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Save the date: ELSA 20th Anniversary Conference, Thursday 11th May 2023

Watch this space for details on how to book your place to join us in celebrating 20 years of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

The conference will celebrate 20 years of ELSA, with 10 waves of data collection and two special waves collected during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

The conference programme will focus on central issues studied in ELSA, with presentations followed by panel discussions addressing scientific and policy implications. Among the topics will be:

Inequalities in later life

Cross-national comparisons of ageing trajectories

Cognitive decline and dementia

ELSA and the COVID-19 pandemic

Work and retirement

There will also be a poster session, and researchers interested in presenting posters should contact

The conference will take place:

Thursday 11th May

9.00 until 17.45 (followed by a drinks reception)

The Royal Society

6-9 Carlton House Terrace

London SW1Y 5AG


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