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  July 2016

Outdoor Natural Environments: An Active Space for the Older Adult?

Date(s)1 July 2016
OrganisationESRC
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis free seminar will examine the role of outdoor environments in supporting physical activity and associated health and wellbeing amongst older people. Speakers will include representatives from Public Health England, TCV/Green Gym and university researchers investigating the role of the environment in older people's physical activity.
VenueRoots and Shoots
ContactBen Wheeler Walnut Tree Walk Kennington London SE11 6DN Tel: , Fax: , Email: B.W.Wheeler@exeter.ac.uk

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45th Annual BSG Conference 2016

Date(s)6-8 July 2016
OrganisationBritish Society of Gerontology
LocationStirling Scotland
VenueUniversity of Stirling
Web linkhttp://www.bsg.org 

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Attendance Allowance: The Evidence and the Options for Local Government

Date(s)11 July 2016
OrganisationStrategic Society Centre
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis free event will see the launch of a new report reviewing academic research on the reach and distributional effects of Attendance Allowance, and evaluating the pros and cons of options for transferring it to local authorities. Speakers include: Neil Coyle MP, Work and Pensions Committee, Professor Ruth Hancock, University of East Anglia, and James Lloyd,Director, Strategic Society Centre.
VenueHouses of Parliament
Contact Committee Room 10 Houses of Parliament London SW1A 0AA Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.strateticsociety.org/events 

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Resilience in Older People: Focus on Resources

Date(s)14 July 2016
OrganisationNIHR School for Social Care Research and Age UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsFree event
Speaker(s)Professor Martin Knapp Rachael Docking and Anna Dixon Professor Jill Manthorpe
VenueLondon School of Economics
Contact TW2.9.04, Tower 2 LSE 2 Clement's Inn London WC2A 2AZ Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.eventbrite.co.uk 

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Ethics Seminar

Date(s)15 July 2016
OrganisationRoyal College of Nursing
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsAt RCN Congress in 2015, there was a debate about whether to use surveillance for the purpose of ensuring the delivery of safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care services. This free seminar, organised with the Institute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands and the National Council of Women will address this issue from the perspective of the nursing profession, of the nursing and care home and of the residents of care homes and their families.
VenueRCN West Midlands Office
ContactAlice Baillie-Lane 58-62 Hagley Road Birmingham B16 8PE Tel: 0207 647 3609, Fax: , Email: alice.baillie-lane@rcn.org.uk
Web linkwww.rcn.org.uk/events 

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Test Your Knowledge About Ageing: ILC-UK Ageing Society Pub Quiz and 2016 Factpack Launch

Date(s)18 July 2016
OrganisationInternational Longevity Centre ILC-UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe launch of the 2016 factpack will be at a pub quiz. The focus of the pack will be on the challenges and opportunities of housing in an ageing society.
VenueThe Griffin Room
Contact Counting House 50 Cornhill London EC3V 3PD Tel: 0207 340 0440, Fax: , Email: info@ilcuk.org.uk
Web linkhttp://www.ilcuk.org.uk/ 

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Reforming the Precept: Social Care and the Future of Local Government Finance

Date(s)19 July 2016
OrganisationStrategic Society Centre
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe introduction of the 'social care precept' represents the first time that councils have been given specific tax-raising powers for social care but it comes at a time when the government is fundamentally restructuring the entire system of financing local government in England. In this context, policy makers will need to look again at the design of the social care precept, how the precept fits with the aims of reform of local government financing, and how the financing of the social care system can be put on a sustainable footing. Free event.
VenueStratetic Society Centre
Contact 332-36 Loman Street London SE1 0EH Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.strategicssociety.org.uk 

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August 2016

2016 Florida Conference on Aging

Date(s)8-10 August 2016
OrganisationFlorida Council on Ageing
LocationOrlando USA
VenueCaribe Royale Hotel
Contact 8101 World Center Drive Orlando FL 32821 Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://fcoa.org 

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European Population Conference 2016

Date(s)31 August-3 September 2016
OrganisationEuropean Association for Population Studies
LocationMainz Germany
DetailsThe main topic will be 'Demographic change and policy implications' and themes will include: life course; ageing and international relations; mortality and longevity; health, wellbeing and morbidity; and international migration.
VenueMainz, Germany
Web linkhttp://www.epc2016.princeton.edu/ 

