News & Events

 

Connect with Center and Community Events via our calendar

Find the University of Washington School of Medicine Gerontology Grand Round and Journal Club updated weekly.

AND scroll down to find current Age-Related, local and national Events

 

A PDF with events through October 2014 is available for your convenience! 

 

Mark your calendar: 10/8 to 10/9/14

Elder Friendly Futures (EFF) - A UW Gerontology Conference

“Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally.”

www.elderfriendlyfutures.org

University of Washington HUB, Seattle, WA

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR RESEARCH POSTER PRESENTATIONS Deadline 9/2/14
Elder Friendly Futures Poster Presentations: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR INNOVATION SHOWCASE Deadline 9/2/14
Innovation Showcase displays are different from more traditional conference “exhibits.” The latter are meant to inform and engage interested attendees in established programs, services, or products of an agency, company, or organization.
Elder Friendly Futures Innovation Showcase: Wednesday October 8, 2014

 

Information about the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence JAHF BAGNC Scholarship program is available on the Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Scholars and Fellows web page.

 

The Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC): Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series; Not to worry if you missed some of the lectures from Winter and Spring 2014; they can be found free of charge at at www.nwgec.org.

 

UW Geriatric Grand Rounds and Journal Club: 8am every Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center in the Research and Teaching Building at 300 9th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 in Room 117. http://depts.washington.edu/geront/conferences/grandrounds.html

 

September 2014

9/2, 2014

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR RESEARCH POSTER PRESENTATIONS Deadline
Elder Friendly Futures Poster Presentations: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR INNOVATION SHOWCASE Deadline
Innovation Showcase displays are different from more traditional conference “exhibits.” The latter are meant to inform and engage interested attendees in established programs, services, or products of an agency, company, or organization.
Elder Friendly Futures Innovation Showcase: Wednesday October 8, 2014

 

9/16, 2014

6:00pm-8:00pm

Conversation Cafe with the Washington Pioneer Network: Music & Memory

http://musicandmemory.org  and http://wapioneer.wordpress.com

RSVP to lindseyi@fulllifecare.org  Kline Galland Home,7500 Seward Park Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

 

9/17 to 20, 2014

Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Conference

https://www.gapna.org/annual-conference   Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa; Orlando, FL  

 

9/23/2014

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

The theme for year’s Falls Prevention Awareness Day is Strong Today, Falls-Free® Tomorrow.

http://www.ncoa.org/improve-health/center-for-healthy-aging/falls-preven...

 

9/25/2014   6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ****

American Geriatrics Society Special Presentation

The case for integrated geriatric and palliative care strategies with Dr. Diane E. Meier

This is a free event and a complimentary dinner will be served. 

Find more information attached here or at aegisonmadison .com

RSVP to 206-494-4499 or email Mary.Miller@aegislinving.com

Aegis on Madison at 2200 East Madison St., Seattle WA

 

9/28 - 9/30/2014

First Seattle Symposium on Health Care Data Analytics****

Confronting statistical challenges of using electronic health record data to conduct heath research

Join biostatisticians and other scientists from across the country to discuss health research and methods that involve large health care databases.

Find more information here linked here.

Hyatt Olive 8 Seattle, 1635 8th Avenue, Seattle, Washington, USA, 98101

 

October 2014

 

10/2/14

11:30 to 1:30 PM

de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

OPEN HOUSE

Health Sciences Building, T-Wing, T-529

Join us and learn more about the Center and the Healthy Aging Scholarships: 

Undergraduate- $2000   Masters- $5000   Doctoral (PhD and DNP)- $7500

Applications are due October 20th by 5pm

Find more information here.

 

10/2 to 10/4/14

2014 NGNA Annual Convention: Spur Your Passion for the Older Adult

http://www.ngna.org/events/2014-annual-convention.html

San Antonio, TX

 

10/5 to 10/8/2014

65th Annual AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo

American Health Care Association (AHCA)

National Center for Assisted Living

Washington, DC

 

10/8 to 10/9/14

Elder Friendly Futures (EFF) - A UW Gerontology Conference

“Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally.”

www.elderfriendlyfutures.org

University of Washington HUB, Seattle, WA

Innovations showcase and research poster session abstract due date is September 2, 2014

10/15/14

Call for Abstracts submission to 2015 WIN Conference Deadline. You can access the Call for Abstracts and the submission form here or under the 2015 WIN Conference tab at www.winursing.org. The 2015 conference theme is “Equity and Access: Nursing Research, Practice, and Education.” The conference will be  on April 22-25, 2015 at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, NM.   If you have conference questions, please contact Bo Perry at perrybo@ohsu.edu.

10/10 to 10/12/2014

Oregon Geriatric Society (OGS) Conference

http://www.oregongeriatricssociety.org/OGS_Annual_Conference.html

Sunriver, OR

Contact OGS for info. FREE FOR STUDENTS

 

10/23/14

Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate

 

November 2014

11/5 to 11/9/14

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Conference

http://www.geron.org/annual-meeting

Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington Marriott Marquis

Poster submission deadline was 3/5 ---Look for Late Breaker Poster Session details July 2014

 

December 2014

12/11/14

Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate

 

January 2015

 

February 2015

 

2/12/15

Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate

 

2/26 to 3/1/15

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Conference

http://www.aghe.org/am

Sheraton Nashville Downtown

Nashville, Tennesse

Poster submission deadline June 20, 2014

 

March 2015

3/23 to 3/27, 2015

American Society on Aging Conference

http://www.asaging.org/aia

Chicago, IL

Accepting proposals

 

April 2015

 

4/5 to 4/11/15

AGHE Careers in Aging Week

Bright future. Many possibilities. 

 

4/9/15

Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate

 

4/14 to 4/17/15

Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Conference

http://conference2014.nicheprogram.org/pages/41-future-conferences/content

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL

No call for abstract submission yet

4/22 to 4/25/15

Western Institute of Nursing  (WIN) Conference tab at www.winursing.org. The 2015 conference theme is “Equity and Access: Nursing Research, Practice, and Education.” The conference will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, NM.   If you have conference questions, please contact Bo Perry at perrybo@ohsu.edu.

Gerontology Interest Group to be announced

 

May 2015

5/15 to 5/17/15

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Conference

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/annual_meeting/attendees/past_and_future_meetings

Suburban Washington, DC (National Harbor, Maryland)   

No call for abstract submissions yet

5/20/15

10:30 to 1:30

De Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging Scholar Presentations and Reception

University House Auditorium

 

June 2015

 

6/11/15

Gerontological Professionals Network

Qualis Health Northgate