Spring Meeting 2019

Date(s)
Wed 10 - Fri 12 April 2019
Credits
This meeting has applied for 18 credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College Of Physicians (RCP)
The BGS Spring 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 in the United Kingdom.

Who should attend:

  • Consultants & specialist doctors in geriatric medicine
  • Researchers in geriatric medicine
  • Doctors training in related specialties
  • GPs wsi in Older People and GP trainees
  • Nurses and allied health professionals
  • Core medical trainees considering a career in geriatric medicine

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

Plenary sessions on:

     Wednesday

  • Frailty and Sarcopenia
  • Dementia and Delirium

Main meeting

  • Trainees Session
  • AAGM Symposium - Big Data Ageing Researchers
  • Quality End of Life Care
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Falls and Postural instability 
  • Movement Disorders
  • Education and Training 
  • Research
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Surgery in Older People
  • Stroke
  • Movement Disorders

Workshops on:

  • Technology in addressing loneliness in older people
  • Trainees Workshop - How to prepare for Consultant interview

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)
Consultant / GP £368

£184

£583 £289
SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee £189 £95 £263 £131
Nurse £189 £95 £263 £131
Allied Health Professional £189 £95 £263 £131
Retired £136 £63 £158 £79
CMT / Foundation Year Doctor £189 £95 £263 £131
Medical Student £136 £63 £158 £79
Corporate Representative £583 £289 £583 £289
Conference Reception on Thursday Evening
All tickets cost £ 35

 

 

  • Session overview

    Day 2 Evening Reception 18.30 - 21.00

    Evening Reception - £35
    Evening Reception Ticket + Guest Ticket £70

    Day 1 Session 1 09.30 - 11.00

    Dementia
    Frailty and Sarcopenia

    Day 1 Session 2 11.30 - 13.00

    Dementia
    Frailty and Sarcopenia

    Day 1 Session 3 14.00 - 15.30

    Dementia
    Frailty and Sarcopenia

    Day 1 Session 4 16.00 - 17.00

    Dementia
    Frailty and Sarcopenia

    Day 1 Symposium 17.00 - 18.00

    Symposium 1

    Day 2 Symposium 2 08.00 - 09.00

    Symposium 2

    Day 2 Session 1 09.00 - 10.30

    Session A AAGM symposium: Big Data Ageing Researchers
    Session B Diabetes and Endocrinology

    Day 2 Session 2 12.00 - 13.00

    Session C Quality End of Life care for frail Older People
    Session D Research Platforms

    Day 2 Session 3 14.00 - 15.00

    Session E Quality End of Life
    Session F Surgery in Older People
    Workshop 1 Trainees How to prepare for your consultant interview

    Day 2 Guest Lecture 15.30 - 16.30

    Guest Lecture

    Day 2 Symposium 3 16.30 - 17.30

    Symposium 3

    Day 3 Symposium 4 08.00 - 09.00

    Symposium 4

    Day 3 Session 1 09.00 - 10.30

    Session G Movement Disorders
    Session H Clinical Effectiveness
    Workshop 2 Technology and Loneliness in Older People

    Day 3 Session 2 11.00 - 12.30

    Session I Falls and Postural Stability
    Session J Education
    Trainees Session

    Day 3 Guest Lecture 12.30 - 13.15

    Guest Lecture

    John Appleby, Director of Research and Chief Economist

    Visiting professor City University and Imperial College, London


    Day 3 Symposium 5 13.30 - 14.30

    Symposium 5

    Day 3 Session 4 14.30 - 16.00

    Session K Stroke