Preliminary Programme

updated on April 10, 2017
All the Symposia are listed in alphabetical order. Time and date will be published soon


Wednesday 20 September

14.00-20.00 Registration
17.00-18.30 Opening Ceremony
18.30-20.00 Welcome reception

Thursday 21 September

08.00-17.00 Registration
08.30-18.30 Scientific program

Friday 22 September

08.30-18.00 Scientific program


September 20, 2017

Opening Ceremony - Prevention of Cognitive Decline and Dementia: fiction or reality? Bruno Vellas

September 21-22, 2017 - Main Programme Symposia

Antioxydants and vitamins: interests in prevention

Controversies in cancer screening after the age of 65 years

E-Health and active aging 

Is frailty a good concept for preventive strategies?

Nutrition and prevention of aging-associated disease

Personalised Prevention Versus Population-Based Approach 

Physical activity in prevention

What is behind sleep complaints?

September 21-22, 2017 - EAMA Core Curriculum Session

How to assess the efficacy of preventive strategies in older subjects

How to prevent "avoidable" disability?

How to prevent cardiovacular diseases?

How to prevent cognitive decline?

How to prevent delirium?

How to prevent early & unplanned hospital readmission?

How to prevent iatrogenic risk? 

How to prevent recurrent falls?

Workshop: Social Isolation: how to improve the care of socially isolated older patient?

Workshop: Screening & prevention in older adults in primary care

Workshop: How to write a scientific paper

September 21-22, 2017 – SIG Symposia and Invited Symposia (preliminary list)

The final list of Symposia will be published as soon as possible

EDA-EUGMS Symposium - Improving Delirium Care: An Opportunity for Geriatrics

ESPRN Symposium - Prevention For Persons Aging With Disability

EUGMS-IOF-ESCEO Symposium - Does nutrition play a role in the prevention and management of sarcopenia?

MPI_AGE Symposium

Prevention in non urban areas? Social inequities in health

Promiss Symposium - Prevention Of Malnutrition In Senior Subjects in the EU

SIG Symposium - Improving Preventive Screening For Sarcopenia

SIG Symposium - Prevention of infectious disease and negative outcome

SIG Symposium - Secondary prevention in fragility fracture

SIG Symposium in collaboration with AMDA - Core Competencies for LTC-Physicians

September 21-22, 2017 – Submitted Symposia

The Submitted Symposia list will be published as soon as possible

September 21-22, 2017 – Sponsored Lunch Sessions, sponsored Symposia

ABBOTT - Muscle Loss: The New Malnutrition Challenge?

EDWARDS - Heart valve disease in elderly patients, a focus on Aortic Stenosis

FIDIA - Osteoarthritis and hyaluronic acid

GSK - Life course vaccination as the gateway to healthy ageing: the Pertussis case

MERCK - Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination and Effectiveness: Separating Fact from Fiction

MERCK - Herpes Zoster: From Pain to Prevention

MENARINI - Gout and cardiovascular diseases

NESTLE' - Secondary sarcopenia:  Medical conditions increase muscle loss and need for specialized nutrition’

NORGINE - Constipation in Older People: A Consensus on treatment

NUTRICIA - The importance of nutritional intervention for frail elderly patients

ONTEX - Improving detection and intervention in older patients with Urinary Incontinence

SIGMA TAU - Perupheral Neuropathy, Chronic Pain and depression in the elderly