Events
 
  February 2018

Dignity Action Day

Date(s)1 February 2018
OrganisationNational Dignity Council
DetailsThe day aims to ensure that people who use care services are treated as individuals and are given choice, control and a sense of purpose in their daily lives.
Contact Tel: , Email: info@dignityincare.org.uk
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AgeingFit 2018

Date(s)6-7 February 2018
OrganisationAgeingFit
LocationNice France
DetailsAgeingFit is the first European business convention dedicated to innovation in the healthy ageing sector, gathering all actors in the innovation cycle from research to market, along with the key players in regulation and evaluation with the objective of identifying future market needs and promoting current innovative products and services for the senior market.
VenueNice Acropolis
ContactMathieu Delmotte Palais des Congres 1 Esplanade Kennedy F-06302 Nice France Tel: +33 (0)3 28 55 90 60, Email: mdelmotte@eurasate.com
Web linkhttp://www.ageingfit-event.com/ 

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Dementia Carers Programme

Date(s)9-11 February 2018
OrganisationRoyal Surgical Aid Society
LocationSwindon England
DetailsThese free three day programmes are for family carers of people living with dementia. They aim to enhance understanding of dementia and build on skills and confidence in caring, with time to explore practical approaches. The RSAS is currently developing the RSAS Dementia Carers Centre which as well as giving support to enhance caring skills, will also enable carers to access information and receive social therapeutic interventions.
VenueChiseldon House Hotel
ContactSimona Fornarino Swindon SN4 0NE Tel: +44 (0)79090987, Email: support@thersas.org.uk
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Facilitating the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Course

Date(s)13-14 February 2018
OrganisationDementia Services Development Centre
LocationStirling Scotland
DetailsThe Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme is a learning resource for all frontline health and social care staff. Learners are supported by facilitators in their own practice setting. The programme is designed for all staff working in any care environment, including hospitals, care homes, day care, domiciliary/home care and housing staff.
VenueDSDC
Contact Dementia Services Development Centre Iris Murdoch Building Stirling FK9 4LA Tel: , Email:
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The Health and Social Care Workforce in England: Recruitment, Retention and The Impact of Brexit

Date(s)15 February 2018
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueCentral London
Contact Tel: +44 (0)1344 864796, Email:
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Vital Topics: A World Without Retirement

Date(s)15 February 2018
OrganisationUniversity of Manchester, Alliance Business School
Speaker(s)David Sinclair, International Longevity Centre, Debbie Price, Professor of Social Gerontology; Chris Phillipson, Professor of Gerontology, University of Manchester; Vincent Reboul, Managing Director Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance; Shri Rengasamy, Mercer.
VenueMBS East
Contact Alliance Manchester Business School 2 Booth St E Manchester M13 9SS Tel: , Email:
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Innovation in Care: Stories of Inter-generational Action

Date(s)12 February 2018
OrganisationNightingale Hammerson and Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE), Goldsmiths College
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe conference will hear from a wide range of professionals leading programmes to bring children and the elderly together with examples of social innovation from within elderly care homes, early years nurseries, and hospitals, from small community-based initiatives to those tackling change on a large scale.
VenueProfessor Stuart Hall Building
Contact Goldsmiths College University of London New Cross London SE14 6NW Tel: , Email:
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Sustainable Ageing: Older People and European Public Policy Beyond 2020

Date(s)20 February 2018
OrganisationRoyal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts
LocationBrussels Belgium
DetailsThe 3rd European Policy Seminar of COST Action Reducing Old-Age Exclusion in Europe, ROSEnet (CA 15122).
VenueThrone Room
Contact Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium Palace of the Academies Hertogsstraat 1 1000 Brussels Tel: , Email:
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A Psychosocial Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Parkinsonian Dementias

Date(s)21 February 2018
OrganisationManchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)
LocationManchester England
DetailsCognitive Stimulation Therapy for Parkinson s disease (CST-PD) is a new therapy that has been developed to address the mental and emotional challenges that can decrease quality of life for people with dementia and their companions. The therapy involves engaging in structured, enjoyable activities that support memory, stimulate communication and enhance well-being. MICRA has recently investigated the feasibility of rolling out CST-PD as a large-scale study in UK and in this afternoon of short talks it will describe the development of the therapy and present the early findings from the pilot trial, discuss the challenges associated with using questionnaires to assesses changes in disease symptoms and well-being, and introduce alternative outcome measures.
VenueSaint Peters House
Contact Oxford Road Manchester M13 9GH Tel: , Email: suzanne.booth@manchester.ac.uk
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Early-Mid Stage Dementia Training for Art Practitioners 

