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May 2019

Escape Room on Elder Abuse

May 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Concordia University, LB Building, 4th Space, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd W
Montreal, Quebec Canada

The escape room on elder abuse is an interactive, educational and immersive space to grapple with the sensitive issue of elder abuse.

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B/OLD: Aging in our city

May 16, 2019 - May 17, 2019
B/OLD: Aging in our city

B/OLD: Aging in our city is a free and bilingual two-day event taking place in Montreal, at Concordia University. It invites citizens, researchers, artists, policy makers and activists to consider what it means to grow older together in the city. From ‘age friendly cities’, to ‘smart cities’ and ‘sustainable cities’, how we live together in urban spaces is on the public agenda. Yet, questions of innovation and transformation too often focus on young people. As we imagine and create the cities…

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CREGÉS presents: “Experiences, abilities, and potentialities: Enrich your work with the senior and disabled population” Conference

May 23, 2019
Université Laval, 2325 Rue de l'Université
Québéc, Qc G1V 0A6 Canada
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Le Centre de recherche et d'expertise en gérontologie sociale/The Centre for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology (CREGÉS) of CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is proud to invite you to its' 2019 annual conference "Experiences, abilities, and potentialities: Enrich your work with the senior and disabled population", "Expériences, capacités et potentialités : Enrichir nos pratiques auprès des personnes aînées Sourdes ou ayant des incapacités ". This event is co-organized by  The ACT - Ageing + Communication + Technologies Project and l’Équipe de recherche…

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Caravan of Democracy

May 23, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Concordia University, LB Building, 4th Space, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Do you want to contribute to the future of our city? Meet and speak with your elected officials and representatives of the City to learn more about citizen participation. The Caravan of Democracy travels to meet the citizens of Montreal. The Caravan is an initiative of the Office of the Council Chair, and it is part of its mandate to build trust and active participation in public life for all citizens.

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ACT at the ENAS-NANAS conference

May 28, 2019 - May 31, 2019

The NANAS-ENAS conference is taking place at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, from May 28 to 31, 2018, under the theme "Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, Imagination". This is the joint conference of the North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS) and the European Network in Ageing Studies (ENAS). ACT is sponsoring a keynote address by Kathleen Woodward. In addition to this, a number of ACT researchers will present their ACT-funded research at the conference. Stay tuned for more updates…

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June 2019

Public Consultations and Media Policy: Challenging A “digital First” Approach

June 5, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Britsh Columbia, 2329 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada
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Public consultations and media policy: challenging a “digital first” approach Presented by Constance Lafontaine at the Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference 2019/ Colloque annuel de l’Association canadienne de communication (ACC) 2019, which will take place at the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences hosted by The University of British Columbia Public consultations and media policy: challenging a “digital first” approach will be presented as part of  the following Panel:  Creative Industries-Cultural Policy III - Policy participation paradoxes in CRTC…

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Forum 2019: À l’ère du numérique: défis des soins et services aux personnes âgées

June 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Des patients, des soignants et des proches aidants connectés Véronique Dubé, professeure adjointe à la Faculté des sciences infirmières de l’UdeM, titulaire de la Chaire de recherche Marguerite-d’Youville d’interventions humanistes en soins infirmiers et chercheuse régulière au Carrefour de l’innovation du CRCHUM Line Grenier, professeure titulaire au Département de communication de l’UdeM Dr Philippe Karazivan et Ghislaine Rouly - Centre d’excellence sur le partenariat avec les patients et le public À l'ère du numérique: défis des soins et services aux personnes âgées Pour…

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“Ageing and music making with older adults” at the John Molson Business School, Concordia University.

June 11, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Concordia University

Line Grenier  will present "Ageing and music making with older adults at The Digital Music Club, at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre" The talk is part of the Labo de musique contemporaine de Montréal 2019, co-sponsored by the Société Québécoise de recherche en musique (SQRM), and will explore The Digital Music Club project at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre.

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Solidarity Walk to stop planetary Abuse: “Planetary Abuse…….Elder Abuse Connecting the Dots”

June 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 2019 Planetary Abuse......Elder Abuse A Solidarity Walk and Awareness Raising on the Climate Crisis and its impact on Seniors world wide and locally Date: June 20, 2019. 13:00 -14:00 Meet in Cabot Square (Atwater Metro, across from Atwater Library) 14:00-15:00 Solidarity walk down St. Catherine’s Street 15:00-17:00 Meet at EV Bldg. Concordia University 11th floor (1515 St. Catherine W.) for talks and exchanges between scientists, activists and walkers). We welcome seniors from community centres,…

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The Graz International Summer School Seggau

June 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

June 30 - July 13, 2019 - Seggau Castle | Leibnitz | Austria The Graz International Summer School Seggau is designed for internationally oriented, highly motivated students from all disciplines, who wish to deepen their understanding of current European and international affairs by studying and discussing global developments and challenges within the context of transformation processes and demographic change reflecting aspects of individual, social, political, religious, cultural, literary, regional, economic, cohort and national identities. This year, as part of the…

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