Fiona Alpass is Professor of Psychology at Massey University, Palmerston North. She co-leads the Health and Ageing Research team in the School of Psychology. She is also PI of the longitudinal Health, Work and Retirement study. This biennial survey is now in its eleventh year and has recently been funded for a further two waves by the New Zealand Government to focus on the participation of older New Zealanders in the workforce. At the Age Concerns Everyone conference, Professor Alpass will participate in the panel on the workforce of the future and will highlight recent international trends and innovative practice around issues for older workers.