GAI Events

Global Aging Forum on “Retirement Policy in an Era of Low Interest Rates”

Pablo Antolin, Principal Economist and Head of the Private Pensions Unit at the OECD, gave a presentation entitled “Retirement Policy in an Era of Low Interest Rates” at the Global Aging Forum, a roundtable series hosted by the Global Aging Institute (GAI). The meeting took place at the offices of the American Academy of Actuaries in Washington, DC.

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Event Date: Sep 20, 2016

Event Location: Washington, DC

Event Venue: American Academy of Actuaries


GAI London Roundtable on the Global Aging Challenge

The Global Aging Institute (GAI) hosted a dinner roundtable discussion on the global aging challenge at the Royal Automobile Club in London. The event was sponsored by The Terry Group.

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Event Date: Apr 25, 2016

Event Location: London

Event Venue: Royal Automobile Club


GAI and International Longevity Centre (ILC) Brussels Roundtable on Productive Aging

The Global Aging Institute (GAI) and the International Longevity Centre (ILC) co-hosted a luncheon roundtable in Brussels entitled “Maximising the Potential of Europe’s Ageing Population: Lessons for Europe’s Growth Strategy from East Asia and the Rest of the World.” GAI President Richard Jackson framed the discussion with introductory remarks that compared and contrasted the aging challenge in East Asia and Europe. The event was sponsored by Prudential plc.

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Event Date: Apr 21, 2016

Event Location: Brussels

Event Venue: Maison du Luxembourg


GAI and International Longevity Centre (ILC) London Roundtable on Productive Aging

The Global Aging Institute (GAI) and the International Longevity Centre (ILC) co-hosted a luncheon roundtable at the House of Lords in London entitled “Maximising the Potential of the UK’s Ageing Population: Lessons from East Asia and the Rest of the World.” GAI President Richard Jackson framed the discussion with introductory remarks that compared and contrasted the aging challenge in East Asia and the UK. The event was sponsored by Prudential plc.

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Event Date: Apr 20, 2016

Event Location: London

Event Venue: House of Lords


GAI Washington Roundtable on the Global Aging Challenge

The Global Aging Institute (GAI) hosted a dinner roundtable discussion on the global aging challenge at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, DC. The event was sponsored by Prudential plc.

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Event Date: Feb 23, 2016

Event Location: Washington, DC

Event Venue: Metropolitan Club


GAI and World Bank Policy Forum on Meeting East Asia’s Aging Challenge

The World Bank, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, and the Global Aging Institute (GAI) co-hosted a policy forum on meeting East Asia’s aging challenge. The occasion was the joint Washington release of Live Long and Prosper: Aging in East Asia and Pacific (World Bank, 2016), a broad investigation of the economic, social, and policy implications of population aging across the region; and From Challenge to Opportunity: Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey (GAI, 2015), a survey-based study of changing retirement attitudes and expectations in ten East Asian countries. GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of the GAI report.

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Event Date: Feb 23, 2016

Event Location: Washington, DC

Event Venue: World Bank


GAI Chicago Roundtable on Lessons from Abroad for America’s Aging Society

The Terry Group and the Global Aging Institute (GAI) co-hosted a roundtable in Chicago entitled "Lessons from Abroad for America's Aging Society." GAI President Richard Jackson gave a presentation at the roundtable that compared and contrasted the aging challenge in the United States and other developed countries, explored retirement reform initiatives abroad, and drew lessons for the U.S. budget and entitlement debates.

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Event Date: Dec 16, 2015

Event Location: Chicago

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Global Aging Institute and Principal Financial Group Policy Forum on Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets

The Global Aging Institute (GAI) and the Principal Financial Group co-hosted a policy forum on retirement reform in the developing world. The occasion was the Washington release of Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets: Reassessing the Role of Funded Pensions, a new 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: Nov 18, 2015

Event Location: Washington, DC

Event Venue: American Council of Life Insurers


Mexico City Press Conference on Global Aging and Retirement Security in Emerging Markets

The Global Aging Institute (GAI) and Principal Financial Group co-hosted a press conference in Mexico City. The occasion was the Mexican 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: Oct 07, 2015

Event Location: Mexico City

Event Venue: The Four Seasons


From Challenge to Opportunity: The Future of Retirement in Vietnam

GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey at a conference co-hosted by the Vietnam Association of Insurers, Prudential Vietnam, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Global Aging Institute. Other speakers included Phung Dac Loc, General Secretary, Vietnam Association of Insurers; Donald Kanak, Chairman, Prudential Corporation Asia; and Ritsu Nacken, Chief Representative, UNFPA Vietnam.

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Event Date: Sep 08, 2015

Event Location: Hanoi

Event Venue: Hotel D’Opera Hanoi


International Media Roundtable on the Future of Retirement in East Asia

GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey at an international media roundtable in Hong Kong co-hosted by Prudential Corporation Asia and the Global Aging Institute.

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Event Date: Sep 04, 2015

Event Location: Hong Kong

Event Venue: Foreign Correspondents’ Club


Hong Kong Media Roundtable on the Future of Retirement in East Asia

GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey at a local media roundtable in Hong Kong co-hosted by Prudential Corporation Asia and the Global Aging Institute.

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Event Date: Sep 04, 2015

Event Location: Hong Kong

Event Venue: Prudential Corporation Asia


From Challenge to Opportunity: The Future of Retirement in Indonesia

GAI President Richard Jackson was an “international guest lecturer” at the University of Indonesia’s School of Management, where he presented the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey.

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Event Date: Sep 02, 2015

Event Location: Jakarta

Event Venue: Universitas Indonesia


Indonesia Media Roundtable on the Future of Retirement in East Asia

GAI President Richard Jackson presented the findings of Wave 2 of the East Asia Retirement Survey at a local media roundtable in Jakarta co-hosted by Prudential Indonesia and the Global Aging Institute.

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Event Date: Sep 02, 2015

Event Location: Jakarta

Event Venue: Mandarin Oriental