Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 7:30pm


Martin Hyde, PhD

Associate Professor in Gerontology
Swansea University

Ageing in a Global Context: New Spatial Dynamics of Later Life

Sponsored by the Legacy Fund of the
Canadian Association on Gerontology

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 9:30am – 10:45am

Special Panel Presentation

An Intersectional Lens on Aging: Marginalized Populations

First Nations Older Adults | LGBTQ2S+ Older Adults | Older Adults in the Correctional System
Sponsored by the Université de Moncton, Faculty of Health Sciences and Community Services


Brian de Vries, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Gerontology
San Francisco State University

Sexual and Gender Minority Older Adults: Lives at the Intersection of Stigma and Resilience


Jennifer Walker, PhD

Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Health
School of Rural and Northern Health
Laurentian University

First Nation Experiences and Perspectives on Aging & Cognition

Keynote Speakers

James R Worthington, MD

National Medical Advisor
Correctional Service Canada Health Services

Promoting Wellness and Independence: Older Persons in Federal Custody

Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 9:30am – 10:45am


Sébastien Lord, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Planning and Landscape Architecture
University of Montréal

Placing Aging in its Context: The Contribution of Person-Environment Studies to the Construction of Territories More Favourable to Aging