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2016 Developing Tomorrows Leaders In Gerontology
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Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA) Conference:
Developing Tomorrows Leaders in Gerontology

5th (13:00 - 17:30) and 6th (09:30 - 11:00) July 2016

University of Stirling


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11th April 2016
Abstract Submission is now closed

25th April 2016
Key Note Speaker Submissions is now closed

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Announcement of Accepted Abstracts

The aim of the ERA pre-BSG annual conference event is to provide the space and opportunity for emerging researchers in ageing to experience meaningful participation and active engagement with their peers. The ERA event is your chance to talk with, and listen to your peers, to share ideas and issues, to practise presenting your research and it is an opportunity for reflection, all within a safe, supportive environment.


There are several good reasons to engage and connect with your peers:

  • We share an interest/passion in ageing
  • We are students or early career gerontologist
  • We are tomorrow leaders in gerontology

Opportunities for professional development at this event include: networking, a masterclass and workshop, presentation of your research and a lunch with the leaders. See the programme of events for more information.

Guidelines for the Submission of Abstracts

You are invited to submit an abstract for presentation of no more than 250 words with sufficient detail to allow the ERA Committee to judge the merit of the submission. Presentations will take place 6 July 09:30 - 11:00.

All abstracts will be reviewed by an ERA Committee

  • Name and affiliation. (name, affiliation, position, contact information)
  • Presentation Title
  • Abstracts word limit is 250 words
  • Keywords (max 3)

Abstracts should be sent as an attachment and emailed to valerie.d'astous@kcl.ac.uk and teddycosco@gmail.comA confirmation e-mail will be sent to your e-mail address soon after your submission.

Guidelines for the Submission of  a Key Note Speaker

The opportunity to present a key note address is a distinguished honour. This year we are requesting an ERA member to deliver a motivational speech to set the tone and summarise a core message for emerging researchers in ageing Tuesday, 5 July. You are invited to nominate yourself or another emerging researcher in ageing to give a 30 minute key note address. Please provide sufficient detail about the individual and contact information to allow the ERA Committee to make an informed selection.

Nominations should be emailed to valerie.d'astous@kcl.ac.uk and teddycosco@gmail.comA confirmation e-mail will be sent to your e-mail address soon after your nomination is received.

This event is free for all BSG members who consider themselves ERA. £50 for non-members.

Please see the programme of events for further information.

To register please return the registration form below to:

valerie.d'astous@kcl.ac.uk or teddycosco@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for registration to the British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference is 30th June 2016

Developing Tomorrows Leaders in Gerontology is a British Society of Gerontology pre-Conference ERA event