Conference Centre
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W1B 1PR Tel: 01932 429933, Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk 

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The New Care Models for Integrating Health and Social Care Through EHCH PACS and MCPs: Joining Up GP, Hospital, Community and Mental Health Services

Date(s)27 March 2017
OrganisationHealth Care Conferences
LocationLondon England
VenueDe Vere West One Conference Centre
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W1B 1PR Tel: 01932 429933, Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk 

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Next Steps for Personal Health Budgets and Challenges for Widening Implementation

Date(s)28 March 2017
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueLondon
Contact Tel: 01344 864796, Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterhealthforum.co.uk 

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Age Scotland's National Conference

Date(s)29 March 2017
OrganisationAge Scotland
LocationPerth Scotland
VenuePerth Concert Hall
Contact Mill Street Perth PH1 5HZ Tel: 03333232400, Email: nationalconference2017@agescotland.org.uk

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Using Digital Health Technologies for Ageing in Community Settings

Date(s)29 March 2017
OrganisationManchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), Age-Friendly Manchester and the Health e-Research Centre
LocationManchester England
DetailsFree two-hour seminar
VenueThe Jean McFarlane Building
Contact G306B University of Manchester M13 9PL Tel: 0161 306 6000, Email: micra@manchester.ac.uk
Web linkhttps: //www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/using-digital-health-technologies-for-ageing-in-community-settings-tickets-31635305049 

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Frailty Seminar

Date(s)31 March 2017
OrganisationInstitute of Ageing and Health West Midlands
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsInteractive seminar to support health professionals to understand and identify frail people. From 9.30-13.00.
VenueRCN West Midlands
ContactJeanette Lane Lyndon House 58-62 Hagley Road Birmingham B16 8PE Tel: 0121 466 4070, Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.nhs.uk 

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Institute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands Master Class

Date(s)31 March 2017
OrganisationInstitute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands
DetailsThe Master class will provide a policy and professional overview of key issues affecting older people and will also have a practical element.
Contact Tel: 0121 466 4070, Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.org.uk 

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April 2017

Experiencing Prison: 8th Global Conference

Date(s)4-6 April 2017
OrganisationInter-Disciplinary Net
LocationLisbon Portugal
DetailsSuggested topics include death and dying in prison; and old age in prison.
VenueHotel Real Palácio
Contact Rua Tomás Ribeiro 115 Lisbon Portugal 1050 228 Tel: +44 (0)1993 882087, Email:
Web linkhttp://www.inter-disciplinary.net 

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Physical Activity Policy Through the Life Course

Date(s)5 April 2017
OrganisationESRC
LocationLoughborough England
DetailsThis free seminar will advance understanding of the policy process as it relates to physical activity in older age by critically discussing policy perspectives and evidence needs. It will help stakeholders focus their lobby efforts more effectively by encouraging a critical examination into how this process can lead to more effective distribution of resources, while simultaneously exposing unfair distribution.
VenueLoughborough University
ContactJoe Piggin Epinal Way Loughborough Leicestershire LE11 3TU Tel: , Email: j.j.piggin@lboro.ac.uk
Web linkhttp://www.seminars.ecehh.org/ 

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World Health Day

Date(s)7 April 2017
DetailsThis is a global health awareness day sponsored by the World Health Organisation. The focus in 2017 is depression.
Web linkhttp://www.who.int/campaigns/world-health-day/2017/en 

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Dementia 2020

Date(s)13 April 2017
OrganisationGovConnect
LocationLondon England
VenueRoyal Society of Medicine
Contact 1 Wimpole Street London W1G 0AE Tel: +44 (0)161 246 6240, Email: enquiries@govconnect.org.uk
Web linkhttp://www.dementia2020.co.uk 

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Ninth Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress

Date(s)19 April 2017
OrganisationCaring Times
LocationEdinburgh Scotland
VenueMurrayfield Stadium
Contact Tel: , Email: events@hawkerpublications.com
Web linkcareinfo.org/events 

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Aging and Cognition 2017

Date(s)20-22 April 2017
OrganisationUniversity of Zurich
LocationZurich Switzerland
DetailsThe conference aims to stimulate research in the domain of cognitive ageing and related research fields in Europe by bringing together European and non-European scientists. Cognition is defined in the broadest sense, including sensory, cognitive, motor and emotional aspects, as well as human and animal studies. An additional focus targets interventions aimed at influencing age-related cognitive deficits.
VenueVolkshaus Zurich
Contact Stauffacherstrasse 60 8004 Zurich Tel: , Email: ac2017@dynage.uzh.ch
Web linkhttp://eucas.org/conference/a-c-2017/ 

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Safeguarding Adults Level 3 Training Day

Date(s)24 April 2017
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis course covers safeguarding adult training requirements in accordance with the draft Intercollegiate Guidelines.
VenueDe Vere, West One
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W1B 1PR Tel: 01932 429933, Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk 

