‘How to get to 100 and enjoy it’ interactive exhibition, Brussels

26 - 29 September 2016 - CPC has been working with Population Europe to take the popular 'How to get to 100 and enjoy it' exhibition to the European Parliament. The opening event took place on 26th September from 5:30pm, attendance was free and open to all.

At the opening event, experts from research, policy and civil society discussed the opportunities and challenges of population ageing in Europe with a special focus on active ageing and care. The programme started with talks on the latest research findings by:

Professor Jane Falkingham OBE, Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton, UK.
Professor Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich.

The presentations were followed by a panel debate involving researchers and stakeholders from policy and civil society:

Heinz K. Becker, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels.
Professor Axel Börsch-Supan, Director of the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich.
Professor Jane Falkingham OBE, Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton, UK.
Helmut Kramer, Founding President of the Austrian Interdisciplinary Platform on Ageing, Vienna.
Montserrat Mir Roca, Confederal Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Brussels.
Stecy Yghemonos, Director of Eurocarers, Brussels.

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