Sloan Research Network, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
In This Issue

Fall is in the air and the students are back at work at Boston College. Now, with renewed energy, we look toward exciting Network opportunities and exciting events to come soon.

GSA Preconference: Research that Matters to Employers-Overcoming Constraints to Later life Work

First and foremost, the PRECONFERENCE PROMISES TO BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY for connecting with old and new Network members and learning about their work over the last year. Many are finding answers to the question of what we can do to make life better for older job seekers. Please see the full program and abstracts here .
Make sure you REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 13 FOR THE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL RATE. Everyone has to register in order to attend--speakers, discussants, co-authors, everyone! So, do it today if you can. For a description of all the preconferences and how to register please go here.
I hope to see all of you there!

Drs. Monika von Bonsdorff and Marleen Dammon will edit a SPECIAL ISSUE: "SELF-EMPLOYMENT: ANTECEDENTS, EXPERIENCES, AND CONSEQUENCES IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORK OF WORK for the International Journal of Manpower. The call for papers is open now. The deadline for submission of full papers is the 1st of February 2019. More information about the special issue can be found at the following webpage.
Dinner invitation for November 15th at the home of Jackie James 

Finally, there is still space available for a  BUFFET DINNER AT HISTORIC HOME OF JACKIE JAMES, NOVEMBER 15 AT 6:30 PM.  Up to 50 Network members are invited to travel the approximately 7 miles from the conference center at GSA to the home (built in 1693) of Jackie and Sam James, 388 Pleasant St., Belmont, MA (home: 617-484-8967 or cell: 617-834-7070). RSVP is required for attendance; please let Jackie know by November 1, 2018 at as space is limited.

In the meantime, I hope you all have a great start to the new academic year. Please be in touch with your Network activities and announcements. We are stronger when we work together.

With best regards,
Jacquelyn James
Director, Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work
Boston College 
Network Steering Committee: Ruth Kanfer, Christina Matz-Costa, Phyllis Moen, Alicia Munnell, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Sara Rix, Ursula Staudinger, Harvey Sterns, Philip Taylor, Julie Zissimopoulos