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LASA National Congress 2017

Ahead of the Game: Age Services – Strong, Bold, Brave

LASA National Congress 2017 is the place to do business. The largest age services networking event in the southern hemisphere will be held on the Gold Coast from 15-18 October 2017.

National Congress primarily attracts high-level industry executives including Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Board Directors, Business Development and Sales Managers, and Directors of Nursing, in addition to policy makers, academics and thought-leaders across the broader age services industry.

Call for Abstracts Now Open

The LASA National Congress 2017 organising committee invites abstract submissions based on original work for consideration for oral presentation, digital poster presentation and 90-minute workshop within the Congress program.

Abstracts must be no more than 150 words and include a 100 character short, sharp twitter-style synopsis. A 50-word biography of the presenting author and a high resolution photo must also be uploaded with the submission.

For full details please download our LASA Congress Call for Abstracts Booklet.

Congress Theme

The LASA National Congress 2017 theme is ‘Ahead of the Game: Age Services – Strong, Bold, Brave’.

Every part of the age services industry has been responding to systemic change underpinned by the principles of ageing in-place, consumer choice and market based competition. In this changing environment providers of age services are seeking to deliver sustainable, viable and consumer led services, with many driving business model innovation and change.

In this context, it is essential that providers are ‘Ahead of the Game’ – accessing new ideas, business strategies and care models as they are developing. Congress is an event where industry leaders can share insights into company led initiatives, challenge the status quo and explore the possible.