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The British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference

Event Type: National Conference
Location: Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University
Dates: 05 July 2017 - 07 July 2017
Themes: Do Not Go Gentle - Gerontology and a Good Old Age
Conference Website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/bsg17/
Contact Email: BSGconference2017@swansea.ac.uk

British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017 – Swansea University

Croeso i Gymru! | Welcome to Wales!

The Centre for Innovative Ageing is hosting the British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017 at the Bay Campus of Swansea University from the 5th-7th July. This international conference draws over 300 national and international delegates at the forefront of research, practice and policy regarding ageing and older adults. The conference, whilst having an international appeal, will still retain the flare of Wales, even down to the conference title including prose from Wales’ own Dylan Thomas:

“Do Not Go Gentle: Gerontology & A Good Old Age”

Reflecting the breadth and depth of global works on ageing, the conference theme “The Art of Ageing” focuses on the innovative approaches taken by UK researchers and those around the world in the field of social gerontology. The conference is organised around key sub-themes to provide guidance to those who wish to attend:

• Environments of Ageing

• Social & Supportive Relationships

• Participation & Inclusion

• Cognition & Dementia

• Cultural Gerontology

• Health & Social Care

• The Arts & Older People

• Minority & Diverse Populations.

Registration for the conference IS NOW OPEN and can be completed through the conference website

http://www.swansea.ac.uk/bsg17/ Any questions about the conference can be sent to BSGconference2017@swansea.ac.uk

Early Bird registration gives the best value and is available until the 3rd April 2017

Maximise your experience and engagement possibilities and register for membership with the BSG and in addition to great member benefites, you also receive discounted conference fees:

http://www.britishgerontology.org/membership.html

The conference features:

National and International Keynote speakers (http://www.swansea.ac.uk/bsg17/speakers/)

A host of special events (http://www.swansea.ac.uk/bsg17/specialevents/)

A Community Participation 'Speed-Dating' research event

A BSG launch event

A BBQ on our own PRIVATE BEACH

....And much much more....

BSG 2017 is so much more than just a conference. Be part of something special and join today:

http://www.swansea.ac.uk/bsg17/accommodationandregistration/

On behalf of the Centre for Innovative Ageing, we look forward to welcoming you to Swansea in July 2017 to experience not only the best the world has to offer in terms of Gerontology but also the best that Wales has to offer in terms of food, culture and entertainment.

See you soon | Welwn ni chi cyn bo hir