Demographic Change: Causes and Consequences
Population Ageing: Causes and Consequences
Demographic Change and Growth:
The Population Ageing "Tsunami" Sweeping Through Japan and Other Asian Countries
David Bloom, Daniel McFadden, Michael Wolf, Sara Czaja, Martin Kohli
Moderator: Ursula Staudinger
Implications of an Older World
The Science and Conditions of Ageing
Do Nobel Laureates Live Longer?
Cynthia Kenyon, Elizabeth Blackburn, Linda Partridge, Tom Kirkwood, James Vaupel
Moderator: Adam Smith
The Limits of Life:How Old Will We Get?
New Age, New Politics? (Conversation with Mattias Fyrenius)
The Emotional Side of Ageing: Growing Older and Better
Walking with AGNES to Reengineer an Ageing World
Wrap-up of morning session
The Biology of Ageing (Moderator: Göran Hansson)
Why do we age? Is there a biological age limit for humans? What can we learn from comparative studies and has evolution had a chance to do anything about ageing?
Tom Kirkwood, Elizabeth Blackburn, Craig Mello, Cynthia Kenyon, Nils-Göran Larsson
Technological Innovations (Moderator: Soki Choi)
Does technology favour the young? How can technology improve the lives of the elderly? Can developments in ICT meet older people’s needs?
Joseph Coughlin, Sara Mazur, Sara Czaja, Sarah Harper
The Changing Economic Burden (Moderator: Johanna Wallenius)
Can welfare systems cope in the face of an ageing population? Who will bear the economic burden of an ageing population? Does ageing lead to greater inequality in income and health?
Naohiro Ogawa, Daniel McFadden, David Bloom, Eric Maskin
Diseases of Ageing (Moderator: Göran Hansson)
How is the burden of disease changing and who will develop treatments to these diseases? Can we afford to treat age-related diseases? Is dementia inevitable?
Miia Kivipelto, Linda Partridge, Aaron Ciechanover, Ingmar Skoog, Eric Kandel
Changing Attitudes to the Elderly (Moderator: Soki Choi)
How are the elderly currently perceived? Will perceptions change as the population ages? How are family values changing and adapting to the demographic change?
Naohiro Ogawa, Ursula Staudinger, Martin Kohli, Laura Carstensen
Economic Opportunities of Ageing (Moderator: Johanna Wallenius)
How can we get older workers to remain employed longer? Is immigration a solution to an ageing population? Will women work more when they have fewer children?
Daniel McFadden, Sarah Harper, David Bloom, Eric Maskin, Andrew Oswald
Eric Kandel and Jeff Koons in conversation
(Moderator: Zeinab Badawi)
Immortality in Art and Science (Moderator: Zeinab Badawi)
Elizabeth Blackburn, Eric Maskin, Daniel McFadden, Aaron Ciechanover, Craig Mello, Eric Kandel
Scenario Mapping: What Can We Say About the Future? (Moderator: Adam Smith)