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Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS 2019)

Nines Portland Hotel # | Portland, USA
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Title: Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS 2019)
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Dates: From May, 2, 2019 to May, 4, 2019
Location: Portland, USA
Type: Meeting
Registration Cost: From 450 to 999 USD
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Nines Portland Hotel #

PORTLAND, USA
The Nines, Portland Hotel at a Glance Year Opened:  2008 Last Renovated:  New Build in 2008 Guest Rooms:  331 Kings/Suites/Doubles:  204/ 13/ 114 Room Rates:  High - $339 / Low – $149 Ideal Group Size:  180 Max Group Size:  250
State and Local Taxes Sales Tax:   0% Room Tax:   12.5%
Portland Meeting Rooms Largest Meeting Space:   7,176 square feet Indoor Meeting Space:   13,478 square feet
Amenities Business: Complimentary wireless internet access throughout hotel. Complimentary 24 hour business center. Recreation: Complimentary 24 hour fitness center. Nearby: Restaurants, Shopping & Entertainment Venues. Biking, Hiking, Skiing & Golf. Learn more about things to do in Portland and Portland events.
Dining and Food & Beverage Averages Breakfast:  Plated: $23; Buffet: $28 Lunch:  Plated: $30; Buffet: $34 Dinner:  Plated: $65; Buffet: $85
Portland Restaurant Options Urban Farmer:  118 person capacity limit, Steakhouse Departure:  240, Asian Cuisine
Airport Proximity Portland International Airport is 12 miles/25 minutes away.
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Founded in 1942, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people. Our nearly 6,000 members include geriatricians, geriatric nurses, social workers, family practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and internists.


The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policymakers, and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. For more information


To improve the health, independence, and quality of life of all older people.


Our Vision For The Future

Every older American will receive high-quality, person-centered care.


Strategies For Achieving Our Vision

Expanding the geriatrics knowledge base through initiatives that promote basic, clinical, and health services research regarding the health of older adults.

Increasing the number of healthcare professionals employing the principles of geriatric medicine when caring for older persons by supporting the expansion of geriatric education in all applicable health professions and promoting the development of systems of care and practice redesign that facilitate the provision of quality geriatric care.

Recruiting physicians and other healthcare professionals into careers in geriatrics through efforts to ensure that geriatrics is a viable, attractive, and rewarding career choice.

Guiding public policy through advocacy so policy supports improved health and healthcare for seniors.

Raising public awareness of the need for high-quality, culturally sensitive geriatric healthcare so an empowered, proactive public can help drive improvements in the quality of care that older persons receive.

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2018-12-18
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Accommodation:

The 2019 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting is being held at:


Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Portland, OR 97232

Tel: 503-235-7575

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General Info

Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) from May 2 – 4 (pre-conference day: Wednesday, May 1) in Portland, Oregon. 


The AGS Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier educational event in geriatrics, providing the latest information on clinical care, research on aging, and innovative models of care delivery.  The 2019 Annual Meeting will address the educational needs of geriatrics professionals from all disciplines.  Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, social workers, long-term care and managed care providers, health care administrators, and others can update their knowledge and skills through state-of-the-art educational sessions and research presentations. 


The 2019 Annual Meeting offers many continuing education sessions, including invited symposia, workshops, and meet-the-expert sessions.  Sessions will include information about emerging clinical issues, current research in geriatrics, education, health policy, and delivery of geriatric health care. 


Meeting attendees will have many wonderful opportunities to network and exchange ideas and information with colleagues.  The Presidential Poster Reception, Special Interest Group Meetings, Section Meetings for Fellows-in-Training, Nurses, Pharmacists, Social Workers, and Teachers are all great opportunities to interact with colleagues.


AGS staff is happy to answer any questions you may have about the meeting.  We look forward to seeing you in Portland!


Reena Karani, MD, MHPE                                Laurie Jacobs, MD, AGSF

Program Chair                                                   President

Contact
Organising Agency

American Geriatrics Society

40 Fulton St., 18th Floor

New York, NY 10038


Phone: 212.308.1414

Fax:      212.832.8646

Email: info.amger@americangeriatrics.org

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