The 68th IGS Annual Scientific Meeting 2021
Thursday November 18th 2021
Sponsored by: Daiichi Sankyo
Organised by the Irish Gerontological Society
The Irish Gerontological Society is pleased to announce that the upcoming IGS Annual and Scientific Meeting 2021 which will take place virtually on November 18th.
The theme of this year’s conference is: 70 Years of Change 1951-2021
The conference which will be staged online this year will have a varied and interesting scientific programme for delegates including two keynote lectures; Professor Joe Verghese who is the Professor of Neurology and Medicine and Director of the Resnick Gerontology Centre at the Albert Einstein University and Professor Donna Fick who is the Elouise Ross Eberly Professor in Penn State University and Director of the Centre of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.
09.00-09.15am: Welcome Address: Professor Rose Anne Kenny, President, Irish Gerontological Society
09.15-10.15am Session 1: Integrated Care 5 Session 2: COVID 19
10.15-10.30am: Comfort Break
10.30-11.30am: Poster Hour: Part A
11.30-12.30pm: Session 3: Social Gerontology Session 4: Frailty and Delirium
12.30-13.00pm: Keynote Speaker 1: Professor Joe Verghese, Professor of Neurology and Medicine and Director of the Resnick Gerontology Centre at the Albert Einstein University
Topic: 'Motor ways to Dementia'
13.00-14.00pm: Comfort Break
14.00-14.30pm: Keynote Speaker 2: Professor Donna Fick, Elouise Ross Eberly Professor in Penn State University and Director of the Centre of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.
Topic: 'Celebrating All Older Adults: Delirium Detection and Management in Age-Friendly Care’
14.30-15.30pm: Session 5: Stroke and Neurology/Bone Health Falls and Fractures Session 6: 70 Years of Change
15.30-16.30pm: Poster Hour: Part B
16.30-17.00pm: Awards and Close of Meeting Rose Anne Kenny, President of IGS
If you are a member of IGS your registration fee was included in your membership renewal and you will receive a registration link prior to the event. If you are not a member and wish to join/renew your membership please visit the IGS website and join in the Members section.
The membership fee is 125 euro. If you do not wish to become a member then you may join the meeting on the day for a fee of 145 euro. The student rate for those in an undergraduate or a graduate entry programme such as GEM may avail of a rate of 50 euro. Those undertaking further studies such as MSc, PhD etc are not eligible for the student rate.
Conference details, including programme; speaker biographies will be updated regularly on this website. If the information you seek has not been posted here yet please contact Conference@irishgerontology.com
All those who submitted abstracts have been notified and all the relevant information has been provided.