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Forum on Healthy Ageing

Ageing Institute

Co-hosted by CEPAR and the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute

Enquiries cepar@unsw.edu.au +61 (2) 9931 9202

UNSW Sydney. Room: to be announced

10:00 – 10:30

Arrival and Morning Tea

10:30 – 10:35

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

John Piggott, Scientia Professor of Economics, CEPAR Director, UNSW Sydney

Frederik Anseel, Professor of Management, Associate Dean Research, UNSW Business School

10:35 – 12:35

Chair: John Piggott (CEPAR, USNW Sydney)

Healthy ageing concept and how to measure it
John Beard (CEPAR, UNSW Sydney)

Healthy ageing: A multi-dimensional perspective contrasting measures of older peoples’ abilities against their own experiences
Julie Byles (CEPAR, University of Newcastle)

Is there a role for subjective health  measures?
Denzil Fiebig (CEPAR, UNSW Sydney)

Modelling health status and functional disability: an actuarial perspective
Michael Sherris (CEPAR, UNSW Sydney)

12:35 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Chair: Alan Woodland (CEPAR, USNW Sydney)

Impact of risk factors during adulthood and older ages on both mortality and disability
Alan Lopez (The University of Melbourne)

Economic, social and environmental enablers of healthy brain and cognitive ageing
Kaarin Anstey (CEPAR, UNSW Sydney)

Examining the economics of healthy longevity
Brenda Gannon (University of Queensland, CEPAR)

Social capital dynamics and healthy ageing 
Vas Yiengprugsawan (CEPAR, UNSW Sydney)


Closing remarks 

Venue: Lecture Theatre 119 at the UNSW Business School on UNSW Kensington Campus.
The Lecture Theatre 119 is located on Level 1 of the Business School (entry via East Lobby).
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:00
End date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 16:00
UNSW Sydney