Date(s)21 February 2018
OrganisationCreative Arts East
LocationNorwich England
DetailsThis event will provide an introduction to dementia, explore effective ways of reducing challenges faced by professionals and carers and how best to involve people in creative activities.
VenueUniversity of East Anglia
Contact Edith Cavell Building University of East Anglia Norwich Research Park NR4 7TJ Tel: +44 (0)1953 713390, Email: julie@creativeartseast.co.uk
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Telecare For Older People: Are We Getting The Best Out Of It?

Date(s)21 February 2018
OrganisationSocial Care Workforce Research Unit and Making Research Count
LocationLondon England
VenueKing's College London
ContactJanet Noble King's College London Strand London WC2R 2LS Tel: , Email: janet.noble@kcl.ac.uk
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ODESSA Project End of Award Conference

Date(s)23 February 2018
OrganisationUniversity of Sheffield
LocationSheffield England
DetailsODESSA (Optimising Care Delivery Models to Support Ageing-in-Place) is a three-year £1 million venture working with people who are over the traditional retirement age to find new and innovative ways of adapting a person's home so that they can live independently for longer and avoid residential care.
Speaker(s)David Sinclair,Director International Longevity Centre UK; Anthea Tinker, Professor of Social Gerontology, King's College London; Chris Nugent, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Ulster University; Anne Laferrere, INSEE, University Paris Dauphine, ODESSA WP2 leader.
VenueMercure St Paul's Hotel and Spa
Contact 119 Norfold Street Sheffield S1 2JE Tel: , Email: odessaproject@sheffield.ac.uk
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Successful Ageing: A Multi-professional Approach

Date(s)26 February 2018
OrganisationRoyal Society of Medicine
LocationLondon England
DetailsA joint meeting between the Food and Health Forum and the General Practice with Primary Healthcare and Geriatrics and Gerontology Sections of the RSM. It will bring together older adult and expert views on topics such as diet and prevention of dementia, what successful ageing means to an older adult, drug-nutrient interactions, malnutrition in vulnerable older people and preventing hospital re-admissions through good nutrition. Delegates will focus on keeping an ageing population healthy, active and socially included. ,
VenueRoyal Society of Medicine
ContactHatty Grant 1 Wimpole Street LONDON W1G 0AE Tel: +44(0)7290 2984, Email: food@rsm.ac.uk
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Conference of Partners of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

Date(s)27 February 2018
OrganisationAge Platform Europe
LocationBrussels Belgium
DetailsThis event will be dedicated to reviewing the action plans of the Action Groups and the Reference Sites Collaborative Network, and especially how these plans are aligned with the European Commission policy activities, notably the "Transformation of health and care in the digital single market" that was announced in the mid-term review of the European Commission's Digital Single Market.
Contact Tel: +3222801470, Email: info@age-platform-eu
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Dementia Carers Programme

Date(s)27 February-1 March 2018
OrganisationRoyal Surgical Aid Society
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsThese free three day programmes are for family carers of people living with dementia. They aim to enhance understanding of dementia and build on skills and confidence in caring, with time to explore practical approaches. The RSAS is currently developing the RSAS Dementia Carers Centre which as well as giving support to enhance caring skills, will also enable carers to access information and receive social therapeutic interventions.
VenueEaton Hotel
ContactSimona Fornarino Edgbaston Birmingham B16 9NB Tel: +44 (0)79090987, Email: support@thersas.org.uk
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March 2018

Celebrating Age Sharing Seminar

Date(s)1 March 2018
OrganisationFamily Arts Campaign
LocationLeeds England
DetailsThe biennial Celebrating Age Sharing Seminars are an opportunity to share learning, insights and practical recommendations for age-friendly working, as well as to meet cultural professionals working towards age inclusivity in a wide variety of contexts across the country.
VenueCarriageworks Theatre
Contact The Electric Press 3 Millennium Square Leeds LS2 3AD Tel: +44(0)20 3198 6106, Email: clair@thealbany.org.uk
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LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference and Exhibition 2018: Narrowing the Health Inequalities Gap

