The Hellenic Society for the Study and Research of Aging (He.S.S.R.A) together with the Hellenic Consortium for Geriatric Medicine is proud to have been awarded the hosting of the 16th EuGMS Congress, to be held in 2020 in Athens. The bidding procedure took place in Nice, France, during the 13th Congress of the European Geriatric Medicine Society on September 2017, where members of the Consortium presented the bid of the Greek candidancy.

The central theme of the presentation was the creation of synergies between Northern and Southern European countries in order to improve geriatrics throughout europe.  Furthermore, our bid placed additional emphasis on the outreach of EUGMS to countries in Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.