Other upcoming events in Ageing

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Global Welfare Summit

Date: Thursday/Friday 21-22 April 2016

Venue: Marriott, Gold Coast, Queensland

The GWS provides a forum for specialists from all over the world to exchange ideas and opinions on meeting the challenges of the welfare of the world. This year’s theme is: Striking the Balance - Responsibility and innovation in care for the ageing. With international guest speakers, over 400 delegates and 20 exhibitors, this event is not to be missed. Topics include: palliative care, the global workforce, care robotics, integrated health, in home care, innovative service models and holistic care.

21st Annual University of Melbourne One Day Symposium in Psychiatry of Old Age: Avenues to support mental, physical and cognitive health in older age

Date: Friday 22nd April 2016

Venue: L'Unica Receptions & Convention Centre, Reggio Calabria Club, West Brunswick.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Osvaldo P. Almeida, Professor & Chair of Geriatric Psychiatry, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia.

To enquire or book, please contact Joy Preston on: 03 8387 2767, or email: jpreston@unimelb.edu.au.

Symposium Program

Healthy Ageing Forum

Date: Thursday 28 April 2016

Venue: Darebin Arts Centre

This forum will showcase global, national and local initiatives relevant to healthy ageing in vulnerable and hard to reach populations. The forum is for organisations working in the North and West Metropolitan Melbourne Region

See more at: http://inwpcp.org.au/event/healthy-ageing-forum/#sthash.cCDyRbOp.dpuf

What makes a place age-friendly? Melbourne Knowledge Week

Date: Friday 6 May 2016

Venue: Ian Potter Museum of Art

Ideas inspired across the generations fuel this multidisciplinary event. A team of academics and older guests will encourage an audience to generate big ideas on making a place ‘age-friendly’. Experts in design, art, population and global health lead a discussion on what makes a place open to all. For more information: http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/arts-and-culture/events-partnerships/melbourne-knowledge-week/Pages/melbourne-knowledge-week.aspx

The Built Environment - Planning for an ageing society

Date: Wednesday 11 May 2016

Venue: University of Melbourne, Gryphon Gallery Seminar Room, 1888 Building, Grattan Street

This forum will focus on current research and practice to promote a physical environment that will benefit all members of society by designing for an ageing society. It will provide examples of emerging, innovative concepts, programs and practices and discuss the opportunities for these to be implemented across Australia. Participants will learn about the impacts of housing and care on quality of life for older people, the importance of mobility by waling in later life, and the role of local destinations and routes in encouraging walking. Additional topics include: a systematic approach to understanding the strengths and weaknesses of building used in the care and support of people with dementia, and the building as an embodiment of a philosophy of care.

To register, click here

3rd Annual Psychological Injury Management in the Workplace Congress

Date: 1-2 June 2016

Venue: Royce Hotel, Melbourne

The event's comprehensive program will enable attendees to gain excellent new insights on developing strategic solutions to improve psychological injury management, reduce claims costs, facilitate return to work and promote health and wellness in their workplaces. Learn and share insights with a wide range of industry leaders and knowledgeable practitioners.

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Singapore '16 - 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting

Date: 4-6 November 2016

Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Health professionals in the Asia-Pacific are facing a rapidly ageing population. If you’re a physician, clinical researcher or allied health professional this key regional event will help you learn how to…

  • identify patients at imminent high risk of fracture and how to prevent secondary fractures
  • manage and treat osteoporosis, including through knowledge of the latest drug treatments and nutritional recommendations
  • manage patients post-fracture (including fracture healing, orthobiologics, rehabilitation etc)
  • address sarcopenia in your elderly patients by learning about the latest nutritional and physical recommendations
  • manage bone loss in diabetics, transplantation patients, and cancer patients
  • and much more….

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