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2020 Virtual Congress

The 2020 IPA Virtual Congress theme is “Mental health for people of Old Age in a rapidly changing world. This theme reflects the impact that the modern world can have on the mental health of people of old age. This has been demonstrated by the effects of social distancing during the Coronavirus restrictions on older people.

On behalf of IPA and Congress Organizing Committee Co-Chairs, Raimundo Mateos, Luiz Cortez Pinto and Lia Fernandes, we are excited to welcome you to the 2020 IPA Virtual International Congress. For the first time, attendees were able to participate in both LIVE and ON-DEMAND presentations. All presentations remained of the highest caliber and offer continuing medical education (CME) credit as applicable. Click links below to learn more about each type of program as well as CME credits.

Attendees can choose to register for the LIVE program only (now available in a recorded archive), the ON-DEMAND sessions only, or receive a discount when registering for both.
The ABSTRACT BOOK can be found online: HERE.

When you register for either the archived recordings of the LIVE presentations or the ON-DEMAND option, you will receive an email confirmation with the entry link. If you are having difficulties accessing the content on the IPA Learning Portal, please click here for step-by-step directions.


Click here to see the six Symposia plus two Keynote presentations offered LIVE on 2-3 October. They can be viewed via recorded archive until 30 November. Choose one -or choose all- and earn CME credit when you view any of the ten ON-DEMAND symposia.


With more than 60 Free/ Oral presentations to choose from, there is something for all older adult mental health professionals to choose from: BPSD to Telehealth, Capacity to Research and more. These short presentations feature posters from a wide range of topics, clinical practice, research, study analyses, and more - nearly 75 to choose from to maximize your learning.


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