Institute of Ageing - Conference on "Promoting Intrinsic Capacity in Ageing" Institute of Ageing

CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
Conference on
"Promoting Intrinsic Capacity in Ageing"

Date: 4 December 2017 (Monday)
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Venue: Lecture Theater 1, Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong ( Map)
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Programme rundown




Opening Ceremony


Welcoming Remarks by Prof. Fanny Cheung
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Opening Address by Ms. Imelda Chan
Head of Charities (Grant Making – Elderly, Rehabilitation, Medical, Environment & Family),
The Hong Kong Jockey Club


Officiating Address by Ms. Elizabeth Tse
Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health), Food and Health Bureau


Quality of End-of-Life Care in Hong Kong: Current Status and Future Directions

Prof. Yeoh Eng Kiong 
Director, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Moving Towards Universal Access to High-Quality Serious Illness Conversations

Dr. Susan Block 
Co-Director, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care and 
Director, Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs

Ethics for Ageing Societies: How Can We Promote Flourishing and Improve Care

Dr. Nancy Berlinger 
Research Scholar, The Hastings Center

Panel Discussion

Prof. Cecilia Chan 
Project Director, Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project and 
Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong 

Dr. Raymond Lo 
Honorary Professor, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, CUHK and 
Consultant and Chief of Service, Palliative Care Services New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority 

Dr. Derrick Au 
Director, CUHK Centre for Bioethics




Trajectories of Frailty among Chinese Older People in Hong Kong between 2001 and 2012: An Age-period-cohort Analysis

Dr. Ruby Yu 
Research Fellow, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing

Impacts of Physical Environment on Elderly Health and Well-Being in High-Density Cities: Implications on Urban Planning and Design for Active Ageing

Dr. Kevin Lau 
Research Assistant Professor, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing

What Does Age Friendliness Mean to Older People: Perspectives from Rural China and Urban Hong Kong

Ms. Carol Wong 
Programme Manager, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response 

Dr. Anna Wong 
Postdoctoral Fellow, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing


Hospitals as Healing Environment for Older People

Prof. Renuka Visvanathan 
Director, Adelaide Geriatrics Training and Research with Aged Care Centre, University of Adelaide

Concluding Remarks

Prof. Jean Woo 
Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing


CME/CNE Accreditation was applied from relevant colleges and associations in Hong Kong. Registered participants were entitled to receive CME/CNE credits.
 College / Programme Point Awarded
 The Nethersole School of Nursing 4 CNE Points
 Community Medicine 4 CME/CPD Points
 Emergency Medicine 4 CME/CPD Points
 Family Physicians 3 CME/CPD Points
 Orthopaedic Surgeons 4 CME/CPD Points
 Physicians 2 CME/CPD Points