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  February 2017

Working Together With Our Communities: Dying Matters Launch Event

Date(s)1 February 2017
OrganisationDying Matters
LocationWirral England
VenueWirral Hospice St Johns
Contact Mount Road Higher Bebington Wirral CH63 6JE Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.dyingmatters.org/page/dates-your-diary-2017 

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Migration and Families in Europe: National and Local Perspectives at a Time of Euroscepticism

Date(s)7-8 February 2017
OrganisationManchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)
LocationManchester England
DetailsOrganised by the ESRC Centre on Dynamics of Diversity (CoDE), this conference will explore a range of topics including ageing and elderly migration; refugee families; and the movement of families to and within the EU.
VenueUniversity of Manchester
Contact Sackville Street Manchester M1 3BB Tel: +44 (0)161 306 6000, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp:/www.manchester.ac.uk/ 

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Palliative and End of Life Care: Tackling Variations, Eradicating Inequalities

Date(s)9 February 2017
OrganisationOpen Forum Events
LocationManchester England
DetailsThe conference will seek to address where and why the anomalies arise in the standards of provision and how equity in access, quality and experience can be achieved for all terminally ill people, across all of society.
VenueManchester Conference Centre
Contact Sackville Street Manchester M1 3BB Tel: 0161 3769007, Fax: , Email: tickets@openforum.co.uk
Web linkhttp://www.openforumevents.co.uk/ 

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Second World Disability and Rehabilitation Conference 2017

Date(s)9-10 February 2017
OrganisationInternational Institute of Knowledge Management and Bradman University USA
LocationColombo Sri Lanka
Web linkhttp://disabilityconference.co/home 

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Personalisation and the New Landscape of Disability Care and Support: Possibilities for Social Inclusion and Belonging

Date(s)14 February 2017
OrganisationUniversity of New South Wales
LocationSydney Australia
DetailsSeminar given by Dr Ed Hall, University of Dundee, presenting a critique of personalisation in the UK and Australia.
VenueUNSW
Contact Room 221/223 Level 2, John Goodsell Building UNSW Kensignton Tel: , Fax: , Email:

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Better Transfers of Care for Older People

Date(s)21 February 2017
OrganisationKing's Fund
DetailsDrawing on the findings from recent reports by the King's Fund, Healthwatch England, the National Audit Office, the Care Quality Commission and the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, this event will explore the causes of delayed transfers of care and demonstrate ways they can be prevented.
VenueKing's Fund
Contact 11-13 Cavendish Square London W1G OAN Tel: 020 7307 2409, Fax: , Email: events@kingsfund.org.uk
Web linkwww.kingsfund.org.uk/events 

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Better Transfers of Care for Older People: How to Improve Transitions From Hospital

Date(s)21 February 2017
OrganisationKing's Fund
LocationLondon England
VenueKing's Fund
Contact Cavendish Square London W1G OAN Tel: 020 7307 2409, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.kingsfund.org.uk/events 

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Great Expectations: Does Living in a Retirement Village Extend Life Expectancy?

Date(s)22 February 2017
OrganisationILC-UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe event will host the launch of a new report 'Does Living in A Retirement Village Extend Life Expectancy?'.
VenueCass Business School
Contact 106 Bunhill Row London EC1Y 8TZ Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.ilcuk.org 

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Hospital Mortality Summit

Date(s)22 February 2017
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsAims to look at how avoidable deaths in hospitals can be reduced and monitored through a range of measures which will replace the single hospital wide HSMR approach. Areas covered will include: mortality audits, internal inspection, mortality reviews, case note reviews, early identification of care problems and the patient voice as an early warning system.
VenueThe Studio, Birmingham
Contact 7 Cannon Street Birmingham B2 5EP Tel: 01932 429933, Fax: , Email: jayne@hc-uk.org.uk
Web linkwww.heealthcareconferences.co.uk 

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Addressing Chronic Diseases and Healthy Ageing Across Europe

Date(s)27-28 February 2017
OrganisationJA-CHRODIS
LocationBrussels Belgium
VenueThon Hotel Brussels
Contact Avenue du Boulevard 17 1210 Brussels Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://chrodis.eu 

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March 2017

Using the UK research base to support evidence-based policymaking

Date(s)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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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 Plaze
Contact 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1EQ Tel: , Fax: , Email: events@local.gov.uk
Web linkhttps:lgaevents.local.gov.uk 

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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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterhealthforum.co.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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , Email: nationalconference2017@agescotland.org.uk

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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, Fax: , 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, Fax: Jeanette Lane, 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, Fax: , 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: , Fax: , Email: j.j.piggin@lboro.ac.uk
Web linkhttp://www.seminars.ecehh.org/ 

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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, Fax: , 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: , Fax: , 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 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: , Fax: , Email: ac2017@dynage.uzh.ch
Web linkhttp://eucas.org/conference/a-c-2017/ 

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May 2017 and beyond

CGNA 2017: Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Health Care For Those Who Shaped Canada

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: , Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterhealthforum.co.uk 

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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: , Fax: , Email: agen@iafor.org
Web linkhttp://iafor.org/conferences/agen2017 

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

Date(s)23-27 July 2017
OrganisationInternational Association of Gerontological Societies IAGG
LocationSan Francisco, Calif 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, Fax: , 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, Fax: Jeanette Lane, Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.org.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, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.aspc.unsw.edu.auCached 

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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: , Fax: , 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: , Fax: , 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, Fax: Jeanette Lane, Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.org.uk 

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