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 +# Networking about living well in the digital age
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 +**Update**: [Here'​s a blog post about our event on July 28](/​livingwell/​july28post). In summary: lots of energy in our Digital Networking event this week, but where next? A networking of freelances, or a networked campaign for #​ageingdigital?​ The challenge lies in joining up, rather than starting up something new. [read more](/​livingwell/​july28post)
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 +About 30 of us are meeting in London on the afternoon of July 28 2015 to discuss how we can make use of digital technology for a better later life - and how to build stronger communities to provide support for living well at any age.
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 +Follow on Twitter through the hastag #​ageingdigital
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 +### Background to the event
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 +Our exploration into Living Well in the Digital Age over the past nine months yielded two main strands for development:​
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 +* Proposals for local Living Labs that would bring together maps, apps and storytelling to build stronger, friendly communities [More >​](/​livingwell/​model)
 +* Initial plans for a Digital Age Learning Network [More >​](/​livingwell/​danetsum)
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 +[Full details of the exploration here>​](/​livingwell/​index)
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 +### Provision agenda
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 +We'll start at 1.30 with tea, coffee and some networking, then:
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 +* Introductions
 +* Update on the [Living Well in the Digital Age exploration](/​livingwell/​index) from David Wilcox - [here'​s what I'll be saying](/​livingwell/​storylines)
 +* Short presentations on the main methods that underpin [the local model we developed](/​livingwell/​model) - mapping, digital technoloogy for individuals and organisations,​ and storytelling from Drew Mackie, Paul Webster and John Popham
 +* Your work and interests
 +* Table discussions around methods and ideas for development
 +* Where next with networking
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 +*Original invitation below*
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 +### An invitation to networking about living well in the digital age
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 +**Meeting at Age UK, Tavis House, Tavistock Square, London on 28th July 2015 from 1.30pm – 5.00pm.**
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 +We now have some 20 years experience of community and social technology - so how can we combine experience from the past with new ideas and tools for Living Well in the Digital Age?
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 +This is an invitation from a group of digital enthusiasts to meet others exploring practical ideas for reducing social isolation and addressing the challenges of ageing - in order to share ideas and develop new opportunities. ​
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 +At the event we’ll build on two strands emerging from a nine-month exploration with Age Action Alliance into Living Well in the Digital Age: 
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 +* a flexible model for combining community development,​ maps, apps, storytelling and other methods locally to help build stronger communities and to combat loneliness. This includes support for both personal and organisational use of technology.
 +* using those and other collaborative methods nationally to create more opportunities for independent innovators - as well as the bigger players in all sectors. This event is a start.
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 +Before the event we’ll invite you - if you wish - to share what you can offer, and where you find ideas and resources, so we can start to build a map of people, projects and resources to feed discussion and connect afterwards. We’ll discuss on the day how that may work. 
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 +Then in September we'll invite any Age Action Alliance groups that may be interested to join in further mapping and networking.
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 +At the event you’ll definitely meet David Wilcox, Drew Mackie, John Popham, Paul Webster - and up to 25 other people. ​
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 +**Spaces are limited, so please reply asap saying yes if you can come, or indicate whether you would like to hear more about networking online if you can’t make it.**
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 +* [More about the exploration into Living Well in the Digital Age](/​livingwell/​index)
 +* [Blog about the exploration](http://​mediablends.com)
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 +Thanks to AAA groups and secretariat for support, and Age UK for hosting this independent event.
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 +Before the event we are asking those attending to fill in a simple form about their connections and interests, so that we can develop a network map. There'​s be a further opportunity during the event to complete the survey.
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 +Contact: David Wilcox david@socialreporter.com
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