RAND Conference Agenda

Demography, Epidemiology and Economics of Aging

July 10-12, 2003

Workshop on Aging Agenda
10th Anniversary Gala
Fairmont Miramar Hotel,
Santa Monica, California

Thursday evening, July 10

6:00 - 8:00pm

Welcoming reception, Veranda Room

Friday, July 11

8:00 - 8:30am

Breakfast buffet — Wilshire Hall

8:30 - 9:00

Introductions & opening remarks

9:00 - 10:30

James Vaupel, Duke University and the Max Plank Institute

Biodemography

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:30pm

David Wise, Harvard University and NBER

International Comparisons of Social Security Provisions and Retirement

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch in Miramar Gardens

1:30 - 3:00

Douglas Ewbank, University of Pennsylvania

From Alzheimer's Disease to a Demography of Chronic Disease

3:00 - 3:30

Break

3:30 - 5:00

Robert Hauser, University of Wisconsin, and
Robert Willis, University of Michigan

Developments and Innovations in Data Collection

6:30 - 7:00

Reception — The Handlebar Room, Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica

7:00 - 9:00

Dinner — The Handlebar Room, Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica

Saturday, July 12

8:15 - 8:45am

Breakfast — Wilshire Hall

8:45 - 10:15

James Smith, RAND

Socio-economic Status and Health

10:15 - 10:45

Break — Wilshire Corridor

10:45 - 12:15

Ron Lee, University of California, Berkeley

Stochastic Forecasting of Population and its Fiscal Impacts

12:15 - 1:15pm

Lunch — Malibu Bungalow

1:15 - 2:45

Robert Fogel, University of Chicago

Changes in the Process of Aging During the Twentieth Century: A Voyage of Discovery

2:45 - 3:15

Break — Wilshire Corridor

3:15 - 4:45

Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California, and
Teresa Seeman, University of California, Los Angeles

Integrative Models in the Study of Health Disparities

4:45 - 5:00

Break — Wilshire Corridor

5:00 - 6:00

Closing session

Evening

Optional outing to the Getty museum