AARP International



2019 AARP-UN Briefing Luncheon

AARP and the United Nations Programme on Ageing Unit (UNDESA) will host the 12th Annual AARP-UN Briefing Luncheon on the theme of "Why it Matters: Social Protection for Older Women" on Monday, March 11, 2019. The luncheon will be held during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. 

The event includes a keynote address by H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the seventy-third session of the UN General Assembly.

Panel members are:

  • Moderator: Raj Kumar, President and Editor-in-Chief, DEVEX
  • Government: Hon. Magdalene Ogbebulu Ehinomen Ohenhen, Commissioner, EDO State Government, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria
  • Civil Society: Justin Derbyshire, CEO, HelpAge International
  • Private Sector: Cindy Hounsell, JD, President, Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement
  • United Nations: Christina Behrendt, Head Social Policy Unit, Social Protection, ILO
By invitation only / event code required
Contact AARP International at for details. 


New Technologies: Opportunity or Challenge for the Aging Population

  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Wed, Mar 27 - Thu, Mar 28
  • Website

The international conference “New Technologies: Opportunity or Challenge for the Aging Population?” is the third from a series organized in the frame of the long-term (eng)aging! project.   The project reflects the crucial importance of a society-wide debate regarding the topic of demographic change and aging population, and aims to highlight these issues, stimulate a constructive discussion, and help to create conditions that will make use of demographic change for the benefit of societies. It consists of a series of panel discussions, public seminars, roundtables and annual international conference focusing on topics related to the demographic change and the population aging. 


2019 Aging in America Conference

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Mon, Apr 15 - Thu, Apr 18
  • Website

Join American Society on Aging in New Orleans next April to learn best practices and gain insights from leaders in the field about the current state of aging in America. AiA19 is the place to be for knowledge, inspiration and networking with others who are dedicated to improving the lives of older adults.

The 2019 conference will have a strong focus on critical and emergent topics facing the field of aging, as well as cutting-edge and responsive programmatic, research, policy and advocacy efforts. Interest areas include: emergency/disaster readiness, housing and transportation access, caregiving, substance use/opioid crisis, multiple aspects of dementia, technology and aging, intergenerational models, population health, shifting policy and legislative issues affecting older adults, and much more. Join us to learn about innovative policies, programs, practices, models, businesses and learning that you can use in your work with older adults.