ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture 2020

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ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture 2020
1 October 2020
This is an online event 2.00-3.30 pm
Organised by: 
Irish Gerontological Society in association with Royal College of Physicians of Ireland


The IGS ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture is the keynote address at the Annual & Scientific Meeting of the Irish Gerontological Society. This year, for the first time, the lecture will be presented as an online event on Thursday 1st October from 2pm.  This online event is approved by RCPI with 2 CPD credits (Ref 1021).

ALONE and The Irish Gerontological Society proudly announce that this year's lecture

Lessons from COVID 19 and how we can improve care and support for older people in our community

will be delivered by

Dr Michael Ryan

Executive Director at the World Health Organisation's Health Emergencies Programme 

>>IGS members please click on this link for priority registration<< (Sep 18-21)

>>follow this link for the history of the IGS ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture and Past Lecturers<<


Dr Diarmuid O'Shea, President of the Irish Gerontological Society and consultant physician in geriatric medicine at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin


Dr Dan Ryan, Consultant Geriatrician and Stroke Physician, Tallaght University Hospital


Dr Ronan Collins,  Consultant physician in geriatric & stroke medicine at Tallaght University Hospital, clinical associate professor at Trinity College Dublin,  and representing Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Dr Colm Henry, Health Services Executive (HSE) Chief Clinical Officer

Prof Cecily Kelleher, Chair of the National  Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) and College Principal of UCD College Of Health and Agricultural Sciences

Mr Gabriel Makhlouf, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland

Mr Seán Moynihan, CEO of ALONE

Ms. Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Chair of Safeguarding Ireland. Solicitor and former Law Reform Commissioner.