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September 2016

Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk

Date(s)1 September - 31 October 2016
OrganisationAlzheimer's Society
Location England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales
DetailsMemory Walk sees thousands of people taking part in 31 walks across England, Wales and Northern Ireland during September and October. For walks in Scotland, contact www.memorywalksscotland.org. Open to people of all ages and abilities, the walks are to celebrate loved ones affected by dementia, and to raise money.
Contact Tel: 0300 330 5452, Fax: , Email:
Web linkmemorywalk.org.uk 

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Next Steps for Delivering the New Models of Care and Vanguard Sites

Date(s)12 September 2016
OrganisationWestminster Employment Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueCentral London
ContactSam Dolton Tel: 01344 864796, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.westminsteremploymentforumprojects.co.uk 

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Liberal Democrats Autumn Conference

Date(s)17-20 September 2016
OrganisationLiberal Democrats
LocationBrighton England
VenueThe Brighton Centre
Contact King's Rd Brighton BN1 2GR Tel: 020 7022 0988, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.libdems.org.uk/conference 

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The Health and Social Care Conference 2016: Enhanced, Efficient and Effective Care Through Integration and Technology

Date(s)20 September 2016
OrganisationUniversity of Salford
LocationSalford England
DetailsCoverage includes funding and budgets; national policy; workforce and skills; integration; and devolution.
VenueAdelphi House
Contact University of Salford Tel: 0800 298 2460, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.salford.ac.uk/onecpd 

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Moving and Handling People North

Date(s)21-22 September 2016
OrganisationDisabled Living Foundation
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne England
DetailsAimed at practitioners involved in moving and handling people in healthcare. Workshops,seminars and equipment suppliers.
VenueNewcastle Racecourse
Contact 4th Floor Jessica House Red Lion Square London SW18 4LS Tel: 0207 2896111, Fax: , Email: mhp@dlf.org.uk
Web linkwww.dlf.org.uk 

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Innovative Approaches to End-of-life Care

Date(s)22 September 2016
OrganisationKing's Fund
LocationLondon England
VenueKing's Fund
Contact King's Fund London W1G 0AN Tel: 0207 307 2596, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.kingsfund.org.uk/events 

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Think European - Act Locally: New Business Models and Success Stories in the Provision of Care, Housing and Services for the Elderly

Date(s)22-23 September 2016
OrganisationEuropean Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (EAHSA)
LocationLyon France
VenueLyon Convention Centre - Cite Internationale
Contact 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle Lyon - 69463 Tel: +33 (0) 472 822626, Fax: , Email: info@ccc-lyon.com
Web linkwww.eahsa2016lyon.eu 

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Labour Party Annual Conference

Date(s)25-28 September 2016
OrganisationLabour Party
LocationLiverpool England
VenueACC Liverpool
Contact Tel: 0345 092 3311, Fax: , Email: conferenceservices@labour.org.uk
Web linkhttp://www.labour.org.uk/pages/annual-conference-2016 

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10th World Conference of Gerontechnology

Date(s)28-30 September 2016
OrganisationInternational Society for Gerontechnology
LocationNice France
DetailsThe theme is Sustainable humanity.
VenueCentre Universitaire Méditerranéen
Contact 65 Promenade des Anglais 06000 NICE France Tel: +33(0)170393553, Fax: , Email: info@isg2016.org
Web linkhttp://www.isg2016.org 

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October 2016 and beyond

Conservative Party Conference

Date(s)2-5 October 2016
OrganisationConservative Party
LocationBirmingham England
VenueICC and Hyatt Regency Hotel
Contact Tel: +44 (0) 20 7222 9000, Fax: , Email: registration@conservativepartyconference.com
Web linkhttps://conservativepartyconference.com/index/ 

