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Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology

The GOWD (Growing Old with a Disabilitiy)  conference will be an action oriented program, in that all presenters will be asked to consider one of seven major topical themes that affect the lives of persons growing older with a disability and give it context.

There is also an eighth theme for cross-cutting theoretical and policy presentations that span one or more of the conference topical areas. A statement of this conference structure is being developed.

The following themes delineate the focus of this conference:

  • Age-Friendly Liveable Communities
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities
  • Health Literacy, Health Communication and Health IT
  • Long-Term Care and Community-based Services and Supports
  • Social Engagement and Participation
  • Employment, Economic Security and Retirement
  • Cross-Cutting Theoretical and Policy Issues

Festival dates: June 5 – 8, 2011

Contact us at info@ficcdat.ca


Early bird registration deadline: April 1, 2011

Delegate registration deadline to be included in the program: April 22, 2011

Conference Rates

  • Early bird $750
  • Regular $900

Consumer, Student*, Unpaid Caregiver Rates

  • Early bird $375
  • Regular $450

Learn  more at  : www.ficcdat.ca/