National Conference 2018

Huge thanks to everyone who attended our conference on Wednesday 7th March 2018 in Glasgow, at University of Strathclyde, The Technology & Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD and to all our speakers, presenters and staff for making the day such a success.

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We had a fantastic array of presenters and workshops who gave an inspiring insight into intergenerational work taking place across Scotland and England. Key note speakers included:

  • Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Childcare and Early Years
  • Susan Langford MBE, Director, Magic Me – Connecting Generations

  • Ewan Fisher, Business Analyst and GWT Trustee

  • Trevor Owen, Cohesive Communities Team Leader, Scottish Government

Please find it here A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger communities

There were seven workshops for delegates to choose from detailed below. Workshops showcased successful intergenerational projects, gave information & advice for using an intergenerational approach and helped ignite ideas for further projects across the country.

  • Setting up an intergenerational nursery: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the wonderful

  • Intergenerational Practice in the Workplace

  • Year of Young People 2018

  • Raising attainment in literacy and numeracy using an intergenerational approach

  • Creative activities for intergenerational work

  • Functional Fitness and Ageing Actively

  • Intergenerational Housing