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AGING READINESS & COMPETITIVENESS INITIATIVE: MEDIA BRIEFING

Date Monday, September 24th, 2018​
​Time ​11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location ​​World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit​

On September 24, AARP and FP Analytics launched the Aging Readiness & Competitiveness (ARC) Research at the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

This ARC initiative examines 10 countries — Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Lebanon, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, and Taiwan — that have proven to be more nimble and willing to innovate to adjust their economies and societies to find solutions for the realities of aging and the opportunities of longevity.

For more information on AARP’s international research, contact Aimee Carter, Vice President, AARP International.

ARC Interactive: www.aarpinternational.org/arc 

The Aging Readiness & Competitiveness Report: Media Briefing Highlights

On September 24, 2018, AARP and Foreign Policy Analytics launched the Aging Readiness & Competitiveness (ARC) Initiative at the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2018. Here are highlights from the media briefing focusing on 10 countries — Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Lebanon, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore and Taiwan. These smaller countries in particular have proven nimble and innovative in adjusting their economies and societies to find solutions for the challenges of ageing and the opportunities of longevity.

 

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Agenda:       

11:30 a.m.      Welcome remarks by Peter Vanham (moderator) and introductions of speakers

11:35 a.m.      moderated conversation

11:50 a.m.      Q&A with Press

12:00 p.m.      Peter Vanham closes session

Speakers:

Debra Whitman
Executive Vice President and Chief Public Policy Officer
@policydeb 

Claire Casey
Managing Director, FP Analytics
@clairemcasey

Regine Aalders
Counselor, Health, Welfare and Sport, The Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington, DC
@NLintheUSA 

Peter Vanham (moderator)
Media Lead, US and Industries, World Economic Forum
@petervanham

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