2019 Research Forum on Ageing – Diversity and Innovation

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The 2019 Research Forum on Ageing – Diversity and Innovation: applied research and policy on Ageing, hosted by the University of Western Australia and supported by the ARC Ageing and New Media Project, Fortis Consulting Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care WA, MYVISTA – Retirement and Aged Care Living, the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies and the UWA Public Policy Institute now has registrations OPEN!  This one-day conference brings together researchers, policy experts, service providers and others working in the field of ageing – with a special focus on innovation and diversity. Four panel discussions and talks by speakers from a range of sectors will take place throughout, with the event concluding with the official launch of the UWA Social Care and Social Ageing Living Lab.

Panel sessions:

  • Panel 1 (am session) – Research highlights: featuring keynote speakers from the University of Southampton
  • Morning Tea featuring Purple Road Installation
  • Panel 2 (am session) – Dementia workshop: an opportunity to have a say in the National policy on Dementia
  • Panel 3 (pm session) – Community Initiative highlights: featuring local and regional projects in W.A.
  • Panel 4 (pm session) – UWA Living Lab SPARK workshop: an opportunity to co-design social care technology

Panel sessions will be followed by the official launch of the UWA Social Care and Social Ageing Living Lab, the first Living Lab in Western Australia.  View the UWA Social Care and Social Ageing Living Lab for more information.

We hope to welcome a wide range of participants, and look forward to seeing you there.

Event details Date: Thursday 31 October 2019

Time: 8.30am – 7:00pm

Cost: $70 Registration; $35 Concession (students and seniors)

Transport: Buses to the UWA campus are frequent, with regular services from Perth City, Subiaco, Morley and along Stirling Highway. See here for full details. Venue: IQX: Innovation Quarter, 8 Broadway Crawley WA 6009

Registrations: Please register by COB Wednesday 30 October https://bit.ly/2m00UkK