Date(s)1 March 2018
OrganisationLocal Government Association and Association of Directors of Public Health
LocationLondon England
Speaker(s)Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair, ukactive; Professor Tom Kirkwood CBE, Professor Emeritus, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing
VenueVictoria Park Plaza
Contact 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1EQ Tel: , Email: events@local.gov.uk
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Resilience: Older People and Social Care

Date(s)1 March 2018
OrganisationKing's College London
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe tenth annual joint conference from Age UK London, Social Care Workforce Research Unit and Making Research Count at King s College London.
Speaker(s)Professor Jill Manthorpe,Director SCWRU; Dr Kate Walters, Director, Centre for Ageing and Population Studies; Dave Martin, Associate, Centre for Policy on Ageing
VenueHenriette Raphael Function Room
Contact King s College London Guy s Campus London SE1 9RT Tel: , Email:
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Falls Prevention and Management in Older People: Reducing Falls and Harm From Falls

Date(s)2 March 2018
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis conference focuses on falls prevention and management in older people, reducing falls and harm from falls, and monitoring progress against the National Quality Standard. The conference will also discuss the NEW Quality Standard for Falls Prevention published in January 2017 as well as advice for implementing the Quality Statements in practice, and learning from National Falls Improvement Collaborative Sites.
Speaker(s)Professor Cameron Swift (chair), Emeritus Professon and Consultant Physician, King's College London
VenueDe Vere West One Conference Centre
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W1B 1PR Tel: +44 (0)1932 429933, Email:
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Dementia Carers Programme

Date(s)6-8 March 2018
OrganisationRoyal Surgical Aid Society
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsThese free three day programmes are for family carers of people living with dementia. They aim to enhance understanding of dementia and build on skills and confidence in caring, with time to explore practical approaches. The RSAS is currently developing the RSAS Dementia Carers Centre which as well as giving support to enhance caring skills, will also enable carers to access information and receive social therapeutic interventions.
VenueEaton Hotel
ContactSimona Fornarino Edgbaston Birmingham B16 9NB Tel: +44 (0)79090987, Email: support@thersas.org.uk
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Priorities for Improving Care for Older People in England: Funding, Service Redesign and Meeting the Demands of an Ageing Population

Date(s)9 March 2018
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
DetailsIn light of the Government s commitment to consult on the future of funding adult social care, delegates will discuss the next steps for delivering high quality and cost-effective services, and the progress on implementing Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, as well as the impact of current measures, such as the additional funding allocated to social care in the Spring Budget.
Speaker(s)Professor Martin Vernon, National Clinical Director for Integration and Frail Elderly, NHS England; andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, CQC; Nuzhat Ali, Public Health England; Dr John Skidmore, Alzheimer s Research UK Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute; Ashley McDougall, National Audit Office; Daniel McDonnell, NHS England; Richard Stubbs, Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network and North of England Active Healthy Ageing Operations Group; Janet Morrison, Independent Age, Campaign to End Loneliness and Reconnections. Chair: Baroness Greengross
VenueCentral London
ContactSam Dolton Tel: 01344864796, Email:
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Meeting the Challenge of Dementia: Reducing Risk, Raising Awareness and Delivering High-Quality Dementia Care

Date(s)13 March 2018
OrganisationPublic Policy Exchange
LocationLondon England
VenueCentral London
Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 3137 8630, Email: info@publicpolicyexchange.co.uk
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Undoing Aging: Accelerating Rejuvenation Therapies to Repair the Damage of Aging

Date(s)15-17 March 2018
OrganisationSENS Foundation and Forever Health Foundation
LocationBerlin Germany
DetailsThe focus is on the cellular and molecular repair of age-related damage as the basis of therapies to bring ageing under full medical control. The conference provides a platform for the existing science community that already works on damage repair and at the same time offers interested scientists and students a first-hand understanding of the current state of this new field of biomedical research.
VenueUmspannwerk Alexanderplatz
Contact Voltairestraße 5 10179 Berlin Tel: , Email:
Web linkhttps://www.undoing-aging.org 

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New Historical Perspectives on Ageing and the Life Course

Date(s)19-20 March 2018
OrganisationUniversity of Leeds
LocationLeeds England
DetailsThis two-day conference will bring together scholars whose work engages with the past, to share new perspectives on the role and value of historical approaches to ageing across disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences.
VenueUniversity of Leeds
Contact Weetwood Hall Leeds Tel: , Email:
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Alzheimer's Research UK Conference

