Conference Themes

Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • 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
  • 2019 Special Focus - Aging in Times of New Nationalisms: Inequalities, Participation, and Policies

Conference Co-Chairs

Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

Professor, Ageing and Later Life, Department for Social and Welfare Studies, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

Franz Kolland

Franz Kolland

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Vera Gallistl

Vera Gallistl

University Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Plenary Speakers

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

Kai Leichsenring

Kai Leichsenring

Executive Director, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna, Austria

Lucie Vidovićová

Lucie Vidovićová

Office for Population Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

​Amanda Grenier

​Amanda Grenier

Professor, Department of Health Aging and Society; Gilbrea Chair, Aging and Mental Health; Director, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, McMaster University, Canada

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