6. April 2017

About keynotes

Confirmed keynote speakers


John BeardJohn Beard
MBBS PhD, Director
Department of Ageing and Life Course
World Health Organization

Preliminary title: A life course approach to healthy ageing
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Staudinger. Photo: Columbia University

Ursula Staudinger
Columbia Aging Center and Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University,
New York, USA
Title: The positive plasticity of human aging: Implications for individuals and societies
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KivimäkiMika Kivimäki
Whitehall II Study Director and Professor of Social Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University College London, UK

Title: Stress, lifestyle and healthy ageing: evidence from big data approaches
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Karen Andersen-Ranberg. Photo: SDUoKaren Andersen-Ranberg
Professor of Geriatric Medicine
University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital
Odense, Denmark
Preliminary title: Trends in mortality, morbidity and disability in the light of ageing populations. Can e-Health relieve the challenges?
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Sandra TorresSandra Torres
Professor in Sociology and the Chair in Social Gerontology
Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden
Title: Aging in the age of migration: what an ethnicity-informed and migration-aware lens can offer to gerontological research, policy and practice
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Maria KrogsethMaria Krogseth
Oslo Delirium Research Group, Department of Geriatric Medicine
Oslo University Hospital and the Old Age Psychiatry Research Network, Telemark Hospital Trust and Vestfold Hospital Trust
Oslo, Norway
Preliminary title: Prognosis After Delirium In Older People Receiving Home Nursing Care 
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Jon Kvist, Roskilde UniversityJon Kvist
Department of Social Sciences and Business, Institute of Society and Business
RUC Roskilde University
Roskilde, Denmark
Preliminary title: Preventing ageing unequally? Recent Nordic social policy reforms
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