8th International Conference on Cultural Gerontology, 10-12 April 2014
Programme

 MEANING AND CULTURE(S): EXPLORING THE LIFE COURSE

8th International Symposium on Cultural Gerontology

2nd Conference of the European Network in Aging Studies (ENAS)

National University of Ireland Galway, 10-12 April 2014

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 PROGRAMME

Unless otherwise indicated, all sessions take place in the Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway.

Thursday, 10th April
11.00-18.30            Registration and Enquiry desk open                                       
13.30-13.45            Welcome                                                                              
13.45-14.45            Plenary 1: Harry R. Moody, AARP, USA                             
15.00-16.30            Session 1: papers/symposia                                                   
16.30-17.00            Refreshments                                                                         
17.00-18.30            Session 2: papers/symposia                                                   
18.45-20.00            Welcome reception: joint launch of Ageing Studies book
                                series and of European Network in Aging Studies                  
  
Friday, 11th April
08.30-18.00           Registration and Enquiry desk open                                        
09.00-10.30           Session 3: papers/symposia                                                   
10.30-11.00           Refreshments and poster viewing                                            
11.00-12.30           Session 4: papers/symposia                                                   
12.30-13.30           Lunch                                                                                   
13.30-14.30           Plenary 2: Aagje Swinnen, Maastricht University,
                              The Netherlands                                                                   
14.45-15.45           Session 5: papers/symposia                                                  
15.45-16.15           Refreshments and poster viewing                                          
16.15-17.45           Session 6: papers/symposia                                                  
19.30-20.15           Reception hosted by Irish Gerontological Society                  Westwood Hotel
20.15 until late        Conference Dinner                                                                Westwood Hotel
  
Saturday, 12th April
09.00-14.15          Registration and Enquiry desk open                                       
09.30-11.00          Session 7: papers/symposia                                                    
11.00-11.30          Refreshments                                                                         
11.30-12.30          Session 8: papers/symposia                                                   
12.45-13.45          Plenary 3: Stephen Katz, Trent University, Canada                
13.45-14.00          Close of Conference                                                             
14.00-15.00          Lunch                                                                                   
15.00 onwards      Joint Business Meeting of European Network in
                            Aging Studies and North American Network in 
                            Aging Studies                                              
                            All delegates welcome to attend                         

Please note that this programme is provisional and is subject to change