Sponsorship & Exhibitors

We are delighted to have the sponsorship following companies as our sponsorship partners for IAGG-ER 2015

Gold Sponsors

MSD is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. MSD is known as Merck in the United States and Canada and MSD elsewhere.  MSD employs over 2,000 people directly in Ireland and provides an additional 9,000 indirect jobs through its operations at sites throughout Ireland.  In the last five decades the company has invested over €2.2bn in Ireland.  MSD is one of Ireland's leading exporters and contributes significantly towards making the pharmaceutical industry the country's leading export sector. 

MSD is a member of Guaranteed Irish and manufacturers or packages many of its leading products for the world market in Ireland.  Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.msd-ireland.com.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be the world's largest independent biotechnology company, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
For more information, visit http://www.amgen.com/ and follow us on www.twitter.com/amgen

Located in south Dublin, Beacon Hospital is one of the most advanced hospitals in Europe, with over 800 consultants, nurses and healthcare professionals. Beacon provides 24-hour, world-class acute care services, including orthopaedics, cardiology, women’s health, urology, vascular surgery, ENT, neurology, general surgery, comprehensive cancer care and emergency medicine.

The hospital, which opened in October 2006, has 183 acute care beds, nine operating theatres and two linear accelerators. With over 200 consultants and 630 highly skilled personnel, the hospital treated circa 96,000 patients in 2014.

Silver Sponsors

Working in partnership with healthcare professionals and organisations that support them, Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition provides medical nutrition products and services, for people who need or benefit from nutritional support. Most frequently we work in malnutrition, frailty, enteral tube feeding, and a number of specialist clinical areas, including metabolics. Through the Nutricia Medical Patient Care service we provide enteral feeding support services to approximately 2000 patients living in their own home in Ireland. What sets Nutricia Medical apart is our commitment to our customers, the patients that benefit from our products and the care and development of our employees.
Founded in Denmark in 1915 with a presence in Ireland since 1985, Lundbeck Ireland Ltd. has enjoyed over 20 years of success, with the Irish subsidiary established in 1995 to provide greater services to psychiatrists, GPs, pharmacists and patients in Ireland. Lundbeck is also unique among pharmaceutical companies, by focusing 100% of its research, production and marketing activities on products for the treatment of brain disease. As part of our remit, we continue to embark on educational campaigns in the areas of depression and alcohol dependency.  The ongoing focus of individual campaigns is to raise awareness, and in the process, destigmatise each condition.


Sage’s mission is “to promote and protect the rights, freedoms and dignity of older people by developing support and advocacy services wherever ageing poses a challenge for individuals.”

Sage is under the governance of Third Age Ireland, with funding from the Health Service Executive and The Atlantic Philanthropies.   We are available to all vulnerable older people in all care settings and in the transition between them.

The motto of the service is ‘Nothing about you / without you’.

Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals Limited is an Irish company, operating here since 1973. We are part of a worldwide network of independent associated companies. Our development of sustained release morphine revolutionised the treatment of cancer pain. Today, our products are at the forefront of the management of moderate and severe pain, using oral, transdermal and intravenous delivery systems. Our focus is on the analgesic and respiratory therapy areas with a view to improving the quality of life for those who suffer from chronic debilitating disease.

The International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG)
The International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) promotes design of technology and environments for independent living and social participation of older persons in good health, comfort and safety. It holds biennial international conferences, publishes the quarterly journal Gerontechnology and enjoys a collaborative relationship with IAGG as a Standing Committee.  The next World Conference will take place in Nice, France September 28-30, 2016. For information about the conference, ISG chapters and to join visit www.gerontechnology.info

A world leader in academic publishing, Cambridge publishes over 1,500 new academic and professional books annually, and over 350 peer-reviewed academic journals, including International Psychogeriatrics, Ageing and Society, Reviews in Clinical Gerontology and Canadian Journal on Aging. Many of these journals are leading academic publications in their fields and together form one of the most valuable and comprehensive bodies of research available today. Visit our stand to discover more about our list or visit journals.cambridge.org/gerontology.​

