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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

Meetings

The International Network on Population Ageing and Urbanisation meets on a regular basis to discuss the latest research and policy developments on ageing and urbanisation.

These meetings are forming the basis for the development of a major, international research proposal on ageing in cities.

Previous meetings:

Date: 23-25 January 2014
Location: VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam 
Meeting theme: Data-Sets and Spatial Mapping Methods
Guest speakers: Leo Klomp, Grants Advisor (VU University Amsterdam) and Martin van der Beek (Objectvision)

Date: 8-10 September 2013
Location: Open University, Milton Keynes 
Meeting theme:  Participatory Research
Guest speakers: Dr. Andrew Clark, Senior Lecturer in Sociology (University of Salford) and Henk van Aswegen, Director (Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre)

Date: 24-25 January 2013 
Location: University of Manchester, Manchester 
Meeting theme: Urban Design and Urban Policy
Guest speakers: Stefan White, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Manchester Architecture School (MMU) and students and Professor Kevin Ward, Professor of Human Geography and Director of cities@manchester (University of Manchester)

Date: 16-18 May 2013 
Location: Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Brussels 
Meeting theme: Learning from The Belgian Ageing Survey and Emerging Age-Related Policies in Sustainable Urban Development
Guest speakers: Dominique Verté, Professor of Adult Educational Sciences (Vrije Universiteit Brussels), Liesbeth De Donder, Professor of Adult Educational Sciences (Vrije Universiteit Brussels) and Setsuko Saya,  Head of the Regional Policies for Sustainable Development Division (OECD)

Date: 20-22 September 2012 
Location: Institute for Gerontological Research (IGF), Berlin 
Meeting theme: Age-Friendly Environments
Guest speakers: Dr. Birgit Wolter (Institute for Gerontological Research)