The BGS Autumn meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals. This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people.

Who should attend:

  •     Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  •     Researchers into Ageing and Age Related Conditions 
  •     Doctors training in related specialties
  •     GPs with an Extended Role in Older People and GP trainees
  •     Nurses and allied health professionals
    •     Advanced and Specialist practitioners
    •     Consultant Practitioners/Consultant Nurses
  •     Physician Associates
  • Internal Medicine Trainees  (especially those considering a career in geriatric medicine)
  •     Medical, Nursing, Allied Health professional students

Why participate:

  •     Understand more on the key areas & challenges faced in geriatric medicine  
  •     Hear focused presentations on core areas of the geriatric medicine
  •     Present the latest scientific research to British Geriatrics Society members and elected officers
  •     Attend small group workshop sessions
  •     Network & socialise with other healthcare professionals over 3 days

Submit Your Abstract Here

Please submit your original research and clinical quality studies for consideration for presentation as a poster or as a platform presentation. The authors do not need to be BGS members to participate. Closing date 1st June 2020. If you have any questions about submitting an abstract see here for guidance. If there are any issues submitting please contact abstracts [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk

 

Accommodation

We have appointed BCD Meetings & Events as the official accommodation agency to support the conference.  BCD have a team of expects that can assist with individual or group requirements and will always ensure they secure the very best hotel rates conveniently located to the ExCeL London.  We recommend that you book accommodation early to ensure you access the best hotel options and lowest rates.

Book your accommodation for the BGS Autumn meeting 2020 now

Hotel bookings for British Geriatrics Society Meetings are managed by BCD M&E and HotelMap. If you would like assistance with your hotel booking, you can contact Sarah, the dedicated hotel adviser for this event. Her email address is sarah [at] bcdme [dot] com. Send your requirements and phone number and Sarah will get back to you with hotel options. You can also phone her, seven days a week, on +44 (0) 207 870 4100.

Cost to attend

  BGS Member
Full meeting (inc. VAT)
BGS Member
Day Fee (inc. VAT)
Non-Member
Full meeting (inc. VAT)
Non-Member
Day Fee (inc. VAT)
Senior Doctors – Post CCT or CESR CP Professions £380

£140

£532 £196

Pre CCT or CESR CP Professions

£195 £80 £273 £112

Healthcare professionals (Nurses, Physiotherapists, Researchers)

£195 £80 £273 £112
Retired member/ Student/ Foundation Year £140 £60 £12 £84
Corporate Representatives £380 £140 £532 £196
Conference Reception on Thursday Evening
All tickets cost £35

 

 

  • Session overview

    Day 1 Session 1 9.30 - 11.00

    Community geriatric medicine SIG

    Ageing Well leadership and policy, and Community GIRFT


    Frailty and Sarcopenia SIG Joint with OncoGeriatric

    Assessment of sarcopenia and frailty in older people with cancer


    Day 1 Session 2 11.30 - 13.00

    Community geriatric medicine SIG

    Urgent response and reablement


    Frailty and Sarcopenia SIG Joint with OncoGeriatrics

    Treatment selection for older people with cancer – can sarcopenia and frailty guide us?


    Day 1 Symposium 13.00 - 14.00

    Yes, attending lunchtime Symposium
    No, not attending Symposium

    Day 1 Session 3 14.00 - 15.00

    Community geriatric medicine SIG

    Enhanced health in care homes


    Frailty and Sarcopenia SIG Joint with OncoGeriatric

    Lessons from the world of cachexia


    Day 1 Session 4 15.30 - 16.30

    Community geriatric medicine SIG Ageing Well – case studies

    Anticipatory care – the future


    Frailty and Sarcopenia SIG Joint with OncoGeriatric

    How should we treat sarcopenia and frailty in older people with cancer?


    Day 1 Symposium 16.30 - 17.30

    16.30 Yes, attending the sponsored symposium
    16.30 No, not attending the sponsored symposium

    Day 2 Policy Breakfast 08.30 - 09.00

    Yes, I will attend Policy Breakfast
    No, I won't attend the Policy Breakfast

    Day 2 Session 1 9.00 - 10.30

    Session A Medicines Optimisation in the frail older patient
    Session B Research platforms
    How to CGA

    Day 2 President Poster Round 11.15 - 12.00

    Yes I will attend the president poster round
    No, I won't attend the president poster round

    Day 2 Session 2 12.00 - 13.00

    Session C Teaching and Training Simulations
    Session D Clinical Effectiveness
    Workshop 1 Big Data

    Day 2 Symposium 13.00 - 14.00

    Yes I will attend the sponsored symposium
    No, I won't attend the sponsored symposium

    Day 2 Session 3 14.00 - 15.00

    Session E AAAGM Symposia
    Session F Tissue Viability
    Workshop 2 Learning from complaints

    Day 2 Guest Lecture 15.30 - 16.30

    Guest Lecture

    “The Science of Ageing Research and Interventions

    Suresh Rattan


    Day 2 Symposium 16.30 - 17.30

    Yes, I will attend the sponsored symposium

    Studio


    No, I won't attend the sponsored symposium

    Evening Reception Day 2 Thursday 18.30 - 22.30

    Evening Reception Ticket £35

    Manchester Museum

    18.30 - 22.00 Conference evening reception,

    The conference evening drink reception and dinner will commence at 18.30 with a short drink reception. It will be followed by a dinner. The dress code is smart casual.


    Evening Reception ticket + guest dinner ticket £70

    Manchester Museum 18.30 - 22.00 Conference evening reception, The conference evening drink reception and dinner will commence at 18.30 with a short drink reception. It will be followed by a dinner. The dress code is smart casual.


    I will not attend the evening reception

    Day 3 9.00 - 10.30

    Session G POPS
    Session H IAGG
    Workshop 3 QI clinic

    Day 3 11.00 - 12.30

    Session I Anaemia SIG
    Session J BSG Loneliness
    Session K Trainees Session

    Day 3 Guest Lecture 12.30 - 13.30

    Guest Lecture

    Guest lecture- Mike Adamson, CEO, Red Cross


    Day 3 Lunch Sessions 13.30 - 14.30

    13.30 Sponsored symposia

    Lunch will be supplied for the session


    Nurses and AHPs Networking Lunch
    Lunch only

    I will not attend any other lunch time sessions


    Day 3 14.30 - 16.30

    Session L Session K Oncogeriatrics