Date(s)20-21 March 2018
OrganisationAlzheimer's Research UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe conference will cover a wide range of topics including: presenilins; synaptic dysfunction; metabolism, ageing and neurodegeneration; targeting tau; insights from other diseases; and novel drugs and drug targets for dementia.
VenueQueen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
Contact Broad Sanctuary London SW1P 3EE Tel: , Email: conference@alzheimersresearchuk.org
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Later Life In Scotland: Taking The Long View

Date(s)20 March 2018
OrganisationAge Scotland
LocationGlasgow Scotland
DetailsAge Scotland's national conference and awards ceremony.
Speaker(s)Pennie Taylor, freelance journalist; Jackie Bird, tv and radio presenter; Robin Means, Emeritus Professor of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England; Jackie Kay, poet and Scots Makar; Chris JS Wilson, freelance choreographer; Still Dancing, Dance House Glasgow's performance company of older dancers
VenueRadisson Blu Hotel
Contact 301 Argyle Street Glasgow G2 8DL Tel: +44 (0)333 323 2400, Email: nationalconference2018@agescotland.org.uk
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Priorities for the Future of Health and Social Care in Wales

Date(s)20 March 2018
OrganisationPolicy Forum for Wales
LocationCardiff Wales
Speaker(s)Dr Ruth Hussey, Chair, Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care; Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales; Dr Jane Fenton-May, Vice Chair, Policy and Public Affairs, RCGP Wales; Andrew Griffiths, Chief Information Officer for Health and Director, NHS Wales Informatics Service; Jonathan Griffiths, Director of Social Services and Leisure, Pembrokeshire County Council; Helen Howson, Director, Bevan Commission; Professor Marcus Longley, Chair, Cwm Taf University Health Board; Sara Moseley, Director, Mind Cymru and Professor Ceri Phillips, Head of College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University and Professor of Health Economics, Swansea Centre for Health Economics
VenueCentral Cardiff
Contact Tel: +44 (0)1344 864796, Email:
Web linkwww.policyforumforwales.co.uk 

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The Future of Pensions Auto-enrolment Policy: Engagement, Coverage and Contribution Levels

Date(s)20 March 2018
OrganisationWestminster Business Forum
LocationLondon England
Speaker(s)Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope, Chair; Jackie Oatway, Automatic Enrolment Programme Director, Department for Work and Pensions; Darren Ryder, Director of Automatic Enrolment, the Pensions Regulator; Jamie Jenkins, Head of Pensions Strategy, Standard Life, Chair Lead for Engagement, Government Review of Automatic Enrolment; Ruston Smith, Trustee Director, The People s Pension, Chair Lead for Coverage, Government Review of Automatic Enrolment; Chris Curry, Director, Pensions Policy Institute
VenueCentral London
ContactMarc Gammon Tel: +44 (0)1344 864796, Email:
Web linkwww.westminsterbusinessforum.co.uk 

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Dementia Carers Programme

Date(s)23-25 March 2018
OrganisationRoyal Surgical Aid Society
LocationSolihull England
DetailsThese free three day programmes are for family carers of people living with dementia. They aim to enhance understanding of dementia and build on skills and confidence in caring, with time to explore practical approaches. The RSAS is currently developing the RSAS Dementia Carers Centre which as well as giving support to enhance caring skills, will also enable carers to access information and receive social therapeutic interventions.
VenueSt Johns Hotel
ContactSimona Fornarino Solihull B91 1AT Tel: +44 (0)79090987, Email: support@thersas.org.uk
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Aging in America

Date(s)26-29 March 2018
OrganisationAmerican Society on Aging
LocationSan Francisco United States
VenueHilton San Francisco
Contact Union Square 333 O Farrell Street San Francisco, CA 94102 Tel: , Email:
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April 2018

Dementia Quality of Care: Personal-Accessible-Original

Date(s)12 April 2018
OrganisationOpen Forum Events
LocationManchester England
VenueThe Bridgewater Hall
Contact Lower Mosley Street Manchester M2 3WS Tel: +44(0)161 376 9007, Email:
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Dementia 2020

Date(s)17 April 2018
OrganisationGovConnect
LocationLondon England
Speaker(s)Jeremy Hughes CBE Chief Executive Alzheimer`s Society; Margaret Willcox OBE President ADASS; Hilary Evans Chief Executive Alzheimer's Research UK; Andrea Sutcliffe Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care Care Quality Commission;Professor Gillian Leng CBE Director for Health and Social Care NICE; Sarah Pickup OBE Deputy Chief Executive Local Government Association
VenueRoyal Society of Medicine
Contact 1 Wimpole Street London W1G 0AE Tel: +44 (0)161 246 6240, Email: enquiries@govconnect.org.uk
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Facilitating the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Course

