Conference programme

(Print version of the programme)

DAY 1: Friday, 10. May 2019
Organised by: Faculty of Arts (University of Ljubljana), Old Guys Say Yes to Community (ERASMUS+), Slovenian Third Age University, Faculty of Education (University of Primorska), EPALE, & CMEPIUS; ELOA Network

Place: Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana (map)

08:30 – 09:00REGISTRATION
09:00 – 09:30
Blue room, 5th floor
WELCOMING SESSIONdr. Roman Kuhar, Dean, Faculty of Arts
dr. Marko Radovan, Department of Educational Science
dr. Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
dr. Marta Gregorčič, University of Ljubljana & Old Guys Say Yes to Community (Erasmus+)
09:30 – 10:30
Blue room, 5th floor
Lifelong learning and lifelong doing as the ways of overcoming ageism and eliminating age discrimination
Keynote speaker: dr. Ana Krajnc
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break: Breakfast with EPALE – Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe Maruša Bajt, (National Support Service for EPALE Slovenia)
11:00 – 13:30PARALLEL SESSIONS 1, 2
Room 233
(2nd floor)
SESSION 1: Silver productivity and lifelong learning

dr. Iris Humala: Specifying appropriate coaching services for retiring well-educated Finnish professionals
dr. Ann-Kristin Boström: Retirement and quality of life – A transitional perspective of the experiences from the first welfare generation in Sweden
dr. Filiz Keser Aschenberger, dr. Monika Kil and Roland Löffler, B. A.: Academic continuing education at a later age: The case of Danube University Krems
dr. Thelma Rabelo: Delayed retirement among a group of teachers at the Federal Education Institute of Rio Grande do Norte
Chair: dr. Sonja Kump
Blue Room
(5th floor)
SESSION 2: Transitions to retirement

dr. Marvin Formosa: Renewing pre-retirement learning programmes for successful transitions in later life
dr. Helene Ahl and dr. Joel Hedegaard: The theory of conditional social equality
dr. Dušana Findeisen: Older adult education is not just casual leisure time. Socially engaged education, art and filmmaking of older students at Slovenian U3A
Chair: dr. António Fragoso
13:30 – 14:00Lunch (organised by Faculty of Arts)
ROOM: blue room, 5th floor
14:00 – 15:00
Cognitive ageing
Keynote speaker: dr. Vojko Kavčič
Room: 415
(4th floor)
SESSION 3: The importance of learning, doing and creating for mental health

Tiina Tambaum, M. A.: An intervention tool for a better intergenerational understanding in the community
dr. Leo Delfgaauw: In my end is my beginning
Meta Furlan and dr. Borut Mikulec: Cinema as a tool for active ageing
Chair: dr. Maja Mezgec
Blue room 5th floorWorkshop: Transitions in later life: Re-storying retirement pilot projectChair: dr. Jane Watts
17:30 – 18:30Personal town tours – narrating my town
Alternative town tour guided by Slovenian U3A’s students is based on their stories and studies of architecture, ecology and urbanism (Grundvik project of the architect Meta Kutin and Slovenian U3A’s students).

Tour will start at Faculty of Arts (Aškerčeva street 2), go through the city center and end on the market place.
Anamarija Rančič, Slovenian Third Age University
19:30 – 22:00Dinner (optional)
Arranged by Faculty of Arts in a nice restaurant in Ljubljana (20-30 EUR per participant)
Restaurant Güjžina, Mestni trg 19, Ljubljana

DAY 2: Saturday, 11. May 2019
Organised by: Old Guys Say Yes To Community (ERASMUS+), Faculty of Arts (University of Ljubljana); Slovenian Adult Education Association (SAEA)
Place: The Old Power Station, Slomškova 18, Ljubljana (map)

08:30 – 09:00REGISTRATION
09:00 – 09:15InterventionSeniors from Tine Rožanc Folkloric Dance Group
09:15 – 09:45Welcome speeches(will be announced)
09:45 – 10:15Introduction to the final conference of the Old Guys Say Yes to Community project:
Bottom-up strategies for community engagement and informal learning
dr. Marta Gregorčič
10:15 – 10:45Coffee break (Cooperative Dobrina)
10:45 – 11:00InterventionEstonian cultural dance group: Seltskonnatansturühm "Päripidi" (dance group "Päripidi")
11:00 – 11:45Social isolation of elderly men and ways of overcoming it by involvement in community affairs in EstoniaTiina Tambaum, M.A.
Iris Pettai
11:45 – 12:30Cumulative advantages and disadvantages of Portuguese older mendr. António Fragoso, dr. Carla Vilhena, dr. Sandra T. Valadas
12:30 – 13:15What do old guys say to community? Some ideas from polish perspectivedr. Malgosia Malec Rawinski, dr. Rozalia Ligus, dr. Arkadiusz Urbanek
13:15 – 14:15Lunch (Cooperative Dobrina)
14:15 – 15:00Men’s gender capital experience in later life: Findings from Slovenian study with Old Guys
Špela Močilnikar, Kaja Cizelj, dr. Marta Gregorčič
15:00 – 15:45ICT tools for further learning: OER-based portal & online learning course dr. Marko Radovan
15:45 – 16:00Intervention
Gymnastics Veterans of the Sports Association Sokol Bežigrad// Gimnastični veterani Športnega društva Sokol Bežigrad
16:00 – 17:15Concluding discussion on the Old Guys project findings and recommendations Moderated by dr. Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha (Germany)

Conversation with: dr. Marvin Formosa (Malta), dr. Vojko Kavčič (USA), dr. Ann-Kristin Boström (Sweden), Ana Stanovnik Perčič (Slovenia)
17:15 – 18:00Refreshment (water + fruits) (Cooperative Dobrina)
18:00 – 19:00Theatre performance “SENIORS”
Directors Tin Grabnar and Hana Vodeb are presenting their second premiere, called Seniors, as a part of long term Glej Residency Project. They have put ageing in the centre of their artistic expression. For more than two years they have been exploring different spheres of ageing with seniors, who until that point mostly had no connection to theatre. They were building a community that is bravely facing stereotypes and isolation towards Seniors through research of memory and poetic interpretation of ageing.
Produced by Glej Theatre
Co-produced by: Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, University of Ljubljana

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