Exercise and cognition—Arthur Kramer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Racial disparities and communication—M. Chris Gibbons, Johns Hopkins University

Obesity in older persons—Gordon L. Jensen, Pennsylvania State University



12:30–1:15 p.m.


1:15–3:00 p.m.

What will be the macroeconomic and financial impacts of an aging society?


General macroeconomic impact—Axel Börsch-Supan, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging

Financial impact—Robin Brooks, Brevan Howard Asset Management, LLP

International perspective—David Canning, Harvard University



3:00–3:15 p.m.


3:15–5:00 p.m.

How will income security and health care financing programs be affected by the aging of the population, and how should they be changed?


Income security—Alicia Munnell, Boston College

Health and long-term care—Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan

International perspective—Andrew Mason, University of Hawaii at Manoa



5:00–6:00 p.m.

Reception—The Great Hall

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