Date(s)18-19 April 2018
OrganisationDementia Services Development Centre
LocationStirling Scotland
DetailsThe Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme is a learning resource for all frontline health and social care staff. Learners are supported by facilitators in their own practice setting. The programme is designed for all staff working in any care environment, including hospitals, care homes, day care, domiciliary/home care and housing staff.
VenueDSDC
Contact Dementia Services Development Centre Iris Murdoch Building Stirling FK9 4LA Tel: , Email:
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Tenth Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress

Date(s)18 April 2018
OrganisationCaring Times and Journal of Dementia
LocationEdinburgh Scotland
VenueMurrayfield Stadium
Contact Murrayfield Edinburgh EH12 5PJ Tel: , Email: events@hawkerpublications.com
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Next Steps for Devolution of Health and Social Care Services in England

Date(s)19 April 2018
OrganisationWestminster Health Forum
LocationLondon England
Speaker(s)Jonathan Walden, Commissioning Policy Lead, Department of Health, Professor Paul Johnstone, Regional Director, North of England, Public Health England, Dr Claire Fuller, Senior Responsible Officer, Surrey Heartlands Sustainability and Transformation Partnership and Clinical Chair, Surrey Downs NHS Clinical Commissioning Group, Lord Mawson (chair), Executive Chair, Well North Harry Quilter-Pinner, Research Fellow, Institute for Public Policy Research
VenueCentral London
ContactSam Dolton Tel: +44 (0)1344 864796, Email:
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Care Home Open Day 2018

Date(s)21 April 2018
DetailsThe theme of the day will be Linking Communities and is timed to link with International Care Home Day.
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Accountable Care Summit

Date(s)25 April 2018
OrganisationKing's Fund
LocationLondon England
DetailsThe conference will explore how accountable care models can support greater integration of services and improve population health; how NHS, local authority and third sector organisations are working together to integrate care through accountable care systems and partnerships in different parts of the country; and how the different models of accountable care fit together.
Speaker(s)Professor Chris Ham, Michael MacDonnell, Jim Mackey
VenueKing's Fund
Contact Cavendish Square London W1G 0AN Tel: +44 (0)20 7307 2409, Email: events@kingsfund.org.uk
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Dementia Carers Programme

Date(s)27-29 April 2018
OrganisationRoyal Surgical Aid Society
LocationSolihull England
DetailsThese free three day programmes are for family carers of people living with dementia. They aim to enhance understanding of dementia and build on skills and confidence in caring, with time to explore practical approaches. The RSAS is currently developing the RSAS Dementia Carers Centre which as well as giving support to enhance caring skills, will also enable carers to access information and receive social therapeutic interventions.
VenueSt Johns Hotel
ContactSimona Fornarino Solihull B91 1AT Tel: +44 (0)79090987, Email: support@thersas.org.uk
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May 2018 and beyond

24th Nordic Congress of Gerontology. Lessons of a Life Time

Date(s)2-4 May 2018
LocationOslo Norway
DetailsThe theme, Lessons of a life time, indicates that not only the state of being old is important, but also the journey individuals and societies travel to get there. We want to take stock of current scientific knowledge on individual and societal ageing, and we also wish to take a critical look at where we need to focus in the future. In what way can hard-earned lessons provide the wisdom and knowledge to guide us to improve ageing in current and future populations?
Contact Tel: +47 6128 7320, Email: 24nkg@gyro.no
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International Conference of Arts and Health. Sino European Summit

Date(s)7-9 May 2018
OrganisationCAET Journal and Chinese Adult Education Association
LocationAmsterdam The Netherlands
DetailsThis event is primarily intended for academics, practitioners and policy makers in the field of art performance, arts education, arts therapy, healthcare, psychology and psychotherapy who want to get involved in professional exchange and networking between China and the West.
Contact Tel: + 61 (0)2 8259 4400, Email:
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ISG's 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology. Evolving Designs for Our Future Selves

Date(s)7-11 May 2018
OrganisationInternational Society for Gerontechnology
LocationSt Petersburg United States of America
VenueHilton Bayfront Hotel
Contact 331 1st Street St. Petersburg Florida Tel: , Email: isg2018@sfu.ca
Web linkhttp://www.sfu.ca/isg2018 

