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APRU Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Workshop 2017 for Junior Gerontologists

 

APRU Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Workshop 2017

for Junior Gerontologists

Action Research for

Age-Friendly Community

Venue:Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, JAPAN
Date: 9-11, November 2017
Target Attendees:Junior researchers from Asia-Pacific Region. Non-juniors leading/participating action research projects in their communities are also welcomed.
Important Dates:

May 2017 Call for Abstracts

July 31  2017 Deadline for Abstract Submission Abstract submissions are now closed. Thank you for your submissions!

August 2017 Notifications of Abstract Decisions, Registration and Accommodations Open

9-11, November 2017 APRU Workshop in Tokyo

Expenses:

Please note: This section has been updated due to inquiries for financial support.

There is no charge for the workshop. Participants are expected to pay their own travel expenses, but we have funding for up to 10 participants who cannot attend the workshop without financial support. Please indicate your need for travel funds in the application form. Accommodation on campus will be provided (breakfast not included). There will be a welcome dinner, and lunch will be served. If you have allergies or food preferences, please let the organizer know when registering.

Activities planned:

Three-day intensive workshop is planned. Details to be announced.

- Lectures and Site Visits on action research for realizing age-friendly society

- Oral /poster presentations and discussions

- Group discussions and research planning for future collaborations

Call for Abstracts!

This three-day workshop will offer a unique opportunity to learn about and share ideas on action research in aging communities. Action research is a collaborative inquiry with those affected by the problem, for the purpose of deciphering and solving the issues of the community. The workshop will involve lectures and site visits to actual action research sites, as well as opportunities to present and discuss your research and/or ideas on action research. The main target of the workshop is junior gerontologists currently working or wishing to work in a field of community aging and and action research for an age-friendly society. The workshop will offer an opportunity for participants to network with other junior researchers and communities struggling to establish an age-friendly society. Please submit an abstract of around 200 words regarding your recent work on aging communities.

Please download the application form and send your abstract and application form by July 31.

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