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ERA Conference 2010 University of East Anglia

Challenging Exclusion; Promoting Empowerment: New Research in Ageing

The British Society of Gerontology's Emerging Researchers in Ageing Annual Conference 2010

Christian Beech

Swansea University

University of East Anglia, Norwich, 22nd – 23rd April 2010

The Annual Conference of The British Society of Gerontology's Emerging Researchers in Ageingwill take place on the 22nd and 23rd April 2010 at University of East Anglia, Norwich. The theme of the conference will be ‘Challenging Exclusion; Promoting Empowerment: New Research in Ageing’ 

The conference offers the opportunity for emerging researchers such as undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral researchers (those graduated within three years) in the field of ageing to present papers based on their work to an informed audience of students, academics and trained professionals in a supportive and constructive environment. 

We are pleased to announce that Professor Tom Scharf, Keele University and Professor Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia will be sharing with us their experiences and research in promoting the voice and status of older people in and through research. 

Deadline for Abstract submission: 11th March 2010 
Deadline for Registration: 7th April 2010 

To submit an abstract, please use the template provided here and send it to Christian Beech:C.L.Beech_at_swansea.ac.uk 


Abstracts acceptance notification will be issued by 18th March 2010. 

Details of registration and payment are below. 

*Provisional Programme

Thursday 22nd April 
11.00 Registration 
12.30 Lunch 
13.30 Welcome and opening address: Professor Judith Phillips, BSG President 
13.45 Workshop: ‘Hearing older people’s voices: how do we involve older people in our research and the research process?’ Professor Tom Scharf, Keele University 
15.00 Break 
15.15 Presentations 
16.45 Site Visit: The Zuckerman Institute for Connective Environmental Research (ZICER) and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research 
18.00 Wine reception & networking 
19.30 Conference Dinner 

Friday 23rd April 
9.00 Welcome 
9.15 Seminar: ‘Public policy and the status of older people in Brazil: a model for developing countries?’ Professor Peter Lloyd – Sherlock, University of East Anglia 
10.15 Break 
10.30 Presentations 
12.00 Seminar: ‘Social exclusion of older people’. Professor Tom Scharf, Keele University 
12.45 Close of conference 
13.00 Lunch 
14.00 Depart 

*Programme is subject to change

Conference Fees

Early Bird – full delegate*: 
o £125 (BSG members) 
o £145 (non-BSG members)*** 

Early Bird – day delegate**: 
o £55 (BSG members) 
o £75 (non-BSG members)*** 

Early bird registration is available until 24th March 2010 

Regular rate – full delegate*: 
o £140 (BSG members) 
o £160 (non-BSG members)*** 

Regular rate – day delegate**: 
o £80 (BSG members) 
o £90 (non-BSG members)*** 

*Full delegate fee includes: 
- Single ensuite room 
- Full English breakfast 
- Morning and afternoon refreshments 
- Lunch on arrival - Thursday 
- Conference Dinner Buffet 
- Lunch prior to departure – Friday 

**Day Delegate fee Includes: as above, without accommodation

***For non-BSG members, a one year reduced-rate, student membership is included. Thisonly applies to delegates who are Masters or PhD candidates. Delegates who are not students will be required to pay the full membership amount. 


To register please use the form below and return it to Rachel Hazelwood either electronically tobritishgerontology_at_yahoo.co.uk or by post: 

Rachel Hazelwood 
PO Box 607 
8 Queenswood Grove 
YO24 4PP 


To pay, please use the paypal facility provided on the main BSG website at:http://www.britishgerontology.org/index.asp?PageID=86

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If you have any problems or queries, please contact either Rachel Hazelwood atbritishgerontology_at_yahoo.co.uk or Christian Beech at C.L.Beech_at_swansea.ac.uk

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