ARLES project

An international project on Aging Risks and their Long-term impact on the Economy and Society, named ARLES

ARLES partners:

  • African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Africa: AIMS research centres

  • ESSEC CREAR Paris - Singapore

  • ETH Risk Center Zurich, Switzerland

  • HEC Lausanne, Switzerland, Dept. of Actuarial Science

  • Lund University, Sweden: Dept. of Statistics

  • Monash University, Australia: Center for Modeling of Stochastic Systems

  • Nankai University, China: Probability Group, School of Mathematical Sciences

  • Prime Re Solutions, Switzerland: Actuarial Engineering and Risk Management

  • Ritsumeikan University, Japan: RCFF - Research Center For Finance

  • TIFR-CAM Bangalore, India: Centre for Applicable Mathematics

  • University of Lisbon, Portugal: ISEG

  • University of Liverpool, UK: IFAM - Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

  • University of Málaga, Spain: Dept. of Electronic Technology

  • University Torcuato di Tella, Argentina: Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland

  • Many international Associate Members (Academics and Practitioners)

Advisory Board:

  • Dr. Michel Dacorogna, Partner Prime Re Solutions, Switzerland

  • Dr. François Höpflinger, Professor in Sociology, Univ. Zurich, Switzerland

  • Dr. Peter Jagers, Professor in Mathematical Statistics, Chalmers Univ. of Technology & Univ. of Gothenberg, Sweden

  • Dr. Taina Rantanen, Professor of Gerontology and Public Health, Gerontology Research Center, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Main goal of the ARLES project: to introduce a new mathematical approach for 'life modelling’, investigating the concept of aging, taking into account both the longevity and health profile

ARLES series of seminars:

  • 2022-23: A monthly seminar is organized in turn by each partner (seminar online via zoom)

      • November 11, 10:30am (CET): Dr. Evanthia KOUKOULI (Department of Mathematics and Statistics Lancaster University, Lancaster, U.K. Principal Biostatistician, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, London): "Statistical modelling complex longitudinal data on ageing"

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  • 2021-22: A monthly seminar is organized in turn by each partner (seminar online via zoom)

      • June 28, 10:30am (CET): Albert Sanchez-Niubo (Dpt of Social Psychology and Quantitative Psychology, Univ. of Barcelona, Spain): 'Data harmonisation of longitudinal studies on healthy ageing: The ATHLOS project'. Organized by Miguel Atencia and Gonzalo Joya Caparros (Malaga Univ., Spain)

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      • April 8, 10 am (CET): Sara Hägg (Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden): 'Human Biological Aging: Quantifications, Health Predictions and Interventions'. Organized by Marie Kratz and Krys Podgorsky (Lund Univ., Sweden).

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      • Feb. 24, 10 am (CET). Rob Hyndman (Monash University): 'Forecasting the old-age dependency ratio to determine a sustainable pension age'. Organized by Kais Hamza (Monash Univ., Australia)

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B1042: Juhyun Park (ENSIIE Paris), E. Koukouli, A. Titman: A latent multivariate Gaussian process model for longitudinal ageing survey data


B1503: Marie-Abèle Bind (MGH Biostatistics Center, Harvard Univ., Boston): High-dimensional causal inference that capitalizes on experimental design and computing, illustrated with epigenomics


B0534: Arthur Charpentier (Université du Québec à Montréal), E. Gallic: Modeling joint lives within families


      • Oct. 21, 10am (CET): Yasutaka Shimizu (Dpt Applied Mathematics, Waseda University, Japan): 'A quite new approach to cohort-wise mortality prediction under survival energy hypothesis.' Organized by Jiro Akahori (RCFF Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)

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      • Sept. 28, 10:30 am (CET): Michael Sherris (School of Risk and Actuarial Studies & Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research - CEPAR, UNSW Sydney Business School, Australia): 'Functional disability with systematic trends and uncertainty: A comparison between China and the U.S.' Organized by Séverine Arnold-Caille (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)

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  • 2020-21: The ARLES seminars have been launched during the academic year 2020-21 and jointly organized with the CREAR Working Group on Risk: see the program