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October 2016

ACT Panel at CAG

October 22, 2016 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Hôtel Bonaventure, Fundy room

ACT researchers will present as part of a panel titled Ageing, Communication, Technologies: Experiencing a digital world in later life at the upcoming conference of the Canadian Association of Gerontology (CAG) to be held in Montreal from October 20 to 22. The ACT panel will take place on October 22 at 3:15pm. The panel employs and explores a variety of methodologies to broach the study of old age, media and technologies in manners that reveal the heterogeneity of life courses and the…

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November 2016

Mini maker fair, fabrication showcase and documentary launch organized by Giuliana Cucinelli and Ann-Louise Davidson

November 3, 2016

  Joins us at Concordia University on November 3, 2016 for "Making things...And making things private," a one-day event held as part of Literacy Week organized by ACT co-applicant Giuliana Cucinelli and affiliated researcher Ann-Louise Davidson. A maker fair will be held from 2pm to 4pm, followed by a fabrication showcase and a documentary launch, both to be held from 4pm to 7pm. The event will be held at the Milieux Institute on the 11th floor of the EV building…

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ACT researchers speaking at “Un Québec fou des aînés” in Montreal

November 22, 2016
Hôtel Bonaventure Montreal, Canada + Google Map

ACT researchers Patrik Marier and Martine Lagacé will speak as part of the Journées annuelles de santé publiques day-long event on "Un Québec fou des aînés," to be held in Montreal on November 22, 2016. Patrik Marier of Concordia University will present on aging and public policy while Martine Lagacé of the University of Ottawa will present on stereotypes of aging, and their individual and collective consequences. More information can be found on the event webpage.

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March 2017

Véro Leduc presents at Beyond Disciplines at Concordia University

March 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ACT-affiliated Postdoctoral Fellow Véro Leduc will present at Concordia University' Beyond Discipline event on "Body and Mind". The event takes place on March 9 from 5pm to 7pm, at the Loyola campus (Room 130.00, Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre). More information is available on the Concordia website.

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April 2017

May 2017

Perspectives culturelles sur le vieillissement avec Martine Lagacé

May 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Centre de recherche de l’IUGM, 4545, chemin Queen-Mary Montréal, QC H3W 1W4
Montreal, Québec Canada
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Le 18 mai 2017 à 14 h, Martine Lagacé, une chercheuse membre de ACT, participera à la série de conférences donnée à Montréal et qui est intitulée Où en est la recherche sur le vieillissement ? Cette série est organisée par le Centre de recherche de l’IUGM, en collaboration avec Le Groupe Maurice. L'intervention de Martine Lagacé portera sur les Perspectives culturelles sur le vieillissement.

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October 2017

Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Symposium: Emerging Research on Later Life

October 5, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

On October 5, ACT is hosting its first ever graduate student and postdoctoral fellow symposium at the Loyola campus of Concordia University, specifically in the Department of Communication Studies. With the exception of the public keynote by Josephine Dolan, this is a closed event. SCHEDULE 9:30-10:00 (CJ 2.130) - Welcome and Introductions Josephine Dolan and Kim Sawchuk 10:00am-11:00am - Exploring and challenging the normativities of later life Older adults and videogames: at the margins of productivity and play. Exploring the intersecting…

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ACT Panel at CAG2017

October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The ACT Panel titled "Ageing, Communication, Technologies : Experiencing a Digital World in Later Life" has been selected as the divisional symposium for Social Sciences at the Canadian Association of Gerontology Conference (CAG), to be held from October 19 to 21 in Winnipeg, Canada. The panel will take place on October 21 from 11am to 12:30pm in the York room. You can consult the full program here. Activist ageing and the “tactical theatrics” of RECAA Kim Sawchuk,Concordia University, Constance Lafontaine, Concordia…

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April 2018

Research in Aging: Dispelling Myths and Building Bridges

April 26, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Harbour Restaurant, 53 Younge St.
Kingston, Ontario Canada
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ACT Director, Kim Sawchuk, will give a keynote presentation entitled, "A Digital Solution? : Public consultations and the age-friendly city agenda." ACT researcher, Barbara Marshall, will present "Romancing 'successful aging': gender, (hetero)sexuality and dilemmas of difference." Emerging scholars, Constance Lafontaine and Lisa F. Carver will also present. More information: This one-day symposium is sponsored by the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University. Faculty of Arts and Science Dean, Barbara Crow PhD is hosting this symposium to engage researchers and community…

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October 2018

CAG panel on “Critical approaches to research on aging and digital technologies”

October 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Vancouver, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

Several ACT members will present as part of a panel title "Critical approaches to research on aging and digital technologies," as part of the Canadian Association of Gerontology Conference, to be held in Vancouver from October 18 to 20, 2018. The panel will take place at 4:00pm on October 19, in the Parksville room. Critical Questions: Digital Culture, Personal Technologies and Quantified Aging. Stephen Katz, Barbara L. Marshall Trent University, Canada Understanding the complex link between aging and technology: does…

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