Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Autumn Conference 2019 - Population Implosion

Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Society

New Date: 15th - 16th October 2019

Our team is delighted to invite you to the next Tommy Flowers Institute Conference taking place from 15th - 16th October 2019, at Adastral Park, Ipswich. Please visit our events page as well, where we will publish the agenda and further information as we go along with planning.
Are we heading for a population implosion?
Within the UK, it is expected there will be over 17 million people aged over 65 by 2035 which accounts for almost one in four of the population.  We are undergoing a fundamental change to our age structure, many people are having fewer children and living longer lives and as a result the average age of our society is on the increase.
Reports indicate nearly half the world’s nations have total fertility rates (TFR) below the replacement level of just over two children per women.  By 2050 the world’s TFR could potentially fall below replacement levels resulting in an older population demographic worldwide.  Looking to Japan and Italy, their populations are already in decline.
The 7th Tommy Flowers Institute Conference will taking place on the 15th to 16th October 2019.  Hosted at Adastral Park, Ipswich we would be delighted if you could join us where we will explore the opportunities and challenges of an ageing society.
We are living longer, over the course of two days we’ll look at how we can exploit technology and innovation to the maximum so we can adapt to this change in demographic, ranging from fitness technologies to keep us healthier for longer, to the use of robotics and AI to help with assisted living.
Please look out for further details on our social media streams as we build out our agenda, places are allocated on a first come first serve basis therefore please register as soon as possible if you would like to attend this event. 
Note, there is no charge for this conference and places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
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