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July 1, 2012

Dear HKPGA members,

Sponsorship Application
International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting 2012
7 – 11 September 2012, Cairns, Queensland, Australia


The HKPGA is pleased to offer sponsorships to life/paid-up members to partially/fully cover the registration fee, round-trip economy air passages and accommodation expenses for the captioned meeting. Applications shall be evaluated and ranked as per the prevailing criteria‐based system (please refer to for details).

There would be 2 types of sponsorships:

  1. Partial  sponsorship  (3  offers,  both  medical  and  non‐medical  members  are  eligible; provided by HKPGA): Amounted at HK$14,000.
  2. Full sponsorship (2 offers, medical members are eligible; provided by sponsoring firms vetted and accepted by the HKPGA): Amounted at HK$30,000

Further  details  concerning  the  conference  could  be  found  at: Please note that different closing dates for various categories of registration on their website.

Interested members please send their application forms (on page 2) to Ms Anita WONG, Chair of the
Sponsorship Committee via Dr Joshua TSOH, Honorary Secretary at:

Sponsorship Committee, HKPGA
C/o Dr Joshua TSOH, Dept of Psychiatry, 7th floor, Shatin Hospital, N.T., Hong Kong

Please mark “Application for HKPGA sponsorship ‐ 2012 IPA Meeting” on the envelope. A cheque of HK$50(administration fee, non‐refundable), payable to the 'Hong Kong Psychogeriatric Association Limited', must accompany your application. Application closes at 5 pm on Aug 10, 2012.You may first send your application by fax (852 ‐ 2635 8950) or email ( followed by mail, but no late application will be accepted.

Members of the Sponsorship Committee will vet the applications and recommend to the Council the most suitable candidates to receive the sponsorship. Decision by the Council will be final. Successful candidates shall be notified by email. They might be invited to submit a report to HKPGA after attending the meeting and it might be published in the HKPGA Newsletter.

(Ms Anita WONG)
Chair, Sponsorship Committee, HKPGA