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Art of Ageing – International and Professional Training Conference for Active Seniors

22 AUGUST 2019 Hírek Faculty news

The Institute of Transdisciplinary Research of the University of Pécs, in cooperation with the Faculty of Health Sciences, is again organizing the Art of Ageeing Conference and Festival, the purpose of which is to recognize and celebrate the culture and research of our University, and to establish interactive cooperation – beyond demanding and understandable science communication – both within and outside the University.


The topic of this year’s Hungarian and English language international conference and art festival – just like that of the last year’s event – is “Art of Ageing”, which is not only interpreted as a biological process, but also as a general and universal process that indicates the passing of time.

The series of events will be held between 2 and 5 October, 2019 at several venues in Pécs, including also the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Pécs.

 

Purpose of the Conference:

Focusing on active ageing, the conference will address issues of vital importance to the health and quality of life of the elderly that will help to maintain a good quality of life as long as possible. The lecturers will give a national and international insight partly into the organized support opportunities available to active ageing, and will present specific sub-areas, such as: fallibility syndrome, generation problems, exercise programs, nutrition, etc.

Because of the wide, interdisciplinary character of the lectures, the lecturers provide an interesting experience both for the university students and the “civilian” population.

 

Date of the Conference: 3 October, 2019 (Thursday)

Venue of the Conference: University of Pécs, Faculty of Health Sciences, Building ‘A’ (H-7621 Pécs, Vörösmarty u. 4.), conference room and classrooms.

Pre-registration: due to the capacity of the hall, pre-registration is required for the event, the deadline of which is: 10 September, 2019. After the receipt of participation requests, we will provide e-mail information about the opportunity to attend the event. Please click here for the data protection information.

Language of the congress: English and Hungarian. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided during the English presentations made during the plenary session. When registering for the conference, you will be able to indicate your need for interpretation.

 

Planned program of the conference

8:00

Registration

9:00

Opening event

9:10

Plenary session (in English - with interpretation), with a coffee break, and discussion / Q&A session at the end

12:45

Lunch

14:00

Section meetings

18:00

Discussion / questions

(The detailed program will be published later on)

 

Planned section meetings

(The detailed program of each section meeting will be published on an ongoing basis.)

  • Interdisciplinary section (English)
  • Active Ageing section (English / Hungarian)
  • Professional Training Conference for Active Seniors (Hungarian)
  • Poster section (English / Hungarian)

 

About the poster section

It is possible to send a poster in English or Hungarian language on the topic of the conference. You can register for the poster section here.  The registration interface is also the registration for participation in the conference!

The printing cost of posters shall be borne by the lecturer. The recommended size is: 90 cm x 60 cm.

Deadline for uploading abstracts: 10 September, 2019. The organizer will send the decision of the Assessment Committee by e-mail within 5 working days.

The language of the poster section is Hungarian and English.

Please click here to view the formal help for uploading the abstract.

 

Fees payable

The participants of the conference can attend the plenary session of the conference, the section meetings, the coffee breaks and the lunch free of charge. Prerequisite for participation: pre-registration by 10 September, 2019. Pre-registration is required due to the limited capacity of the room. The organizers will send an e-mail notification about your actual participation (or a rejection notice) by 17 September, 2019.

 

Further information:
konferencia@etk.pte.hu
+36/72 513-674

 

We reserve the right to change the program!