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Call for Abstracts--CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, Deadline Extended

Deadline May 1, 2017

Join us for Canada’s premier multidisciplinary conference for those interested in individual and population aging. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines and all interests in aging, including research, practice, policy and related work. International submissions are encouraged. We are also pleased to offer the CIHR-IA Student Poster Competition and student travel assistance grants.

46th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting Canadian Association on Gerontology
Winnipeg, Manitoba
October 19-21, 2017

To help make sure you can join us at CAG2017: Evidence for Action in an Aging World, we’ve extended the deadline for the submission of abstracts until May 1, 2017!

We are also excited and honoured to welcome our esteemed keynote speakers at CAG2017!

  • Carrie Bourassa, PhD, Institute for Aboriginal Peoples’ Health, CIHR: Noojimo Mikana (a Healing Path): Research and Reconciliation
  • Emem Omokaro, PhD, Dave Omokaro Foundation: Quality of Life and Ageing in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges of Implementing the WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health
  • Desmond O’Neill, MD, Trinity College Dublin: Scholarship and Synergy: The Humanities and Ageing

For more information, including discounted room rates at the Fairmont Winnipeg, please visit

CAG2017 is hosted by the University of Manitoba Centre on Aging (

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