Programme

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14 June 2020 (Day 1)

Time

Session

 

Keynote Address

0830 - 0915

Aging in Malaysia: Are We Ready?
Dr Faridah Abu Bakar
Family Health Development Division, MOH

 

Plenary 1

0915 - 1000

Sarcopenia & Nutrition
Professor Robin Daly
Deakin University, Australia

1000-1045

Opening Ceremony

1045-1100

Refreshment and Poster Judging

 

Symposium 1A: Exercise and Aging

Symposium 1B: Managing Malnutrition in Acute Illness

1100 - 1130

Protein and Exercise for Optimal Muscular Skeletal Heath in the Elderly
Professor Robin Daly
Deakin University, Australia

Determining Energy Requirements in Hospitalised Older Adults
Dr Elizabeth Weekes
Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

1130 - 1200

Current Recommendations for Exercise in Elderly (in Clinical Setting)
Dr Arimi Fitri Mat Ludin
University Kebangsaan Malaysia

Multidisciplinary Approach in Managing Elderly Patients
Professor Dr Tan Maw Pin
University Malaya

1200 - 1300

Sponsored Lunch Symposium

1300 - 1400

Lunch

 

Symposium 2A: Cognitive Function & Nutrition

Symposium 2B: Stroke & Dysphagia

1400 - 1430

Nuts Intake and Cognitive Function in Older Adults
Dr Tan Sze Yen
Deakin University, Australia

The Dysphagia Diet
TBC
TBC

1430 - 1500

Cognitive Related Diseases and Nutritional Management
TBC
TBC

Treatment Approaches and Principals for Patients with Dysphagia
Mr Azmarul Aziz
HRC

 

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

1500 - 1600

NFPE in Elderly Patients
Dr Chen Seong Ting
International Medical University

Texture Modification: What Dietitians Should Know
Mr Chong Weun & Mr Azmarul Aziz
Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Bahru & HRC

1600 - 1630

Refreshment

1630 - 1900

Malaysian Dietitians' Association Annual General Meeting (MDA AGM)

15 June 2020 (Day 2)

Time

Session

 

Plenary 2

0830 - 0915

Elderly Nutrition in Malaysia
Prof Dr Suzana Shahar
University Kebangsaan Malaysia

 

Plenary 3

0915 - 1000

Managing Malnutrition in Elderly with Respiratory Failure
Dr Elizabeth Weekes
Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

1000 - 1030

Refreshment and Poster Judging

 

Student Case Presentation

Dietitian Case Presentation

1030 - 1130

   

1130 - 1200

Sponsored Lunch Symposium

1200 - 1300

Lunch

 

Free Paper 1

Free Paper 2

1400 - 1500

   
 

Symposium 3A: Chronic Diseases in Elderly

Symposium 3B: Chronic Diseases in Elderly

1500 - 1600

Behaviour Change in the Elderly: Is it Possible?
Dr Jamilah Hanum
International Islamic University Malaysia

Diet Quality in Older Age: The Importance of Psychosocial Factors
TBC
TBC

1600 - 1630

Prize Giving Ceremony & Closing Remarks

1630 - 1700

Refreshment