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14 Jun
2021

The 2021 Virtual Global Intergenerational Conference

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The 2021 virtual conference will feature information on cutting-edge intergenerational research, policies, and practices. We seek proposals for educational sessions that will enhance the intergenerational field’s capacity for developing practices, programs,and policies that benefit individuals of all ages, strengthen families, and build more cohesive and caring communities throughout the world.

The Conference Planning Committee seeks proposals that are relevant, informative,creativeand represent the great diversity in the intergenerational field.All sessions should use interactive approaches for all types of learners andstimulate and encourage discussion.We are looking for sessions that address different levels of experience with intergenerational work(beginners through experts)and showcase practices that supportdiversity, equity, and inclusion.Please review the categories and evaluate where your innovative proposal fits within the following three topic areas:•Intergenerational Engagement-Intergenerational engagement includesprograms, policies, and practices that increase cooperation, interaction and exchange between people of different generations, allowing them to share their talents and resources, and support each other in relationships that benefit both the individuals and their community.Proposals in this category should focus on the many aspects of connecting younger and older generations.•Grandfamilies,Kinship Care, and Multigenerational Families-Grandfamilies or kinship families are families in which children reside with and are being raised by grandparents, other extended family members, and adults with whom they have a close family-like relationship such as Generations United Call for Sessions 2021–Guidelines & InstructionsPage 2godparents and close family friends.Multigenerational families include families where three or more generations are living together. Proposals in this category should focus onsupporting and engagingthese families.•Intergenerational Shared Sites-Intergenerational shared sites are settingswhere children, youth and older adults participate in services and/or programs concurrently at the same site or on the same campus.Proposals in this category should focus on this specific type of intergenerational setting.

Event Details
Status
As planned
Event type
Conference
Organiser type
Other event
Organiser name
Generations United
Contact details
https://www.gu.org/projects/global-intergenerational-conference/
conference@gu.org
Number of delegates
> 200
Target group
Academics, students, researchers in andragogy
Aims and objectives
Please review the categories and evaluate where your innovative proposal fits within the following three topic areas:•Intergenerational Engagement-Intergenerational engagement includesprograms, policies, and practices that increase cooperation, interaction and exchange between people of different generations, allowing them to share their talents and resources, and support each other in relationships that benefit both the individuals and their community.Proposals in this category should focus on the many aspects of connecting younger and older generations.
•Grandfamilies,Kinship Care, and Multigenerational Families-Grandfamilies or kinship families are families in which children reside with and are being raised by grandparents, other extended family members, and adults with whom they have a close family-like relationship such as
Generations United Call for Sessions 2021–Guidelines & InstructionsPage 2godparents and close family friends.Multigenerational families include families where three or more generations are living together. Proposals in this category should focus onsupporting and engagingthese families.
•Intergenerational Shared Sites-Intergenerational shared sites are settingswhere children, youth and older adults participate in services and/or programs concurrently at the same site or on the same campus.Proposals in this category should focus on this specific type of intergenerational setting.
Expected (learning) outcomes
https://generationsunited.wufoo.com/forms/z13etj0j0r5dz76/
Recognition / certification of participation
https://generationsunited.wufoo.com/forms/z13etj0j0r5dz76/
Attending fee
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