The conference will be held at the main building of the University of Helsinki at Fabianinkatu 33, 3rd floor, room 13.

Tuesday 26 March

11.30–12.15  Registration

12.15–12.30  Marjaana Seppänen: Welcoming words

12.30–13.30  Ilkka Pietilä & Hanna Ojala: Older men's leisure time communities

13.30–14.30 Simon Biggs: Negotiating ageing through generational intelligence

14.30-15.00 Coffee

15.00-15.30 Suvi-Maria Saarelainen: Pictor as a visual research tool to study relationality

15.30-16.30 Paul Willis: Older men at the margins: single men’s experiences of loneliness and social isolation                         

Wednesday 27 March

9.00–9.30 Anna Mäki-Petäjä-Leinonen: Autonomy within caring relations

9.30–10.30 Auli Vähäkangas: Older men and grief

10.30–11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.00 Marjaana Seppänen & Elisa Tiilikainen: Sense (and loss) of community in older men´s lives

12.00-12.15 Auli Vähäkangas: Closing words