Aging & Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference

  • 2017 Special Focus: Social Inequalities, Exclusion and Age-Discrimination
  • 3–4 November 2017
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA

Conference Themes and Special Focus

Aging & Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference features research addressing the following annual themes and 2017 Special Focus.

  • Theme 1: Economic and Demographic Perspectives on Aging
  • Theme 2: Public Policy and Public Perspectives on Aging
  • Theme 3: Medical Perspectives on Aging, Health, Wellness
  • Theme 4: Social and Cultural Perspectives on Aging
  • 2017 Special Focus: Social Inequalities, Exclusion and Age-Discrimination

Plenary Speakers

Aging & Society: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Kieran Walsh

Kieran Walsh

Acting Director, Irish Centre for Social Gerontology; Director, Project Lifecourse, Institute for Lifecourse and Society

Merril Silverstein

Merril Silverstein

Marjorie Cantor Chair in Aging Studies, Department of Sociology, Maxwell School and Falk College, Department of Human Development and Family Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA

Andrew E. Scharlach

Andrew E. Scharlach

Professor of Social Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA

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