65th Annual & Scientific Meeting 2017 - Programme & Abstracts

Page Updated 25th September 2017

For your convenience, you can view and download our conference publications at the end of this page 

Scientific Programme Summary:

Sponsored symposium: Advances in the Treatment and Management of Heart Failure

Research abstracts: 53 oral presentations, 216 poster presentations,

4 keynote lectures

 Autumn meeting of the Irish Society of Physicians in Geriatric Medicine (ISPGM)

Special interest group meetings for nurses, trainee and junior doctors, allied health and social care professions  

Plenary session: Update on Changing Perspectives in Gerontology


Guidelines for Oral Presenters:

You may email your presentation in advance to our AV support, William Gilligan, info@gsaudiovisual.ie The laptop used will have Powerpoint 2010. You might kindly put your name, and the day, room, and time of your presentation with the email. Please bring your presentation with you to the meeting on a usb stick also. Each presenter will have 10 minutes, (8 for presentation and 2 for questions). There will be a countdown timer to help you manage your time and the Co-Chairs have been asked to be firm with timekeeping, to allow the Meeting to run smoothly. AV personnel will be available to upload your presentation at the Conference Centre from 8 am on Friday, 29th September, and from 8.30 am on Saturday, 30th. 

Guidelines for Poster Presenters:

In the Conference  Booklet, which you can view and download below,  you will find your posterboard number beside your original poster reference number. On arrival, onsite conference volunteers will help you to locate your poster board. Please put your poster only on the board allocated to it. The poster-board number will be on your board, and there will be Velcro in situ to attach the poster. Please ensure you have your poster in position before 10.00 am on Friday, 29 th September. NB:  poster size is standard A0 size in portrait orientation (Height 1189 mm x Width 841 mm). Please attend your poster for adjudicators’ questions during the breaks for refreshments and lunch. The poster MUST be left in place until the end of the event on Saturday, kindly ensure that it is removed then. Unclaimed posters will be discarded.

Conference documents:

  • Age & Ageing Volume 46, Supplement 3, 2017 (September)  (full text abstracts book, with author and topic category index)  Here is the link to the published supplement on the Oxford Journals website
  • How to download or print an individual abstract from Age & Ageing (link pending)
  • At-a-glance Platform Timetable
  • Conference Programme Booklet