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A Selection of Presentations by Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing

“Ageing in a Connected World” Essie and Arthur Cohen Lecture, Toronto, Canada, January 2010.

“Ageing Well” Lecture at the Cisco Public Sector Summit, Specialist Session, Stockholm Sweden, September 2009.

“Active Ageing – The Global Opportunities” Key note lecture at the AbleTech’08 Conference in Bilboa, Spain, November 2008

“Connecting up the Dots …….to Size up the Workforce for the Elder Boom.” Key note lecture at the Annual Conference of the New York Southern Area Ageing Network (NY-SAAN), New York, United States, September 2008.
“Life-Lines.” Key note lecture at the Phillips Lifeline Strategic Development Conference, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, May 2008.

“Celebrating Ageing” Lecture to the Japanese Consulate in Montreal, Montreal, Canada, June 2008.

“Making Innovation Part of the Way we Work – Partnership, Solutions and Opportunities in Ageing.” Key note lecture at the symposium on Social Innovation and Business Insights, Getting prepared for an Ageing Population, Hong Kong, June 2008.

“Caregiving – A Business of an Opportunity” Key note lecture at the Home HealthCare Expo, Toronto, Canada, March 2008.

“New Developments and Trends in Global Ageing.” Lecture within a panel hosted by AARP at the ASA-NCOA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, United States, March 2008.

“The Global Significance of Ageing at Home.” Key note lecture at the Ageing@Home Summit, Toronto, Canada, March 2008.

“Global Activity on Emergency Preparedness and Seniors – Partners with a Purpose.” Lecture in a plenary panel at a side meeting on the occasion of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, hosted by the Government of Canada, New York, United States, February 2008.

“The Global Significance of an Age Friendly Community.” Lecture at the Age friendly Manitoba Initiative Summit, Portage La Prairie, Canada, February 2008.

“The Role of the International Federation on Ageing in the Lives of Older People in Japan and Globally.” Key note lecture at the Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, November 2007.

“Transforming Disability into Ability through an Enabling Environment.” Lecture at United Nations Population Fund Expert Group, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2007.

“Older People – Unlocking the Doors to Our Future.” Key note lecture at the Inauguration of Friends of IFA Japan, Akita, Japan, October 2007.

“The Economic and Social Imperatives of Designing for a Healthy Ageing Society.” Lecture at IIDEX/Neo Canada 2007, Toronto, Canada, September 2007.

“Emergency Preparedness Planning and Seniors.” Lecture at the Winnipeg International Workshop on Seniors and Emergency Preparedness, Winnipeg, Canada, February 2007.

“Transforming Disability into Ability Through an Enabling Environment.” Lecture in a plenary panel at a side meeting on the occasion of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, hosted by AARP, New York, United States, February 2007.

“Problems and Possibilities of an Ageing Population.” Key note lecture at the 2nd International Conference for Universal Design in Kyoto hosted by the International Association of Universal Design, Kyoto, Japan, October 2006.

“Global Perspectives on Ageing.” Lecture at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, September 2006.

“Adjusting the Lens to Growing Older.” Lecture at the International Conference on Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Human Rights, Montreal, Canada, July 2006.

“The Economics of Ageing-Homecare, the Australian Perspective.” Lecture at the Westchester County Pre-White House Conference on Aging, Westchester County, United States, June 2005.

“Ageing Policies – An International Comparison.” Key note lecture at the Annual Aged Agenda Conference, London, United Kingdom, February 2006.

“Global Perspectives on Ageing.” Key note lecture at the Westchester County Pre-White House Conference on Aging, Westchester County, United States, June 2005.

“Effective Leadership for NGOs.” Facilitated workshop at the Building Capacity Meeting. Hyderabad, India, April, 2005.

“National Forum on Older Persons.” Key note lecture at the forum convened by the South African Human Rights Commission, Johannesburg, South Africa, August 2005.

“UN Millenium Development Goals and Older People.” Presentation at the International Association Gerontology and Geriatrics 18th World Congress, June 2005.

“Voices of Action – A Study of Policy about being Active and Older.” Presentation at the International Association Gerontology and Geriatrics 18th World Congress, June 2005.

“Putting Ageing at the Centre of Development.” Lecture at the International Centre for Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, April 2005.

“Lifelong Learning – The Key to Second Career Options.” Key note lecture at the Conference on Career Options for Seniors, Hyderabad, India, August 2004.

“Generations of Caring.” Key note lecture at the Annual Meeting of the United Nations NGO Committee in Ageing, New York, United States, June 2004.

Population Ageing: Repositioning and Reframing
(December, 2010)

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Open letter to World Health Organization (and to Member States). WHO must prioritize the needs of older people in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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