3rd National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Conference

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3rd National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Conference

Date:
Thursday 05 October 2017 09:00 am until Friday 06 October 2017 06:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
+61 3 9479 8760
lgbtiageing.conference@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
GLHV, and Val's LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care
Type of Event:
Conference

"It's about time: Rethinking LGBTI Ageing in Australia"

3rd National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Conference

GLHV, Val's LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care, and the conference committee invite you to be part of the 3rd National lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Conference, in Melbourne, Australia - 5 and 6 October, 2017.

This year's conference explores the ways in which aged and disability services can acknowledge the rich and challenging histories and changing lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people and deliver truly LGBTI inclusive services.

Over both days, older LGBTI people and those who care for them will come together with aged and disability experts and service providers to share experiences and ideas, talk policy and practice, and connect over the common goal of promoting and achieving healthy pathways for older LGBTI people.

The Conference will explore how communities, governments, service providers and LGBTI people can work together to:

  • promote and provide healthy ageing pathways for LGBTI people
  • ensure the needs of LGBTI people are understood, respected and addressed in Australia's aged and disability care policies, programs and services.

The conference promises to be an informative and exciting event so be sure to register early and secure your place. With the resounding successes of the previous LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care conferences, the 2017 Conference is sure to fill early. The preliminary program will be released late August.

Conference program and speakers

Download the provisional conference program

Download the list of keynote speakers

Download the final conference program

Conference Planning Committee

The Conference Planning Committee is made up of representatives from:

  • GLHV and Val's LGBTI Ageing and Aged together with:
  • All the Queens Men
  • Carers Victoria
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Living Positive Victoria
  • Victorian AIDS Council
  • and older LGBTI representatives.

Conference Venue

The conference venue for 2017 is:

Novotel Melbourne on Collins
270 Collins Street, Melbourne

How to book your accommodation.

Conference registration

This event is now sold out.

Call for presentations

Call for presenters now closed.

All submissions will be notified of outcome by Friday 25 August.

Sponsorship information

The 3rd National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference is seeking support through a range of sponsorship opportunities.

More information can be found here.

Acknowledgements

We would like to say thank you the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives for the wonderful historical images used in our promotion materials.

Enquiries

Please direct all registration enquiries to +61 3 9479 8760 or by emailing lgbtiageing.conference@latrobe.edu.au

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Novotel Melbourne on Collins

270 Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000

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