Event Date/Time: Oct 13, 2003 End Date/Time: Oct 15, 2003
Registration Date: Jun 30, 2003
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2003
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 30, 2003
Paper Submission Date: Apr 30, 2003
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Description

This symposium is designed to bring together some of the most respected practitioners and researchers from China, the United States and around the world to share and exchange the latest knowledge and experience in the field of aging. The meeting will

*Analyze and discuss current problems and issues of aging in the East and in the West, highlighting what we may learn from one another about policies and programs that now exist and those that are under consideration in many countries

*Address the needs to improve the current situation related to community and long term care services, including assistive technology, workforce issues, aging with disability, aging with cognitive impairment and health promotion.

*Consider recommendation for public and private policies and programs for aging

*Discuss the possibility of establishing a higher education association in gerontology in China

Who should Attend

Researchers and educators, representatives of aging agencies and programs in housing, transportation and employment, care managers, caregivers, rehabilitative therapists, healthcare providers, social workers, representatives from nonprofit and for-profit healthcare and long-term care organizations.

Venue

located in Haidian District, -The People¡¦s University of China, Beijing.
Beijing
Beijing
China
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Additional Information

Organizers The University of Hong Kong- Sau Po Centre on Ageing, Overseas Chinese Institute on Aging (OCIOA), Peking University- Institute of Population Research, Renmin University of China- Institute of Gerontology, Tsinghua University- Tsinghua Getontological Research Center, Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health,California State University,Dominguez Hills, Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S.A.; Chair of 1994-96 Advisory Council on Social Security, U.S.A. Alex Kwan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong Pamela C. Krochalk, Ph.D. Acting Associate Dean & Professor, School of Health, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A. Joe B. Leung, Ph.D. Head of the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Sue Levkoff, Sc.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, U.S.A. Ada Mui, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Edward Palmer, Ph.D. Professor of Social Insurance Economics, Uppsala University, and Head of Research, National Social Insurance Board, Sweden Jeanette C. Takamura, Ph.D. Dean of School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Cangping Wu, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Institute of Gerontology, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Zachary Zimmer, Ph.D. Research Associate, Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, U.S.A. Registration Form Title: Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof_______________________________________________ Last name: _________________________First name: ________________________ Position: ___________________________________________________________ Institution: ___________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Telephone: __________________________Fax: ______________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________________ Please check here if you prefer vegetarian meals____________________________ Registration Fees By June 30, 2003 After June 30, 2003 or On-Site US$350.00 US$450.00 Fees include: „X October 13, 14 and 15 Lunch „X Welcome and farewell dinner „X Transportation for agency visit „X Conference materials & souvenir SUB TOTAL-- REGISTRATION FEE: $_______ Hotel Information All conference activities will be held at the Yifu Conference Center of the Renmin University of China, located in Haidian District, Beijing. We recommend the Beijing Friendship Hotel (www.bjfriendshiphotel.com) which is within walking distance from the Conference Center and can provide conference discount rates for five- star rooms at US$95 per day and four- star rooms at US$85 per day. However, if you prefer any other hotel, you should feel free to make your own reservation. The conference secretariat is only responsible for the Friendship Hotel reservation. Please make your reservation directly with the Conference Secretariat. The deadline for reservation will be June 30, 2003. Recommended Hotel Friendship Hotel 1 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District, Beijing, Tel: 86-10-6849 8080; Fax: 86-10-6849 8866 Web Site¡Gwww.bjfriendshiphotel.com Please reply to Conference Secretariat by: Fax: 86-10-62515213 Email: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn Accommodation Fee ¡¼ US$95 Five Star Rooms ¡¼ US$85 Four Star Rooms Check in date: _____/OCT/2003 Check out date:_____/OCT/2003 SUB TOTAL-- ACCOMMODATION FEE: $_______ Payment Summary Registration Fee: US$_________ Accommodation Fee: US$_________ TOTAL: US$_________ CALL FOR PAPERS Instructions for Authors Papers of high quality that comply with the Abstract Guidelines below and that are relevant to the theme of the Conference, will be accepted by the Conference Secretariat for review by the Scientific Program Committee. No abstracts will be accepted for review unless received through the Conference Secretariat. Abstract must be received by the Conference Secretariat by April 30, 2003. Abstract Guidelines £»Abstract may be typed in either English or Chinese. However, if possible, author(s) are encouraged to submit both English and Chinese, in order to avoid mistranslation. £»Abstract must be submitted electronically in a Microsoft Word file version using two abstract forms to the Conference Secretariat at: ageing@mail.ruc.edu.cn £»Length of the abstract should be at least 300 words, regardless the language used. Patrons China National Committee on Aging; Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Civil Affairs, China; Ministry of Education, China; Ministry of Health, China; Ministry of Labour and Social Security, China Organizing Committee Prof. Nelson W.S. Chow Prof. Peng Du Dr. Xiaomei Pei Prof. Cangping Wu Ms. Christine Uong Prof. Xiaoying Zheng Scientific Program Committee Prof. Neena Chappell Dr. Gong Chen Prof. Iris Chi Prof. Alex Kwan Prof. Ada Mui Dr. Xinming Song Prof. Yuan Yao Dr. Donna Yee Program Languages: Both English and Mandarin Chinese, with simultaneous translation „X October 13, 2003 Monday¡XDay 1 Morning: Opening Remarks Afternoon: Keynote Addresses Evening: Welcome Dinner „X October 14, 2003 Tuesday¡XDay 2 Morning: Plenary Session Symposiums & Workshops Afternoon: Agency Visit „X October 15, 2003 Wednesday¡XDay 3 Morning: Plenary Session Symposium & Workshops Afternoon: Summary Reports & Closing Ceremony Farewell Dinner & Show City Tour ¡]Expense is not included in Registration Fees ¡^ Confirmed Speakers (alphabetical list) Neena Chappell, Ph.D. Canada Research Chair in Social Gerontology & Professor, Center on Aging, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada Yung-Ping Chen, Ph.D. Frank J. Manning Eminent Scholar's Chair Professor of Gerontology, University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A. Iris Chi, D.S.W. Professor & Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong Chris Daykin, CB, MA, FIA, ASA Government Actuary of the United Kingdom, London, England Edward M. Gramlich, Ph.D. Governor, Federal Reser

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