About the Event

hosted in collaboration by the University of the West of Bristol and the University of Bristol.

To optimise available time, scheduled talks by the confirmed speakers at the 2009 conference were as follows:

* Alan Walker, Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology, University of Sheffield UK;

* Gloria Gutman, Professor Emerita, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver;

* Merril Silverstein, Professor of Gerontology and Sociology, University of Southern California

Please follow the links for speaker biographies and details of their presentations.

Important dates and deadlines

Earlybird registration: was appropriate up to and including 12th June 2009

Standard registration ran from: From 13th June 2009

Lisa Sinfield was responsible for information about the conference and all enquiries.

The venue can be found by following the M4 West past Swindon in Wiltshire or South on the M5.

For information on the current and most recent events please search the web using appropriate keywords, a more recent website is available for the event associated with each year, however because the URL may change it is best to just do an internet search.