APRU Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Research Symposium 2015
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Call for Papers

2015 APRU Ageing in the Asia-Pacific
Research Symposium

27 – 30 September 2015, UNSW Australia, Sydney

 

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Population Ageing Research Hub aims to connect leading population ageing experts across the APRU network; to share best practice and showcase research; to engage with governments and industry; and to stimulate new and relevant research collaboration amongst the early career research community.
 
The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Population Ageing Research Hub aims to connect leading population ageing experts across the APRU network; to share best practice and showcase research; to engage with governments and industry; and to stimulate new and relevant research collaboration amongst the early career research community.
 
Hosted by UNSW Australia and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), this three day event will comprise keynote lectures, contributed papers, a PhD workshop, and a special session devoted to stakeholder engagement with the issue.
 
Keynote presenters will include:

  • James P. Smith, Chair in Labor Markets and Demographic Studies RAND Corporation
  • John Piggott, Centre Director, CEPAR
  • Philip O’Keefe, Lead Economist Human Development, Asia Pacific, The World Bank

 
Contributed papers and poster presentations are invited on a wide range of topics relating to population ageing and its implications. Young researchers, especially PhD students, are encouraged to submit. Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Macroeconomics and Demographics of Ageing
  • Resources in Retirement
  • Health and Aged Care
  • Ageing Well and Productively
  • Family and Intergenerational Relationships

 
Submission of abstracts
Those who wish to give an oral presentation are invited to submit a three page extended abstract; for a poster presentation a one page abstract is required. Please send all submissions to Annabella McHugh (annabella.mchugh@unsw.edu.au) and indicate what type of presentation you will give. Speakers will be expected to present for approximately 20 mins and submit a full paper for circulation at the symposium.
 
Key Dates:
8 May 2015 – Registration opens
10 July 2015 - Deadline for submission of abstracts
24 July 2015 – Notification of paper acceptance
14 September 2015 – Full papers due
21 September 2015 – Registration closes
 
Registration Fees
 

Early bird registration (by 31 July)
Students: $80
Others: $100
Regular registration
Students: $100
Others: $150

 
Registration is available at https://unswinternational.wufoo.com/forms/apru-ageing-in-asia-research-symposium/
 
Contact Information
More information will be progressively uploaded on the Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Research Symposium website, http://www.international.unsw.edu.au/apru/
 
For general enquiries, please contact: Georgia Blerot g.blerot@unsw.edu.au

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