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Annual Workshop on Population Ageing and the Chinese Economy

21-22 July

UNSW Business School Building, University of New South Wales 


The Australia-China Population Ageing Research Hub in collaboration with the APRU Population Ageing Research hub is pleased to host this two day workshop. The event, on the 21st and 22nd July 2016, will bring together academic experts, policy makers, and industry practitioners to discuss demographic change in China and its implications for policy and business practice. The second day will focus on the research of young scholars working on this topic.

Day 1

Presentations by academic experts including a keynote presentation from Professor Albert Park titled Comparative Research on Aging: Psychological Well-being of the Elderly in China, Japan and Korea.

Albert Park is a development and labour economist who is an expert on China’s economic development. His research has been featured by the Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN, and NPR. Professor Park is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn), the International Growth Centre (Oxford/LSE/DFID), and the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (Chicago). In recent years he has published articles in leading economics journals on firm performance, poverty and inequality, migration and employment, health and education, and the economics of aging in China. Professor Park is also on the Steering Group for the APRU Population Ageing Research Hub.

Day 2

Presentations by Early Career Researchers and Students.

If you require more information about the workshop please call the CEPAR office on +612 9931 9202 or email cepar@unsw.edu.au

15th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing

CEPAR is proud to announce the 15th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing of which it is a major sponsor. This year's event is being organised by CEPAR Chief Investigator Kaarin Anstey. Hosted by the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing and the Australian National University, Canberra, the ERA conference presents a unique opportunity for research higher degree students in the diverse fields relating to ageing to present their developing research.

Each year the conference draws an audience of students, academic researchers, practitioners and policy makers and ERA 2016 promises to be an exciting opportunity to network, exchange ideas and discuss the latest in ageing-related research.

The major theme of the conference is"Pathways to Ageing Well" with Keynote Presentations by Professor Cathie Sherrington, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute and the University of Sydney, and Dr Chris Hatherly, Director of Science Policy and Projects at the Australian Academy of Science. 

The conference will take place from the 31 October - 1 November 2016.

The Call for Abstracts is currently open

Visit the website for more information including submission guidelines.