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Policy Dialogue on Retirement Incomes

Policy Dialogue

Thursday 1 November  8.45am – 3.15pm

Molonglo Theatre  Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra

The Retirement Incomes Policy Dialogue will bring together leading Australian and international experts, policy makers, researchers and commentators to consider current and future challenges for this important policy area.

Jointly presented by CEPAR and the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU, the Retirement Incomes Policy Dialogue will explore retirement policy designs; choice and decision-making for retirement; and issues in policy implementation.

Program

8.45 - 9.00 am Arrival and registration

9.00 – 9.15 am

 

Welcome

Professor Helen Sullivan - Director, The Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

9.15 – 10.30 am

SESSION ONE: Challenges with the Australian Policy Design
Session Chair: Jenny Gordon - Chief Economist, Nous Group

An Assessment of the Australian Model
David Knox - Senior Partner, Mercer

 

Panellists:

'More Choices for a Longer Life'
Darren Kennedy – Principal Advisor, Retirement Income Policy Division, Australian Treasury

Peter Whiteford – Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

10.30 – 11.00 am

Morning Tea

11.00 am – 12.15 pm

SESSION TWO: International Developments in Retirement Incomes Policy
Session Chair: George Kudrna - Senior Research Fellow, CEPAR, UNSW Sydney

International Developments in Retirement Incomes Policy
Axel Borsch-Supan – Director, Max Planck Institute for the Economics of Aging

 

Panellists:

Hazel Bateman – Professor and CEPAR Chief Investigator, UNSW Sydney

John Piggott – Director, CEPAR, UNSW Sydney

Andrew Podger - Honorary Professor of Public Policy, Australian National University

12.15 – 1.15 pm

Lunch

1.15 – 3.00 pm

SESSION THREE: Implementing Policy in the context of a Choice and Guidance Framework
Session Chair: Warwick McKibbin - Professor and CEPAR Chief Investigator, Australian National University

Implementing Policy in a Choice and Guidance Framework
Jeremy Cooper – Chairman, Retirement Income, Challenger

Women and Work: 'Choices' over the Life Cycle
Marian Baird – Professor and CEPAR Chief Investigator, The University of Sydney 

 

Panellists:

Susan Thorp – Professor and CEPAR Associate Investigator, The University of Sydney

Mike Orszag – Head of Research, Willis Towers Watson

3.00 – 3.15 pm

Closing Remarks

John Piggott – Director, CEPAR, UNSW Sydney

This is a free event with online registration required.

 

Enquiries E. cepar@unsw.edu.au  T. +61 (2) 9931 9202 

Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 08:45
End date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 16:15
Location: 
Molonglo Theatre, ANU, Canberra