On 13 February 2019, the GM Ageing Hub brought together Greater Manchester leaders, older people’s groups, world-leading academics, national and international partners, and community sector innovators to focus on the next phase of building an age-friendly city-region.

Plenary speakers: 
  • Andy Burnham - Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • Cllr Brenda Warrington - Leader of Tameside Council and Portfolio Lead member for Age-Friendly Greater Manchester and Equalities
  • Elaine Unegbu – Greater Manchester Older People’s Network  
  • Dr Anna Dixon - Centre for Ageing Better
  • Pam Smith – Chief Executive, Stockport Council and Chief Executive Lead for Age-Friendly Greater Manchester and Equalities  
  • Jon Rouse – Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Prof Debbie Price - The University of Manchester
  • Anne-Berit Rafoss - Oslo Kommune
Organisations involved:
  • Ambition for Ageing, GMCVO
  • Centre for Ageing Better
  • GreaterSport
  • International Longevity Centre - UK
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Manchester Museum
  • MICRA at The University of Manchester
  • Salford University
  • Southway Housing 
  • Sport England
  • Transport for Greater Manchester

In this video our conference speakers and delegates discuss how Greater Manchester has established a global centre of excellence for ageing.