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THE NOBEL PRIZE: THE FUTURE OF AGEING

Life and Matter Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:30 hours Madrid

 

 

General information:

Venue: Fundación Ramón Areces. Calle Vitruvio, 5. 28006. Madrid.

Free admission. Simultaneous interpretation.


                                                                              

 

In cooperation with:

Nobel Media Prize

  • Programme

Wednesday, May 22

9:30 h.

Welcome

Raimundo Pérez-Hernández y Torra
Director of Fundación Ramón Areces.

Lars Heikensten
Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation.

9:45 h.

The what? and so what? of population ageing

David Bloom
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

Block 1: The sociology of ageing 

10:00 h.

Living in an ageing society

David Bloom
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

María Sánchez-Domínguez
Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Finn Kydland
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 2004.

Moderator: Tom Kirkwood
Newcastle University.

10:20 h.

What about Life Expectancy and Healthy Life Expectancy? 

Sarah Harper
University of Oxford.

10:35 h.

Rights of older people

Verónica Zenaida Montes de Oca
El Colegio de México A. C.

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
Nanyang Technological University, 

Moderator: Sarah Harper
University of Oxford.

10:55 h.

Education in an ageing society

Anna Cristina D’Addio
Global Education Monitoring (GEM), UNESCO.

David Bloom
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

Teresa Amabile
Harvard Business School.

Moderator: Adam Smith
Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.

11:15 h.

Break

Block 2: The economics of ageing

11:45 h.

Funding longevity

Nicholas Barr
London School of Economics.

12:00 h.

Retirement and pensions

Edmund Phelps
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 2006.

José Ignacio Conde-Ruiz
Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Laura Crespo
Banco de España.

Moderator: José García Montalvo
Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

12:25 h.

Equality and inequality, in society and across generations

Anna Cristina D’Addio
Global Education Monitoring (GEM), UNESCO.

Josep Pijoan-Mas
Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros de Madrid (CEMFI).

Nicholas Barr
London School of Economics.

Moderator: José García Montalvo
Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

12:50 h.

Musical Interlude

Block 3: Diseases of ageing

13:00 h.

Why do we age?

Tom Kirkwood
Newcastle University.

13:10 h.

Is dementia inevitable?

Edvard Moser
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2014.

María de Ceballos
Instituto Cajal, CSIC.

Li-Huei Tsai
Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Moderator: Adam Smith
Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.

13:25 h.

Preventing cancer

José Viña
Universidad de Valencia.

Michal Neeman
Weizmann Institute.

Moderator: Javier Granda Revilla
National Association of Health Informants (ANIS).

13:45 h.

The rise of antibiotic resistance

Ada Yonath
Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009.

Interviewer: Adam Smith
Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.

14:00 h.

Break

Block 4: Questions of ageing

15:00 h.

Hallmarks of Ageing

María A. Blasco
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre  (CNIO).

15:15 h.

How long will we live?

José Viña
Universidad de Valencia.

Tom Kirkwood
Newcastle University.

Edvard Moser
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2014.

María A. Blasco
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).

Moderator: Adam Smith
Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.

15:40 h.

What will old age be like in the future?

Diego Gracia
Royal National Academy of Medicine of Spain.

Edmund Phelps
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 2006.

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
Nanyang Technological University.

Moderator: Li-Huei Tsai
Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

16:05 h.

How should we live?

Michael Sandel
University of Harvard.

Finn Kydland
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences en memoria de Alfred Nobel, 2004.

Valentín Fuster
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) de Madrid.

Moderator: Laura Sprechmann
Acting CEO for Nobel Media AB.

16:30 h.

Ageing and Culture

Mario Vargas Llosa
Nobel Prize in Literature, 2010.

Luis Alberto de Cuenca
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC).

Moderator: Miguel Albero
Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID).

17:00 h.

Break

17:30 h.

Creativity in Work, Life and Retirement

Teresa Amabile
Harvard Business School.

17:45 h.

Closing Panel

Edvard Moser, Finn Kydland, Edmund Phelps, Mario Vargas Llosa, Ada Yonath, Verónica Zenaida Montes de Oca, Valentín Fuster, Michael Sandel

Moderator: Adam Smith

18:15 h.

Closing Remarks

Laura Sprechmann
Acting CEO for Nobel Media AB.

Raimundo Pérez-Hernández y Torra
Director of Fundación Ramón Areces.

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