Wellington is the city of choice for three major sector conferences in 2016!

GerontologyConfLogo2016Making Active Ageing a Reality is the theme for the NZ Association of Gerontology conference 2016 on 15 – 17 September at the James Cook Hotel in Wellington. Registration is online at the NZAG conference website.  As the conference organisers say, the “ongoing prosperity and well-being of our ageing society is dependent on sound research, wise policy making, and informed debate. This conference provides the opportunity to actively engage with issues that will influence future trends relating to making active ageing a reality.”

ResizedImage598244-HCHA-Conference-Logo-2016.1Looking Out, Looking In is the tagline for the Home and Community Health Association 2016 conference being held at Te Papa in Wellington on 28 – 29 September. The conference registration is open on the HCHA website. A lot of change is happening in the home support sector and the organisers want to look inwards to clients, workforce, ways of working with other organisations and the practical issues like quality, health and safety. Looking outwards includes health strategy, robotics and technology, emerging care & support options, new rehabilitation and wellness promotion and the intersections across social systems.

AlzheimersConf2016Dementia Today: Diverse Communities Collective Action is the title chosen for the Alzheimers Asia Pacific Regional Conference and Alzheimers NZ biennial conference which takes place 3 – 5 November 2016 in Wellington at the TSB Arena and Convention Centre. Registrations are already open on the conference website. This is a leading conference for all those who are affected by dementia, policy makers, service providers, health and care professionals, researchers and NGOs. With top flight speakers from New Zealand and overseas will share the latest research, evidence, learnings and insights, as well as a strong focus on real life case studies, and what works.