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Opening of the Exhibition “How to get to 100 – and enjoy it”

Sep 26
2016

At this event, experts from research, policy and civil society will discuss the chances and challenges of population ageing in Europe with a special focus on active ageing and care. The programme will start with talks on the latest research findings in these fields by:

  • Professor Jane Falkingham OBE, Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton, UK
  • Professor Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich

 

The presentations will be followed by a panel debate involving researchers and stakeholders from policy and civil society:

  • Heinz K. Becker, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels
  • Professor Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich
  • Professor Jane Falkingham OBE, Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton, UK
  • Helmut Kramer, Founding President of the Austrian Interdisciplinary Platform on Ageing, Vienna
  • Montserrat Mir Roca, Confederal Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Brussels
  • Stecy Yghemonos, Director of Eurocarers, Brussels

 

Please register by the September 14th here: https://survey.demogr.mpg.de/index.php?r=survey/index&sid=496432&lang=en

 

For the full programme please see the file below.

 

The exhibition “How to get 100 – and enjoy it” combines recent research on demographic change with the individual life course. Through the use of iPads, interactive games, as well as accessible images, graphs and texts, visitors can experience the challenges and chances demographic change presents to their own lives. You can find more information about the exhibition here http://www.population-europe.eu/exhibition

Event information
Date: 
26/09/2016
Institution: 
European Parliament, ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton and Population Europe
Location: 
European Parliament, Bât. Altiero Spinelli, 60 rue Wiertz
City: 
Brussels