INTERNATIONAL   ASSOCIATION
OF   GERONTOLOGY   AND   GERIATRICS
VI   EUROPEAN   CONGRESS

HEALTHY AND ACTIVE AGEING FOR ALL EUROPEANS

In the framework of the United Nations Research Agenda on Ageing for the 21st Century

July 5 - 8, 2007, Saint Petersburg, Russia

 
 

  Leningrad Hall Pushkin Hall Kronshtadt Hall Severny Hall Petrodvoretz Hall Red Hall Blue Hall Pavlovsk Hall Fountain Lobby
Thursday, July 5, 2007 10:00 - 15:00                  
17:00 Opening Ceremony


Responding to challenges and opportunities of ageing: research and policy
Speaker: A. Sidorenko (UN)

 
Friday, July 6, 2007 08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 10:30 Symposia
Clinical1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological Clinical Social    
Hot topics in Cardiovascular diseases
Chair: J. Ribera-Casado (ES)
Co-chair: L. Bockeria (RU)
Comorbidity – a challenge for Evidence Based Geriatric Medicine
Chair: R. Moulias (FR)
Co-chair: P. Crome (UK)
The burden of osteoporosis in the elderly
Chair: M. Passeri (IT)
Co-chair: Y. Kutsal (TR)
Aging and politics in Europe
Chair: A. Walker (UK)
Co-chair: V. Fokin (RU)
Evolution and genetics of aging
Chair: T. Kirkwood (UK)
Co-chair: V.Baranov (RU)
Women, aging and health
Chair: A. Kalache (WHO)
Intergenerational Family Relationships in Ageing Societies
Chair: D. Prilutzky (IL)
Co-chair: R. Katz (IL)
10:30 - 11:15 Plenary lecture
Global aging: an interdisciplinary perspective

Speaker: T. Antonucci (US)
Chair: K. Knipscheer (NL)

LENINGRAD HALL
11:15 - 12:00
Coffee break & Exhibition, Poster session // Fountain Lobby, Delovoy and Severny Halls
12:00 - 13:30 Symposia
Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological Social Social    
Alzheimer’s Disease: time for Prevention (GUIDAGE study)
Chair: B. Vellas (FR)
Vaccination and aging
Chair: B. Kennes (BE)
Co-chair: R. Khaitov (RU)
Preventing Falls and Improving Mobility: The Prevention of Falls Network Europe (ProFaNE) Symposium
Chair: Ch. Todd (UK)
Co-chair: S. Krajcik (SK)
Perspectives for education in aging society
Chair: J. Troisi (MT)
Co-chair:V. Bezrukov (UA)
Free radicals and aging
Chair: G. Barja (ES)
Co-chair: A. Arutjunyan (RU)
Rural communities: Good places to grow old?
Chair: N. Keating (CA)
Co-chair: T. Scharf (UK)
Cohort comparisons of health and social relationships in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
Chair: M.I. Broese van Groenou (NL)
Co-chair: T.G. van Tilburg (NL)
13:30 - 14:30
Lunch
  Keynote lecture
  Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological        
14:30 - 15:00 Frailty
Speaker: J.-P. Michel (CH)
Chair: V. Shabalin (RU)
Financing geriatric care
Speaker: M.C. Closon (BE)
Chair: P. Vorobiev (RU)
Delirium: a marker of quality of care
Speaker: M. Trabucchi (IT)
Chair: E. Topinkova (CZ)
TBA
Speaker: TBA
Chair: TBA
The unusual genetics of human longevity
Speaker: C. Franceschi (IT)
Chair: N. Bochkov (RU)
15:00 - 15:45 Plenary lecture
Stem cells in neurodegenerative disease: state of the art and perspectives

