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Age & Opportunity and the Bealtaine festival announce ‘Creating A New Old’, a global conference on arts, culture and creative ageing taking place in Dublin, Ireland from 8 to 10 May 2012. This conference brings together experts from a wide variety of fields to forge international networks of best practice.

The conference’s key themes are:

·         The potential for creative activity to maximise the ability of all individuals to maintain dignity and independent living throughout older age

·         How to harness the creative powers of older people to make a positive contribution to society

The conference will bring together specialists in health, culture, arts, science, education, gerontology, social policy and tourism. ‘Creating a New Old’ will showcase international best practice, innovation and opportunities relating to ageing from the arts and culture sectors.

Key international speakers will include: Liz Lerman, Susan Perlstein, Francois Matarasso and Susan Langford.

Places are limited to ensure the presence of a vibrant cross-section of international expertise. Register your interest here:


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