: 03.06.2007 - 2009 IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Europe and the French Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SFGG) are proud to host the 19th IAGG World Congress that will take place in Paris, France, July 5 -9, 2009 at the Palais des Congrès.
Calling all professionals in the geriatrics & gerontology fields
Taking place only every four years, the IAGG World Congress is the most important global conference for all professionals in the Geriatrics and Gerontology fields. The 19th World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics will bring together a network of key players, renowned scientists and professionals representing all the fields of gerontology and geriatrics. The IAGG Congress Planning Committee, Local Organising Committee and Advisory Board have come together to create an in-depth and truly international scientific programme. The main themes of the Congress are:
New technologies (biomarkers, imaging, stem cells, etc.) / Gerontechnology - Network of excellence / Integrated models of care – Demographic / Economic / Retirement policies / Gerontology in developing countries - Social policy and social welfare - Metabolic syndrome / Diabetes / Obesity / Nutrition / Food - Mechanisms of aging / Longevity / Centenarians - Ways of affecting the ageing process / Anti-ageing - Education and multidisciplinary training / Primary care – Frailty / Physical exercise / Osteoporosis / Rehabilitation / Sarcopenia / Falls - Intensive care / Long-term care / End of life / Ethics - Alzheimer's, Dementia / Cognitive decline / MCI – Why geriatrics? - Psycho-geriatrics / Depression / Delirium - Gender-specific medicine / Menopause / Ageing male - Cardiac failure / Atherosclerosis / Vascular disease and hypertension / COPD / Cerebrovascular disease - Cancer advances in geriatrics - Ageing and disasters - Family and care giving / Ageing-environment interactions.
The tentative number of sessions for the scientific programme has been set and will include:
The first announcement of the 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics will be released in June 2007. This announcement will also be available at the IAGG European Congress in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 5 – 8, 2007 as well as at the IAGG Regional Congress in Beijing, China, October 22 - 25, 2007
Abstract Submission will open in January of 2008. Please contact the organising secretariat for details.
Become a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2009 IAGG World Congress
The 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics offers companies optimal exposure and a unique opportunity for networking.
In order to put your company directly in the spotlight at the 2009 IAGG World Congress, become a sponsor! There are many sponsorship packages available depending on the amount of exposure you wish to receive at this world congress and your budget.
Application for sponsorship and exhibition space is now open! Here you can download a copy of the Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus of the 19th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
The exhibition will give you the opportunity to meet and network with experts and professionals from around the world in the fields of gerontology and geriatrics. You will also have the chance to promote your products and services to a specialised, target audience.
Please contact the Organising Secretariat if you would like to receive more information.
About the IAGG
The IAGG has member organizations in over 64 countries worldwide with a combined membership of over 45,100 professionals. These include key opinion leaders in health and social services, housing and income support, research and education, public policy, administration and other areas, disciplines and professionals that impact older people and affect their quality of life. The IAGG has consultative status with the United Nations and is a member of the Conference of Nongovernmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO). For more information, including how to become a member of the IAGG, visit the IAGG website at www.iagg.com.br
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