GERICON is the Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Geriatrics.
GERICON 2017 is being organized by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. An iconic institution of modern India in last 60 years of its existence, it has established itself as a leader in the field of biomedical research and health care. It has been in the forefront of service development, education and research in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology in India for the last two decades.
The theme of GERICON 2017 is a vision of the future of Geriatric Medicine practice.
The focus of the conference is adapting to the realities of an evolving society in the face of rapid technological advances. We have a new society looking for instant returns and the revolutionary changes in science and technology have made such aspirations possible. It is imperative that in this changing world order, we are ready with the next step. Those who refuses to walk with the times have been left behind, and those who refuse to look up and plan for the road not visible ahead will soon become redundant.
In addition to a series of didactic sessions led by leading faculty in the field of Geriatric Medicine, there will be activities aimed at building skills in ageing research, training and human resource development; old age care and intergenerational bonding through focused workshops and symposia.
Our goal is to establishing students in the discipline so that they are prepared for an inevitable future and lead the coming generations. In addition to opportunity to discuss academic and research issues with by leading faculty in the discipline, students have opportunity to participate in several competitions which will be a part of the conference.