Parallel Session, Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference, 18–19 September 2018, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Opening Session, Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference, 18–19 September 2018, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Conference Welcome Reception, Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference, 18–19 September 2018, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Plenary Speaker Robin Miller, Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference, 18–19 September 2018, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
Welcome Reception, Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference, 18–19 September 2018, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference

  • 2018 Special Focus: Aging, Health, Well-being, and Care in a Time of Extreme Demographic Change
  • 18–19 September 2018
  • Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan

At a Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

240+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference.

26

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

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

Robin Miller

Robin Miller

Deputy Director, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

"Collaborative Competence: What are the Skills, Values, and Behaviours That We Need for Integrated Care?"

Yoshinori Fujiwara

Yoshinori Fujiwara

Team Leader, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan

"Win-win-win Strategy: Promoting Intergenerational Interactions and Relationships in Japanese Communities"

Franz Waldenberger

Franz Waldenberger

Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo, Japan

"Long-Term Care Provision in Times of Demographic Change – Japan-Germany Compared"

Gerhard Naegele

Gerhard Naegele

Technical University, Dortmund, Germany

"Long-Term Care Provision in Times of Demographic Change – Japan-Germany Compared"

Emerging Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Emerging Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students and emerging scholars who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award, with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for early career academics. The 2018 Emerging Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Mary Jean Hande

Mary Jean Hande

Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada

Chunhua Chen

Chunhua Chen

University of Bath, UK

Chungsun Lee

Chungsun Lee

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Yutaro Ohashi

Yutaro Ohashi

Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan

Chao Fang

Chao Fang

University of Bath, UK

Junjie Huang

Junjie Huang

University of Sheffield, UK

Sarah Noone

Sarah Noone

University of the West of Scotland, UK

Tassya Putho

Tassya Putho

University of Surrey, UK

Sumiyo Brennan

Sumiyo Brennan

J.F. Oberlin University, Japan

Madelaine Ley

Madelaine Ley

York University, Canada

Lintje Sie

Lintje Sie

The University of Queensland, Australia

Philip Corran

Philip Corran

King's College London, UK

Conference Host

Local Committee

  • Hiromi Watanabe, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Dan Kayama, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Mika Yamamoto, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sumie Akutsu, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Michiyo Watanabe, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Yuko Yagi, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Toshihisa Hayasaka, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Chiharu Uchida, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nicholas Lambert, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Rei Yamashita, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Kenichi Shimura, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Keiko Fujibayashi, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Takahito Ogino, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Masaaki Otaga, National Institute of Public Health, Tokyo, Japan
  • Edward Drott, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Tishi Arimura, Japan College of Social Work, Tokyo, Japan
  • Hiroki Toi, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Chiaki Iwata, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nattapat Sarobol, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Symposium

Morihisa Furuichi

Morihisa Furuichi

Representative Director, GOYOKIKI Co., Ltd., Tokyo Japan

Daisuke Iida

Daisuke Iida

Chief Director, Social Welfare Juridical Person, Fukushi-Gakudan, Chiba, Japan

Ai Urata

Ai Urata

Community Social Worker, Bunkyo-ku Council of Social Welfare, Tokyo, Japan

Mika Yamamoto

Mika Yamamoto

Professor, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Dan Kayama (Moderator)

Dan Kayama (Moderator)

Professor, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Virtual Presentations

Virutal Posters

Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. Download the posters below.

Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are 5-minute "flash" video presentations. Click the button below to view the videos on our YouTube channel.