27 - 28 March, 2019 |
ICC, Sydney, NSW

Dr Takanori Shibata Ph.D


Chief Senior Research Scientist
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (Japan)


4:10 PM International Keynote Presentation: Lessons about a Hyper Aging Society – How Japan is Using Technology to Address Aging Population Trends

Japan has the highest percentage of senior citizens in the world with nearly 28% of its population being aged 65 or above. By 2040, that ratio is estimated to rise to a record-breaking 36%. Learn about:

  • The consequences of Japan’s hyper aging population, including a shortage of manpower giving care and social and economic challenges due to rising debt and social security obligations 
  • Technologies used in homes to provide physical assistance to care givers and the elderly and support the elderly in activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to collect and analyse multiple data sets to improve quality of care
  • How Japan is encouraging nearly 6.1 million seniors to continue working until they are 75 (about 20% of the total age group) to close the labour-market gap while shrinking the age group needing support 


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