APRU Population Aging Member Activities 2021


Date: Sep and Nov 2021, as well as for Jan, Mar and Jun 2022

The Virtual Symposium Series is hosted by CEPAR’s
Organisations and the Mature Workforce research stream,
based at the Centre’s Curtin University and University of Sydney nodes,
with the aim of encouraging interaction between academic researchers from a broad range of disciplines as well as from industry and government.

Contact Alison Williams and Leah Zoszak if you would like to be added to the Mature Workforce Online Symposium Seminar Series mailing list.

Date: December 1-3 (AEST)

Co-hosted by CEPAR and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, UNSW Business School, the Colloquium is a unique annual event, bringing together academia, government and industry to discuss the latest research on pensions, superannuation and retirement.

CARE Expert Programme

Date: November 30 at 9 am (Singapore time)

Speaker: Dr Vivan Lou, Director of Sau Po Centre on Ageing, and Associate Professor at Department of Social Work & Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong, like Singapore, is experiencing a rapidly ageing population. This presentation will examine the salient factors associated with family caregivers of older adults and their mental health and well-being in Hong Kong. Register here!

Growing Older in Singapore: Findings from a National Longitudinal Survey of Older Adults


Date: November 16 at 9 am-1:15 pm (Singapore time)

Transitions in Health, Employment, Social Engagement and Intergenerational Transfers in Singapore (THE SIGNS) Study is a longitudinal survey designed to identify patterns, determinants, intergenerational transfers and lifelong learning among older Singaporeans. Read more and register here!

International Forum on the Super Aging Challenge

Date: November 15-16 (Japan time)

The aging of societies around the world will continue to proceed rapidly over the next half century. Therefore, we have to provide and share ideas to tackle the dramatic social changes we are facing due to aging populations. To help solve the issue of “super aging,” we will invite global experts from industry, academia and government to discuss how to achieve a more active aging society. Read more and register here!

CARE Expert Programme

Date: September 29 at 9 am (Singapore time)

Speaker: Prof David B. Matchar, Professor and the Inaugural Director of the Programme in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School

The session will discuss the primary care system in Singapore and how it can be best adapted to meet the fast evolving challenges presented by rapid demographic shifts.

Financing and Sustainability of Future Proofing Aged Care


Date: September 7 at 1-2 pm (AEST)

Hear from distinguished experts as they discuss financing and sustainability of future proofing aged care in Australia at this upcoming webinar, co-hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) and the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute (AFI). Read more…

CARE Expert Programme


Date: August 25 at 9 am (Singapore time)

Speaker: Prof Nicholas Graves, Duke-NUS and the SingHealth Duke-NUS Health Services Research Institute.

The talk will introduce the problem of chronic wounds, provide simple definitions, review the risk factors and describe the economic burdens as well as present some data from Singapore to show rates by different age groups.


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