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Berlin Demography Forum

Monday, 22 March 2021, Online Meeting

09:30-12:30: Round Tables 1 – 3 (on invitation, in German language)​

Round Table 1: Jetzt werden die Baby-Boomer Rentnerinnen und Rentner — Drohen uns neue Generationenkonflikte?
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Klaus Hurrelmann (Keynote presentation)
Senior Professor of Public Health and Education, Hertie School, Berlin
Round Table 2: Jetzt werden die Baby-Boomer Rentnerinnen und Rentner — Welche Chancen und Risiken ergeben sich am Übergang zwischen beruflicher und nachberuflicher Lebensphase?
Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig (Keynote presentation)
Director of the Socio-Economic Panel and member of the Executive Board, DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research) & Professor of Sociology, FU Berlin
Round Table 3: Die Babyboomer erreichen das Ruhestandsalter: Auswirkungen auf informelle Sorgetätigkeiten und freiwilliges Engagement
Prof. Dr. Clemens Tesch-Römer (Keynote presentation)
Director, German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin & Professor at the Department of Educational Science and Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin


Monday, 22 March 2021, Online Meeting

13:00-14:30: Panel Discussion "The Baby Boomers are Retiring - Chances and Challenges for Generational Fairness" (translation service available)


Anna Braam
Chair and Speaker, Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations (Stiftung für die Rechte zukünftiger Generationen)
Ulrich Lilie
President, Diakonie Deutschland
Franz Müntefering
Former Federal Minister & Chair, German National Association of Senior Citizens' Organisations
Elisabeth Niejahr
Member of the Executive Team of the non-profit Hertie Foundation

15:00-17:00: Opening Event


Welcome Address:

Dr Franziska Giffey (tbc)
Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Dr Andreas Eckert (on behalf of the donor of the European Demographer Awards)
Chair of the Board, Förderfonds Wissenschaft in Berlin



Dubravka Šuica
European Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography, Brussels


Panel Discussion:

Dubravka Šuica
European Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography, Brussels
Prof. Dr. Helga A. G.  de Valk
Director, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague & Professor of Migration and the Lifecourse at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Population Research Center, University of Groningen & President of the European Association of Population Studies
Prof. Jane C. Falkingham OBE
Director, ESRC Centre for Population Change and Professor of Demography and International Social Policy, University of Southampton, & Honorary President of the European Association for Population Studies


Award Ceremony for the European Demographer Award winners 2020 and 2021

José Manuel Aburto
Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science,University of Oxford & Interdisciplinary Centre on Population Dynamics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Carlo Giovanni Camarda
Institut National d’Études Démographiques, Paris
Alice Goisis
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, University College London
Iñaki Permanyer
Center for Demographic Studies (CED), Barcelona