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Upcoming Talk

The LIFE Research Institute is happy to announce that we will be hosting a talk with Dr. Romana Klášterecká on October 5. 

Whether you are attending in person or virtually, please kindly RSVP. Thank you.

Active Aging by Dr. Romana Klášterecká

October 5th, 2023

Join us for a presentation and discussion with Dr. Romana Klášterecká, given at the University of Ottawa, to discuss the challenges of active aging with an increasing population.

  • Details:
    • When: October 5th, 2023 at 1:00 - 2:00pm EDT
    • Where: Hybrid Event
      • 256 Morisset Library (MRT256), 65 University Private, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
      • Zoom

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Past events

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Jun 1

What is Connected Autonomy?

Join us for a conversation where attendees will hear from authors about their chapters, followed by a discussion that engages both panelists and the a…

Feb 12

Does age matter?

In Canada, there are more people over the age of 65 than under 15 and life expectancy is now longer than ever. By 2050, the world population over 60 w…

Jul 3

ILC Global Alliance Working Group Meeting

On July 2-3, 2019, in Ottawa, the LIFE Research Institute and ILC-Canada hosted the International Longevity Centre Global Alliance Working Group Meeti…

Jan 31

International Expert-Conference on Human Rights of older Persons

Government  representatives,  UN, EU and civil society representatives, older persons, academics and experts met in Vienna in November 2018 to exchang…

Jul 5

Global Aging: Creating Age Friendly & Vibrant Societies for All Ages

Thank you to AARP for their participation in The Age-Friendly Societies Forum “Towards a World Adapted for Older Adults: Maintaining Quality of Life”.…

Jun 12

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse will hold on June 16, 2020, a virtual event for the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: The i…

Oct 15

CAG 2018 : Making It Matter: Mobilizing Aging Research, Practice & Policy

Dr. Linda Garcia, founding director of the LIFE Research Institute will be attending the Canadian Association of Gerontology’s 47th Annual Scientific …

Aug 2

Visit to Université Jean-Monnet

July 2018
The LIFE Research Institute was part of an important delegation from the University of Ottawa, to sign an agreement with l’Université Jean …

Sep 9

CO-VIDA 2020

CO-VIDA 2020 is a University of Ottawa student initiative associated with the LIFE Research Institute. The goal of this initiative is to bridge the in…

May 28

Health 4.0 Leadership Summit

The Health 4.0 Leadership Summit, organized by the Health 4.0 Leadership Institute, will be held virtually on June 4, 2020.

Apr 25

Live Well, Learn Well - United Nations 2019

ILC Canada, ILC Global Alliance and the LIFE Research Institute hosted a UN Side Event at the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing, April 15, 2019. 

Jul 31

United Nations 2018

The Right to be My Older Self: A North-South Discussion on Long-Term and Palliative Care, Autonom…

May 23

Forum 2018

The Second Forum on Age-Friendly Societies “Towards a world adapted for older adults: Maintaining Quality of Life” was hosted by the LIFE Research Ins…

Dec 4

United Nation 2016

In collaboration with ILC-Canada, the LIFE Research Institute participated in a multi-faculty delegation to present at a Side-event of the United Nati…

Jun 23

Forum 2016

First discussion forum on Age-Friendly Business – Joint ILC-Canada/Faculty of Health Sciences Age-Friendly business research forum targeting older wor…

Feb 9

Ottawa MND 2017 Conference | September 7-9 2017

Dr. Linda Garcia is a Professor in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences and Founding Director of the Life Research Institute (LRI) at the U…


Life Course Perspective on Ageing and Technology: Implications for Policy 

July 17th, 2018

  • Presentation and discussion with: Dr. Jerome Bickenbach, PhD. LL.B., M.A., B.A. given at University of Ottawa

Aging, Assistive technology and Demographics: The ethics of functioning 

June 13, 2017

  • Dr. Jerome Bickenbach, Université de Lucerne and Swiss Paraplegic Research; in collaboration with Age-Well.

Sharing Big Data Trajectories from the Cradle to the Grave on Individuals, Environmental Enablers and Life Participation

April 27, 2017

  • Dr. Patrick Davidson; Dr. Stuart Nicholls; Dr. Annie Robitaille.

Doping for seniors: better aging through chemistry?

February 13, 2017

  • Dr. Kevin Conley, University of Washington.

Healthy Links - Making a Difference: How Research and Partnerships Help Meet the Needs of People with Complex Chronic Conditions 

November 23, 2016

  • Mr. Cal Martell, Champlain LHIN