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August 2015

Silver Gaming Intergenerational Summer School

August 21, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 22, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

The ACT Silver Gaming Intergenerational Summer School (SGISS), organized by Margarida Romero, will be held from August 21-22 2015 at the Université Laval in Québec City, Québec. SGISS will bring together students, elders and scholars in activities that aim to explore intergenerational digital creation activities as well as to exchange on the conception, the development and the uses of digital games in social sciences. This project aims to explore intergenerational digital creation activities as well as to exchange on the conception, the development and…

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April 2016

Aging Activisms Media Capsules Workshop

April 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Aging Activisms Media Capsules Workshop has its genesis at the Aging Activisms Symposium held at Trent in October of 2015. Responding to a call from participants to continue the conversations and build relationships, May Chazan (Trent) partnered with Kim Sawchuk from ACT and a number of their talented grad students and associates, to dream up this interactive workshop. The goal of the workshop, which took place from April 29-May 2, 2016, was to learn how to co-create a series…

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May 2016

CREGÉS Symposium/Colloque, Aging & Engaging in a Digital World

May 6, 2016
Montreal, Canada + Google Map

Aging & Engaging in a Digital World This day of exchange aims to reach health and social service professionals / managers who are interested in using digital technologies in their work with the elderly. More broadly, the reflections and workshops will address the issue of aging in a digital world. Questions that will be explored: How will digital technology impact the day-to-day lives of seniors? What are the ethical issues involved in the relationship between practitioners and older adults with…

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Music, Ageing, Technology
: Symposium on Music Research

May 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

In May 2016, the University of Eastern Finland, the Finnish Society for Ethnosicology, and Concordia’s  Ageing, Communication, Technologies project (ACT), brought together researchers from music studies and various other disciplines in order to discuss music in relation to ageing and technology. The  Music, Ageing, Technology symposium was held in the Joensuu campus of the University of Eastern Finland, from May 11th to 13th, 2016. Participants of the symposium looked at all genres of music and ageing, often in the context of modern…

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August 2016

Age 3.0 2016

August 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Room numbers: EV Building, all day Posters and Kiosks: EV atrium Re-memorations exhibit: Black Box (basement of EV) Panels: EV 1.605 B2B EV: 2.260 Age 3.0: The Creative Aging Fair was a free event, open to the general public. It took place at Concordia University, in the EV Building, from 9am - 5pm on August 25th, 2016.. Age 3.0 explored the multiple intersections of innovation, the creative economy, new technologies and aging and brought together voices from community groups, the university and local businesses to…

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