Symposium to Focus on the Challenges and Opportunities of Living to 100
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and more than 50 participating and sponsoring organizations
The fourth triennial Living to 100 Symposium will gather together actuaries, demographers, gerontologists, biologists and researchers from around the world to share ideas and knowledge on aging, changes in survival rates and the impact on society, as well as projected increases in aging populations.
January 5-7, 2011
Renaissance Hotel at SeaWorld – Orlando, Florida
The Living to 100 Symposium will center around discussions of the latest scientific information on how and why we age, methodologies for estimating future rates of survival and also the potential benefits and risks associated with the increasing numbers of retirees. Speakers will present information on such topics as:
Key speakers include Steven N. Austad, Professor, Department of Cellular & Structural Biology, the Department of Molecular Medicine and the Barshop Institute for Longevity & Aging, University of Texas Health Science Center; Donald J. Segal, SOA President, Vice President at Aon Hewitt; Kenneth Howse, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Ageing and Marie A. Bernard, M.D., Deputy Director at the National Institute on Aging.
For more information on the Living to 100 Symposium, please visit http://livingto100.soa.org.
Kim McKeown, Society of Actuaries 847.706.3528 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Filotto, GolinHarris 312.729.4259 or email@example.com
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