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Annual
COLLOQUIUM
ON AGING
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Institute on Aging Annual Colloquium

 

27th ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM ON AGING

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

in Madison, Wisconsin
at the Gordon Dining & Event Center on the UW-Madison campus.

Showcasing the latest research and resources on positive aging,
with Speakers, a Poster Session, and a Health & Resource Fair.

Click to see the 2015 Registration Brochure.

The event is free and open to the public,
but space is limited and fills up in less than a week!

 

Click Here to Register

 


 

2015 Speakers will be:

KEYNOTE:
Advancing the Science of Population Health and Aging
through Interdisciplinary Research

Parminder Raina, PhD, CRC
Raymond & Margaret Labarge Chair in Optimal Aging & Knowledge
Application for Optimal Aging; Canada Research Chair in GeroScience; Director, McMaster Institute of GeroScience; Lead Principal Investigator, Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

Can I Reduce My Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s Disease?

Barbara B. Bendlin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine- Geriatrics, University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Work and Family Experiences Across the Life Course:
Implications for Well-Being at Older Ages

James M. Raymo, PhD
Professor, Department of Sociology;
Director, Center for Demography and Ecology; UW-Madison

Understanding Pathways to Type 2 Diabetes

Vera Tsenkova, PhD
Assistant Scientist, UW-Madison


 

OUR NEW EVENT LOCATION:

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Gordon Dining & Event Center
on the UW-Madison campus

770 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53715
(on the corner of W. Dayton & N. Lake)

Map of event location

The first floor of Gordon is a public dining hall.
The second floor is the event center, all of which has been reserved for the Colloquium.
Event registration will open at 8:30 am on the 2nd Floor.

Click to see the Gordon floor plan and event layout map.

Click to see where Gordon is on the UW-Madison campus map


DIRECTIONS

Click to get directions on MapQuest

For bus routes, see Madison Metro Trip Planner
For biking routes, see the Bike Madison Trip Planner


PARKING INFORMATION

Parking is self-pay.
Several public parking lots, both campus and city run, are within 1-3 blocks of the event.
Click to see the Event Parking Map

CAMPUS PARKING - LOTS 46, 83, 7, 29:
Some parking permits for campus lots can be purchased in advance
to guarantee parking availability. Click to download the campus parking application.
The application must be mailed with payment to UW Transportation Services by Friday, Sept. 4th.
You will receive a parking permit via return mail,
which you must have with you in order to park in the reserved spaces.

Not all public parking in campus lots can be reserved,
so there may still be a limited number of spaces
available on the day of the event (without pre-purchasing a permit).

CITY PARKING - STATE STREET CAMPUS GARAGE:
If campus parking is full, we recommend using the State Street Campus Garage
located at 400 N. Lake St.
It is three blocks directly north of the event, and has over 1000 public parking spaces.
Click to see current parking availability.


 

CANCELLATIONS

Please! If your plans change after you register,
let us know as soon as possible
so that there is time to save us the cost of your lunch
or allow someone else from our waiting list to attend in your place.

To cancel, click here.

or call 608-262-1818
Please give us your complete name and address so that we can find you in our database.

 



 

DONATIONS HAPPILY ACCEPTED

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Each year, the task of raising funds
to host this valuable event
becomes more challenging.
 
Please help us continue to offer this event for free in the future. 

A donation of any amount will help. 
To lend your support, please donate via the UW Foundation

 

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Colloquium Archives

Click here to view speaker presentations and program handouts from previous years.

 

1300 University Avenue
2245 MSC
Madison, WI 53706
PH: 608.262.1818
FAX: 608.263.6211