Event
The Upside of Aging: Turning Headwinds into Tailwinds
Thursday, September 14, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Singapore
Thursday, September 14, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Singapore
Moderator
Paul Irving, Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute; Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

Speakers


Alan Brannigan, CEO, Jupl
Andrew Byrne, Chairman and CEO, Asia, Aegon
Doris Ho, President and CEO, A. Magsaysay, Inc.
Joan Ruff, Board Chair, AARP

Asia's aging experience is unlike the world has ever seen. The elderly population is expected to more than double in the next 20 years; it's faster, it's larger, and it's happening earlier than historical trends. But this growing, aging cohort presents tremendous opportunities, both as productive members of the labor force and as a large consumer class that will be a boon for economies and businesses. This panel explores how to harness demographic trends for productive and meaningful growth.

  • How will consumer demands change as the population ages?
  • What products and services will be needed to sustain longer, healthier, and more active lives?
  • What reforms are needed for institutions to leverage the economic value of the longevity dividend?

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