Aging across the Decades: Shifting Perspectives, Promising Directions, Self-Reflections
June 12, 2023 at 11:00 AM EDT
Only online registration is open now. In-person registration is closed as we have reached space capacity. Thank you.
We are excited to welcome you to the 2023 CAnD3 Keynote Address with Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews. This hybrid event is the culmination of the 2022-2023 Training Program. It will be a moment to celebrate our past and current Fellows and the halfway point of the SSHRC partnership grant that formed CAnD3.
This year's Keynote Address theme will explore "Aging across the Decades". Research approaches, policy priorities, and advocacy lenses on aging and aging societies have dramatically changed over the past half a century — with progress in many areas and gaps in others. For example, the discourse in advocacy for older people has shifted to partnerships with older people, with meaningful implications that highlight "Research not about us but with us". Further, the rhetoric and imagery of aging has largely changed from portrayals of frailty to inclusivity and equity. Tools like social media have allowed the voices of older people to be more present at various tables, allowing inter-generational interactions to become prevalent.
This Keynote Address will cover the past, present, and the future: discussing changes in concepts and methods surrounding aging and also what has not changed and the challenges that still remain in addressing the needs of aging societies. Just in Canada, for the first time in history, adults 65 years and over outnumber children 14 years and under, prompting the need for social innovation at every level and sector of society. Hence, the topic of this session is not only timely but vital to build a sustainable future for all generations.
10:30 - 11:00 | Registration with coffee
11:00 - 12:30 | Keynote Lecture by Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews
12:30 - 13:30 | Lunch and poster session featuring CAnD3 Fellows' research
13:30 - 14:30 | Future of Aging Research Panel
This is a hybrid event. The online portion of the event will be held on Zoom, and the in-person portion will be held at the Faculty Club (3450 McTavish Street) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. In-person capacity is limited. If you registered to attend in-person and can no longer join us, please notify us at cand3 [at] mcgill.ca.