Conference program

Below is the final conference program. In the program you can find links to pdfs of the workshop speakers' abstract. You can also download a complete set of abstracts.

 

Revised 8th June 2010

 

PROGRAM AND SET OF ABSTRACT FOR DOWNLOADING

You can download the complete program here and the complete set of abstracts here.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 9TH JUNE

 

10.00 - 17.00 Pre conference company visits, The Norwegian Model and Senior Policy.

                    Meeting room: Kvinten 2. Transport to companies.

15.00 - 19.00 Registration at conference venue, Thon Hotel Opera

19.20              Welcome reception – The Oslo Fjord on board the sailship “Christiania”.

                   Host: Åsmund Lunde, Director, Centre for Senior Policy, Norway

                   (Boarding from 19.00)

 

THURSDAY 10TH JUNE

 

09.00-10.20 Plenary session - Meeting room: Flagstadsalen

                       Moderator: Robert Salomon, Work Reseach Institute, Norway

09.00-09.10 Music, Lars Klevstrand

09.10-09.20 Welcoming address: First Confederal Secretary Ellen Stensrud, The Norwegian

                  Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), member of the board, Centre for Senior Policy

09.20-10.00 Research Challenges for Older Workers.

                  Professor Juhani Ilmarinen, Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

10.00-10.20 Welcoming address: State secretary Jan-Erik Støstad, Ministry of Labour, Norway

 

10.20-10.50 Break

 

10.30-12.30 Parallel workshops (click on name to open abstract in pdf).

 

Workshop A. Meeting room: Figaro

Age management and leadership

Moderator: Reidar Johan Mykletun

 

Trude Furunes,

Managers decision latitude for age management

 

Reidar Johan Mykletun,

Ageing Workforce Management Program in Vattenfall

 

Kerstin Nilsson,

To Work or not to Work in an Extended Working Life

 

Workshop B. Meeting room: Tryllefløyten

Discrimination

Moderators: Libby Brooke and Per Erik Solem

 

Per Erik Solem,

Ageism and discrimination of older workers in Norway                                        

 

Libby Brooke,

Occupational processes and age stereotypes

 

David Lain,

Abolishing mandatory retirement in the UK and USA

 

Malcolm Sargeant,

Older Workers as a vulnerable workforce

 

Workshop C. Meeting room: Kammeret

Lifelong Learning

Moderator: Tarja Tikkanen

 

Tarja Tikkanen,

Lifelong learning:The perspective of social partners

 

Victoria Büsch,             

Further education in times of demographic change

 

Graham Smith,

Demographic change and the business case for engaging older workers in lifelong learning

 

Workshop D. Meeting room: Kvinten 2

Mature age workers and retirement

Moderator: Hanne Heen

 

Tugba Polat,                   

Working after retirement age. A literature review.

 

Helen Ko,

Re-employment of Older Workers in Singapore

 

Dorien Kooij,

Age-related Factors in the Motivation to Work

 

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch

 

14.00 - 15.00 Plenary session - Meeting room: Flagstadsalen

                         Moderator: Robert Salomon, Work Reseach Institute, Norway

14.00-14.30  Economic and social incentives for viable age policies

                    Senior Research Economist Knut Røed,

                    Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research

 14.30-15.00  Employability and Career Success Across the Life-Span:

                    Age as moderator in the Relationship Between Self- 

                    Versus Supervisor Ratings of Employability and Career Success.

                    Professor Beatrice v.d. Heijden, Radboud University Nijmegen the Netherlands

 

15.00-15.30  Break

 

15.30-17.30  Parallel workshops (click on name to open abstract in pdf). 

 

Workshop A (ctd). Meeting room: Figaro

Age management and leadership

Moderator: Reidar Johan Mykletun

 

Tove Midtsundstad,

The limits of solidarity

 

Per Erik Solem,

The financial crisis and managers' attitudes towards older workers            

 

Annet H. de Lange,  

Associations Between Age Attitudes, Self-Categorization and Emotional Exhaustion

 

Susan P Chen,

Exploring the Survivor-syndrome in an ageing workforce

 

Workshop D (ctd). Meeting room: Kvinten 2

Mature age workers and retirement

Moderator: Hanne Heen 

 

Rhonda Schlaadt,

Change and choice the baby boomers key to retirement in 2025: a New Zealand Delphi study

 

Mikael Stattin,

Timing of retirement and mortality - A cohort study of Swedish construction workers

 

Helene Mountford,

The resource-based view: a theoretical home for older workers

 

Workshop E. Meeting room: Kammeret

Work Environment and health

Moderator: Einar Jebens

 

Joanne Crawford,

Safety and Health Promotion; taking evidence into practice

 

Einar Jebens,

Work ability among senior workers (50+) in a construction company

 

Ines Monteiro,

Senior Taxi drivers in Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Jon Ingulf Medbø

Elderly workers in physically demanding jobs: How do they manage?

 

Sterud, Tom:

Senior employees' working environment in Norway

 

 

19.00              Aperitifs, Thon Hotel Opera

19.30              Conference Dinner, Thon Hotel Opera

 

 

FRIDAY 11TH JUNE 

 

09.00-10.30 Plenary session - Meeting room: Flagstadsalen

                       Moderator: Ann Therese Lotherington, Northern Research Institute, Norway

09.00-09.10 Music, Alexander Hermansen

09.10-09.40 Defining public policy for older workers: an ill-defined group

                   Professor Philip Taylor, Monash University, Australia

09.40-10.10 Extending Working Life: Problems and prospects for Social and Public Policy.

                   Professor Chris Phillipson, University of Keele, UK

10.10-10.30 Break

 

10.30-12.00 Parallel workshops

 

Workshop F. Meeting room: Figaro

Older workers life situation

Moderator: Hanne Bogen

 

Richard Ennals,            

Ageing workers: The jam in the sandwich

 

Philip Taylor,

Working Late and the Growing Spectre of Uselessness

 

Sarah Vickerstaff,        

The Gendered and Domestic Context for Retirement

 

Philip Taylor,

Age, Unemployment and Mental Health

 

Workshop G. Meeting room: Kammeret

Labor market, employment and demographic challenge

Moderator: Roland Kadefors 

 

Ulrich Schenck,           

Ageing and the European Labour Market

 

Roland Kadefors,        

Best Agers: using the knowledge and experience of professionals - Baltic Sea region

 

Robert Salomon,

A three phase perspective on senior policies

 

Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud

Does extra days offcontribute to keeping the seniors at work longer?

 

Workshop H. Meeting room: Kvinten 2

Collective agreements and sustainable age policies

Moderator: Bert Lokhorst

 

Special session investigating how collective labor agreements can promote sustainable working life participation, including presentation of research results from the Netherlands. Exchange of views and comments from participants.

 

Tove Midtsundstad:

Norwegian experiences, practices and recent developments  on collective agreements

 

12.00 -13.30  Lunch

 

13.30-15.00  Plenary session - Meeting room: Flagstadsalen

                        Moderator: Ann Therese Lotherington, Northern Research Institute, Norway

13.30-14.30 Research areas and policy implications - Panel discussions and questions.

                   Moderator: Professor Richard Ennals, Kingston University, UK

14.30-15.00  A sustainable working life

                   Sum up by Associate Professor Liv Hanson Ausland,

                   Vestfold University College, Norway

15.00             Closing remarks

                   Director (departement) Eivind Hovden, The Research Council of Norway