Health equals wealth – The economic impact of healthy ageing across Asia Pacific
Date: Thursday 14 July 2022
Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm (JST), 8.00am – 9.30am (BST)
Venue: Livestreamed from the British Embassy in TokyoRegister here
Join ILC-UK for the launch of our new findings on the economic opportunities of ageing in Japan and across the Asia Pacific region, and how the longevity economy can be supported as societies age.
A British Embassy Tokyo and ILC-UK seminar
- Julia Longbottom CMG, British Ambassador to Japan (opening remarks)
- Sue Kinoshita, Minister-Counsellor for Economic Diplomacy, British Embassy Tokyo
- Tokio Ozawa, Deputy Assistant Minister, Ministry for Health, Labour and Welfare
- David Sinclair, Chief Executive, International Longevity Centre UK
- Ichiro Nakamura, Director, International Longevity Centre Japan (ILC-Japan)
- Hidenori Arai, President, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (NCGG)
- Ryoji Noritake, CEO, Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)
- Jun Saito, Senior Research Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research
- Rahul Agarwal, Deputy Head Healthcare, Department for International Trade (DIT) (joining virtually)
Join us for the launch of our new findings on the economic opportunities of ageing in Japan and across the Asia Pacific region, and how the longevity economy can be supported as societies age.
We will discuss:
- What can governments and businesses do to capture a potential longevity dividend?
- What are the barriers and levers to realising the opportunities of healthy ageing?
- What examples of best practice are already out there?
- What can we learn from Japan? What works well, what are opportunities for continuous improvement?
- What have we learnt from COVID-19? And what more can we do to support an economic and health recovery from the devastating impact of the pandemic?
- What needs to happen next?
In-person attendance is invite-only. However, you can register for virtual access by clicking on the link below.