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International Speakers

Celebrate Creative Ageing, Sydney 2015

A meeting of minds to inspire innovative and imaginative ideas about ageing creatively
Sydney Opera House and the Art Gallery of NSW
25 – 27 August 2015

A new annual international conference convened by The Australian Centre for Arts and Health


Anne Basting

Professor of Theatre, UWM Peck School of the Arts, Augmented Faculty, UWM Zilber School for Public Health, UWM Ideas Challenge Fellow, Founder, President TimeSlips Creative Storytelling, Facilitator, The Creative Trust MKE, Author "Forget Memory - Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia"


Dominic Campbell

Artistic Director, Creative Ageing International, Dublin, Ireland

Full biography


Gary Glazner

Founding Director, Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, New York, USA

Full biography


Laurel Humble

Assistant Educator, Prime Time Program for Older Adults and Meet me at MoMA Alzheimer's Program, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Brad Lichtenstein

Brad Lichtenstein

Filmmaker, President of 371 Productions, Wisconsin USA

Full biography

Brad Lichtenstein

Gabbi Mesters

Project leader, Long Live Arts, The Netherlands

Full biography


Janet Morrison

Chief Executive Independent Age UK; Co-founder Campaign to End Loneliness UK and Chair, The Baring Foundation, London, UK

Full biography


Andrew Newman

Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Arts and Cultures, University of Newcastle, UK; author ‘Contemporary visual art and the wellbeing of older people: policy and practice’

Full biography


Emma Robinson

Arts & Creativity Programme Manager – Age Cymru, the national charity for older people in Wales

Full biography


Ed Watts

Engagement Manager, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK.

Full biography