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									              ANNUAL SINGAPORE CONFERENCE ON AGEING (ASCA) 2012

                                    PROGRAMME
 DATE/TIME
10 May 2012                                          DESCRIPTION
 (Thursday)

  8.15am             Registration



  9.00am             Welcome Address by Prof Kua Ee Heok
                                       President,Gerontological Society

                     Opening Address by Guest-of-Honour Mr. Gan Kim Yong
  9.10am
                                                       Minister for Health
                      th
                     5 Henry Lim Lecture:
  9.30am             Heart-Brain Partnership: The Good, The Bad, and The Complex
                     By Prof John Growdon, Harvard University, USA

 10.00am             TEA BREAK
                     Symposium 1
                     Active Ageing and Mental Health
                     Speakers: A/Prof Ng Tze Pin, National University of Singapore (NUS)
 10.30am
                                Dr Shymala Thilagaratnakm(HPB)
                                Mr. Reuben Ng, Yale University, USA
                     Chair : Ms Kwek Puay Ee, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
                     Symposium 2
                     Prevention and Early Interventions in Dementia
                     Speakers : A/Prof Goh Lee Gan, NUS
 11.30am                        Dr Feng Lei, China
                                Ms Yap Kai Zhen, NUS
                                Dr Wen Cheng, China
                     Chair : Dr K Mehta , UniSIM
 12.30pm             LUNCH
                     Symposium 3
                     Creative Therapies and Mental Health
                     Speakers :Mr Ron Lay, LaSalle School of Arts
  1.30pm
                               Dr Lee Chong Kau, Institute of Elders
                               Prof Kua Ee Heok, NUS
                     Chair: Mr. Lye Fei , CEO, Care Corner Singapore Ltd
  2.30pm             TEA BREAK
                     Symposium 4
                     Burden of Care
                     Speakers: Mrs Sandra Berrick, AWWA
  3.00pm                       A/ Prof Tan Chay Hoon, NUS
                               Prof Chan Wai Chi Sally,NUS
                               Mr. Wong Lit Shoon, SAGE Counselling Centre
                     Chair: Mr Arthur Lim , Chairman, Presbyterian Community Services
                     Symposium 5
                     New Frontiers of Research
                     Speakers: Dr Yap Liang , Harvard University, USA
  4.00pm                       Prof KC Lun, NUS
                               A/Prof Rathi Mahendran, NUS
                               A/Prof Tan Hao Yang, NIMH, USA
                     Chair : A/Prof Goh Lee Gan ,NUS

                     Closing Address
  5.30pm
                     Mr Laurence Wee ,Organising Chairman

								
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