New Conference Themes Announced

New Conference Themes Announced

Aligned with the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030, underpinned through a rights-based approach, the IFA has reshaped the conference structure around 5 key themes: Ageism, Age-friendly environments, Primary health care, Long-term care, and Older People and Pandemics.     The IFA looks forward to your abstract submission. These will be reviewed on a rolling basis ending 30 June 2021. Find out more.
“Disrupting the Status Quo”

“Disrupting the Status Quo”

Michael Tamblyn, Rakuten Kobo CEO, to deliver a key note address at the conference   Outdated stereotypes and misconceptions of older age are pervasive, overwhelmingly negative and are also often internalized by older people, with serious impacts on participation, health and life expectancy.   With the undying belief that innovation is the key to helping older adults maintain their health, independence, and dignity as well as an ongoing commitment to accessibility for reading in later life, Mr Michael Tamblyn is a leader in disrupting the status quo.   Embedded in his work is the drive to ensure people of all...