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Academic Workshops / Conferences

International conference on “Research Frontiers of Social, Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Healthy Longevity”, in December 2006 in Beijing, organized by Professors Zeng Yi, Yang Huanming, and James Vaupel. More than 50 top scientists in this field from U.S., China, Germany, France, Denmark, Finland, Japan, South Korea intensively presented and discussed the most up-to-date research on this topic. Please refer to the Summary report of the conference, or visit http://www.xssc.ac.cn

International Conference on Healthy Longevity, Sept. 21-23, 2005, Pengshan, China, organized by CLHLS. Twenty-four papers were presented and 50 scholars participated in this conference. Please see the program.

Special session of the 17th annul meeting of REVES, May 2005. The REVES arranged a special session on CLHLS on which four scholars presented their studies based on data from CLHLS.

Special session of the 57th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontology Society of America, Nov. 2004, Washington, U.S. The Gerontology Society of America had a special session for CLHLS. Four papers were presented and two papers were distributed at this session, and 48 scholars participated in this GSA special session. Please see the program.

Conference on Chinese Healthy Aging and Socioeconomics: International Perspectives, Duke Univ., August 20-21, 2004, funded by Duke Vice Provosts for International Affairs & Developments and Interdisciplinary Studies, and Asian Pacific Studies Institute. Twenty-two papers were presented and 51 scholars participated in this conference. Please see the program in powerpoint format and a summary report on this workshop.

International workshop on data analysis of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey, Aug. 2004, in Rostock, Germany. Nearly 20 scholars from the United States, Germany, France, Canada, and Japan and 14 scholars from China presented 30 papers based on CLHLS data at this workshop. Please see the program.

International Workshop on Socio-economic Opportunity and Challenges of Healthy Aging, May 2004, Beijing. The IUSSP and the Asian Meta Center of Population and Sustainable Development Analysis, IUSSP committee on Healthy Longevity, and the CLHLS jointly organized this workshop. About 20 international scholars and 25 scholars from China participated in this workshop.

China National Conference on Health of the Elderly and Socio-economic Development, May 12-13, 2004, Beijing. About 150 scholars from universities, institutes, relevant governmental agencies attended this national conference organized jointly by the Center for Healthy Aging and Family Studies at Peking University and the China National Research Center on Aging. Among the 76 papers submitted to this conference, 39 papers mainly used the CLHLS data.

International Symposium on Healthy Longevity Studies in China (co-sponsored with the International Union for Scientific Studies of Population), Oct.25, 2001, Beijing. About 150 scholars from 11 countries participated in the symposium.

Health and Longevity among the Oldest-old in China, March 2-3, 2001, Beijing. More than 110 scholars participated in the conference with 31 papers and 44 abstracts.