Monthly Archives: October 2014

New Tricks: Older People and Local Economic Development

UK Urban Ageing Consortium present:

New Tricks: Older People and Local Economic Development

30th October, Leeds, 11am – 5pm


Successful cities of the future will need to foster older people as active contributors to economic development. This conference will address key topics such as:

  • How cities can develop strategies to engage older people in economic development
  • How to keep older people working
  • How to help local employers find older people with relevant skills
  • How to support older entrepreneurs

Our wide of range of speakers bring the latest intelligence from a range of innovative national and local projects and research programmes and include

  • Professor Cheryl Haslam                  New Dynamics of Ageing
  • WorkAge                                              Stoke City Council & Nottingham Trent University
  • Ed Cox                                                  IPPR North
  • Matthew Jackson                               Centre for Local Economic Strategies
  • Nicola Templeton                              PRIME
  • Cllr Ogilvie Leeds City Council       Age Friendly Leeds
  • Emily Georghiou                               Age UK
  • Matt Flynn                                          Newcastle University
  • Chris Ball                                            Third Age Employment Network

Venue: Leeds Central library Municipal Buildings Calverley Street Leeds LS1 3AB.

Limited Places; first come, first served. Available here

Information about the UK Urban Ageing Consortium and UK Age Friendly Cities Network can be found here: