Future of Age

Thursday, 29th November 2018; 09:00 - 18:00 (approx.); Copthorne Tara Hotel London, Scarsdale Pl, Kensington, London W8 5SY

We are pleased to announce that our next Future of Ageing Conference will take place on Thursday 29th November 2018.

Our annual Future of Ageing conferences have been described by delegates as ‘one of the best conferences I have ever attended’. The conferences assemble experts from the fields of health, housing, finance and business to identify the challenges and opportunities posed by an ageing society.

We expect over 250 attendees to join us at the conference, including policy-makers; business leaders; charity sector experts; public sector decision makers; local authority staff; academics; and senior journalists. Last year we had journalists attending from 8 national (UK) newspapers including the FT, Times, Daily Mail, and The Guardian.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Sir Malcolm Grant CBE, Chair, NHS England

  • Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, International Development Secretary of State (via video)

  • Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister of State for Care

  • George Freeman MP, Chair, Conservative Policy Forum

  • Rt Hon Damian Green MP, former First Secretary of State

  • Baroness Ruth Lister, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy and former Head of the Child Poverty Action Group

  • Dr Paul Dornan, Child Poverty expert in the Department of International Development at Oxford University

  • Jolyon Maugham QC, Director, Good Law Project and
    prominent anti-Brexit campaigner

  • Ashwin Kumar, Chief Economist, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

  • John Godfrey, Corporate Affairs Director, Legal & General and
    former Head, Prime Minister's Policy Unit

  • Femi Oluwole, Co-Founder, Our Future, Our Voice and
    prominent anti-Brexit campaigner

  • Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Politics, QMUL

  • Marie Le Conte, Influential journalist

  • Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK

  • Nick Sanderson, CEO, Audley Retirement Villages

  • Gary Day, Land and Planning Director, McCarthy and Stone

  • Janet Morrison, Chief Executive, Independent Age

  • Ben Spencer, Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University

  • Paul Cann, Chief Executive, Age UK Oxfordshire

  • Timothy Fassam, Director of UK Public Affairs, Prudential

  • Michelle Cracknell, Chief Executive, The Pension Advisory Service


We have exciting plans for this year. More to come on this very soon…

Conference tickets

Get-in-there-quick Rate - SOLD OUT
We only have 10 tickets available at this rate so ... get in there quick!

Members of the ILC-UK Partners Programme
You are eligible for a discount on all rates excluding the ‘Get-in-there-quick’ Rate. For the Partners Programme discount code, please contact us at


You are entitled to cancel your ticket at any point. However, please note there is a £50 non-refundable charge on all bookings in order to cover costs already incurred in facilitating your attendance at the event.


Further cancellation costs:

Within 14 days of the event – 50%
Within 7 days of the event – 100%

You are welcome to transfer your ticket to a colleague if you are no longer able to attend the event. To do so, please contact us at confirming your name and the email address used to register for the event, along with the name, job title, organisation name and contact email address of the colleague who will be attending in your place.


Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington are offering Future of Ageing guests a discounted accommodation rate for Wednesday 28th November and/or Thursday 29th November. This rate will only be available to registered delegates. If you would like more information about this rate, please contact Lyndsey on 0207 340 0440 or This offer will expire on the 28th October 2018.

We have a range of sponsorship, advertising and promotional opportunities to suit your company's objectives and budget. Our team are dedicated to understanding your aims and will help to put together a bespoke package to suit your needs. Please contact Lyndsey on 0207 340 0440 or for more information.

If you have any further queries, please contact us at

We are grateful to the following for their sponsorship of this year's conference:


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