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IGS Annual & Scientific Meeting, Sept 2018
27 (evening) - 29 September 2018
Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan
Organised by: 
Irish Gerontological Society


Conference Theme:

Transforming Ageing Across Borders

Thurs 27 (evening) to Sat 29 September 2018

Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan

#igs2018   @irishgerontsoc

Abstract submissions open 1st Feb 2018 and close 1st May (midnight)

(page updated on 26 Jan 2018, more information soon!)

noun     origin: Early 20th century: from Greek gerōn, geront- ‘old man’ + -logy
The multidisciplinary scientific and scholarly study of ageing and older people.

noun    origin: Irish Gerontological Society, November 2017
The study of the impact of Brexit on Gerontology in Ireland and the UK. With the purpose of identifying weaknesses and strengths, and exploring threats and opportunities - for Gerontological communities.


We are pleased to announce details of our 2018 Annual and Scientific Meeting.  This meeting is being held in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Hospital Group.

Our conference will be a collaborative one, with the participation of our counterparts from Northern Ireland from both the British Geriatrics Society and the British Society of Gerontology.  

The theme Transforming Ageing Across Borders reflects interaction, cooperation and collaboration beyond geographical, disciplinary and professional limitations.  

Confirmed keynote speakers include: Prof. Vanessa Burholt, Dr. Matt Sadlier, Prof. Andrew Clegg, Jim Power, and Prof. Sally Lambe.