Tuesday, 24th November 2015; 09:00 (for a 09:30 start) – 17:00; 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN
The Future of Ageing took place on Tuesday 24th November 2015 in London. For details of this year's conference, visit www.futureofageing.org.uk.
We were grateful to Eli Lilly, McCarthy & Stone, Partnership and Partnership for Change for their sponsorship of this conference, and to the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), Lipreading Practice, and the organisers of the IFA 2016 Conference for providing inserts for delegate packs on the day.
During the conference, we painted a picture of the future of ageing and explored the challenges and opportunities ahead. Through our unique lifecourse focus we will explored the potential impact of ageing not just on today’s older population, but also on tomorrows.
We explored five key areas:
- The future challenges and opportunities of health and care in an ageing society.
- The future of retirement income: Wealthy pensioners or persistent poverty?
- The future of our economy in an ageing society: Adapting our economy to ageing?
- The future of our built environment in an ageing society.
- The future of ageing research.
We heard presentations from:
- Baroness Altmann (Minister for Pensions);
- Professor Sir Mark Walport (Government Chief Scientific Adviser [GCSA] and Head of the Government Office for Science);
- Lord Willetts (Executive Chair at Resolution Foundation, and former Minister of State [Department for Business, Innovation and Skills]);
- Lord Filkin (Chair of the Centre for Ageing Better and Chair of the House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change);
- Paul Johnson (Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies);
- Jim Boyd (Director of Corporate Affairs at Partnership) - Jim Boyd stepped in at short notice for Steve Groves who was unwell;
- Professor Jane Elliott (Chief Executive, Economic and Social Research Council);
- Steven Baxter (Partner, Hymans Robertson);
- Professor Ian Philp (Deputy Medical Director for Older People’s Care, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)
- Elaine Draper (Director, Accessibility & Inclusion, Barclays)
- Mario Ambrosi (Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Anchor) and
- Baroness Kay Andrews (Member of the House of Lords Built Environment Committee, Former Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) 2006-2009)
The conference was chaired by Baroness Sally Greengross (Chief Executive, ILC-UK) and Lawrence Churchill (Trustee, ILC-UK). The full conference brochure, including biographies for each of speakers, is available to view here - ILC-UK Future of Ageing Conference Brochure
This was a paid-for conference with an early bird rate available until a few month before the conference.
See below for the presentations slides from the day.
See below for an agenda from the day.
We were grateful to Eli Lilly, McCarthy & Stone, Partnership and Partnership for Change for their sponsorship of this conference, and to the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), Lipreading Practice, and the organisers of the IFA 2016 Conference for providing inserts for delegate packs on the day