In February, several members of the Sustainable Care programme will travel to Tokyo and Sydney to further connect with our international partners and share knowledge, expertise and data.

During the visit, our team will collaborate with our partners on a range of activities, including Round Tables, Symposia, meetings with policy makers and even co-hosting a one-day conference!

11th-15th February, Tokyo

In Japan, Professor Sue Yeandle and Professor Jason Heyes will meet with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, The National Centre of the Trade Union and Keidanren (Employers Association). Sue and Jason will also hold a discussion on supporting carers with Carers Japan, convene a symposium on Sustainable Care and meet with our partners, the Japan Institute for Labor, Policy and Training (JILPT).

The following week- Sydney

Professor Sue Yeandle will be joined in Australia by Sustainable Care team members; Madeleine Starr MBE, Professor Norah Keating, Dr Matt Bennett, Dr Matthew Lariviere, Dr Karla Zimpel-Leal and Patrick Hall.

In collaboration with our colleagues at UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney, the Sustainable Care team will host a Sustainable Care Policy Round Table to discuss key developments and issues in the UK and Australia, followed by two days of research intensive workshops on;

  • Care Costs and Contributions,
  • Work and Care,
  • Migration, Markets and the Care Workforce,
  • Technology and Care

Professor Norah Keating will be running a Capacity Building masterclass for Early Career Researchers and PhD Students.

Our team will also be holding a one-day conference-style event on Thursday 21st February at UNSW Sydney, with three panel sessions focusing on;

  • International approaches to changing care arrangements to meet future challenges
  • Impact of Australian policy reforms on sustainability and wellbeing
  • Sustainable Care futures

The Sustainable Care programme has partners all over the world. To learn more about our partners and the programme, click the images below.

International Academic Partners

Non Academic Partners

Sustainable Care: connecting people and systems