From the Foundation
Public Symposium on Aging in East and Southeast Asia in Seoul on February 28 (International Grant Program)
update：January 26, 2017
Wolgye Social Welfare Center (Seoul) and the Toyota Foundation (Tokyo) co-organize a public symposium titled “Sharing Responses on the Ground—Aging Society and the Surrounding Challenges in Asia” at Korean Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday, February 28.
Through this symposium, the knowledge and experience of the insightful leaders in academia and grass roots practitioners from China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, will be widely shared beyond sectors.
To register, please send mail to Dr. Choi Seonhee (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your name, affiliation, and current position. Due to space limitations, registration will be closed as soon as it reaches the limit.
Korean website is here.
Time & Date:14:00-17:30, Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Venue:Diamond Hall, 2F, Koreana Hotel, Seoul
Languages:English, Korean, Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation)
Number of Seats:80
*Registration will be closed as soon as it reaches the limit.
Registration:Dr. Choi Seonhee (email@example.com)
*Please include your name, affiliation and current position.
Inquiry:The Toyota Foundation firstname.lastname@example.org
14:00 Opening Remarks
Shin Young Ja Director, Wolgye Social Welfare Center
Keynote Speech "Asing in Asia and Korea"
Kim Sungwon Associate Professor, Meijigakuin University
Presentation Document "아시아와 한국의 고령화를 어떻게 볼 것인가(5917KB)" (in Korean)
14:30 Session 1: Aging in Southeast Asia and its Responses
Worawet Suwanrada Dean, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University
Presentation Document "Population Ageing and Policy Responses in Thailand(2259KB)"
Tran Thi Minh Thi Deputy Director cum Head, Department of Women Studies, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences
Presentation Document "Elderly Care in Ageing Society of Vietnam(3688KB)"
Simon-Peter Lum Kek Mun Assistant Manager, AMKFSC Community Services Ltd.
Presentation Document "Ageing Society and Challenges in Singapore(7794KB)"
15:30 Coffee Break
15:45 Session 2: Case Studies (Projects funded by the Toyota Foundation)
International Harmonization of the "Training of the Trainers" Program of Community Health and Social Service for Older Persons
Ogawa Takeo President, Asian Aging Business Center
Presentation Document "International Harmonization of the “Training of Trainers” Program of Community Health and Social Services for Older Persons(1061KB)"
Exploring the System of Livelihood-Centered Community Building for the Elderly
Li Yanyan Professor, Komazawa University
Presentation Document "グループリビングケア（GLC）が普及するコミュニティに向けて(5886KB)" (in Japanese)
Proposing Supports for People Confronting Double Responsibility of Care
Azuma Keiko Chair, Sherlock Holmes
Presentation Document "ダブルケアラー支援への提言(3224KB)" (in Japanese)
16:20 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Kim Sungwon
Panelists: Choi Seon Hee Professor, Korean Bible University
Kawai Katsuyoshi Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
Session 2 speakers
17:20 Closing Remarks Suehiro Akira Professor, Gakushuin University; Chair of the Selection Committee, The Toyota Foundation