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3rd Annual International Symposium on Ageing and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific

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Rydges Melbourne

Conference Centre, Level 1

186 Exhibition Street

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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The 3rd Annual International Symposium on Ageing and Old-Age in Australia and Asia-Pacific will bring together leading experts in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond to facilitate exchange of the latest knowledge on the health, social, cultural, political, and economic challenges associated with ageing and old-age. It will be held in Melbourne, Australia, on 11-12 October 2017.

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In 2017, the symposium will be hosted by the John Richards Initiative (JRI), La Trobe University. In 2017, La Trobe University celebrates its 50th anniversary, and the JRI is celebrating its 10th anniversary. This symposium is sponsored by La Trobe Asia and the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services.

Keynote Speakers

Emeritus Professor Jeni Warburton, La Trobe University, Australia - Ageing and aged care in rural Australia: developing the knowledge base

Professor Masa Higo, Kyushu University, Japan - The Year 2030 Problem and Beyond: Challenges of a ‘Hyper-Aged’ Japan

Professor Colette Browning, Shenzhen International Institute for Primary Health Care Research, China - Population ageing, health and aged care in China: Challenges to the delivery of services

Professor Caslav Pejovic, Kyushu University, Japan - Ageing Japan: How a Great Gender Equality Can Help

Associate Professor Dr Nopraenue Dhirathiti, Thailand - Housing policy for the elderly people in Thailand: A coproduction approach

Key dates

22 September 2017 Earlybird registration closes

29 September 2017 Program finalised

11 October 2017 Symposium Day 1 (registration from 8.00am) begins 8.45am

12 October 2017 FREE Breakfast Session 'Age-friendliness and liveability in Victoria' 7.30am - 9.00am (booking essential - buffet breakfast provided)

12 October 2017 Symposium Day 2 (registration from 7.30am) begins 9.00am

12 October Late registration closes


Discounted registration may be available to delegates from developing countries - please contact the conference organiser directly for further information and assistance.

For more information about the conference, social activities, tours and submission of abstracts, please visit the official conference website.


A DRAFT Symposium Program is now available.

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Rydges Melbourne

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Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Australia

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