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Caldicott Guardians National Annual Conference 2018

Date(s)14 May 2018
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationLondon England
VenueDe Vere West One
Contact 9-10 Portland Place London W1B 1PR Tel: , Email:
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Dying Matters Awareness Week

Date(s)14-20 May 2018
OrganisationDying Matters
Location England, Wales
DetailsDying Matters is a coalition of 32,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
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From Social Isolation to Inclusion. 27th Annual John K Friesen Conference

Date(s)16-17 May 2018
OrganisationCanadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
LocationVancouver Canada
VenueSegal Centre
Contact SFU Vancouver Campus 515 West Hastings Street Vancouver British Columbia Tel: , Email:
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Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference

Date(s)22-23 May 2018
OrganisationAlzheimer's Society
LocationLondon England
VenueThe Kia Oval
Contact Surrey County Cricket Club London SE11 5SS Tel: 0207 423 5164, Email: allison.jackaman@alzheimers.org.uk
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18th International Conference on Integrated Care

Date(s)23-25 May 2018
OrganisationInternational Foundation for Integrated Care
LocationUtrecht The Netherlands
Contact Tel: +353 87 100 6866, Email: miriamcurran@integratedcarefoundation.org
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Falls Prevention Summit 2018: Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls

Date(s)23 May 2018
OrganisationHealthcare Conferences UK
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsThis summit focuses on reducing inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls. Through national updates, practical case studies and learning from the national audit of inpatient falls, round 2 of which was published in 2017, the conference will provide a step by step guide to implementing the multiple interventions that have been proven to reduce falls in your service.
VenueStudio Conference Centre, Birmingham
Contact 7 Cannon Street Birmingham B2 5EP Tel: +44 (0)1932 429933, Email:
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London Creativity and Wellbeing Week

Date(s)4-10 June 2018
OrganisationLondon Arts in Health Forum
LocationLondon England
Web linkhttp://www.lahf.org.uk 

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Mission Impossible: Truth and Lies in the Age of Choice. International Dementia Conference

Date(s)7-8 June 2018
OrganisationDementia Centre and Hammond Care
LocationSydney Australia
VenueHilton Sydney
Contact 488 George St Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Tel: +61(0)2 8437 7355, Email: conference@dementia.com.au.
Web linkhttps://www.dementiaconference.com/ 

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AGen 2018. The Asian Conference on Aging and Gerontology

Date(s)8-10 June 2018
OrganisationInternational Academic Forum (IAFOR)
LocationKobe Japan
VenueArt Center Kobe
Contact 7 Chome-1-13 Kumochibashidori Chuo-ku Kobe-shi Hyogo-ken Japan 651-0055
Web linkhttps://agen.iafor.org/ 

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Facilitating the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Course

Date(s)13-14 June 2018
OrganisationDementia Services Development Centre
LocationStirling Scotland
DetailsThe Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme is a learning resource for all frontline health and social care staff. Learners are supported by facilitators in their own practice setting. The programme is designed for all staff working in any care environment, including hospitals, care homes, day care, domiciliary/home care and housing staff.
VenueDSDC
Contact Dementia Services Development Centre Iris Murdoch Building Stirling FK9 4LA Tel: , Email:
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Making Activity Meaningful for People with Dementia

Date(s)20-21 June 2018
OrganisationDementia Services Development Centre
LocationStirling Scotland
DetailsTraining for support staff from care settings (including volunteers) who work directly with people with dementia and staff who are nominated activity co-ordinators.
VenueDSDC
Contact Dementia Services Development Centre Iris Murdoch Building Stirling FK9 4LA Tel: , Email:
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Priorities For Older People's Care in Wales: Funding, New Models and Working Towards a  Dementia Friendly Wales 

Date(s)20 June 2018
OrganisationPolicy Forum for Wales
LocationCardiff Wales
VenueCentral Cardiff
Contact Tel: +44 (0)1344 864796, Email:
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Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia

Date(s)20-22 June 2018
OrganisationCampus Alberta Neuroscience and the Alberta Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia Community
LocationBanff, Alberta Canada
DetailsTopics of presentation and discussion will focus on: new frontiers of biomarker research, early detection and precision health application; neurodegeneration as a connect-opathy; cutting-edge rodent models and the path to diagnostics/ therapeutics; exercise and cognitive interventions for healthy brain aging and prevention of dementia; and applied research in dementia.
VenueBanff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Contact 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive Box 1020 Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5 Canada Tel: , Email:
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Ageing in an Unequal World, Shaping Environments for the 21st Century: 47th Annual British Society of Gerontology Conference

