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  June 2016

Building the Future of Health

Date(s)1-3 June 2016
OrganisationHealthy Ageing Network Northern Netherlands (HANNN)
LocationGroningen The Netherlands
DetailsWill explore the relationship between the built environment and health, in particular how the design and quality of the build environment can help people to stay healthy for longer. The programme covers all spatial dimensions: from cities and neighbourhoods, to landscapes, and the design of homes, care facilities and hospitals.
VenueUniversitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
Contact Hanzeplein 1 9713 GZ Groningen Tel: 31 (0)50 312 33 95, Fax: , Email: info@buildingthefutureofhealth.eu
Web linkwww.btfoh.eu 

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Next Steps for Palliative and End of Life Care: Access, Delivery and Integration

Date(s)2 June 2016
OrganisationScotland Policy Conferences
LocationEdinburgh Scotland
DetailsMorning event only.
VenueCentral Edinburgh
ContactMichael Ryan Tel: 01344 864796, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.scotlandpolicyconferences.co.uk 

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Carers Week 2016

Date(s)6-12 June 2016
OrganisationCarers UK
Location United Kingdom
DetailsCarers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges that carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.
Contact 20 Great Dover Street London SE1 4LX Tel: 020 7378 4999, Fax: , Email: comms@carersuk.org
Web linkhttp://www.carersweek.org/ 

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The Future of Social Housing

Date(s)6 June 2016
OrganisationHousing and Communities Research Group, University of Birmingham
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsWorkshops include: is social housing on the critical list? are there better housing options for older people? what innovative alternatives are there?
VenueInternational Convention Centre
ContactNarinder Kaur Broad Street Birmingham B1 2EA Tel: 0370 192 400, Fax: , Email: marketing@housingandcare21.co.uk
Web linkwww.housingandcare21.co.uk 

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Second National Retirement Income Summit: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

Date(s)10 June 2016
OrganisationILC-UK
LocationLondon England
VenueChartered Insurance Institute
Contact 20 Aldermanbury London EC2V 7HY Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/events/s econd_national_retirement_income_summit 

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The Alzheimer's Show

Date(s)10-11 June 2016
OrganisationAlzheimer's Society
LocationLondon England
VenueOlympia Central
Contact Hammersmith Road London W14 8UX Tel: , Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.ahzheimersshow.co.uk 

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Pensioners' Parliament

Date(s)14-16 June 2016
OrganisationNational Pensioners Convention
LocationBlackpool England
DetailsShadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, will be one of the speakers at the opening rally.
VenueBlackpool Winter Gardens
Contact Tel: 01253 478207/478216/478229, Fax: , Email: conferences@visitblackpool.com

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The Use of Music and Creative Arts for People Living with Dementia and Their Carers

Date(s)14 June 2016
OrganisationInstitute of Ageing and Health - West Midlands
LocationBirmingham England
DetailsFree workshop aimed at all levels of staff working within the care industry.
VenueJuniper Centre
ContactJeanette Lane Seminar Room Juniper Centre Moseley Hall Hospital Site Alcester Road Birmingham B13 8JL Tel: 0121 466 4070, Fax: , Email: jeanette.lane@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Web linkwww.iah-wmids.org.uk 

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7th Urban Space and Social Life:Life Course and the City

Date(s)15-17 June 2016
OrganisationSanya University, Institute of Lifecourse and Aging, Toronto, Gerontological Society of America, NICE Canada and others
LocationHainan China
VenueSanya University
ContactProfessor Ho Hon Leung Tel: , Fax: , Email: hohon.leung@oneonta.edu
Web linkhttp://www.4c5mstudio.org/conference 

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Mainstreaming Palliative Care for an Age-friendly Society

Date(s)15 June 2016
OrganisationPACE, AGE Platform Europe
LocationBrussels Belgium
DetailsAims to highlight the need for a comprehensive approach to palliative care and to show how palliative care is related to other policies and interventions for the improvement of the quality of life of older people, including access to quality health and long-term care.
VenueBrussels
ContactBorja Arrue Brussels Office of the Council of Europe Avenue des Nerviens 85 B-1040 Brussels Tel: , Fax: , Email: Borja.Arrue@age-platform.eu
Web linkhttp://age-platform.eu 

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Fighting Elder Abuse in Health and Long-term Care

Date(s)16 June 2016
OrganisationEuropean Commission, Council of Europe, AGE Platform Europe, European Network of National Human Rights
LocationBrussels Belgium
DetailsA high-level conference to raise awareness of elder abuse in Europe. Marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the event will promote a better understanding of the abuse and neglect of older persons by drawing attention to this escalating human rights challenge.
VenueBrussels
ContactBorja Arrue or Nena Georgantzi Room 5B European Commission Albert Borschette Congress Centre Rue Froissart 36 Etterbeek 1040 Brussels Tel: , Fax: , Email: borja.arrue@age-platform.eu; nena.georgantzi@age-platform.eu
Web linkhttp://age-platform.eu/age-work/age-policy-wo rk/dignified-ageing/age-work/2989 

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The Ageing Workforce in the UK: Recruitment, Support and Priorities for Policy

Date(s)21 June 2016
OrganisationWestminster Employment Forum
LocationLondon England
VenueCentral London
ContactThomas Overend Tel: 01344 864796, Fax: , Email:
Web linkwww.westminsteremploymentforumprojects.co.uk 

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Information Governance in Health and Social Care

Date(s)22 June 2016
OrganisationUniversity of Salford
LocationSalford England
VenueAdelphi House
Contact University of Salford Tel: 0800 298 2460, Fax: , Email:
Web linkhttp://www.salford.ac.uk 

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Rebooting the Cap: Rethinking Reform of Care Funding

Date(s)27 June 2016
OrganisationStrategic Society Centre
LocationLondon England
DetailsThis free event will launch a new report from the Strategic Society Centre exploring why it is the role of the state to protect people from catastrophic care costs, and the options for the government to reboot its care funding reform plans to take account of trends in health and care.
Speaker(s)Dr Sarah Woollaston MP, Chair, Health Committe Caroline Abrams, Charity Director, Age UK James Lloyd,Director, Strategic Society Centre
VenuePalace of Westminster
Contact Committee Room 12 Palace of Westminster London SW1H 0AA Tel: , Fax: , Email: info@strategicsociety.org.uk
Web linkhttp://strategicsociety.org.uk/ 

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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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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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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 and beyond

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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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 Centre Universitaire Méditerranéen 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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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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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 Future of Ageing

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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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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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)

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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