Ashton Applewhite Tour
The EveryAGE Counts campaign is very excited to announce the first of the confirmed dates for the speaking tour of US anti-ageism campaigner, Ashton Applewhite. Ashton is the author of This Chair Rocks – A Manifesto Against Ageism, and is an activist on a mission to raise awareness of our age bias – between our ears and in the world around us – and to make age a criterion for diversity.
Ashton will be speaking at public events in Sydney, Hobart, Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane. Here are the dates confirmed so far for the tour. Keep an eye out on this page for updates on ticketing and logistics.
Hobart, Saturday 2 November, COTA TAS and Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Canberra, Wednesday 6 November, National Press Club
Sydney, Saturday 9 November, UNSW Centre for Ideas ‘Unthinkable’ Festival
Melbourne, To be announced!
Adelaide, Tuesday 12 November Uniting Communities, ECH and COTA SA
Brisbane, Tuesday 19 November, Integrity 20, Griffith University
Perth, Wednesday 20 November, Age Friendly Australia National Forum
If you haven’t seen Ashton’s TED talk, here’s the link so you can watch it now!