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For Later Life Conference

Age UK's flagship annual conference brings professionals and volunteers together to discuss the latest developments in age-related policy and practice.

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The next For Later Life Conference will take place on Wednesday 8 February 2017 at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster. 

Book before 30 November for reduced rates.

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About the For Later Life Conference

For Later Life is a one-day conference that brings 300 professionals and volunteers together to discuss the latest developments in age-related policy and practice. We consistently recruit the top experts in academia, healthcare and policy to speak at the event, and as such it has become a must-attend event for anyone interested in ageing policy and/or passionate about delivering quality services for older people.

The theme for this year's conference is 'creating a culture of wellbeing'.

The Conference will be chaired by TV and radio presenter Miriam O'Reilly, and confirmed speakers include:

  • Baroness Martha Lane Fox, Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords and co-founder of
  • Dr Alan Gow, Associate Professor, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh; and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (University of Edinburgh)
  • Deborah Mattinson, Founding Director, BritainThinks
  • Lawrence Churchill CBE, Chairman-elect of the Pensions Policy Institute and Age UK Trustee
  • Lord Geoffrey Filkin CBE, Chair, Centre for Ageing better


Full details of conference speakers and sessions.


Cost of a ticket includes:

  • full access to the conference and exhibition
  • light lunch
  • morning and afternoon refreshments.



Our pre-book rates have now expired, but you can still benefit from our early-bird rates if you book before 30 November.

Early-bird rate: Age UK Local Partners £119 + VAT
Early-bird rate: Charity / Voluntary / Public Sector
£139 + VAT
Early-bird rate: Private Sector £249 + VAT
Concessions £59 + VAT

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Need further information?

If you have any further questions, please contact the conferences team at or on 0203 033 1725.

Thanks to our conference co-sponsors

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There are still a variety of sponsorship packages available, including headline sponsorship - please contact for more info.

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