Promoting Active Participation by Ageing People with Sensory Disabilities
June 23, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
Through this conference we want to Influence Policy; Improve Services; and increase Professional Networking. The focus of the conference is promoting community-centred independence and increasing the participation of older people in society. This conference will be valuable to both academics and practitioners with an interest in the field of ageing. The day will be filled with a mixture of presentations and discussions among delegates. The proceedings of the conference will be published via the SensAge website. A report will be compiled from this conference and a number of presenters will be offered the opportunity to have their papers included in the report. This report will be distributed to appropriate stakeholders including funders, policy makers and other relevant organisations and personnel in Europe and Canada.
Submit an Abstract: We invite papers on ageing with the following sub themes being of particular interest: sensory disability; policy development; service development and innovation; independent living including technology and the benefits of networking.
Conference Fee: £50 to include lunch, tea & coffee.
Language: English Submission deadline: April 22, 2014 midnight GMT.
VENUE: The conference will be hosted in King’s Manor, a unique venue dating from the 16th Century, near the centre of historic York. A city ‘rich in ancient history, exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions’, York can be reached easily by public transport.
The SENSAGE Conference is organized with the partnership of the EU Grundtvig Network Project SensAge, a project promoting lifelong learning needs for ageing people with sensory disabilities; and the Human Computer Interaction Research Group, Department of Computer Science, University of York: cs.york.ac.uk/hci
We look forward to welcoming you in York!