• Meet, interact with and develop collaborations with field leaders.

  • Forge partnerships with those outside your discipline and share your experiences from your home country.

  • Join Fukuoka Women at the Forefront for a Productive Ageing Society!

Our conference provides a forum for the development, dissemination, and implementation of tools to aid individuals, communities, policy makers, healthcare practitioners, social workers, researchers address and discuss some of the most pressing issues related to the effects of an ageing society, in particular for working* women.  (*Work refers to paid or unpaid work, volunteering and or contributing to the local or the global community.)

Related issues: Active ageing, Care responsibilities, Career development, Development of innovative ageing communities, Healthy ageing, Senior contributions to local revitalization, Senior entrepreneurship, Womenomics, Work, gender and ageing

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Announcement regarding the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake

We would like to express our deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones  as well as our sympathy to all those affected by these disasters in Kumamoto. Our hearts and minds are with you. We wish for everyone’s continued safety.  

WWAS Conference Secretariat

Key Features of the Conference

  • Academic presentations
  • Business exhibitors with innovative services and solutions for an ageing society
  • Business seminars
  • Glocal Café (contribute your opinions to the conference’s final outcome through roundtable discussion)
  • Networking Events
  • Oral presentations by speakers from Japan, England, Singapore, Canada and the U.S.
  • Open Forum Sessions
  • Panel Discussion
  • Poster Presentations
  • Languages: Japanese and English (Simultaneous and Consecutive Translation)
1st WWAS Fukuoka Declaration