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We are pleased to announce the 16th Annual Geriatric Services Conference, which is taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building (Level M ) at 999 Canada Place on April 12, 2019

The theme this year is Connect. Collaborate. Create. Presentations and workshops led by respected researchers and clinicians will include dialogue on current and emerging best practices, culture of care transformation, and key ethical and legal issues affecting seniors.  This conference is an opportunity for networking and collaboration in an inspiring atmosphere for approximately 250 interdisciplinary health care professionals from from across the province. 

Visiting Faculty 

View the draft Program.

Workshops

There are a variety of workshops to choose from. For details, please visit Workshop Descriptions.  

Learning Objectives

Download the Learning Objectives for Individual Sessions.   

Poster Presentations

Poster presentations supporting the 2019 conference theme, Connect. Collaborate. Create., will provide an opportunity to share research, best practice initiatives in the field of aging, from health promotion to palliative care and with interdisciplinary colleagues and researchers from across the province.  Posters may include current research in geriatrics and gerontology, educational initiatives and quality improvement projects.  Posters will be on display for the full day, with several opportunities throughout the conference for participants to view and discuss with presenters.

Download information on the Poster Presentation Logistics and Submission Process. 

Deadline for submission is March 15, 2019. 

Registration is Now Open! 

Download the Registration Form and send it to: 

Email:  Conferences@providencehealth.bc.ca

Mail:

Geriatric Services Conference 2019
Cindy Convery
Youville Residence
4950 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC  V5Z 3L9

Fax: 604-261-9047

Accommodation Information

A block of rooms is available for conference delegates at the Listel Hotel, 1300 Robson Street. The block is under Providence Health Care / Geriatric Conference at a rate of $159.00 plus taxes per night. Rooms must be confirmed by March 11, 2019.

Delegates can make their reservations the following ways:

Hotel Direct:  (604) 684-8461

Toll Free:   1-800-663-5491

E-mail:  reservations@thelistelhotel.com

There are a number of other hotels in the vicinity as well.

View our 2018 Conference information, including: keynote speaker information, live webcast and presentation slides.