The National Centre for the Protection of Older People (NCPOP), UCD was set up in October 2008 with funding from the Health Service Executive to undertake a programme of research into elder abuse and the protection of older people in Ireland. Through its collaborative interdisciplinary team, the Centre has developed a knowledge base of Irish and international research to contribute to the development of policy, practice, and education. Website: www.ncpop.ie Email: ncpop@ucd.ie

Novartis is the only healthcare company globally with leading positions in pharmaceuticals, eye care, cost-saving generics and OTC medicines. Novartis employs approximately 130,000 people worldwide and over 1,500 in Ireland in two manufacturing plants in Cork and commercial operations in Dublin.  Novartis has an industry-leading pipeline with over 200 projects in clinical development.  Novartis is currently conducting 26 clinical trials in Ireland.

Glaxo Smith Kline
GSK is a global healthcare company on a mission

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicine, vaccines and consumer healthcare brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world helping them to do more, feel better, live longer.

Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim is a research driven group of companies dedicated to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing pharmaceuticals that improve health and quality of life.
Our business consists of Prescription Medicines, Consumer Healthcare, Biopharmaceuticals and Animal Health. We focus on the production of innovative drugs and treatments that represent major therapeutic advances.
Our products have long been highly successful in the treatment of respiratory, cardiovascular, central nervous system and virological disorders.

Bayer in Ireland is part of the global organisation Bayer AG, based in Leverkusen, Germany, with 109,000 employees worldwide and over 100 employees in Ireland. Our commitment is to develop quality medicines for diagnosing, combating and preventing disease, researching new pathways, new molecules and new technologies in areas with a high level of unmet medical need, such as cancer therapy, cardiovascular and blood disorders, as well as gynaecology and ophthalmology.


Eli Lilly

Clonmel Healthcare

The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: “Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice”

One of the most highly acclaimed meetings in the field of aging, The 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, will take place July 23 to 27, 2017,  in San Francisco, California. As the global platform for breakthrough scientific results, the World Congress is expecting more than 6,000 professionals in the field of aging to attend. Save the date and sign up at iagg2017.org to receive future IAGG 2017 news.

South Africa will host the Second World Congress on Healthy Ageing from 30 July - 2 August 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. This global forum for internationally renowned experts, will address healthy ageing issues in main stream, complementary and alternative medicine including latest medical research and healthy ageing protocols affecting us today but with a specific focus on how they apply to the African region. 

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients’ needs ,engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative therapeutic solutions. Sanofi has core strengths in healthcare, with 7 growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme. We act with our partners to protect health, enhance life, provide hope and respond to the potential healthcare needs of 7 billion people around the world.

About the Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Collaboration
In 2007, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb entered into a worldwide collaboration to develop and commercialize apixaban, an oral anticoagulant discovered by Bristol-Myers Squibb. This global alliance combines Bristol-Myers Squibb's long-standing strengths in cardiovascular drug development and commercialization with Pfizer’s global scale and expertise in this field.

Irish Medical Organisation
The role of the IMO is to represent doctors in Ireland and to provide them with all relevant services. It is committed to the development of a caring, efficient and effective Health Service.
Website: www.imo.ie                    Email: imo@imo.ie

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students in Ontario, Canada. Since 1925, RNAO has advocated for healthy public policy, promoted excellence in nursing practice, increased nurses’ contribution to shaping the health-care system, and influenced decisions that affect nurses and the public they serve. For more information about RNAO, visit our website at RNAO.ca. You can also check out our Face book  page or follow us on Twitter.

Welcome to the 11th EUGMS Congress in Oslo 16-18 September 2015!
Europe faces the challenges of a rapid increasing elderly population and medical innovations that make cure and care for almost everything possible. In this interface we are creating the scientific program for the congress with the title:
Geriatric medicine for future Europeans - Successful aging creates new challenges.
Deadline for abstract submission: 30 April 2015
Early bird registration until: 15 June 2015