REGISTER for the 2024 PARC Aging Retreat 

SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT for the PARC Aging Retreat


You are invited to attend the 2024 PARC Aging Retreat"Healthy Aging for All -- Illusion or Promising Future?" This conference will bring together PARC Associates and aging researchers from across Penn and will include guests from other external aging centers. The Aging Retreat aims to foster collaborations for innovative aging research, provide networking opportunities, and encourage work that advances the PARC Research Themes. 

The day-long retreat will take place at the Population Studies Center's PSC Commons in 403 McNeil and will include keynote speeches by Jennifer Beam Dowd (University of Oxford) and Michael Kobor (University of British Columbia). Register to attend the 2024 PARC Aging Retreat!

PARC Research Associates, Affiliates, Fellows, and Penn aging researchers are encouraged to submit a brief abstract to be considered for either a poster or 5-15 minute presentation for the following research themes:

  • Demographic Processes Related to Population Aging in the US
    (fertility, mortality, migration, family change)
  • Inequality, Health and Aging
  • Caretaking and Support for the Elderly
  • Fiscal and Other Economic Implications of Population Aging in the US
  • Policy Responses to Population Aging
  • Work, Savings, and Retirement
  • ADRD and Aging

Consider submitting a paper or poster you have or will present at a relevant conference (e.g. ASHEcon, PAA, AcademyHealth, etc.). Faculty, Postdocs, Visitors, and Ph.D. students are encouraged to submit an abstract by March 1, 2024, here: PARC Aging Retreat Call for Presentations & Posters. Thank you.

We look forward to seeing you in May!


Hans-Peter Kohler & Norma B. Coe
Co-Directors of PARC



Prior PARC Aging Retreat Events