Outside Events

Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) Webinar on the Future of Social Security and Medicare

GAI President Richard Jackson participated in a Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) webinar on the Future of Social Security and Medicare. His presentation, entitled “Social Security and the Aging of America,” assessed the program’s long-term sustainability, explored reform options, and put America’s aging challenge in international perspective.

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Event Date: Jan 11, 2017

Event Location: (online)


2016 Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF) & East-West Center (EWC) Conference

GAI President Richard Jackson participated in a workshop on long-term fiscal policy that was jointly hosted by the Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF) and the East-West Center (EWC). His presentation, which drew on GAI’s  Global Aging Preparedness Index, assessed the progress that countries worldwide are making in balancing the adequacy and sustainability of their retirement systems.  It also looked in particular at the challenges facing South Korea.

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Event Date: Nov 15, 2016

Event Location: Honolulu


Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Annual Conference

GAI President Richard Jackson was a featured speaker at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Annual Conference, where he gave a keynote presentation entitled “How Global Aging Will Transform the Economy and Society of the 21st Century.”  While at the conference, he also participated in another plenary sesssion called the Global Pensions Summit, where he discussed recent U.S. retirement policy developments, as well as in a parallel session, where he gave a presentation on GAI’s Global Aging Preparedness Index.

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Event Date: Nov 09, 2016

Event Location: Gold Coast, Australia


Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) 2016 Annual Meeting

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation entitled the “U.S. Aging Challenge in International Perspective” at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA). His presentation, which drew on GAI’s  Global Aging Preparedness Index, compared the demographic, economic, and retirement outlook in the United States with that in other developed countries and drew lessons for U.S. retirement policy.

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Event Date: Oct 25, 2016

Event Location: Las Vegas


USAID Asia Bureau Discussion Series

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation entitled “U.S. Development Policy in an Aging World” at the Asia Bureau of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). His presentation explored the implications of global aging for economic growth and social and political stability in the emerging world and offered recommendations on how U.S. development policy can best respond.

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Event Date: Sep 29, 2016

Event Location: Washington, DC


PPI Webinar on Meeting Hong Kong’s Aging Challenge

In this webinar, GAI President Richard Jackson summarized the findings of Meeting Hong Kong’s Retirement Challenge, an issue brief jointly published by GAI and the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI). During his presentation, he discussed the forces that are pushing pension reform to the top of the policy agenda in Hong Kong, evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of the Mandatory Provident Fund, Hong Kong’s state pension system, and explored strategies for improving the overall adequacy and sustainability of retirement provision.

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Event Date: Sep 27, 2016

Event Location: (Online)


1st Annual Conference of the Mexican Pension Funds Administrators (AFOREs)

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation entitled “Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets” at a conference in Mexico City organized by AMAFORE, the Association of Mexican Pension Funds. His presentation explored the challenge of ensuring the adequacy and sustainability of retirement systems in aging emerging markets, and especially the potential advantages of the funded pension model.  It also assessed the particular strengths and weaknesses of Mexico’s retirement system.

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Event Date: Aug 24, 2016

Event Location: Mexico City


World Bank Pensions Core Course

GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of the Global Aging Preparedness Index at the World Bank Pensions Core Course, an annual workshop attended by pension system officials from emerging markets.

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Event Date: May 03, 2016

Event Location: Washington, DC


Asia House Roundtable on East Asia’s Aging Challenge

GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey at a luncheon roundtable hosted by Asia House in London. The event was sponsored by Prudential plc.

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Event Date: Apr 22, 2016

Event Location: London


5th Annual Asia Pacific Pensions Forum

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation at the 5th Annual Asia-Pacific Pensions Forum co-hosted by the Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia in Hong Kong. In it he discusses the findings of GAI's East Asia Retirement Survey and what they imply for the future of retirement security in East Asia, and especially Hong Kong. Since he was unable to attend the forum in person, his presentation was prerecorded and the video was played at the event.

