A word from the Convener

"Join us at the 3rd Annual International Symposium on Ageing and Old-Age in Asia-Pacific and celebration of 10 years anniversary of John Richards Initiative in rural ageing and aged care research at La Trobe University, Australia.

This symposium aims to facilitate exchange and sharing of the latest research, knowledge and innovation on the health, social, cultural, political, and economic challenges associated with ageing and old-age in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

Melbourne is one of the most vibrant and liveable cities in the world. Experience some of the finest Australian food produce and wine, art galleries, various cultural and the spring racing. I look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne."

Associate Professor Irene Blackberry

Symposium Convener