Speaker: P. Brundin (SE)
Chair: M. Ugrumov (RU)
LENINGRAD HALL
15:45 - 16:30
Coffee break & Exhibition, Poster session // Fountain Lobby, Delovoy and Severny Halls
16:30 - 18:00 Symposia
Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological   Clinical Social  
Longevity/longitudinal studies
Chair: D. Deeg (NL)
Co-chair: F. Forette (FR)
When end of life becomes progressively the field of geriatrics
Chair: S. Carmel (IL)
Co-chair: M. Ribbe (NL)
Aging and gastrointestinal tract
Chair: A. Pilotto (IT)
Co-chair: L. Lazebnik (RU)
International retirement migration
Chair: A.L. Blaakilde (DK)
Co-chair: K. Schriewer (ES)
Gerontology in silico (Mathematical models in gerontology)
Chair: A. Yashin (US)
Co-chair: M. Nikulin (FR)
Emergency Preparedness and Seniors
Chair: G. Gutman (CA)
Co-chair:
Aging and quality of life
Chair: A. Walker (UK)
Co-chair:
 
Saturday, July 7, 2007 08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 10:30 Symposia
Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological Social Social Clinical
The 80+ Studies – longitudinal studies on 80 year olds and older in 3 European countries
Chair: T. Svensson (SE)
Co-chair: O. Korkushko (UA)
Sensory problems: Assessment and management
Chair: J.-P. Baeyens (BE)
Co-chair: V. Neroyev (RU)
Improving clinical trials of drugs for older patients (Joint symposium IAGG-ER and EUGMS)
Chair: A. Cruz (ES)
Co-chair: D.O’Mahony (IE)
Demography of aging
Chair: J.-M. Robine (FR)
Co-chair: G. Safarova (RU)
Melatonin and aging
Chair: Y. Touitou (FR)
Co-chair: V. Anisimov (RU)
Ageing in changing environments: negotiating public and domestic space 1
Chair: Th. Scharf (UK)
Co-chair: F. Thomese (NL)
Challenges in Midlife: Implications for Old Age
Chair: M. Schmitt (DE)
Co-chair: H.-W. Wahl (DE)
Age friendly cities: A Global Project
Chair: A. Kalache (WHO)
Co-chair: M. Gillis (CA)
10:30 - 11:15 Plenary lecture
Aging and age-related diseases: the role of genetic and environmental factors

Speaker: V. Anisimov (RU)
Chair: I. Petrov (BU)
LENINGRAD HALL
11:15 - 12:00
Coffee break & Exhibition, Poster session // Fountain Lobby, Delovoy and Severny Halls
  Symposia
  Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Social Social Biological Social Social    
12:00 - 13:30 Metabolic syndrome in the very old
Chair: G. Crepaldi (IT)
Co-chair: A. Sinclair (UK)
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Chair: E. Topinkova (CZ)
Co-chair: I. Carpenter (UK)
Aging in Turkey
Ñhair: G. Gutman (CA)
Co-chair: J. Howe (DE)
World War II Veterans: life stories and social situations
Chair: H.-J. von Kondratowitz (DE)
Co-chair: P. Coleman (UK)
Molecular mechanisms of aging
Chair: J. Hoejmakers (NL)
Co-chair: V.Skulachev (RU)
Ageing in changing environments: negotiating public and domestic space 2
Chair: Th. Scharf (UK)
Co-chair: F. Thomese (NL)
Challenges of gerontological social work
Chair: M. Vaarama (FI)
Co-chair: A. Lowenstein (IL)
13:30 - 14:30
Lunch
INPEA Meeting
Chair: A. Lowenstein (IL)
   
  Keynote lecture
  Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological        
14:30 - 15:00 Restraints in long-term care
Speaker: C. Becker (DE)
Chair: F. Guillen-Llera (ES)
Cardiovascular and endogenous surgery in the elderly
Speaker: L. Bockeria (RU)
Chair: O. Korkushko (UA)
Dental problems and oral health
Speaker: G. Macaluso (IT)
Chair: M. Soloviev (RU)
Dimensions of future social service provision in the aging societies of Europe
Speaker: G. Lamura (IT)
Chair: S. Daatland (NO)
Peptide regulation of aging
Speaker: V. Khavinson (RU)
Chair: I. Zs. Nagy (HU)
15:00 - 15:45 Plenary lecture
Impact of age and comorbidity on the prognosis and management of acute myocardial infarction