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Event Date: Apr 12, 2016

Event Location: Hong Kong


Pacific Pension and Investment Institute (PPI) Winter Roundtable

GAI President Richard Jackson discussed the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey at the Pacific Pension and Investment Institute (PPI) Winter Roundtable in Los Angeles.

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Event Date: Feb 24–26, 2016

Event Location: Los Angeles


Society of Actuaries Webinar on Longevity Risk

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation in a Society of Actuaries webinar on longevity risk.

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Event Date: Feb 03, 2016

Event Location: (Online)


7th Conseguro

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation in São Paulo at the 7th Conseguro, an annual conference sponsored by the Brazilian Insurance Confederation (Cnseg). The occasion was the Brazilian release of Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets: Reassessing the Role of Funded Pensions, a GAI report that examines the challenge of ensuring the adequacy and sustainability of retirement systems in aging emerging markets, and especially the potential advantages of the funded pension model.

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Event Date: Sep 15, 2015

Event Location: São Paulo Brazil


AMCHAM Chile Policy Forum on Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets

GAI President Richard Jackson was the featured speaker at a policy forum on retirement reform in the developing world hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Chile. The occasion for the forum was the Chilean release of Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets: Reassessing the Role of Funded Pensions, a GAI report that examines the challenge of ensuring the adequacy and sustainability of retirement systems in aging emerging markets.

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Event Date: Aug 12, 2015

Event Location: Santiago, Chile


Prudential Roundtable on the Social, Economic, and Geopolitical Impact of Aging Societies

GAI President Richard Jackson was the featured speaker at a dinner roundtable in London sponsored by Prudential plc.

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Event Date: Feb 11, 2015

Event Location: London


Prudential Seminar on Productive Aging

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation at Prudential plc in London on trends in life spans and health spans and the implications for productive aging.

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Event Date: Feb 11, 2015

Event Location: London


Department of Work and Pensions Seminar on the Global Aging Challenge

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation on the global aging challenge at the Department of Work and Pensions in London.

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Event Date: Feb 11, 2015

Event Location: London


Chatham House Conference on Health and Ageing

GAI President Richard Jackson participated as a moderator and panelist in the Chatham House Conference on Health and Ageing.

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Event Date: Feb 09, 2015

Event Location: London


Society of Actuaries Webinar on Workforce Management

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation in a Society of Actuaries webinar on workforce management.

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Event Date: Nov 18, 2014

Event Location: (Online)


6th Japan-U.S. Joint Public Policy Forum

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation on the geopolitical implications of global aging at a conference in Tokyo hosted by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson Center.

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Event Date: Oct 09, 2014

Event Location: Tokyo, Japan


American Academy of Actuaries Summer Summit

GAI President Richard Jackson gave a keynote address at the American Academy of Actuaries Summer Summit in Washington, DC. in which he discussed retirement reform initiatives in other developed countries and drew lessons for the U.S. budget and entitlement debates.

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Event Date: Jul 14, 2014

Event Location: Washington, DC


Balancing Adequacy and Sustainability in an Aging World:
Insights from the Global Aging Preparedness Index

GAI President Richard Jackson discussed the findings of the second edition of the GAP Index at a roundtable hosted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) in Brussels.

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Event Date: May 07, 2014

Event Location: Brussels


The Global Aging Preparedness Index:
Second Edition

GAI President Richard Jackson discussed the findings of the second edition of the GAP Index at a roundtable co-hosted by Prudential plc and the International Longevity Centre in London.

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Event Date: May 06, 2014

Event Location: London


6th World Bank Global Pension and Savings Conference

GAI President Richard Jackson discussed the findings of the second edition of the GAP Index in the closing session of this Word Bank conference. The presentation focused on how well different countries are succeeding in balancing the twin retirement policy goals of income adequacy and fiscal sustainability.

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Event Date: Apr 03, 2014

Event Location: Washington, DC