Adelaide Convention Centre
ANZSGM ASM 2019 Geriatric Medicine – Best care to the end 13-15 May 2019 Adelaide Australia

Call for Abstracts

The Scientific Programme Committee invites you to participate in the 2019 ANZSGM ASM by submitting an abstract for presentation in concurrent sessions. We are seeking submissions that will provoke debate, stimulate discussion, offer new ideas and encourage the dissemination of research findings.

Our conference theme "Geriatric Medicine – Best care to the end" will focus on evidence and innovation in the care of older adults and in end of life care. The program will also feature updates in cardiovascular and neurological diseases in older patients. Our keynote international speaker is Professor Roger Wong, Executive Associate Dean at the University of British Columbia, Head of Geriatric Consultation Program at Vancouver General Hospital and Past President of the Canadian Geriatrics Association. Professor Ken Hillman, Professor of Intensive Care at the University of New South Wales and author of "A good life to the end" is our national keynote.

Please be sure to review all of the information and instructions regarding abstract submission prior to completing the online form. Abstracts are to adhere to the template provided on this page and in the abstract submission portal.

Online abstract submission will close on Monday, 11 February 2019.

Submission Guidelines

Please ensure you have downloaded and read the following documents prior to submitting an abstract.

Download the Abstract Submission Guidelines

Download the Abstract Template

Download the guidelines and template provided to ensure your WORD document is formatted correctly and follow the instructions carefully. Incorrectly submitted documents will be sent back to the author for reformatting and this may extend beyond the deadline for your submission.

No hardcopy, faxed or emailed submissions will be accepted.

Submit an Abstract

To submit an abstract, please click on the Abstract Submission Portal button below.

Go to the Abstract Submission Portal

Once an abstract is submitted, it can be viewed (read only) via the ANZSGM ASM 2019 Abstract Submission Portal. Amendments will need to be notified to the Conference Organisers at

Important Notes

  • Please remember that submitting an abstract does NOT automatically register you as a conference delegate. Conference registration must be done separately.
  • All communications about your abstract submission will be sent to the email address that you enter when submitting. Where there are multiple authors for an abstract, it is the responsibility of the submitting author to pass on relevant information to the additional authors.
  • We recommend that the email address belongs to the main author who will be in attendance at the conference.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting an abstract for presentation, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • Accepted authors will pay and register for the conference by the given deadline. Failure to do will result in payment of a standard registration fee.
  • The acceptance of an abstract does not imply provision of travel, accommodation or registration for the conference, nor any other costs associated with preparation or presentation of the abstract, or any costs associated with attendance at the conference.
  • The conference has permission to publish your abstract submission and/or PowerPoint presentation on the conference website and handbook if it is accepted for presentation.
  • The conference has permission to film or photograph your presentation at the conference, post it on the conference website or distribute it to conference delegates via hardcopy or online.
  • The submission has been approved by all authors.

Important Dates

Abstract submission opens: Monday, 15 October 2018

Abstract submission deadline: Monday, 11 February 2019

Authors advised of abstract acceptance: March 2019

Speaker registration deadline: Monday, 1 April 2019

Require Assistance?

Please contact the Conference Organisers at +61 2 9368 1200 or by email at


Important Dates


ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

13-15 May 2019


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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Twitter Conference Secretariat
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