International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing
4-6 October 2013
Call for Abstracts — Now Open!
The International Federation on Ageing and Turyak Seniors Council Association cordially invites you to submit abstracts for oral presentations at the International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee and assigned to the appropriate concurrent session for oral presentations. Abstracts from around the world are welcomed to share best practices to the regions of the Middle East, Northern Africa, Eastern Europe, and surrounding countries of Turkey.
Abstracts must relate to one of the 13 sub-themes identified.
Abstract submissions are entirely separate from full paper submissions, and will therefore not be eligible for financial prizes or publications. For more information about Full Papers visit www.ifa-fiv.org.
Deadline: May 31, 2013 at 5pm EST
By submitting your abstract, you are implying consent for distribution.
All presenting authors are provided 45 days to register and pay after their abstract has been accepted, up to June 30th, 2013. Authors that fail to register and pay within 45 days will be withdrawn from the final program.
- Abstracts must be submitted to Ms. Annie Tam, Manager of Programs and New Initiatives, International Federation on Ageing by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by May 31st, 2013 5pm EST
- Abstracts must be submitted in English and in PDF format.
- Maximum number of words is 250.
- It is the responsibility of the author(s) to ensure their text does not contain any typos or grammatical errors. The Program Committee will not be responsible for any errors published and if the submitted abstract is not legible due to formatting issues.
- No changes can be made after authors have submitted their abstracts.
Themes & Sub-themes
1. Priorities of Intergenerational Solidarity
1.1 Moral values and strengthening of family ties
1.2 Positive discrimination for the elderly, elder abuse and negligence
1.3 Active and productive ageing- the elderly as a work force
2.1. Elderly health care and nutrition
2.2. Health tourism
3. New Approaches in Elderly Prosperity
3.1.Ageing in rural areas and foreign countries
3.2.Age-friendly cities and communities — roles and mission of municipalities
3.3.Caregiver training, manpower and employment
4. Elderly Care Models
4.1.Ageing at home and home care
4.2.Support services, e-care, telemedicine
4.3.Institutional care — assisted living facilities, nursing homes and day centers
4.4.Old age care insurance
For more information please visit the IFA website,