Speaker: N. Marchionni (IT)
Chair: R. Petrov (RU)
LENINGRAD HALL
15:45 - 16:30
Coffee break & Exhibition, Poster session // Fountain Lobby, Delovoy and Severny Halls
16:30 - 18:00 Symposia
Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical Social Biological   Social    
Patient safety and quality of care: nursing perspective
Chair: M. Schuurmans (NL)
Co-chair: E. Zotkin (RU)
Anti-aging medicine: from myths to practice (IAGG-ER symposium)
Chair: R. Moulias (FR)
Co-chair: M. Davidovic (RS)
Depression
Chair: G.Masotti (IT)
Co-chair: R. Miralles (ES)
The aging workforce in Europe: work and employment in aging societies
Chair: J. Perek-Bialas (PL)
Co-chair: C. Tesch-Roemer (DE)
Immunosenescence and inflammoaging
Chair: G. Pawelec (DE)
Co-chair: G. Butenko (UA)
Quality of Life in Long-term care and in rehabilitation
Chair: M. Vaarama (FI)
Co-chair: K. Saks (EE)
 
Sunday, July 8, 2007 09:00 - 09:30 Free paper communications session
Introductory lectures to round tables
Clinical Clinical 2 Social Social Biological        
Chair: TBA
Trends in the health of older populations in Europe
Speaker: D. Deeg (NL)
Chair: A. Kalache (WHO)
Gerontotechnologies
Speaker: M. Vaarama (FI)
Chair: K. Kozlov (RU)
Age discrimination and elder abuse
Speaker: A. Stuckelberger (CH)
Chair: A.Lowenstein (IL)
To be announced
Speaker: T. Kirkwood (UK)
Chair: C. Franceschi (IT)
09:30 - 10:30 Round table
Clinical 2 Social Social Biological        
Chair: A. Kalache (WHO)
Co-chair: D. Deeg (NL)
Chair: M. Vaarama (FI)
Co-chair: K. Kozlov (RU)
Chair: A. Lowenstein (IL)
Co-chair: A. Stuckelberger (CH)
Chair: C. Franceschi (IT)
Co-chair: T. Kirkwood (UK)
10:30 - 12:00 Symposia
Clinical 1 Clinical 2 Clinical 3 Social Biological Social      
Geriatric cancer: avoiding over- and undertreatment
Chair: L. Repetto (IT)
Co-chair: N. Napalkov (RU)
Cross-national comparisons of social engagement and quality of life
Chair: D.Deeg (NL)
Co-chair:
Delirium in frail older people
Chair: J. Laurila (FI)
Co-chair: TBA
Abuse and victimization in old age: recent prevalence studies in the European region
Chair: Th. Goergen (DE)
Co-chair: B. Penhale (UK)
Premature aging prevention
Chair: V. Khavinson (RU)
Co-chair: S. Rattan (DK)
Psycho-social dimensions and life-style of old people in 5 European countries
Chair: F. Marcellini (IT)
Co-chair: N. Zakharova (RU)
12:00 - 12:30
Coffee break & Exhibition, Poster session // Fountain Lobby, Delovoy and Severny Halls
12:30 - 14:00 Free papers communication sessions  
  Clinical Social Social Biological        
Chair: A. Salva (ES)
Co-chair: I. Petrov (BU)
Chair: B. Marin (AT)
Chair: E. Karyukhin (RU)
Chair: V. Koltover (RU)
14:00 - 14.30 Closing ceremony
LENINGRAD HALL
14:45 Satellite symposium
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