Agenda for the Ageing and Workplace workshop

Take a look at the exciting line-up of sessions and speakers for the Ageing and Workplace workshop that will take place on:

Friday 19 May 2017, 10am-3pm
The Rivers Suite, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus


09:30-10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00-10:10 Welcome and introductions
Part 1: Current Trends
10:10-10:25 Introduction and Overview – Ageing and the Workplace in Scotland

Valerie Egdell, Edinburgh Napier University

10:25-10:40 Extending Working Lives – Changes in Employees’ and Employers’ Attitudes

Wendy Loretto, Edinburgh University

10:40-10:55 Mediating factors in older unemployed people’s perceptions of their suitability for return-to-work interventions

Joanne Neary, University of Glasgow

10:55-11:30 Roundtable feedback and panel discussion & questions
11:30-11:40 Break and coffee
Part 2: Industry Priorities & Future Needs
11:40-11:55 Dementia and the Workplace

Doug Anthoney,  Age Scotland Early Stage Dementia team

11:55-12:10 Supporting Older Workers

Terry Anderson, Scottish Trade Union Council (STUC)

12:10-12:25 New Developments in Employment Legislation

Clare Frances Moran, Edinburgh Napier University

12:25-13:00 Roundtable feedback and panel discussion & questions
13:00-13:40 Lunch
Part 3: Good Practice
13:40-13:55 Managing (out) Older Workers

Vanessa Beck, University of Leicester

13:55-14:10 Age Management and SMEs

Vanesa Fuertes, Edinburgh Napier University

14:10-14:25 Health and Wellbeing of Older Workers

Susan Gimson, NHS Health Scotland

14:25-14:50 Roundtable feedback and panel discussion & questions
14:50-15:00 Close

We hope that you will be able to join us!

Places are free, but limited. Please RSVP Dr Valerie Egdell ( or Vanesa Fuertes ( by 12 May 2017.


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