Programme

Planning Together: Policies and Participation in Ageing Societies

Please note: All conference sessions will take place in the Peter Froggatt Centre in the quad at Queen's University. The Peter Froggatt Centre is shown as number 2 on the map below:

Map of the main University Campus (PDF File)

Day One - Wednesday 16th September 2009

09:00 - 09:55

Conference Registration and Refreshment

Foyer of the Peter Froggatt Centre

The Peter Froggatt Centre is shown as number 2 on the map below:

Map of the main University Campus (PDF File)

10.00

Introduction and opening

Dr Jeremy Harbison

Chair of Cap Advisory Group

10.15

The Fundamental Demography of Ageing: Why the History of the Developed World Matters.

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Professor James McCarthy

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Baruch College, The City University of New York

11.00

Economic and Employment challenges

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Mr Dave Rogers

Head of Research and Evaluation

Department of Employment & Learning

11.20

Coffee

11.45

Promoting participation and user involvement in research

Dr Susanne Sorensen

Head of Research, Alzheimer's Society

12.15

The CAP Experience

Participants in CAP Programme

12:45

Lunch

13:45

Parallel Sesions

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1. Longitudinal Studies

Chair: Francis Hughes
Participants: Paula Devine; Lizanne Dowds ;Ann Marie Gray; Maev Ann Wren.

2. Design

Chair: Mairead Hayes
Participants: Nicholas Humes; Christina Victor; Wendy Martin; Vanessa Burholt; Finbar Markey; Lucia Carragher; David Getty; Rodd Bond.

3. Carers

Chair: Anne Watson
Participants: Karola Dillenburger; Lucia Carragher; L. O’Connor; David Getty; Rodd Bond.

14:45

Coffee

15.15

How Intelligence Affects Life and Vice Versa

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Professor Ian Deary

Professor of Differential Psychology at the University of Edinburgh

16:00

Key policy & research priorities in Ireland

Professor Rose Anne Kenny

Head of Department of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College and Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine St James' Hospital

16.30

Panel discussion:

So What? What does all this research mean for us – Older People’s Panel

 

17.00

Close

Networking event hosted by CARDI at 7pm - Guest Speaker Bob Collins

Conference Dinner in the Great Hall at Queen's at 8pm

After dinner speaker – Ms Sue Collins Joseph Rowntree Foundation

 

Day Two

Thursday 17th September 2009

09.45

Setting the scene / Recap on day 1

Age Concern Help the Aged NI

Professor Brendan McCormack

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The Atlantic Philanthropies

Dr Ken Logue (Belfast)
Dr Steve McConnell (Washington)

10.20

Policy Context

James Goodwin Head of Research
Age Concern Help the Aged England

Ms Anne O'Reilly
Chief Executive Age Concern Help the Aged NI

11.00

Social Justice Perspective on Ageing

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Professor Chris Phillipson

Social studies and applied Gerontology

University of Keele

11.45

Coffee

12.00

Parallel Sessions

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4. Perceptions

Chair: Robin Webster
Participants: Maria Pierce; Rodd Bond.

5. Economics

Chair: Margaret Galloway
Participants: Eileen Humphreys; Gemma Carney.

6. Promoting Participation

Chair: Louise Richardson
Participants: Julia Horgan; Christine Irvine.

13.00

Lunch

 

14.00

Roundtable - policy challenges in ageing societies

 

Atlantic Philanthropies (Belfast & Washington), Age Sector Platform, Cap, SPARC & Age Concern Help the Aged

15.30

Close

Dame Joan Harbinson

NI Advocate for Older People

Please note: All conference sessions will take place in the Peter Froggatt Centre in the quad at Queen's University. The Peter Froggatt Centre is shown as number 2 on the map below:

Map of the main University Campus(PDF File)