Greater Manchester Ageing Conference 2017

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Manchester

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This is a landmark event organised by the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, bringing together a wide range of influential Greater Manchester (GM) leaders, world-leading academics and community sector innovators to discuss prospects for building an age-friendly city-region.

The conference also marks GM's five year partnership with the Centre for Ageing Better and its long-term collaboration with the World Health Organisation.

The conference’s aims and objectives are to:

  • Launch the GM Ageing Hub to key policy-makers and social actors
  • Present findings from new GM Ageing Foresight and Policy reports
  • Showcase GM as an international centre of excellence on ageing
  • Promote GM and external best practice in ageing research, policy and practice
  • Promote GM’s partnership with the Centre for Ageing Better
  • Be a platform for taking action across GM agencies and communities

Speakers include:

  • Anna Dixon and Lord Filkin - Centre for Ageing Better
  • Alana Officer - World Health Organisation
  • Prof. Chris Phillipson - University of Manchester
  • Jon Rouse - GM Health and Care Partnership
  • Prof Martin Vernon - NHS England
  • Tony Lloyd - GM Mayor
  • Steven Pleasant - Chair, GM Ageing Hub, CE Tameside Council

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