(28 OCTOBER 2023)

Programme Overview

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8.00am – 9.00am


  • Excellence in Research Symposium: Publishing high-impact Asian research – Insights from the inside


9.00am – 10.00am


  • Plenary 5: Celebrating 10 years of AWGS – What have we learnt? – Prof CHEN Liang-Kung, Taiwan


  • Plenary 6: Exercise in Older Persons across the Frailty Spectrum: What works, What doesn’t, What next? – Prof Maria FIATARONE SINGH, Australia


10.00am – 10.30am


  • Tea Break


10.30am – 12.00pm


  • Symposium (3) Frailty-Resilient: Trends in Management
    • Frailty management in 2023: Where we are now, where we hope to be – Prof LIM Jae-Young, korea
    • Multi-dimensional intervention and social prescribing – Role of healthy precinct – Prof Reshma MERCHANT, Singapore
    • Frailty in primary care settings: What works, what doesn’t – A/Prof LEE Eng Sing, Singapore
    • Gamification for Cognitive Frailty – Prof MIAO Chun-Yan, Singapore


  • Symposium (4) Advances in Peri-Operative Care
    • Advances in Peri-Operative Care – Management of Perioperative Frailty and Sarcopenia – ANZ Perspective – Dr Janani THILLAINADESAN, Sydney
    • Management of Periop Sarcopenia – Singapore Perspective – Dr Doris NG, Singapore
    • Management of Periop Sarcopenia – Malaysian Perspective – Dr Terence ONG, Malaysia
    • Panel Discussion of Cases
      Panel: Dr Janani THILLAINADESAN (Sydney) Dr Doris NG (Singapore), Dr Terence ONG (Malaysia), A/Prof TAN Kok Yang (Singapore)

      Case Presenter: Dr Ong Jin Wen (Singapore)
      Moderators: Dr Priscilla NG (Singapore) 


12.00pm – 1.30pm


  • Exhibition and Poster Session


  • Lunch Symposium Sponsored by Pfizer
    • Life in an Endemic COVID-19: What does this mean for the geriatric population? – Dr Louisa SUN Jin, Singapore
    • Moderated Discussion – Dr Tan Li Feng (Singapore), Dr Louisa SUN Jin (Singapore)


  • Exclusive Lunch Symposium for Chapter of Geriatricians and Geriatric Medicine Trainees


1.30pm – 2.00pm


  • Panel Discussion: The Asia-Pacific Clinical Practice Guidelines in Frailty Management (2017) Revisited


2.00pm – 2.30pm


  • Plenary 7: Frailty, Intrinsic Capacity, Resilience and Successful Aging: A Cross-disciplinary Discourse in the Post-pandemic Era – Prof Jean WOO, Hong Kong


2.30pm – 3.00pm


  • Tea Break


3.00pm – 4.30pm


  • Symposium (5) Innovations in Care: Healthcare Settings
    • Diagnostic Criteria for Cachexia by the Asia Working Group for Cachexia – Prof Keisuke MAEDA, Japan
    • Rethinking Hospital Models of Care for better outcomes – Prof AUYEUNG Tung Wai, Hong Kong
    • Geriatrics at the front-door: Emergency Department Intervention For Frailty (EDIFY) – Dr Edward CHONG, Singapore
    • Delirium management in acute settings – Dr Rachel CHEONG, Singapore


  • Symposium (6) Innovations in Care: Community
    • Interventions for prefrail community-dwelling older persons: What’s now, what’s new, what’s next? – Dr Laura TAY, Singapore
    • Insights on implementation from a novel frailty care model – Dr TAN Woan Shin, Singapore
    • Nutritional interventions for frailty prevention in the community: From evidence to practice – A/Prof PENG Li-Ning, Taiwan
    • Promoting Frailty Screening and Integrated Care Intervention in China – Insights, challenges, next steps – Prof KANG Lin, China


4.30pm – 5.00pm


  • Award Presentation Ceremony and Closing Address