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Conference „Changing Images of Ageing – International Perspectives for a Future-Oriented Policy on Senior Citizens and Generations“
12 December 2011

 

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Reception (9:00 - 9:30 a.m.)

 

Opening:

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Demographic change as a creative challenge for political planning
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Director, Institute of Gerontology, University of Heidelberg, Chair of the Commission for the Sixth German Government Report on the Elderly


Keynotes:

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Old age and images of old age in a long-life society
Prof. Dr. Makoto Arai
Chuo University, Faculty of Law, Tokyo

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Images of old age and their effects on older individuals
Prof. Becca Levy, PhD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


Welcome Address:

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Dr. Kristina Schröder
Federal Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, Berlin


Coffee break (11:15 - 11:45 a.m.)

 

Section 1: Social Reporting on the Elderly – National Approaches Compared

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Social reporting on the situation of the elderly in Germany
Prof. Dr. Clemens Tesch-Römer
Director, German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin

Social reporting on the situation of the elderly in France
Dr. Claudine Attias-Donfut
Director Research Department, Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Vieillesse, Paris

How the social reporting on the situation of the elderly is perceived by the political world
Thomas Mann
MEP, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Author of the EP Report "Demographic Challenge and Solidarity between Generations", Brussels

Discussion

 

Lunch break (1:00 - 2:00 p.m.)



Section 2: Older People and Images of Ageing in the Working Environment

2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Ageing and images of old age in the working environment
Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther
Director, Cologne Institute for Economic Research

Employability and productivity over the life course
Dr. Vegard Skirbekk
Project Leader, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria

Older workers on the labour market and in the companies – an international comparison
Dr. Jolanta Perek-Białas
Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

Discussion

 

Coffee break (3:15 - 4:00 p.m.)

 

Section 3: Older People and Images of Ageing on Consumer Markets

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

The complex relations between brands, retailers, images of old age, and older people
Prof. Dr. Andrea Gröppel-Klein
Director, Institute for Consumer and Behavioural Research at Saarland University, Saarbrücken

Older people and the consumer market
David Sinclair
Head of Policy and Research, International Longevity Centre – UK, London

Images of old age and older consumers: What has to be done?
Anne-Sophie Parent
Secretary General, AGE Platform Europe, Brussels

Discussion

Outlook:

5:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Fields of action and topics for the policy of senior citizens and generations
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse
Director, Institute of Gerontology, University of Heidelberg, Chair of the Commission for the Sixth German Government Report on the Elderly


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Moderation: Daniela Wiesler-Schnalke

Status: 15.09.2011


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