This is the web page of the Ageing Society and Sustainability track of the ABCP 2021 Annual Conference, to be held on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd July, 2021.


Day 1: Friday 2nd July 2021 (Zoom link)

  • 1:00-1:14pm: The enjoyment and anxiety of Chinese older adults learning English
    • Mr.Yanchuan Geng, PhD Candidate, Uniersity of Nottingham
    • Professor Lixian Jin, Uniersity of Nottingham
  • 1:15-1:30pm: New technologies and the future of work: International comparisons
  • 1:31-1:50pm: Q&A
    • Session moderator: Dr Wen Wang, PhD, University of Wolverhampton
  • 1:50-2:00pm: Break: agenda on screen
  • 2-2:14pm: Career transitions of senior military officials in the UK
  • 2:15-2:30pm: Healthcare 4.0: the use of digital twins for healthy ageing
  • 2:31-2:50pm: Q&A
    • Session moderator : Dr Mengyi Xu, PhD, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2:50-3:00pm: Break: agenda on screen
  • 3:00-3:14pm: Silver shoppers: Designing a better supermarket experience for the older customer
  • 3:15-3:30pm: Ageing workforce in the care sector (UKRI project)
  • 3:30-3:50pm: Q&A
  • 3:51:4:20pm: Networking session (link to a separate Zoom meeting)

Day 2: Saturday 3rd July 2021 (Zoom link)

  • 1-1:14pm: Age-friendly cities
  • 1:15-1:30pm: An overview of loneliness in later life
  • 1:31-1:50pm: Q&A
  • 1:50-2:00pm: Break: agenda on screen
  • 2:00-2:14pm: Promoting generation integration: building an all-inclusive environment
    • Dr Yu Wang, China Architecture Design & Research Group
  • 2:15-2:30pm: Inclusive built environment for the multigeneration communities
  • 2:31-2:50pm: Q&A
    • Session moderator: Dr Hua Zhong, PhD, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2:50-3:00pm: Break: agenda on screen
  • 3:00-3:30pm: Inclusive design in the ageing society
    • Dr Shu Yuan, Donghua University, China
    • Dr Yumei Dong, Jiangnan University, China
  • 3:31-3:50pm: Q&A
  • 3:51-4:20pm: Networking session (link to a separate Zoom meeting)

Organising Committee

Dr Wen Wang (汪文博士), University of Wolverhampton (Chair)
Professor Hua Dong (董华教授), Brunnel University London
Dr Hua Zhong (钟华), Nottingham Trent University 
Dr Mengyi Xu (徐梦艺博士), Anglia Ruskin University
Professor Huiyu Zhou (周挥宇教授), University of Leicester