News & Events

Events

We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by the Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees. 

  • Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG)

    Event date: Friday, Feb 13, 2015 - Saturday, Feb 14, 2015

    The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs.  FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

  • Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders and Change AGEnts Interprofessional Townhall and Cocktail Networking Reception

    Event date: Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 - Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

    Join the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders and Change AGEnts on November 5, 2014 from 8:00 p.m.-10 p.m. for an Interprofessional Townhall and Cocktail Network Reception at the 2014 Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting. The event will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

  • 2014 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting

    Event date: Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 - Sunday, Nov 9, 2014

    GSA's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 4,000 of the brightest minds in the field of aging. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 400 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations. The 2014 theme is “Making Connections: From Cells to Societies.” Gerontologists make and study connections in many aging-related areas. They assess unstable molecular bonds in cells and study enduring human ones in families. They test for relationships among variables and examine them among many community settings. Their research generates alliances that improve community services and policies for older adults and their families.

  • 2014 Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 - Friday, Oct 24, 2014

    Grantmakers in Aging's Annual Conference - Greater Expectations: A New Vision for Aging Philanthropy - will be held from October 22-24, 2014 in San Francisco, CA at The Intercontinental San Francisco where leaders in aging philanthropy will describe how they’re working to meet the greater expectations we have for ourselves and our communities in the 21st Century. Discover how your organization, whether large or small, local or national, can lift its efforts and make an even greater contribution in the years ahead.

  • Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG)

    Event date: Friday, Oct 17, 2014 - Saturday, Oct 18, 2014

    The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs.  FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

  • Facilitated Learning to Advance Geriatrics (FLAG)

    Event date: Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

    The Facilitated Learning to Advance Gereatrics (FLAG) Program is a nationally recognized faculty development experiential workshop designed for nurse educators in prelicensure programs.  FLAG is now being offered September 19 - 20, 2014 in Boston MA, October 17-18, 2014 in Scranton-Worthington, PA, and early February, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

  • 33rd Annual Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association Conference

    Event date: Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

    The Geronological Advanced Practice Nurses Association's Annual Conference - Four Points of Impact on Care of the Older Adult: Practice, Outcomes, Education, and Technology - will be held from September 17-20, 2014 at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa, Orlando, FL. The conference will provide a format for learning and networking that assists gerontological advanced practice nurses to enhance their knowledge and practice.

  • WEBINAR Thinking Inside the Box: Four Steps to More Effective Posters

    Event date: Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 - Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014

    3-4:15 PM ET

    Posters are an often underutilized opportunity to get your work noticed. This 75-minute webinar will help you create a message-driven poster that makes an impact at your next poster session. This webinar has been designed specifically to meet the needs of Hartford Foundation grantees and will help you understand the four basic steps to more effective posters.

  • Conversations with GIA: How Our Eyes Age: The Impact on Everyday Life

    Event date: Friday, Sep 5, 2014

    This GIA webinar, "How Our Eyes Age: The Impact on Everyday Life," will be held on September 5, 2014 at 12pm ET.

    Chris Girkin, MD, MSPH, Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Ophthalmology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), will provide an overview of the basic changes to the eyes with aging.  Cynthia Owsley, PhD., MSPH, Professor in the UAB Dept. Of Ophthalmology, will discuss the impact of aging-related vision changes on everyday activities such as reading the mail, shopping, cooking, walking safely and driving.  Both speakers will offer suggestions for healthy behaviors that can help protect one’s eyesight.  Torrey DeKeyser, Executive Director of the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama, will offer a perspective of how one local foundation is working to address vision issues of older adults in the community.

  • WEBINAR Thinking Inside the Box: Four Steps to More Effective Posters

    Event date: Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 - Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014

    1-2:15 PM Eastern Time

    Posters are an often underutilized opportunity to get your work noticed. This 75-minute webinar will help you create a message-driven poster that makes an impact at your next poster session. This webinar has been designed specifically to meet the needs of Hartford Foundation grantees and will help you understand the four basic steps to more effective posters.