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Wednesday, 29th November 2017 - 9:00 - 18:00 (approx.)
Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre
25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA


Eventbrite - The Future of Ageing Conference 2017:  Transforming Tomorrow Today

1. Argue (or agree) with our academic experts including: Professor Debora Price; Professor Andrew Scott; Professor Alan Johnson; Professor Tom Scharf; Professor Jonathan Portes.

2. Hear from Parliamentarians, past and present including: Rt Hon Dame Margaret Hodge MP; Lord Best; Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell; and Baroness Sally Greengross.

3. Gain insight from industry experts in housing, pensions, technology and care.

4. Be among the first to hear about our work on health and austerity, with new research launched on the day.

5. Debate the big issues including:

  • How can we save the NHS?
  • How we can maximise the economic contribution of older people?
  • How can the housing industry innovate for tomorrow's older consumers?
  • Filling the skills gaps: Migration, more older workers, or both?
  • Can technology drive innovation in pensions, health and care?
  • Is Anti-microbial resistance a threat to longevity – and what can we do about it?
  • Is the future less or more ageist?

6. Chat and network with 250 colleagues interested in the future of ageing over food from the Chickpea Sisters, a catering company run by refugee and migrant women.

7. Discuss end of life issues at our lunchtime “Death Café”.

8. Join us for a drinks reception at the end of the day to plot next steps.

9. Hear the three winners of our “open slot” competition discuss intergenerational projects, the implications of men ageing without children and how to fund social care.

10. Discover your role in ensuring that the UK is finally ready for our rapidly ageing population.

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