Victoria

06 Dec 19

2019 VIC AAG SECG Annual Forum

Call for abstracts

The AAG Student and Early Career Group Members are calling for members to present at the upcoming 2019 VIC AAG SECG Annual Forum on 6 December 2019 9am-12:30pm at University of Melbourne.

Students and early career researchers are proud members of the AAG, Australia’s peak national body linking professionals working across multidisciplinary fields of ageing. December is the time of the year when we showcase the research of our Student and Early Career Researcher/Practitioner members to the AAG community and beyond.

We are putting out a call to student and early career members of the AAG who would like to present as part of this special event.

This is an amazing opportunity to share the highlights of research and hone your presentation skills!

Each presenter will have 5 minutes to present and is limited to one static slide. Prize money will be awarded to the top presenters who use the best presentation style to engage with and communicate to a diverse audience.

We are very grateful for the support of Dr Michael Murray who gives a generous prize for the best presentations!!

What is involved?

  • You must be an AAG member to apply*
  • All abstracts related to ageing research are welcome.
  • You have 5 minutes to present your work to practitioners and researchers.
  • You need to present your research with one static power point slide.
  • There will be a panel of supportive adjudicators who will provide you with confidential written feedback
  • You will be judged on your content, communication style and audience engagement

Click here to submit your abstract

Closing date for applications is COB 31st October 2019
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The AAG VIC Student and Early Career Group Members presents the 2019 Annual Forum

Students and early career researchers are proud to be members of the AAG, Australia’s peak national body linking professionals working across multidisciplinary fields of ageing.

The forum will include 3 events:

  • Panel discussion on career opportunities post PhD
  • Facilitated networking with leaders in gerontology and fellow students and early career researchers
  • SEC members 5-minute presentation competition

We would like to invite you to presentations by the student and early career members of the AAG. Each presenter will have 5 minutes to present and is limited one static power point slide. A prize will be given to the presenters who use the best presentation style to engage with and communicate to a diverse audience.

  • Learn from a range of AAG members about career opportunities post PhD
  • Network with leaders in gerontology, fellow students and early career researchers
  • Celebrate the work being done by our graduate students and early career researchers
  • Learn from a range of AAG members about career opportunities post PhD
  • Network with leaders in gerontology, fellow students and early career researchers
  • Celebrate the work being done by our graduate students and early career researchers

Hear from leading experts:

Dr Anita Goh

Dr Joanne Mihelcic

Dr Rajna Ogrin

Dr Rachel Winterton is a research fellow with the John Richards Centre for Rural Ageing Research, La Trobe University, and the convenor of the AAG Regional, Rural and Remote Special Interest Group. Her research is based in critical rural gerontology, and focuses on the micro/macro level barriers and opportunities associated with ageing in a rural area. Rachel's research is widely published in international high-impact journals, including the Gerontologist, and she has received over $1m in research grants and consultancies.


Dr Steve Savvas



More information regarding the event will be added soon

Event Date & Time: 6th December 9.00am - 12.30pm

Event Location: University of Melbourne, VIC
Gryphon Gallery Seminar Room
1888 Building
Grattan Street

Registrations Open: 10th Oct 19 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 6th Dec 19 11:59 PM

Places Available: 74

Your Investment

AAG members Free
Non-members $30
Concession/Student (Non-members) $15
Concession/students please use voucher VICSECG
at checkout to receive your discount






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