Emergence - The health care system in 2030. The challenges of an ageing society-
People in the European countries are living longer and longer what new challenges will this pose to our healthcare systems in the coming 20 to 30 years? The Alpbach Health Symposium 2007 will investigate both fundamental and practical issues: How many years of life are humans actually built for, and what diseases will afflict the aging population? What relevant drugs are being developed by the pharmaceuticals industry, what are the requirements to future care systems, and where can we find exemplary solutions already today? Prominent scientists and politicians will comment on these questions.