BIT's 3rd Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology (WCGG 2015)
★ Scientific Program
Program
Time: November 26-28, 2015
Venue:Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Taiwan

Registration

Time: 08:00-22:00, November 25, 2015 (Wednesday); Place: 85 Sky Tower Hotel, Taiwan

Opening Ceremony
Time: 09:00-09:30, November 26, 2015 (Thursday); Place: Room 301a, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung

Exhibition Center, Taiwan

Nobel Laureates Forum I

Time: 09:30-10:10, November 26, 2015 (Thursday);

Place: Room 301a, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Taiwan
09:00-09:30

Title: Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function, and their Role in Healthy Living
Dr. Erwin Neher, Professor, University of Gottingen, Germany
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1991)


Nobel Laureates Forum II

Time: 09:00-09:40, November 27, 2015 (Friday);

Place: Room 301a, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Taiwan
09:00-09:30
Title: Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function, and their Role in Healthy Living
Dr. Erwin Neher, Professor, University of Gottingen, Germany
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1991)

Keynote Forum

Time: 10:10-12:15, November 26, 2015 (Thursday);

Place: Room 301a, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Taiwan
Moderator: Dr. Thomas T. Chen, Professor, Santa Monica College, USA
10:10-10:35

Title: Current Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Ching-kuan Liu, President, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
10:35-11:00

Title: Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, Staging and Time Course of Dementia

Dr. Istvan J. E. Boksay, Clinical Professor, New York University, USA
11:00-11:25

Title: Designing Human Rights for Older People into Care Home Settings: An Interdisciplinary Challenge

Dr. John Williams, Professor, Aberystwyth University, UK
11:25-11:50

Title: Maternal Folic Acid Supplementation to Prevent Obesity/Insulin Resistance in the Offspring

Dr. Shi Wu Wen, Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada
11:50-12:15

Title: Antidiabetic Effects of Chemical Principles from Herbal Plant
Dr. Ming-Jai Su, Professor, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Chapter 1: Biology of Aging

Section 1-1: Biology of Aging
Time: 14:00-17:10, November 26, 2015 (Thursday);

Place: Room 303d, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
Chair: Dr. Keiichi Higuchi, Professor, Shinshu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Co-chair: Dr. Mohammad Kharazmi, Co-founder, NuGene, USA
14:00-14:25
Title: Gene Expression Changes Associated with Aging in Two Different Senescence-Accelerated Mouse (Sam) Strains, Short-Lived P8 and Long-Lived R1 Strains
Dr. Ryoya Takahashi, Professor, Toho University, Japan
14:25-14:50
Title: Aging and Anti-Aging Studies Using Senescence-Accelerated Mouse (Sam)
Dr. Keiichi Higuchi, Professor, Shinshu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
14:50-15:15
Title: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell in Age Related Macular Degeneration
Dr. Abdelhakim Mohamed Safwat, Assistant Lecturer, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: The Effects of Gut Homeostasis on Aging in Drosophila: Implication of Microbiota
Dr. Kyung-Jin Min, Professor, Inha University, South Korea
15:55-16:20
Title: Adipose Derived Stem Cell Conditioned Media a New Therapeutic Modality For Aging Skin
Dr. Mohammad Kharazmi,, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, Riverside, USA
16:20-16:45
Title: Identification of Caloric Restriction Mimetics for Aging Intervention 
Dr. Xi Zhao-Wilson, President, BioMarker Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
16:45-17:10
Title: Concept of Morpho Functional Zones, and Their Participation in Aging Process
Dr. Tatiana Yavisheva, Closed Joint Stock Company “R-Pharm”, Russia

Chapter 2: Geriatric Diseases

Section 2-1: Geriatric Diseases-Part 1
Time: 14:00-16:05, November 26, 2015 (Thursday);

Place: Room 302e, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

Chair: Dr. Yi-Chung (Clive) Pai, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Co-chair: Dr. Chien-Te Hung, Direcor, Shu-Tien Urology Ophthalmology Clinic, Taiwan

14:00-14:25

Title: Falls Education Initiative: An Interactive and Interdisciplinary Approach to Falls Prevention and Harm Reduction

Ms. Laine McGinley, Community Manager, Extendicare Eaux Claires, Canada
14:25-14:50

Title: Inevitable or Preventable? Perturbation Training May Reduce Community-Dwelling Older Adults’ Annual Risk of Falls

Dr. Yi-Chung (Clive) Pai, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
14:50-15:15

Title: The Five Fs/Hs of Successful Aging, the Proactivity Model, Stress Management, and Quality of Later Life: Conceptualization

Dr. Phylis Lan Lin, Professor, University of Indianapolis, USA
15:15-15:40

Title: Movement as Therapy in an Elderly Population with Orthopedic Conditions

Mr. Slavko Rogan, Lecturer, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
15:40-16:05

Title: Factors Related to Upper Respiratory Infections Among Community-Dwelling Older People in Japan

Ms. Noriko Okamoto, Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Section 2-2: Geriatric Diseases-Part 2

Time: 14:00-16:30, November 27, 2015 (Friday);

Place: Room 303d, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
Chair:Dr. Wai Kwong Tang, Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
14:00-14:25

Title: Fall Prevention in Older Adults: State of the Science

Dr. Laurence Z. Rubenstein, Professor and Chairman, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, USA
14:25-14:50

Title: Poststroke Depression
Dr. Wai Kwong Tang, Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

