C4AR International Conference

‘Ageing: Moving Beyond Boundaries’

05 - 07 September 2012

Conference Programme (Final Version)

 

DAY 1 - Wednesday 5th September

11:00 - onwards Registration (Management School Foyer)

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:15 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Welcome address
Prof Mark Smith, Vice Chancellor of Lancaster University

1:15 - 2:00 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Keynote Speaker 1 (45 mins)
Prof Alan Walker: "Developing Multi-disciplinary Ageing Research in the UK and Europe".

2:00 - 2:45 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Keynote Speaker 2 (45 mins)
Prof Richard Faragher: "The real trouble with lichen".
(Keynotes Chair: Prof Tony Gatrell)

2:45 - 3:15 Coffee/tea break (Management School Foyer)

3:15 - 5:00

Parallel Session 1 - (Lecture Theatre 2)
Age related diseases
(Chair: Prof David Allsop)
Parallel Session 2 - (Lecture Theatre 4)
Interdisciplinary approaches to dementia and brain ageing
(Chair: Dr David Clancy)

5:00 - 6:00 Poster session - (Management School Foyer)

6:00 - 6:45

"How to achieve impact from ageing research"
Prof James Goodwin
(Sponsored by Age UK)
(Chair: Prof Christine Milligan)

6:45 Wine reception followed by...

7:30 Dinner

(Wine reception and dinner will be held at Barker House Farm)


DAY 2 - Thursday 6th September

8:30 - 9:00 Registration (Management School Foyer)

9:00 - 9:45 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Keynote speaker 3 (45 mins)
Prof Christina Victor: "Ageing in a foreign land: The Experience of Older Migrants in the UK".

9:45 - 10:30 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Keynote speaker 4 (45 mins)
Prof Dick Willems: "Ageing with technology: normative questions about telecare".
(Keynotes Chair: Dr Katherine Froggatt)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/tea break and poster viewing
(Management School Foyer)

11:00 - 12:45 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Symposium:
"It's your age": an exploration of whether ageing is natural and/or normal - with Dr David Gems.
(Chair: Dr Sue Broughton)

12:45 - 1:45 Lunch (Management School Foyer)

1:45 - 3:30

Parallel Session 3 - (Lecture Theatre 2)
Challenging perspectives on age and ageing
(Chair: Dr Bob Lauder)
Parallel Session 4 - (Lecture Theatre 4)
Age related cognitive and functional impairment
(Chair: Dr Trevor Crawford)

3:30 - 4:00 Coffee/tea break and poster viewing
(Management School Foyer)

4.00 - 5:45

Parallel Session 5 - (Lecture Theatre 2)
Ageing, frailty and decision-making
(Chair: Dr Lynne Goodacre)

5:45 - 6:45 Break and poster viewing - (Management School Foyer)

7:30 Conference Dinner at Barker House Farm with guest speaker Sir Christian Bonington, Chancellor of Lancaster University.
(Chair: Prof Tony Gatrell)


DAY 3 - Friday 7th September

8:30 - 9:00 Registration (Management School Foyer)

9:00 - 9:45 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Keynote speaker 5 (45 mins)
Prof David Oliver: "Making health services fit for an ageing population. What else do we need to do?"

9:45 - 10:30 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Keynote speaker 6 (45 mins)
Prof Julia Twigg: "Clothing, Embodiment and the Cultural Turn".
(Keynotes Chair: Prof Christine Milligan)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/tea break and poster viewing
(Management School Foyer)

11:00 - 12:45

Parallel Session 6 - (Lecture Theatre 2)
Active ageing
(Chair: Dr Amanda Bingley)
Parallel Session 7 - (Lecture Theatre 4)
Ageing, inclusion & local community
(Chair: Dr Louis Neven)

12:45 - 1:45 Lunch (Management School Foyer)

1:45 - 3:30

Parallel Session 8 - (Lecture Theatre 2)
Ageing in residential settings
(Chair: Prof Keith Percy)
Parallel Session 9 - (Lecture Theatre 4)
International perspectives on ageing and wellbeing
(Chair: Dr Jane Simpson)

3:30 - 4:00 (Lecture Theatre 1)

Concluding paper
"Future of Ageing Research in the UK?" Prof Peter Lansley
(Chair: Prof Christine Milligan)
4.00 - 4.15 Closing remarks: Prof Christine Milligan

4:15 Tea and depart (Management School Foyer)

Contacts
Academic enquiries:
Dr Sue Broughton
Admin enquiries:
Bethan McMullen

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