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Integrated Care Summit 2016

Date(s)11 October 2017
OrganisationKing's Fund
LocationLondon England
DetailsBuilding on its report, Place-based systems of care, the summit will explore the ways NHS organisations and their partners can collaborate in order to meet the needs of the population they serve.Showcasing learning from national and international accountable care systems, as well as other emerging new care models, conference sessions will provide a key opportunity to hear and learn from local areas on the journey towards more systemic and integrated approaches to improving population health.
VenueKing's Fund
Contact London W1G 0AN Tel: 020 7307 2596, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.kingsfund.org.uk/events/annual-integrated-care-summit-2016?utm_source=The%2 0King%27s%20Fund%20Marketing%20Account&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=7152680_J548_MKT_Integrated%20Care%20Summit%202016_launch&utm_ content=Find%20out%20more%20and%20register%20button&dm_i=21AF,49B1K,ME0V1B,FJSQG,1 

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VII International Social and Applied Gerontology Symposium

Date(s)19-20 October 2016
OrganisationISAGS
LocationAntalya Turkey
DetailsTopics will include: safe, accessible and affordable housing; support and relief of family and other informal caregivers; prevention and reduction of elder mistreatment; participation and empowerment of older people; elimination of ageism; focus on evidenced based policy to support the health and well-being of older people; ethical and political considerations surrounding the increasing longevity of population cohorts; and building educational initiatives into a life course approach to improve health literacy among disadvantaged population groups.
VenueAkdeniz University Conference Hall
Contact Ibrahim Sencan Gerontology Center Akdeniz University Campus 07058 Antalya Turkey Tel: +90 242 227 4400 (Ext 4188), Fax: , Email: contact@gerosymp2016.com
Web linkhttp://gerosymp2016.com 

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Policy Priorities for Social Care in England: Funding, Access and Supporting the Workforce

Date(s)25 October 2016
OrganisationWestminster Social Policy Forum
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis seminar focuses on next steps for social care in England, examining such issues as the integration of health and social care services at a local level; funding social care services; and developing the social care workforce.
VenueCentral London
ContactMichael Ryan Tel: 01344 864796, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.westminstersocialpolicyforum.co.uk 

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Critical Approaches to E/m-health for Active Living in Older Age

Date(s)9 November 2016
OrganisationESRC
LocationBath England
DetailsE-health is increasingly positioned as a means to promote independent living, sustainable health care systems and a competitive market of innovative products responding to the needs of older people. This free seminar will combine the expertise of service providers, users, technology businesses and researchers to critically engage with the phenomenon (its potential, pros and challenges) and identify future research directions that have relevance for health policy moving forward.
VenueUniversity of Bath
ContactCassandra Phoenix Tel: , Fax: , Email: C.Phoenix@exeter.ac.uk
Web linkhttp://www.seminars.ecehh.org/critical-ehealth 

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The Second Annual Future of Ageing Conference

Date(s)9 November 2016
OrganisationILC-UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe second International Longevity Centre Future of Ageing conference.
VenueCentral Hall Westminster
Contact Storey's Gate London SW1H 9NH Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://ilcuk.org.uk 

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Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners

Date(s)22 November 2016
OrganisationHealth Care Conferences UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsFacilitated by Christopher Fincken, Chair, the UK Council of Caldicott Guardians, this one day course will provide an introduction to the Caldicott Guardians role.
VenueHallam Conference Centre
Contact Tel: 01932 429933, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/events 

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MOPACT Project Final Conference

Date(s)29 November 2016
OrganisationAge Platform Europe and others
LocationBrussels Belgium
DetailsThis conference will present the outcome of the 4-year EU-funded projet MOPACT - Making longevity an asset for economic and social development. More information to follow.
Venueto be arranged

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Enhanced Health in Care Homes: Lessons from the Vanguards on Integration in Practice

Date(s)6 December 2016
OrganisationKing's Fund
DetailsEnhances health in care homes is one of the new models set out in the NHS five year forward view. Eighteen months on from the launch of the six vanguard sites, this conference is times to assess their progress in providing older people with better, more joined-up care and rehabilitation services.
Speaker(s)Professor David Oliver, President,British Geriatrics Society William Roberts, National Care Homes Lead Dr Nicola Walsh, Asst Director of Leadership Development, King's Fund
ContactMichael Spencer Tel: 020 7307 2482, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.kingsfund.org.uk/events 

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The Future of NICE in Health and Social Care

Date(s)12 January 2017
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueCentral London
ContactSam Dolton Tel: 01344 864796, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterhealthforum.co.uk 

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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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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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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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