Events


2019


SEPTEMBER:

NSVM 2019 Opening Ceremony
Date: September 14 (Saturday)
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: ITE College Central
Fee: FREE

The opening ceremony for the National Senior Volunteer Month (NSVM) 2019 by RSVP Singapore – The Organisation of Senior Volunteers will be graced by guest-of-honour Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu. At the opening, there will be 20 booths by RSVP’s community partners and partnering agencies as well as performances by community groups and complimentary workshops and seminars.

For more information on NSVM, go to: https://rsvp.org.sg/nsvm.


Journey through Positive Ageing
Date: September 17 (Tuesday)
Time: 3pm – 4pm
Venue: 9 Bishan Place #10-01, Junction 8 (Office Tower)
Fee: FREE

Ever heard of the 7 Dimensions of Wellness? Come and discover your wellness levels and understand the physical, psychological and social aspects of ageing. Have fun tracking your wellness levels using the Positive Ageing Toolkit.

Limited seats available. First-come-first-served-basis. Call 6478 5029 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, excluding public holidays).


Skin Cancer Awareness Day
Date: September 21 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Devan Nair Institute, Hall 2, 80 Jurong East Street 21
Fee: FREE

Topics include:

  • “I’ve a growth on my skin. Is this skin cancer?”
  • Introduction to cancers of the nail unit.
  • Eyelid cancers – the good, bad and ugly.
  • Spears, shields and arrows of skin defense.

Limited seats are available. Registration ends September 13 at 5pm. Call 6772 5859 or e-mail your name, contact details and number of seats required to: ncis_events@nuhs.edu.sg. For more information, visit www.ncis.com.sg.


NOVEMBER:

Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia (ELDEX)
Date: November 8 – 10 (Friday – Sunday)
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Organiser Fireworks Muziyi Media is launching a trade and consumer event called the Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia (ELDEX). It will feature a one-day medical conference targeting healthcare professional, and workshops on topics like dementia and caregiver support over two days. The exhibition, which will be open to the public on the 9 and 10 November, will have exhibitors covering six key areas – lifestyle and wellness; architecture and fittings; healthcare and rehabilitation; technology, digital and IT; finance, insurance and other services; and “the great beyond” with exhibitors offering funeral services and afterlife family support.

Besides the exhibition and conference, ELDEX will also be bringing start-ups and technology companies in the eldercare space to interact with and pitch to potential investors (foundations, private equity and venture capitalists), particularly where gerontechnology and the greater utilisation of data-analytics, geo-spatial location, tele-presence, Internet of Things and wearable technology among others are concerned.

For more information, go to: http://asiaeldercare.com.