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David Willetts (Former Minister; Resolution Foundation; Kings College and author of The Pinch) and Lord Filkin (Public Service and Demographic Change Committee; Ready for Ageing; Centre for Ageing Better) are to join Paul Johnson (Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies) and Professor Sir Mark Walport (Chief Scientist) as speakers at ILC-UK’s first annual conference.

'The Future of Ageing, an ILC-UK Conference' will be held on Tuesday 24th November at 20 Cavendish Square in London. Book your space now. Early bird rates will end on Monday 31st August.

Book your early bird ticket before the end of August

The conference is sponsored by McCarthy & Stone and Partnership.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit the ILC-UK website or contact Lyndsey Mitchell at ILC-UK on lyndseymitchell@ilcuk.org.uk.

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