Skip to content

Age International supporting The Economist Ageing Societies conference

Age International is supporting The Economist to encourage the business world to review whether longevity is a challenge or an opportunity.

This autumn an Ageing Societies conference will bring 180 global leaders from business, finance and healthcare, together with policymakers - to explore the opportunities of an ageing world. All Age International supporters attending will receive a special 15% discount, quote AI/DC.

Ageing is a topic that is often absent in global debates. This two-day event presents a unique opportunity to hear fresh perspectives from key public and private sector leaders on how they will engage with the challenges of an ageing population.

The conference on 29-30 November will allow participants to have bold discussions with renowned speakers and senior editors; network with global leaders from the areas of business, finance and healthcare; and learn about the business opportunities arising out of ageing societies.

Age International views the world’s ageing population as an opportunity, not a burden, to global development. Collaboration between the public and private sector is essential to recognising the contribution an ageing society can have on the global economy.

For more information and to view the full agenda visit: http://econ.st/2d6bEbb

Key details

When: 29-30 November 2016
Where: St. Pancras, Renaissance Hotel, London, NW1 2AR

Global Ageing and Development

Read our latest reports on the impact an ageing world will have on development

Discover more

Tell others

Help spread the word about our work to help older people living in poverty.

Explore our site


Women who has dementia with carer and doctor

Women and dementia

The impact of dementia is much greater for women Learn more...

An older woman in Ethiopia.

East Africa Crisis

How food shortages are impacting older people Discover more...

Philippines typhoon 2013

During emergencies

Find out why older people are particularly vulnerable Emergency response...

Daw Thein has blood pressure taken

Treating Daw Thein

See inside one of our pop-up doctor's clinics Read her story...

Sponsor a grandparent like Mu Naung

Be part of the family

Get regular letters from a Grandparent like Daw Mu Naung Sponsor a Grandparent...