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Ageing and Social Eating: Developing Age-Friendly Communities Through Eating with Others

Date(s)28 April 2017
OrganisationManchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), Age Friendly Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University Critical and Community Psychology Research Group
LocationManchester England
DetailsFree seminar from 2-4 pm.
VenueJean McFarlane Building
Contact G306B University of Manchester M13 9PL Tel: 0161 306 6000, Email:
Web linkhttp://www2.mmu.ac.uk/research/our-research/health- and-social-care/sccw/ 

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May 2017

CGNA 2017: Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Health Care For Those Who Shaped Canada. 19th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association

Date(s)4-6 May 2017
OrganisationCanadian Gerontological Nursing Association
LocationOttawa Canada
VenueOttawa Conference and Event Centre
Contact 200 Coventry Road Ottawa Ontario Canada Tel: , Email:
Web linkhttp://cgna2017.ca 

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17th International Conference on Integrated Care

Date(s)8-10 May 2017
OrganisationInternational Foundation for Integrated Care
LocationDublin Ireland
VenueDublin
ContactGreg Carew Tel: +353 1 648 6100, Email: GregC@abbey.ie
Web linkwww.integratedcarefoundation.org/events 

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Falls Prevention and Management in Older People

Date(s)10 May 2017
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationBirmingham England
VenueStudio Conference Centre
Contact 7 Cannon Street Birmingham B2 5EP Tel: 01932 429933, Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk 

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Caldicott Guardians Fifth National Annual Conference 2017

Date(s)15 May 2017
OrganisationHealth Care Conferences
LocationLondon England
VenueDe Vere West One Conference Centre
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W1B 1PR Tel: 01932 429933, Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk 

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Commissioning Health Services in England: Funding, Outcomes and Delivering Sustainability and Tranformation Plans

Date(s)16 May 2017
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueLondon
Contact Tel: 01344 864796, Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterhealthforum.co.uk 

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Building Collaborative Leadership Across Health and Care Organisations

Date(s)18-19 May 2017 (first module)
OrganisationKing's Fund
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe King's Fund's Building collaborative leadership programme is designed to give chief executives and senior directors time to develop strategies, skills, and behaviours to succeed in this evolving, and difficult environment.The programme is for chief executives of NHS providers, chairs and chief operating officers of clinical commissioning groups, and experienced senior directors involved in planning and securing transformational change locally. There are 4 modules in May, July, September and November.
VenueKing's Fund
ContactJeff Steer 11-13 Cavendish Square London W1G 0AN Tel: 020 7307 2608, Email: j.steer@kingsfund.org.uk

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Next Steps for Improving the Delivery of Palliative and End of Life Care in Scotland

Date(s)25 May 2017
OrganisationScotland Policy Conferences
LocationEdinburgh Scotland
DetailsThe focus will be on the implementation of the Scottish Government s Strategic Framework for Action on Palliative and End of Life Care.
VenueCentral Edinburgh
ContactMichael Ryan Tel: 01344 864796, Email: info@forumsupport.co.uk
Web linkwww.scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk 

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June 2017 and beyond

Asian Conference on Aging and Gerontology 2017

Date(s)8-11 June 2017
OrganisationInternational Academic Forum (IAFOR)
LocationKobe Japan
DetailsConference theme still to be announced.
VenueArt Center, Kobe
Contact Tel: , Email: agen@iafor.org
Web linkhttp://iafor.org/conferences/agen2017 

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The Role of Community Assets in Improving Health and Well-being in Later Life

Date(s)9 June 2017
OrganisationManchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)
LocationManchester England
DetailsFree two-hour seminar.
VenueThe Jean McFarlane Building
Contact G306B University of Manchester M13 9PL Tel: 0161 306 6000, Email: micra@manchester.ac.uk
Web linkhttp://www.micra.manchester.ac.uk 

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Improving Psychological Therapies for Older People

Date(s)19 June 2017
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe focus will be on the current challenges faced by providers in trying to improve outcomes for older adults and how psychological therapy services can improve and succeed in providing an accessible service for an ageing population's mental healthcare needs.
VenueDe Vere West One Conference Centre
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W18 1PR Tel: 01932 429933, Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk 

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Health Plus Care: Where Innovation Meets Inspiration

Date(s)28-29 June 2017
OrganisationHealth Plus Care
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe conference has four main events: the Commissioning Show, Digital Healthcare; the Residential Care Show, and the Home Care Show.
VenueExCel, London
Contact One Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock London E16 1XL Tel: , Email:
Web linkwww.healthpluscare.co.uk 

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BSG Annual Conference 2017

Date(s)5-7 July 2017
OrganisationBritish Society of Gerontology
LocationSwansea Wales
VenueSwansea University
Web linkwww.britishgerontology.org 

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Next Steps for Older People's Care: Finance, New Models of Care and the National Dementia Strategy

