Andrzej Klimczuk, PhD, a sociologist and public policy expert, graduated from the Faculty of History and Sociology at the University of Bialystok, Poland and the Collegium of Socio-Economics at Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. Editor and correspondent of publications about computer and video games in the years 2002-2009. Volunteer for The University of Bialystok Foundation as well as Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland and Foundation Dobra Sieć. In 2011-2013 Vice President of the Foundation’s Laboratory Research and Social Action “SocLab.” Co-author of the model and founder of the Regional Cultural Observatory, which is a node of a Living Culture Observatory in Poland. Member of Polish Sociological Association, Games Research Association of Poland, Polish Society of Gerontology, European Network for Social Policy Analysis, European Map of Intergenerational Learning, East European Sub-Regional Association of Schools of Social Work, European Sociological Association, International Sociological Association. Author of many scientific papers in the field of gerontology, ludology and social policy (for example, books: “Kapitał społeczny ludzi starych na przykładzie mieszkańców miasta Białystok” [Social Capital of Old People on the Example of Bialystok Residents], Wiedza i Edukacja, Lublin 2012; “Experts and Cultural Narcissism. Relations in the Early 21st Century”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken 2012; “Aging in the Social Space” (co-authored with Ł. Tomczyk), The Association of Social Gerontologists, Białystok-Kraków 2015; “Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I: Context and Considerations”, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2015; “Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium”, Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, editions 2015-2017; “Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II: Putting Theory into Practice”, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2017).
Selected Contemporary Challenges of Ageing Policy