Thirst for learning explored in Queensland

Queensland seniors are being invited to an event where they can explore ways to enhance their lifelong interest in learning.

The Seniors as Lifelong Learners symposium is part of the QLD State Library’s 2016 Belonging initiative.

The free twilight symposium will be held on Wednesday 23 March from 5pm – 7:30pm at Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland.

The purpose of the event is to encourage seniors to find out more about learning through life and into the post-retirement years as an essential way to maintain active minds and quality of life.

Key speakers include:

  • Professor Liz Coulson - Nerve Cell Survival, QLD Brain Institute: What Neuroscience Tells Us
  • Nancy-Lee Robinson –Telstra: Tech Savvy Seniors
  • Julie Porteous, U3A Australia: Learning for Pleasure
  • Laura Landmann,  Brisbane City Council: Engaging Seniors in Brisbane Libraries

Register online at http://www.austcolled.com.au/events/event/seniors-as-lifelong-learners-symposium . Registrations close 22 March. 

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