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The 3rd International Longevity Forum will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from October 21 to October 22.

This year’s theme will be Age-Friendly Initiatives and will range from age-friendly cities to states, countries, businesses, universities, transport, media and much more.

The Forum is organized by the International Longevity Centre Brazil, in collaboration with Bradesco Seguros and UniverSeg and is supported by ILC-BR’s partners Cepe, IVB and Femptec.

The programme counts on the contribution of a diverse group of experts from all around the globe, including representatives of the UNFPA, ILO and WHO as well as Presidents of the majority of other International Longevity Centres.

The Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance members will be held on the following day.

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In July, Dr Alex Kalache, President of ILC-Brazil and Co-President of the Global Alliance, participated in a debate with Dr Anne Karpf, author of 'How to Age' and Prof Lynda Gratton, author of 'The 100 Year Life' for the BBC World Service.

On June 28, 2017, Senior Planet in New York held an all-day session titled “Hack Aging.” The event, designed by Debbie Galant, was attended by approximately 80 persons. Muriel Beach led a group focused on the problem of negative concepts of aging (which Dr. Robert Butler called ageism) and won the First Place for the group and a special award, “Personality Plus” for herself.

Aging 2.0 brought together a number of start-ups, investors and experts on ageing at its Americas Summit in Toronto.

Foundation Oportunidad Mayor launches Valdivia as a Chilean centre for gerontology. Dr. Alex Kalache delivered the keynote of the event.

ILC-Brazil participates in World Bank Workshop on “Population Aging and the organization of health and social care in Brazil”

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