KGRI Professor Speaks at APRU Population Aging Conference in HK
December 13, 2018
On December 7-8, Keio University Global Research Institute Project Professor Hiroki Nakatani, who is the Chair of the Population Aging Steering Committee, attended the 9th Annual APRU Research Conference on Population Aging at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - HKUST.
Prof. Nakatani’s talk was titled "Transformation of Public Health in the Super Ageing Society in Japan" in the Plenary Session, and two Keio graduate students, Shohei Okamoto and Kouta Suzuki, were also invited to the conference to make presentations at the Ph.D. poster session in the evening of the first day.
Under the KGRI Longevity Initiative, Keio is currently running the APRU Research Hub on Population Aging and will be hosting the 10th Annual Population Aging Conference in 2019.
The APRU- Association of Pacific Rim Universities was established in 1997 with the objective of creating an association of universities in the Pacific Rim and promoting economic development in the region through cooperation in education and research. Keio University joined the association in October 2002, and there are currently six member universities in Japan.
For more information about the APRU and their activities, visit the APRU website: https://apru.org/