9 - 11 November 2023
LocationNovotel Melbourne on Collins
270 Collins St
Melbourne Vic 3000
Organised byFaculty of Psychiatry of Old Age
The RANZCP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age are pleased to present their 2023 conference which will focus on the theme of "Ageing in the contemporary era".
This year our conference aims to introduce the concept of old age psychiatry to the younger generation by introducing a "speed dating/networking" and panel on the afternoon of Wednesday 8 November. We also have a diverse array of speakers and presentations with an international old age psychiatrist as well as a session for trainees to present their Scholarly Project over 2 days. There will be also be a trainee education morning workshop on Saturday 11 November. This diverse and interactive program will showcase ageing in the contemporary era.
The Organising Committee is currently curating a dynamic program which will be published online later in the year.
Abstract submissions are now closed for the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age 2023 conference.
Abstract submission key dates
- Abstract submission opens: Thursday 15 June 2023
- Abstract submission closes: Thursday 31 August 2023
- Notification to authors: Monday 18 September 2023
- Author acceptance due: Monday 2 October 2023
Should you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is now open for the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age 2023 Conference. Early bird pricing ends on Monday 2 October 2023.
Retired RANZCP Fellow
Non-RANZCP psychiatrist / medical practitioner
University student (medicine, psychology)
Conference add-on registration
Guest Welcome reception ticket
Conference dinner ticket
Conference registration includes:
- Attendance at the Welcome reception on Thursday 10 November
- Access to all conference sessions on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 November
- Refreshments and lunch on both conference days
- One (1) ticket to the Welcome reception on Thursday, drinks and canapés will be served. Note: Additional guest tickets for the Welcome reception can be purchased as part of the registration process at the cost of $70 pp
The Organising Committee is pleased to offer various support packages which will maximise your company's visibility at the 2023 conference. To discuss support opportunities please email email@example.com.
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Terms and conditions
Delegate cancellation - Change of mind
All requests for cancellation must be made in writing and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org . Cancellations received before 6 November 2023 will incur a $75.00 administration fee. No refunds will be issued after this date. However, an alternative delegate name may be submitted. All cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to email@example.com.
Delegate cancellation - Medical
The health and safety of conference attendees is our highest priority. The RANZCP is mindful of the health risks posed by COVID-19, and the importance of following official medical advice with respect to social distancing, practicing good hygiene and staying at home when unwell. The RANZCP requests that any delegate who is feeling unwell or has cold or flu like symptoms, or who may have been in contact with someone with COVID-19, not attend the conference.
If, on medical grounds, you are unable to attend the conference, you must cancel your attendance in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A full refund will be provided; however, you may be asked to provide additional details.
If we are required to make any changes or cancellations to our conference due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to Acts of God, terrorism, war, strikes or industrial action, fire, explosion, inevitable accident, breakdown of property, changes in law, or pandemics or global health crises, delegates will be notified by email and will be provided a full refund of their registration fee.
COVID 19 compliance
All participants at the conference will be required to comply with the COVID Safety Guidelines and protocols in place with the venue/s and the conference which will be aligned and compliant with all relevant Commonwealth and state government health advice at that time. By registering for this event, the RANZCP reserves the right to provide your contact details to authorities for the purposes of contact tracing and any other relevant government requirements.
Details of the protocols and requirements will be available on the website and all registrants will be bound by these requirements. The RANZCP reserves the right to update the COVID protocols to ensure the health and safety of participants, including but not limited to event entry requirements. Participants may be excluded if they do not comply with the requirements of the COVID Safety Guidelines and protocols.
Conference participants are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance. The RANZCP and the Conference Organising Committee accept no responsibility for any loss in this regard.