Reinvestment Training Institute. The institute offers
seven programs of study that provide quality training to professionals
involved in the affordability of neighborhood housing, including
areas like leadership and management, economic development,
neighborhood revitalization, community development lending,
and home ownership. Upon completion, a professional certificate
will be awarded. Courses are offered nationwide in the specific
dates and cities listed below. For more information, visit
the website at www.nw.org/training,
or call 1-800-438-5547.
18-22, 2003 - Washington, D.C.
8-12, 2003 - San Franciso, CA
16-20, 2004 - Atlanta, GA
3-7, 2004 - Minneapolis, MN
9-13, 2004 - Washington, D.C.
3-5, 2003: NASHP's 16th Annual State Health Policy
Conference. Leaders in health policy from across the
country will gather in Portland to discuss the enormous health
policy challenges currently confronting states and to explore
new initiatives in cost containment, access, patient safety,
longterm and chronic care, children's health, and Medicaid
reform. Day-long preconferences on August 3 will focus on
pharmacy costs, longterm care, and the State Childrens
Health Insurance Program. The conference will be held at the
Doubletree Hotel-Lloyd Center in Portland, Oregon. For additional
Here to visit the NASHP website or contact Josephine Johnson
21-23, 2003: AoA National Summit on Creating Caring
Communities. This conference will provide practical information
on how to promote and develop policy and program changes at
the state, tribal and local level that would make the long-term
care system more balanced and more responsive to the needs
and preferences of older people and their family caregivers.
To register for this national conference, please Click
Here. For additional information, please contact Martrell
Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by phone at (202) 828-5100.
29-October 1, 2003: Universal Access Conference: Doors
to Inclusion. Preliminary plans include a Conference focus
on improving and enhancing lifespan opportunities of children
and adults by the bringing together of two rather distinct
worlds- those who provide or use technology supports, for
individuals with special needs, and those who use or provide
mainstream and universal access technology. The goal of the
Conference is to blend these worlds together into a single
user-friendly environment where the technologies,
theories, practices, and modalities work together. The Doors
to Inclusion: Universal Access Conference will be held at
the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Baton Rouge,
Louisiana. For information, please contact Cyndi Mabri at
225-925-9500 or 800-270-6185, or visit www.doors2access.org/.
23-26, 2003: 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the
Canadian Association of Gerontology: CAG 2003 "Bridging
the Pieces Together: Research, Education, Policy and Practice".
These annual meetings, held each fall, help to foster
an environment in which new research and programs can be developed.
The meeting will be held at the Colony Hotel, Toronto (Canada).
For additional information, visit http://www.cagacg.ca.
26-29, 2003: 6th International Conference on Care Management:
"Care Management in an Aging Society." The goal
of the 6th International Conference on Care Management (ICM)
is to address the issues of care management and explore programs
that have been designed, implemented, researched and dissected
all over the world. Included in the conference will be the
exploration of innovative models of service delivery at the
policy level, as well as the local informal and nontraditional
providers and services. The conference will take place at
the Loews Hotel Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, USA. To make
hotel reservations, call the hotel directly at: (215)627-1200.
For information about the conference, visit http://www.asaging.org/icm/03/index.html.
21-25, 2003: 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the
Gerontological Society of America: "Our Future Selves:
Research, Education and Services for Early Development and
Childhood in an Aging Society". The meeting will
be held in San Diego, CA. For more information, visit http://www.geron.org/AnnualMeeting/annual.htm#2003.
If you have any suggestions regarding topics/themes/speakers
for the meeting, contact Professor George M. Martin, MD at
4-6, 2003: International Conference on Aging, Disability
and Independence. The International Conference on Aging,
Disability, and Independence will bring together researchers,
practitioners, business leaders and people involved in aging
policy to focus on these issues. The conference will include
sessions related to research and development, practice, products
and services and policies. The conference will be held at
the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, just
outside Washington, DC. It has seven tracks, one of which
is Home Modification and Universal Design. To request information,
visit the website at: www.asaging.org/icadi.
14-17, 2004: Joint Conference of the American Society
on Aging & The National Council on the Aging: Taking the
Journey Together. This conference will be held in San
Francisco, CA. More details to follow, or visit www.agingconference.org.