Asia Pacific Neighbours - challenges of population ageing
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Director's Message

In March I was in Jakarta, involved in a high level policy dialogue focused on economic policy in Indonesia. Population ageing is getting to be part of the policy agenda.

In Australia we can get so caught up in our own policy dilemmas that we forget that nations other than our own face challenges from an ageing demographic that simply dwarf ours.more
CEPAR Research: projects, people, presentations and publications
ANU Node Leader: Professor Kaarin Anstey
Chief Investigator Kaarin Anstey heads CEPAR's ANU Node and leads the research strand nvestigating ageing's affects on relationships, communication and decision making.
"Our inter-related research relates to CEPAR's core mission of conducting   research  which transforms thinking about population ageing, informs product and service development and provision and public policy, and improves people's wellbeing throughout their lives," she says. more
Visiting Scholar:
AI Erik Hernaes

Associate Investigator Erik Hernaes, Senior Research Fellow at The Frisch Centre for Economic Research, visited CEPAR recently to continue his collaboration with Director John Piggott, looking at trends in Norway following major changes to that country's pension system. more 
CEPAR researchers have delivered presentations and attended events locally and internationally: 
  • Dr Andrés Villegas, A Comparative Study of two Population Models for the Assessment of Basis Risk in Longevity Hedges, at the Universidad Nacional Manizales in Colombia in February
  • Professor Kaarin Anstey, Ticking off dementia prevention; what do we know and where are we going with prevention? and Dr Diane Hoskings, What's on your plate: diet and dementia risk, at a Brain Awareness Week seminar in Canberra 16 March
  • Professor Michael Sherris was a Discussant at a forum on International Insurance Capital Standards, at the Nanyang Business School's Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (IRFRC), University of Singapore in March
  • Professor Hal Kendig delivered opening remarks at the AAG/FECA national roundtable to develop a research agenda on health and ageing of older people from CALD backgrounds in Canberra 10 March 
New research publications  include the latest CEPAR Working Paper Social Health Insurance: A Quantitative Exploration by Juergen Jung and Chung Tran; and journal articles
Retirement Incomes Roundtable
CEPAR will participate In a roundtable convened by the Committee for Sustainable Retirement Incomes (CSRI) on Australia's  capacity to support our growing aged population. more 
CEPAR Annual Report
Our 2015 annual report is now available for download from the CEPAR website. more 

CEPAR Pensions and Superannuation Seminars
18 April 12 - 1pm
2 May 12 - 1pm
Industry, academia, and improving retirement outcomes by David Bell, Mine Wealth + Wellbeing

The International Federation on Ageing's  2016 Global Conference
Brisbane 21-23 June

Disasters in an Ageing World

NB: Change of Date
24th Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers 
Sydney 4 - 5 July UNSW
Call for papers extended to 15 April. more

Alzheimer's' Association International Conference 
Toronto 24 - 28 July more 

2016  ERA Conference
Canberra 31 October - 1 November
The 15th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing will be hosted by the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing (CRAHW) at ANU.  more

Australian Association of Gerontology
Canberra 2 - 4 November
Capitalising on the Ageing Dividend Re-imagining our Future.  Abstracts open.  more

GSA Annual Conference 
New Orleans 16 - 20 November
New Lens On Ageing  more




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