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High-Level Conference on Policies for Equal Ageing: A Life-Course Approach

 

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High-Level Conference on Policies for Equal Ageing:
A Life-Course Approach
Brdo Congress Centre (Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj)
25 and 26 January 2018

 Joint Conference organised by the Government of Slovenia and the Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development (OECD) 

Programme

Day 1

Thursday, 25 January 2018

10:00–10:30

Arrival and registration, Brdo Centre Congress Lobby

10:30–11:00 

11:00-11:10

Opening remarks, Grandis Hall

•    Karl Erjavec, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia [@MZZRS]
•    Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff, Special Counsellor and Sherpa to the G20 [@gabramosp]

Photo session (for speakers only)

11:10–12:40

Session 1: Early childhood development, disadvantage and development, Grandis Hall

Chair:Tomaž Boh, State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Slovenia [@MIZS_RS]

Introduction [slides]: Monika Queisser, Senior Counsellor, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD [@OECD_Social]
Panel discussion
• Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief of Staff, Special Counsellor and Sherpa to the G20 [@gabramosp]
• Linas Kukuraitis, Minister of Social Security and Labour, Lithuania
• Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya, Minister of Family and Social Policy, Turkey
• Beneda Attila, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary
• Taeick Cho, Director General, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea
• Doug Murphy, Special Advisor on Social Policy, Ministry for Employment and Social Development, Canada
Open discussion

12:40–14:10 Buffet Lunch, Brdo Centre Congress Lobby
14:10–15:40

Session 2: Ensuring equal access to health prevention and care, Grandis Hall

Chair: Jožica Maučec Zakotnik, State Secretary, Ministry of Health, Slovenia [@MinZdravje]

Introduction [slides]: Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD  [@OECD_Social]
Panel discussion
• Adolfo Rubinstein, Minister of Health, Argentina
• Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, Secretary General of the International Social Security Association [@ISSACOMM]
• Phil O’Reilly, Chair, Business at OECD (OECD Business and Industry Advisory Committee)
• Elvire Aronica, Deputy Delegate, European and International Affairs, Ministry of Health, France
Open discussion

15:40–16:10 Coffee break
16:10–17:40

Session 3: Towards the new work – life model, Grandis Hall

Chair: Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD  [@OECD_Social]

Introduction [slides]: Monika Queisser, Senior Counsellor, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD  [@OECD_Social]
Panel discussion
• Anja Kopač Mrak, Minister of Labour, Slovenia [@AnjaKopacMrak]
• Hideki Makihara, State Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
• Amedeo Trambajolo, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Labour and Social Policies, Italy
• Evelyn Astor, Economic and Social Policy Officer at the International Trade Union Confederation
• Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak, Polish Pension Group, Warsaw School of Economics
• Mike Mansfield, Program Director for the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement, The Netherlands
Open discussion

18:00 Sitting Buffet Dinner (by invitation only), Splendens Hall
 

  

Day 2 Friday, 26 January 2018
10:00–11:30

Session 4: Ensuring older workers can participate in the labour market, Grandis Hall

Chair: Peter Pogačar, State Secretary of Labour, Family, Social affairs and Equal opportunities, Slovenia [@PPogacar]

Introduction [slides]: Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD  [@OECD_Social]
Panel discussion
• Jānis Reirs, Minister of Welfare, Latvia [@Lab_min]
• Marcelo Caetano, State Secretary for Social Security, Ministry of Finance, Brazil
• Ramsey Alwin, Director Financial Resilience on the Global Thought Leadership team, American Association of Retired Persons, United States [@ElderNomics]
• Axel Börsch-Supan, Director Munich Center for the Economics of Ageing, Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Germany
Open discussion

11:30-12:00

Closing remarks, Grandis Hall

Maja Makovec Brencic, Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Slovenia [@MajaMakovec]

 

Meeting-related documents


   • Issues Notes (14-page .pdf)

   • Who's Who (24-page .pdf)

   • OECD (2017), Preventing Ageing Unequally

 

  • Press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia 

 

 

 

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