APRU Aging in the Asia-Pacific Workshop 2017 for Junior Gerontologists

APRU Aging in the Asia Pacific Workshop 2017 for Junior Gerontologists
Action Research for Age-Friendly Community
November 9 - 11, 2017
Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Abstract Submission Now Opens

Workshop Overview

This three-day workshop will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn about and share ideas on action research in aging communities. Action research is a collaborative inquiry conducted with those affected by the problem for deciphering and solving the issues of the community.

The workshop will involve lectures and site visits to actual action research sites, as well as opportunities to present and discuss your research and/or ideas on action research.

This workshop is targeted at  junior gerontologists currently working or wishing to work in a field of community aging and action research for an age-friendly society. The workshop will offer an opportunity for participants to network with other junior researchers and communities struggling to establish an age-friendly society.

Call for Abstracts

Please submit an abstract of around 200 words regarding your recent work on aging communities. 
Complete the application form and send it with your abstract to Ms. Akiko Tanaka at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 30, 2017.

Key dates for abstract submission:

- Call for abstracts now opens
- June 30, 2017: Abstract due 
- July 14, 2017: Notice of acceptance

Fees and Travel

There is no cost for attending this workshop. Participants will be offered accommodation on campus, but will be responsible for their travel and accommodation fees. 

See the official workshop web page here.

For more information please contact Ms. Akiko Tanaka: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..