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KEIO AGEING WEEK (October 4th–9th)
International Conference and a Series of Events on the Theme of Ageing Organized by Keio University

Update:Sep. 18, 2015

KEIO AGEING WEEK organized by Keio University with the collaboration and cooperation of various organizations, including the World Economic Forum (WEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), and Osaka University, will be held from Sunday, October 4th–Friday, October 9th. The week will consist of an international conference and various events including lectures, focusing on healthy ageing, or more specifically, exploring solutions to challenges related to an ageing society.
Keio University was selected by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in 2014 for the Top Global University Project as one of Japan’s top universities providing a world-class level of research and education (Type A). Keio created three initiatives that integrate the humanities and sciences—Longevity, Security, and Creativity—and is pursuing interdisciplinary and international research with the objective of enhancing the sustainability of the global society.
In particular, the Longevity Initiative is leading the way with cutting-edge research on the globally pressing issue of declining birthrates and population ageing from various perspectives including medicine, the natural sciences, and social sciences and humanities.
KEIO AGEING WEEK provides a meaningful opportunity to hear from the world’s leading researchers on ageing, an area in which Keio has a strong reputation, through a series of events, including an international conference and lectures.