When and where is the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing being held?

The conference will be held between two locations, with lunch, health breaks and exhibitor space held at Chelsea Hotel.

Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5B 2K3


Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5G 1Z4

How do I register for the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing?


How do I submit my abstract for the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing?


When can I submit my abstract for the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing?

The call for abstracts is now open and submissions will be accepted until 1 December 2017.  To submit an abstract, presenters must first register.  A link to the Presentation Portal, where abstracts are to be submitted, will be e-mailed to presenters upon registration.

In what language should my abstract be submitted?

All abstracts must be submitted in English as it is the main language of the conference.

What should I do if I am having technical difficulties?

Trying a different browser, such as Google Chrome, may solve technical difficulties. Follow these instructions to ensure your version of Google Chrome is up-to-date.

If you need further assistance, contact ifa2018@ifa-fiv.org and include screenshots of any error messages.

Are figures, tables, and images accepted within the abstract submission portal?

No, submissions must be written in plain text.

How should I decide which session format to submit?

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations, symposiums, and workshops are being accepted.  Guidelines for each presentation format are available here.

When will I receive a confirmation that the abstract has been received?

An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent via e-mail within thirty minutes of submission.

Can another delegate present my paper as I am unable to attend the meeting?

Unfortunately, no; the only option is to withdraw the abstract. If this is the case, please inform the IFA as soon as possible.

Is financial support available to presenters?

Financial support is not available to presenters unless Presenter is an approved Bursary applicant. See Bursary Guidelines for more information.

What are the conference registration fees?

The conference registration fee schedule is available here.

How can I find out about volunteer opportunities?

Please email your resume to Ms Tarah McMaster tmcmaster@ifa-fiv.org and state which days (August 7-10) you will be available to volunteer.