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[Registration closed] 78th Breakfast Meeting – Knowledge from the field of financial gerontology for facing a super-aged society (July 3, 2019)

[Registration closed] 78th Breakfast Meeting – Knowledge from the field of financial gerontology for facing a super-aged society (July 3, 2019)

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Longer life expectancies around the world mean that society is facing serious and urgent socioeconomic effects due to aging and more people experiencing medical problems caused by age. Past meetings and research conducted by HGPI have also demonstrated that greater commitment to supporting and enriching the lives of people with dementia from the perspective of those effected by the disease is necessary if we are to build a society in which people can live together with dementia more easily. It has been indicated that to achieve this, it is important we take a cross-cutting societal approach involving various industries and academic disciplines that are closely related to people’s everyday lives that is not limited to the field of healthcare. In particular, interest in the roles of finance and economics is increasing.

With that in mind, we have invited Professor Kohei Komamura (Professor, Keio University Faculty of Economics; Director, Research Center for Financial Gerontology, Keio University Institute for Economic Studies) to the 78th Breakfast Meeting to help us to deepen our understanding of financial gerontology in preparation for a super-aged society together with all participants.

Speaker
Prof. Kohei Komamura
Professor, Keio University Faculty of Economics /Director of the Research Center for Financial Gerontology
Date & Time
Wednesday, July 3, 8:00-9:15
Venue
EGG JAPAN (10th Floor, Shin-Marunouchi Building, 1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Participation Fee
・General: 2,500 JPN Yen
・Students (undergraduate only): 1,500 JPN Yen (student ID required)
* Individual Supporting Members: Free
■ Profile
About Prof. Kohei Komamura(Professor, Keio University Faculty of Economics /Director of the Research Center for Financial Gerontology)

Dr. Kohei Komamura obtained a Ph.D. from Keio University Graduate School of Economics in 1995.
His books include “What Will Happen to the Pension System” published by Iwanami Shoten, “Ensuring Minimum Incomes” published by Iwanami Shoten, “Japan’s Pension System” published by Iwanami Shoten, and “Social Policy” published by Yuhikaku Publishing.
Awards:
Japan Society for Economic Policy Outstanding Paper Award, the Japan Society of Household Economics Encouragement Award, the Yoshimura Award, the Japan Society of Household Economics Award, and others.
Affiliation:
Vice-president, Japan Society for Economic Policy
Main appointments in public office:
Adviser, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) (2009-2012)
Committee member, Advisory Council on Social Security (2010-present)
Committee member, National Council on Social Security System Reform (2012-2013)
Committee member, Financial Services Agency, Financial System Council, Working Group on Financial Markets (2018-present)


Registration will close at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2019. Participants will be selected by a draw of lots and informed of the results by Monday, June 24. Individual supporting members of HGPI will be notified earlier.
After registration has been completed, a confirmation email will be automatically sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact HGPI by email at info@hgpi.org or by phone at 03-4243-7156.
In the event that you would like to cancel your registration, please inform us by noon on Friday, June 28, after which HGPI reserves the right to collect a cancellation fee.

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