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Britain’s population time bomb? The challenges and opportunities of an ageing society’ 21st century

21st Century Challenges

Britain’s population time bomb?
The challenges and opportunities of an ageing society
· Tuesday 16 June at 19.00 until 20.00
· Doors open at 18.00

Britain’s 17 million baby boomers are fast approaching retirement age, with over 65’s now outnumbering under 16’s for the first time.

What are the challenges and opportunities that this presents Britain?


Britain’s 17 million baby boomers are fast approaching retirement age, with over 65’s now outnumbering under 16’s for the first time. The discussion will focus on the challenges and opportunities that an ageing society presents Britain?

Our expert panel includes:

Chair:
Samira Ahmed, Channel 4 News Presenter and Correspondent

Speakers:
Rosie Winterton MP, Minister of State for Pensions and The Ageing Society, and Minister for Yorkshire and the Humber

George Magnus, author of The Age of Ageing (2009)

Tickets cost £10 and can be booked online at www.rgs.org/whatson or by calling 020 7591 3100.


Speaker(s):

Samira Ahmed | talks | www
MP Rosie Winterton | talks
George Magnus | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

16 June 2009 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AR
020 7501 3000
http://www.rgs.org

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Tickets:

£10

Available from:

www.rgs.org/whatson
+44 (0) 20 7591 3100
events@rgs.org

Additional Information:

www.21stcenturychallenges.org

21st Century Challenges is a thought-provoking series of discussions at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). The series aims to improve public understanding of some of the big issues likely to affect our lives and society in the coming years.

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