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Day 1 – Monday 7 December 2015 (BFLT/FIAL Building, ‘Salle du Conseil’)

12:00 – 13:00

Welcome (Lunch)

13:00 – 13:15 

Dr. C. T. Bolly/Prof. A. Gerstenberg
(Univ. zu Köln/Freie Univ. Berlin)

Presentation of the CLARe network

13:15 – 13:30 

Prof. D. Desmette
(UCLouvain)

Presentation of the Louvain4Ageing network

13:30 – 14:30

Prof. A. Wray
(Cardiff Univ.)

Unaccustomed pragmatic spaces: The impact on carers when people with Alzheimer's repair their linguistic output

14:30 – 15:00

Prof. J. Schröder/C. Frankenberg (Univ. Heidelberg)

The ILSE project: Interdisciplinary Longitudinal Study of Adult Development

15:00 – 15:30

Prof.s M. de Saint-Hubert/C. Swine
(UCLouvain)

Frailty and Aging Health

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:30

Prof. S. Agrigoroaei
(UCLouvain)

Looking at cognitive aging and verbal abilities through a psychosocial lens: Empirical evidence and methodological challenges

16:30 – 17:30

Dr. V. Charlot
(Head of Le Bien Vieillir ASBL)

Elderspeak as a means to improve mutual understanding? Its impact on older people’s self-esteem and dependency

17:30 – 18:30

Round Table 1

Outside academia: Applied linguistics in care of older people and training

Day 2 – Tuesday 8 December 2015 (BFLT/FIAL Building, ‘Salle du Conseil’)

09:00 – 10:00

Prof. B. H. Davis
(Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Thirteen ways of looking at a corpus: Mining the Carolinas Conversations Collection of language produced by older speakers with and without cognitive impairment

10:00 – 10:30

L. Rousier-Vercruyssen (Univ. Neuchâtel & Paris Ouest Nanterre)

How, when and why old speakers are more disfluent than young speakers?

10:30 – 11:00

J. Kairet
(Freie Univ. Berlin)

The CLARe corpora (Corpage, CorpAGEst, LangAge): Issues in speech transcription

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30

Data Session 1

Audio data

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:30

Prof. A. Gerstenberg
(Freie Univ. Berlin)

The concept of compensation and the language in later life

14:30 – 15:00

V. Hekkel
(Freie Univ. Berlin)

Linguistic change and aging: How causal constructions vary over age and time

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30

Prof. C. Lindholm
(Elsingfors Univ.)

Talking to yourself again? Between self and other – multiparty conversation and dementia

16:30 – 17:30

Round Table 2

Funding opportunities

Day 3 – Wednesday 9 December 2015 (BFLT/FIAL Building, ‘Salle du Conseil’)

09:00 – 10:00

Dr. C. T. Bolly/S. Gabarró-López/Dr. L. Meurant (Univ. zu Köln/Univ. Namur)

Mapping the pragmatic world of old age: Pragmatic markers and pragmatic gestures in interactions

10:00 – 10:30

G. Duboisdindien
(Univ. Paris Ouest Nanterre)

Making the autobiographical discourse easier for the elderly. The use of sensory reminiscence tasks

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Data session 2

Video data in Spoken Language and Sign Language

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:30

Prof. H. Hamilton
(Georgetown Univ.)

Knowing in dementia: Negotiating everyday challenges of epistemics and face

14:30 – 15:30

Round Table 3

Academic results: The place of linguistic research on age-related questions

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 17:00

Future avenues of the CLARe network (open to public):

General Assembly and Constitution of the Scientific Board

 
                          

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