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Irish Gerontological Society
64th Annual and Scientific Meeting 2016
Developing Cultures of Excellence in Ageing and Exploring the Needs of Marginalised Groups
Our conference will be of interest to health and social-care professionals, academics involved in the study of ageing and those concerned with advocacy for older people. We would like to thank University of Limerick, University of Limerick Hospitals, Tralee Institute of Technology and Kerry University Hospital for partnering with us on this event.
We look forward to welcoming you on
Thursday 29th (see below), Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October 2016 at
The Malton Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Delegates arriving at the conference hotel on Thursday evening will be able to complete their event registration between 19.00 and 21.00 in the IGS networking lounge in the conference centre. There will be a screening of the film 'Older Than Ireland - One Hundred Years of Love, Laughter & Happiness' in the conference centre's Mangerton Suite from 21.00-22.15. Please note that last orders in the dining-room at the Malton are at 9 pm. Bar food is available until 9.30 pm.
Our conference will have a varied and interesting scientific programme for delegates and includes our annual members' gala dinner.
Delegates must book in advance using this booking facility to attend this event. For logistics and housekeeping purposes, online booking closes at midnight on Friday 23rd September 2016. For capacity reasons, we are sorry but it will not be possible to accept new bookings on conference days. We encourage you to book early as there are a limited number of places available.
For full details (programme, speakers, travel, accommodation etc.) about this Meeting, please click on this link.
GETTING TO KILLARNEY BY TRAIN
The Irish Gerontology Society has organised a Special 10% On-Line Discount with Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail - for all delegates attending this year’s Conference at the Malton Hotel in Killarney. Killarney Railway Station in right next to the Malton Hotel in Killarney.
The Special 10% On-Line Discount Code is: IGSE2806
Delegates should add the above Special On-Line Discount Code where you are asked to do so on the payment details page - when booking your Train Tickets through www.irishrail.ie
The Special On-Line Discount Code is valid for use only on bookings made via www.irishrail.ie between Monday 29th August and Wednesday 7th September 2016 - when delegates can book to travel to and from Killarney for their Conference from their local inter-city station.
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Irish Gerontological Society
The Irish Gerontological Society (IGS) is one of the oldest societies in the world devoted to the study of ageing. Its core purposes are (i) education and research in the study of ageing and (ii) promoting a better understanding by the general public of ageing and related issues.