Date(s)11 July 2017
OrganisationPolicy Forum for Wales
LocationCardiff Wales
DetailsKey areas for discussion include: preparing for the full roll-out of the new regulation and inspection framework and the potential impacts of new arrangements on quality, accountability and patient safety; concerns around the long-term sustainability of funding arrangements for older people's care including pressures from the National Living Wage, an ageing population, constrained local authority budgets and Welsh Government s pledge to increase the residential care threshold to £50,000; implementing the new integrated models of care between local authorities and Local Health Boards and utilising joint-working to promote community care and prevention; and delivering the new National Dementia Strategy including plans to improve early diagnosis, increase the use of telecare solutions and improving the all-round patient experience within dementia care.
VenueCentral Cardiff
ContactJonny Roberts Tel: 01344 864796, Email: info@forumsupport.co.uk
Web linkwww.policyforumforwales.co.uk 

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Faculty for the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) National Conference

Date(s)12-13 July 2017
OrganisationBritish Psychological Society
LocationDurham England
DetailsThe conference will focus on the power of stories to create change and bring hope. It is open to everyone who wants to explore the narratives that they and others bring to their work with older people.
VenueRadisson Blu Hotel
Contact Frankland Lane Durham DH1 5TA Tel: 01332 343000, Email:
Web linkwww.kc-jones.co.uk/fpop2017 

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The State of Caring 2017

Date(s)13 July 2017
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe conference will focus on what the new Carers Strategy has to offer nationally and locally after its announcement in the Spring. The strategy promises a new integration and transformation agenda for health and social care.
VenueHoliday Inn
Contact Bloomsbury London WC1N 1HT Tel: 020 7378 4999, Email: stateofcaring@carersuk.org
Web linkhttp://www.carersuk.org/for-professionals/state-of-car ing-conference? 

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21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG)

Date(s)23-27 July 2017
OrganisationInternational Association of Gerontological Societies IAGG
LocationSan Francisco United States of America
DetailsThe theme, 'Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy and Practice', will bring representatives from medicine, nursing, social science, psychology, finance, policy and other disciplines to address the latest approaches to improving the quality of life of the world's older adults.
VenueMoscone West
Contact 747 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Tel: +1 202-842-1275, Email: info@iagg2017.org
Web linkhttp://www.iagg2017/org/en 

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Institute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands Master Class

Date(s)28 July 2017
OrganisationInstitute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands
DetailsThe Master class will provide a policy and professional overview of key issues affecting older people and will also have a practical element.
Contact Tel: 0121 466 4070, Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.org.uk 

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The State Pension Age and Priorities for Policy - Retirement, Fairness and Impact on the Pensions Industry

Date(s)12 September 2017
OrganisationWestminster Employment Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueLondon
ContactThomas Overend : F: 01344 420121 Tel: 01344 864796, Email:
Web linkwww.westminsteremploymentforum.co.uk 

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Australian Social Policy Conference

Date(s)25-27 September 2017
OrganisationUniversity of New South Wales
LocationSydney Australia
DetailsConference themes include: poverty, welfare and social inequality;environment and social policy; disability and care; ageing; and indigenous peoples.
Contact Tel: +61 2 9385 7800, Email:
Web linkwww.aspc.unsw.edu.auCached 

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Demography, Ageing and Health: Emerging Researchers Conference

Date(s)26-28 September 2017
OrganisationUniversity of Oxford
LocationOxford England
VenueOxford Martin School
Contact 34 Broad Street Oxford OX1 3BD Tel: , Email: administrator@ageing.ox.ac.uk
Web linkhttp://tinyurl.com/Demography-Ageing-and-Health 

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National Children and Adult Services Conference 2017

Date(s)11-13 October 2017
OrganisationLocal Government Association
LocationBournemouth England
Web linkwww.local.gov.uk/events 

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Evidence for Action in an Aging World CAG 2017

Date(s)19-21 October 2017
OrganisationCanadian Association on Gerontology
LocationWinnipeg Canada
VenueFairmont Winnipeg
Contact 2 Lombard Place Winnipeg Manitoba Tel: , Email:
Web linkhttp://CAG2017.ca 

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5th International Workshop on the Socio-economics of Ageing

Date(s)27 October 2017
OrganisationLisbon School of Economics and Management
LocationLisbon Portugal
ContactSandra Araújo Tel: , Email: iwsea@iseg.utl.pt
Web linkhttp://www.iwsea.pt 

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Aging and Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference

Date(s)3-4 November 2017
OrganisationAging and Society Research Network
LocationBerkeley United States of America
DetailsFour key themes: economic and demographic perspectives on ageing; public policy and public perspectives on aging; medical perspectives on ageing, health, wellness; and social and cultural perspectives on ageing.
VenueUniversity of California at Berkeley
Web linkhttp://agingandsociety.com/2017 

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Institute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands Annual Conference

Date(s)17 November 2017
OrganisationInstitute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands
DetailsNo further details available.
Contact Tel: 0121 466 4070, Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.org.uk 

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