ANZSGM ASM 2017 Older peoples care through Community, Collaboration and Communication 10-12 May 2017 Rotorua New Zealand

On behalf of the Organising Committee of the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) for the Australian and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM), we would be delighted to invite you to our upcoming meeting. This premier conference for Geriatric Medicine in Australasia will be held in Rotorua, New Zealand from 10-12th May, 2017 at the Energy Events Centre, Rotorua.

Our meeting theme, "Older People’s Care through Community, Collaboration & Communication", will showcase successes and challenges in the provision of accessible, efficient and co-ordinated care for older adults in both acute and community settings. We are delighted to have Professor John Young, Head of the Academic Unit of Elderly Care & Rehabilitation, University of Leeds as a keynote speaker. He has an established record of addressing key, clinically relevant questions in elderly care and stroke. Also, speaking is Professor Ngaire Kerse, Head of School of Population Health at The University of Auckland who is a leading researcher into the epidemiology of ageing in rural NZ.

The meeting will showcase some key developments in the design of facilities that cater for those with cognitive loss. We are planning sessions especially targeted for trainees in Geriatric Medicine, as well as junior consultants to better equip them in their professional development.

Additionally,we are planning a spectacular dinner at the Sir Howard Morrison Events Centre.

We hope you can participate and contribute in Rotorua!

Dr Stephen Chalcroft



Important Dates

Call for Abstracts open: 25th October 2016

Registration Opens: 18th November 2016

Call for Abstracts Closes: 24th February 2017

Notification of Abstracts: 20th March 2017

Close of Early Registration: 31st March 2017

Conference: 10th May 2017


Host Organisation



Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)

145 Macquarie Street

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9256 5460

Fax: +61 2 9241 3458



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