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We promote events and sessions on behalf of other organisations in our external events calendar that are aligned with our stated objectives and relevant to the clinical practice of geriatric medicine. If you’d like to promote an event that fits these criteria, please complete our online form. Please note all submissions will be reviewed for relevance before being uploaded.

ANZSGM led events, meetings, seminars, workshops, and lectures are developed by experts and tailored to the training and continuing professional development needs of geriatricians, trainees in geriatric medicine and physicians caring for older people. These events are promoted to members directly via Society Bulletins and Newsletters. Please contact our head office for details about upcoming members sessions.

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RANZCP NZ FPOA Conference 2024
7 - 8 March 2024

RANZCP NZ FPOA Conference 2024

Auckland, New Zealand

The RANZCP NZ Faculty of Old Age Conference is being held at The Waitangi Treaty Grounds from midday Thursday 7 March to around 3.30pm Friday 8 March 2024. We welcome a variety of presentations from speakers: Dr Makarena Dudley from Auckland and Professor Simon Lewis from Sydney. In addition, there will be presentations from your colleagues. Further programme details to follow.

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6th National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference
17 & 24 April, 1 May 2024

6th National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference

Virtual Conference

Join us in reimagining ageing at the online 6th LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference, "Reimagining Ageing: Transforming Systems for LGBTI Older people" This gathering will allow us to consider how to advance the rights and advocate for comprehensive and inclusive care for LGBTI older people. This conference provides a vital platform for aged care professionals, providers, policy makers, advocates, and community members to come together, share insights, and explore innovative strategies that address the unique challenges faced by LGBTI older people. Expect thought-provoking discussions, expert presentations, and collaborative workshops aimed at transforming systems to ensure dignified, respectful, and affirming care for older LGBTI people. Whether you're an aged care provider professional dedicated to improving aged care practices, an advocate for LGBTI rights, or an ally supporting inclusion, this conference is your opportunity to contribute to the ongoing transformation of ageing and aged care systems. Join us as we collectively work towards creating a future where all individuals, receive the care and respect they deserve.

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Webinar hosted by Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality: Orthopaedic care using quality improvement activities.
17 April 2024

Webinar hosted by Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality: Orthopaedic care using quality improvement activities.

Webinar - ZOOM

Please join our panel of experts presenting their perspective on providing Orthopaedic surgical care using quality improvement activities. Our speakers are: • Associate Professor Chris Wall, orthopaedic surgeon, ANZ Hip Fracture Registry • Associate Professor Raphael Hau, orthopaedic surgeon, Eastern Health • Dr Hasanka Ratnayake, physician and geriatrician, Alfred Health • Dr Ben Slater, anaesthetist, St Vincent’s Hospital. * This is a free event open to all health care providers across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand - Enquiries: vasm@surgeons.org

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2024 Australian Pain Society 44th Annual Scientific Meeting
21-24 April 2024

2024 Australian Pain Society 44th Annual Scientific Meeting

Larrakia country at the Darwin Convention Centre, NT

The Australian Pain Society continues to align their conference theme with the IASP Global Year; in 2024 this is, ‘In the IASP Global Year of Sex and Gender Disparities in Pain'. The Scientific Program Committee is thrilled to have procured two impressive international speakers; Dr Christine Chambers, Dalhouise University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Dr Cheryl Stucky, Pain Division of the Neuroscience Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA. They will be joined by an inspiring range of national speakers presenting a contemporary scientific program showcasing the breadth of pain management research, theory, and practice. The APS invites all those with an interest in pain management and education to attend APS 2024 in Darwin, a rich multi-cultural and naturally beautiful location.

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Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting
25-27 April 2024

Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting

Westin Calgary, Canada

The theme of the 2024 CGS ASM is “Enriching Lives: Geriatric Health in a Changing World.” At this year’s meeting participants will be able to: • explore the psychological challenges faced by older adults and strategies for promoting mental well-being; • incorporate the impact of environmental shifts on physical and mental health, and healthcare access in the care of older adults; and • appraise the role of artificial intelligence in improving diagnosis, treatment, and overall care for older adults. The educational program is primarily designed for geriatricians, family physicians, and other allied health professionals who care for older adults and are interested in geriatric health care. The program is also designed for medical students and other health professional students, as well as medical residents.

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AFN – Optimising polypharmacy and deprescribing with digital health innovations
1 May 2024

AFN – Optimising polypharmacy and deprescribing with digital health innovations

Virtual

Join Dr Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell from the University of Sydney as she explores the latest digital health solutions to optimise polypharmacy and deprescribing in older adults. This is a virtual event, held at 3PM - 4PM AEST.

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Edinburgh International Course on Medicine for the Older Adult
13 - 17 May 2024

Edinburgh International Course on Medicine for the Older Adult

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The Edinburgh International Course in Medicine for the Older Adult will be delivered in person in 2024, and there will be an excellent line up of speakers from the UK and worldwide to cover a variety of topics relevant to anyone involved in the care of older people. Although of particular value to doctors working in geriatric medicine at consultant or trainee level, many general practitioners, allied health professionals and specialist nurses may also find the course very relevant and worthwhile. The course is designed to update you on the theory and practice of geriatric medicine with many practical talks, as well as wide-ranging discussions on the holistic management of the older adult. Delegates will also be invited to participate in a social programme comprising of a welcome drinks reception, a medical-themed walking tour of Edinburgh, and a course dinner at a local restaurant (places limited.)

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Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia & Frailty Research Annual Scientific Conference
22 May - 24 May 2024

Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia & Frailty Research Annual Scientific Conference

Melbourne, VIC

Sarcopenia and frailty are potentially devastating conditions that affect many people globally and present a major challenge to the functional independence and quality of life of our older population. The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘From Lab to Life: Bridging the Research to Practice Gap for Sarcopenia and Frailty’. Our innovative and dynamic program will showcase new knowledge on preventative and treatment strategies for sarcopenia and frailty, and how these approaches may be translated into clinical settings. Speakers will include local and international experts, emerging researchers and participants from across the research and practice spectrum. Our scientific program includes ample opportunities for delegates to network in-person, attend a pre-conference workshop and submit abstracts for oral and poster in-person presentations.

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British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting
22-24 May 2024

British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting

Birmingham, UK and online

The Programme will deliver key programme topics, highly interactive and engaging workshops and a number of social activities that are intended to give delegates the ideal opportunity to refresh, relax and refocus. The programme will focus on the importance of cross specialty multidisciplinary teams working together and includes speakers presenting the latest current research evidence in: • Dementia and nutrition • Continence • Prescribing at end of life • Respiratory diseases and the ageing lung • Syncope and falls • A journey through the ageing gut • Tissue viability • Education and training. For more information please visit the website.

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2024 ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting
22-24 May 2024

2024 ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting

Ōtautahi Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand

Christchurch is proud to host you at the modern Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre for the ANZSGM ASM 22-24th May 2024. We are Still Standing. Christchurch has rebuilt, recovered and regenerated after adversity. We strive to keep our older people standing strong, just like our city.

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