Save the Date for TAN’s 2019 Symposium

To be held at the Guelph University’s Arboretum Centre
hosted by Guelph’s Summer Lectures Club


Friday afternoon and evening May 3rd and Saturday May 4th, 2019


           Delegates are encouraged to bring their partners; various social activities are planned to complement the symposium.


Friday, May 3rd

  • Walking tour of the Arboretum with Naturalist and Author Chris Earley
  • Keynote speaker James W. Sanders, Member of the Order of Canada, past chair, the Accessibility Standards Advisory Council of Ontario
  •  Theme: “Building a Friendly World for All Ages”

  • Cheese and Wine Reception

     Saturday May 4th

  • Keynote speaker and Moderator Sarah Webster, Knowledge Broker, Niagara Connects & Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program.
  • Theme: Helping Each Other Spread Our Wings“.

  • Workshops:
    • How Third Age Learning and Age Friendly Communities can help each other
    • How to get feedback on the value of Third Age Learning in communities
    • Best practices in securing speakers
    • Established Third Age Learning groups to promote new start-ups in their community and other communities
    • Interacting with similar social and educational groups
    • Attracting and maintaining volunteers
    • Best use of technologies
  • Organized bus tour to Crawford Lake for partners
  • AGM following the Symposium

Further details will follow as our planning continues.