IGS Scientific Programme 2020-2021. Changing Horizons in Gerontology: United in Solidarity with Older People

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IGS Scientific Programme 2020-2021: Changing Horizons in Gerontology
Date: 
1 Sept 2020 - 31 Aug 2021
Venue: 
Online Programme of Research, Education and Networking Events
Organised by: 
Irish Gerontological Society

Information: 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IGS has had to defer its Annual and Scientific Meeting.  In its place, we have developed the IGS Online Scientific Programme 2020/2021 under the following umbrella theme: 

Changing Horizons in Gerontology

 United in Solidarity with Older People

Under this banner, for the duration of our membership year, we will deliver a series of online educational, research and networking events for our members.  These will include symposia, lectures (including our annual ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture), special interest group meetings, and other events.

Winter/Spring Timetable 2020

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January 2021

  • ​Advances in Parkinson's Disease (Sponsor: Clonmel Healthcare). Thurs, Jan. 21st, 3.00-4.30 pm

February 2021

  • Changing Horizons series. Theme tbc (Sponsor: Daiichi Sankyo). Thurs, Feb. 4th, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • Changing Horizons in Gerontology: Marginalised Ageing and Inclusive Systems Webinar Series
    Meeting 3: Promoting Marginal Older Adult Voices and Identities: Launch of the findings of the Older Traveller and Older Adult Homeless (OTOH) Study. IGS in partnership with the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology and the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia. Thurs, Feb. 18th,  3.00-4.30 pm
  • Update on Thrombotic Processes. (Sponsor: Sanofi). Thurs, Feb. 25th, 3.00-4.30 pm

March 2021

  • The Patient, Palliative Care and Opioids. (Sponsor: Kyowa Kirin). Thurs, Mar. 4th, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • Changing Horizons in Gerontology: Marginalised Ageing and Inclusive Systems Webinar Series
    Meeting 4: Continuum of Care and People with Dementia. IGS in partnership with the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology and the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia. Thurs, Mar. 11th, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention. (Sponsor: Servier). Thurs, Mar. 25th,  3.00-4.30 pm

April 2021

  • Humanities, Arts and Ageing. Lead: Dr Des O'Neill. Thurs, Apr. 15th, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • Changing Horizons in Gerontology: Marginalised Ageing and Inclusive Systems Webinar Series
    Meeting 5. Family Carers, Public Policy and Dementia. IGS in partnership with the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology and the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia. Thurs, Apr. 22nd, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • BGS Spring Meeting in association with the Irish Gerontological Society. Apr. 28-30th.

Past Events:

January 2021

  • Changing Horizons in Gerontology: Marginalised Ageing and Inclusive Systems Webinar Series
    Meeting 2: Targeting disadvantage and inequality in ageing societies. 
    IGS in partnership with the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology and the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia. Thurs, Jan. 14th, 3.00-4.30 pm 

December 2020

  • Seasonal Miscellany (IGS members only) Thurs, Dec. 17th, 7.00-8.30 pm
  • Improving outcomes of falls and syncope in older people (Sponsor: Daiichi Sankyo). Thurs, Dec. 3rd, 3.00-4.30 pm.
  • Launch of IGS/ICSG/CESRD Symposium Series: Marginalised Ageing and Inclusive Systems. Launch lecture theme: Ageism and intergenerational tension in the age of scarce resources.  Dr Liat Ayalon, PhD. Professor, Deputy Directory, Chair of the Retraining Master Degree Program, Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University. In partnership with The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology and the Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia. Mon, Dec. 7th, 3.00-4.30 pm

November 2020

  • Webinar. A joint education initiative in association with the Institute of Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). (by invitation only). Wed, Nov 25th
  • Update on delirium (IGS members only). Thurs, Nov. 26th, 3.00-4.30 pm. 
  •  Mood, Memory, Isolation in COVID 19 times (Sponsor: Lundbeck). Thurs, Nov. 5th, 3.00-4.30 pm.

October 2020

  • IGS ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture and presentation of 2020 IGS President's Medal (open). Thurs, Oct. 1st, 2.00-3.30 pm
  • IGS 68th Annual General Meeting (IGS members only). Thurs, Oct. 1st, 4.00-4.30 pm
  • Translating critical care learning on COVID19 outside of the ICU (IGS members only). Thurs, Oct. 15th, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • Improving stroke prevention for older people (Sponsor: Bayer). Thurs, Oct.  22nd, 3.00-4.30 pm

September 2020

  • Improving bone health in older people (Sponsor: Amgen). Thurs,  Sept 10th, 3.00-4.30 pm
  • Update on frailty (IGS members only). Thurs, 24 Sept 24th,  3.00-4.30 pm

 

The IGS acknowledges Daiichi Sankyo as our Innovation Partner 2020-2021. The company has no influence, nor liability for any of the content provided in our educational material. We thank them for their support.

The IGS Scientific Programme 2020/2021 is sponsored by unrestricted educational grants from:

Amgen

Bayer

Clonmel Healthcare

Daiichi Sankyo

Kyowa Kirin

Lundbeck

Sanofi

Servier

We thank these sponsors for their solidarity and support.

For sponsorship details please contact miriam.ahern@irishgerontology.com

For event details please contact mai.olden@irishgerontology.com