NewcastleGateshead wins international ageing conference

NewcastleGateshead convention bureau has won
the bid to host the International Conference on Ageing, Disability and
Independence (ICADI).

The event will take place at The Sage
Gateshead 8-10
September 2010.

Discussions will focus on ways to support
people to maintain health and independence as they grow older.
NewcastleGateshead has been providing research into ageing for the past 40
years, with Newcastle University recognised as a leading centre
for ageing research in the world.

Conference ambassador, Professor Peter Gore,
from The Institute for Ageing and Health at Newcastle University, was instrumental in securing
the ICADI conference: “It is a really positive sign that a conference of this
importance is coming to NewcastleGateshead and underlines the medical expertise
that resides here,” he says.

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau’s
conference development manager, Gill Pilkington, adds: “We have an enviable
conference product and portfolio, including great medical and science expertise.
Working with committed conference ambassadors, such as Professor Gore, is
integral to us attracting these prestigious
meetings.”

Paul Colston

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Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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