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ILC-UK will be hosting the 2014 Global Alliance Annual Conference in London from Sunday 26th October to Wednesday 29th October. The conference will see visits to the UK from representatives of the 14 ILC Global Alliance members.

Along with internal meetings of the ILC Global Alliance, we will be hosting a number of events that will be open to public attendance.

Monday 27th October
Ageing Across the World dinner debate
Kindly hosted by EY

Tuesday 28th October
Transport Innovation in an Ageing Society
ILC Global Alliance and Age UK. Kindly hosted by Prudential

Tuesday 28th October
Post Development Goals 2015 Dinner
Kindly supported by Age International

Wednesday 29th October
ILC Symposium on Ageing and Mobility
Kindly supported by Alliance Boots

Wednesday 29th October
ILC GA Conference Closing Reception, Focus on Dementia

Wednesday 29th October
ILC Global Alliance Robert Butler Memorial Lecture
Presentation by Ros Altmann

Further details about each of these events will be made available in due course. For more information about the ILC Global Alliance, please visit www.ilc-alliance.org

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