14:50-15:15
Title: Enhancing HDL Function to Mitigate Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy and Neuroinflammation in Aging
Dr. Ling Li, Professor and VFW Endowed Chair, University of Minnesota, USA
15:15-15:40
Title: Role of CVD Risk Assessment in COPD
Dr. Hwa Mu Lee, Clinical Professor, University of California at Irvine, USA
15:40-16:05
Title: Head Injury in Elderly Patients: Risk Factors for Intracranial Haemorrhage
Dr. John Stephen Batchelor, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Central Manchester Foundation Trust, UK
16:05-16:30
Title: Maximizing Potential in Patients with Multiple Chronic Health Conditions 
Dr. Cassandra Warner Frieson, Clinical Manager and Educator, Fall Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Center, USA

Chapter 3: Social Gerontology and Health Care Services for the Elderly
Section 3-1: Public Policy for Older People
Time: 10:00-12:05, Time: Nov. 27, 2015, Friday
Chair: Dr. Sylvia Yuk Kuen Fung, Professor, Tung Wah College, Hong Kong, China
10:00-10:25

Title: Policy Dilemmas Associated with Aged Care Reform in Australia
Mr. Richard Baldwin, Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

10:25-10:50

Title: The Integration of Care to Support Happy Ageing in Hong Kong
Dr. Sylvia Yuk Kuen Fung, Professor, Tung Wah College, Hong Kong, China

10:50-11:15

Title: Active Aging: Social Aspects
Dr. Irina L. Pervova, Professor, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

11:15-11:40

Title: The Effect of the 921 Chi-Chi Earthquake on the Mortality Risk of the Middle-aged and Elderly
Dr. Ching-Syang Jack Yue, Professor, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

11:40-12:05

Title: Relationship between Conversation with a Partner and Sleep Efficiency in the Elderly
Dr. Hitomi Matsuda, Professor, University of Tsukuba, Japan


Section 3-2: Social Lives of Aging

Time: 14:00-18:00, November 27, 2015 (Friday);

Place: Room 302e, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
Chair: Dr. Ian Patterson, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia
Co-chair: Dr. Chia-Ming Chang, Direcor, Department of Medicine and the Institute of Gerontology, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Taiwan
14:00-14:25
Title: Assisting Older Adults Toward Food Security and Economic Dignity
 Dr. Carolyn Bird, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University, USA
14:25-14:50
Title: Changing Trends in the Older Tourist Market: From Group Travel to Independent Leisure Experiences
Dr. Ian Patterson, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia
14:50-15:15
Title: Social Lives of Widows in India
Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan, Professor, The Centre for Development Studies, India
15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: Ageing and Weather Disasters in the 21st Century: Perception of Risk
Dr. Leigh Wilson, Associate Professor, Nan Tien Institute, Australia
15:55-16:20
Title: Montessori Approach and Self-Care Participation in Older Adults
Ms. Lei Collette Tan, Occupational Therapist, Dementi Ability, Canada
16:20-16:45
Title: The Seductive Nature of the Outdoors for the Silver Generation
Dr. Mike Boyes, Associate Professor, University of Otago, New Zealand
16:45-17:10
Title: The Demographic Transition of Mortality and its Consequence on Current Debate on End of Life
Mr. Nicolas Brouard, French National Institute for Population Studies (INED), France
17:10-17:35

Title: Self-determined Motivations and Memorable Experiences of Older Australian Travelers when Participating in Educational Travel

Ms. Lintje Sie, The University of Queensland, Australia
17:35-18:00
Title: Managing and Organizing Social Care for and with Aging People in Sweden
Dr. Maria Wolmesjo, Associate Professor, University of Linkoping, Sweden

Section 3-3: Assisted Living for Elderly

Time: 09:00-12:10, November 28, 2015 (Saturday);

Place: Room 302b, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
Chair: Dr. Elsie Hui, Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
09:00-09:25

Title: Centenarians: Secrets of Long Life and Cross-Cultural Understandings of Lifestyles

Dr. Murali D. Nair, Professor, University of Southern California, USA
09:25-09:50

Title: A Randomised Trial on In-Home Telerehabilitation for Total Knee Arthroplasty: How the Distance between the Health Care Centre and the Patient’S Home Influence the Cost?
Dr. Michel Tousignant, Professor, Research Center on Aging, Canada

09:50-10:15

Title: End of Life Care for Nursing Home Residents: A Hong Kong Experience
Dr. Elsie Hui, Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Older Adults on Wearing Technology: Motivations, Barriers, and Aspirations 
Dr. Schubert Foo, Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

10:55-11:20

Title: Adverse Effects of Anticholinergic Medicines in Older People
Dr. Prasad Nishtala, School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, New Zealand

11:20-11:45

Title: The Influence of Patient Characteristics on Anticholinergic Events in Older People
Dr. Mohammed S Salahudeen, University of Otago, New Zealand

11:45-12:10

Title: Food diversity and chewing ability of elderly people in the community
Dr. Yumi Kimura, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Kyoto University, Japan


Section3-4: Geriatric Palliative Medicine and Geriatric Care
Time: 09:00-10:40, November 28, 2015 (Saturday);

Place: Room 302e, 3rd Floor, Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
Chair: Dr. Daniel R. Hoefer, Chief Medical Officer, Sharp HospiceCare, USA
09:00-09:25

Title: Lowering Healthcare Costs with Better Quality of Care for the Advanced Elderly
Dr. Daniel R. Hoefer, Chief Medical Officer, Sharp HospiceCare, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Spiritual Needs and Spiritual Care at End of Life: Qualitative Study on US Military Veterans 
Dr. Bei-Hung Chang, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Using ICT to Facilitate Reminiscence Therapy for Dementia Elderly People: The Case Study of Memoir Monopoly
Mr. Szu Yang Cho, Designer, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

10:15-10:40

Title: Palliative Care Guidelines for the Nursing Home Patient
Dr. Jim Shalom, Clinical Instructor, Bar Ilan University School of Medicine, Israel



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