Agenda

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Morning plenary session

07:30 – 08:15    Registration

08:20                 All participants seated

 

08:30 – 09:20    Conference opening 

09:20 – 09:30    Introductions by country

09:30 – 10:30    High-level panel discussion

10:30 – 11:00    Coffee/tea break

11:00 – 11:15    Framing the Conference

11:15 – 11:45    How is demographic change affecting older people and their families?

11:45 – 12:00    How can older people stay at the centre of the discussion?

12:00 – 12:10    Announcements

12:10 – 13:30    Lunch and prayer

 

Afternoon plenary session

13:30 – 13:45    Income - How will income sources in old age expand beyond the household as societies age?

13:45 – 14:30    Panel discussion

14:30 – 14:40    Short break 

14:40 – 14:55    Care - How will the long term care context evolve as families change? 

14:55 – 15:40    Panel discussion

15:40 – 16:00    Coffee/tea break

16:00 – 16:15    Social inclusion -  How can future older people build social connections beyond the family?

16:15 – 17:00    Panel discussion 

17:00 – 17:10    Announcements

17:30 – 18:45    Side events 

  • Health systems and population ageing: the case of I.R. Iran

  • Emerging research on women’s unpaid work

 

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Parallel sessions

09:00 – 10:30     Round 1: Older people and their changing families

  • Income-1: What trends in family transfers and personal income in old age will we see with population ageing?

  • Care-1: How will trends in family care for older people change in the future?

  • Social inclusion-1: What triggers exclusion and isolation in old age and how may these grow in the future?

 

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee/tea break

11:00 – 12:30     Round 2: The role of communities

  • Income-2: How can community organisations facilitate work in later life in ageing societies?

  • Care-2: What are the future drivers of expanding community-based care – civil society, market, government?

  • Social inclusion-2: How can age-friendly communities prevent social isolation in later life?

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch and prayer

13:30 – 15:00     Round 3: Government responses

  • Income-3: How can ageing societies reach universal pensions coverage and reduce overreliance on household income in old age?

  • Care-3: What are the most effective ways for government to support when long-term care is provided informally?

  • Social inclusion-3: What are the most effective ways for government to reduce loneliness in later life as populations age?

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee/tea break

Afternoon plenary session

15:30 – 16:30     Panel discussion: Drawing some conclusions

16:30 – 17:15     Closing

 

18:00 – 18:45     Press conference

19:00                 Depart for dinner

Thursday, 25 October 2018

08:00 – 12:00     Field trip

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