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3rd Annual International Symposium on Ageing and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific
Wed., 11/10/2017, 8:30 am – Thu., 12/10/2017, 5:00 pm AEDT
The 3rd Annual International Symposium on Ageing and Old-Age in 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.
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.
Emeritus Professor Jeni Warburton, La Trobe University, Australia - Ageing and aged care in rural Australia: developing the knowledge base
Professor Thomas Klassen, York University, Canada - Human Rights in Old Age: An East-West Perspective
Professor Masa Higo, Kyushu University, Japan - The Year 2030 Problem and Beyond: Challenges of a ‘Hyper-Aged’ Japan
Professor David R Phillips, Lingnan University, Hong Kong - Major challenges of ageing in the 'older-age' countries of the Asia-Pacific: are solutions in sight?
Key dates and abstract submission
25 March 2017 Abstract submission opens
30 June 2017 Abstract submission closes
31 July 2017 Notification of abstract acceptance
15 August 2017 Presenter registration deadline
31 August 2017 Draft program released
31 August 2017 Early bird registration closes
10 September 2017 Program finalised
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 and submission of abstracts, please visit the official conference website