Date(s)4-6 July 2018
OrganisationBritish Society of Gerontology
LocationManchester England
Speaker(s)Armando Barrientos,Professor of Poverty and Social Justice, Global Development Institute,University of Manchester; Susanne Iwarsson, Professor in Gerontology, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden; Peter Lloyd-Sherlock,Professor of Social Policy and International Development, University of East Anglia; Professor Francie Lund, Senior Research Associate; James Nazroo, Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester and co-director, Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing
VenueUniversity of Manchester
Contact University Place Oxford Road Manchester MA13 9PL Tel: , Email: bsgconference2018@britishgerontology.org
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Digital Health and Care Congress

Date(s)10-11 July 2018
OrganisationKing's Fund
LocationLondon England
Contact King's Fund Cavendish Square London W1G 0AN Tel: , Email:
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International Federation on Ageing 14th Global Conference. Towards A Decade of Healthy Ageing: From Evidence to Action

Date(s)8-10 August 2018
OrganisationInternational Federation on Ageing
LocationToronto Canada
VenueChelsea Hotel Toronto
Web linkhttps://www.ifa2018.com/ 

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Aging and Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference: Aging, Life-course and Social Change - A Common Ground Conference

Date(s)18-19 September 2018
OrganisationAging and Society Research Network
LocationTokyo Japan
VenueToyo University
ContactPatricija Kirvaitis 5-28-20, Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku Hakusan Campus - Toyo University Tokyo 112-0001 Japan Tel: , Email:
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2nd International Seminar on Active Ageing Index

Date(s)27-28 September 2018
OrganisationUNECE, European Commission's DG EMPL, University of the Basque Country, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
LocationBilbao Spain
DetailsAn opportunity for researchers, policymakers etc to examine how to use the AAI to enhance knowledge about ageing and lead to the development of adequate policies.
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Silver Sunday

Date(s)7 October 2018
OrganisationSilver Sunday
DetailsThe day is intended to draw attention to the problems of loneliness amongst older people.
Contact c/o Sir Simon Milton Foundation 5 The Strand (6th Floor) London WC2N 5HR Tel: +44 (0)207641 3609, Email: info@silversunday.org.uk
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CAG2018 Making It Matter: Mobilizing Aging Research, Practice and Policy. 47th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting

Date(s)18-20 October 2018
OrganisationCanadian Association on Gerontology
LocationVancouver Canada
VenueSimon Fraser University
Contact Gerontology Research Centre #2800-515 West Hastings St. (2nd floor) Vancouver British Columbia Canada V6B 5K3 Tel: , Email:
Web linkhttp://cagacg.ca/asem/cag2018/ 

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For Later Life 2018: A Later Life Worth Living

Date(s)14 November 2018
OrganisationAge UK
LocationLondon England
DetailsAge UK's flagship annual conference.
VenueChurch House Conference Centre
Contact Dean's Yard Westminster London SW1P 3NZ Tel: 44 (0)20 303 31725, Email: events@ageuk.org.uk
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Aging in America

Date(s)15-18 April 2019
OrganisationAmerican Society on Aging
LocationNew Orleans United States
VenueHyatt Regency New Orleans
Contact 601 Loyola Avenue New Orleans LA 70113 USA Tel: , Email:
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International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019. Towards Capability in Ageing: From Cell to Society

Date(s)23-25 May 2019
OrganisationInternational Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics - European Region
LocationGothenburg Sweden
VenueSwedish Exhibition and Congress Centre
Contact Mässans Gata / Korsvägen Gothenburg Sweden Tel: +46 31 708 86 90, Email: iagger2019@meetx.se
Web linkhttp://iagger2019.se/contact/ 

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Aging in America

Date(s)24-27 March 2020
OrganisationAmerican Society on Aging
LocationAtlanta United States
VenueHyatt Regency Atlanta
Contact 265 Peachtree St NE Atlanta GA 30303 USA Tel: , Email:
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Aging in America

Date(s)6-9 April 2021
OrganisationAmerican Society on Aging
LocationSan Diego United States
VenueManchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Contact 1 Market Place San Diego CA 92101 USA Tel: , Email:
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