The first Alps-Adriatic Conference on Active and Healthy Ageing took place on May 9th and 10th in south-eastern Styria. Besides presentations and interesting discussions in the field of active and healthy ageing in an international context (Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Croatia) an exhibition area invited interested guests to share their knowledge, exchange information and build new networks. The Medical University of Graz was represented within an information booth and gave insights into the SCOPE study.

From April 25th to 27th, the Congress of the Austrian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology took place in Vienna. One major program point was the SCOPE Symposium that took place on the first day. Thematic issues of the talks covered kidneys and the ageing process in the practice management, the European guidelines for chronic renal insufficiency as well as information about the SCOPE study.

The 5th Consortium Meeting of the SCOPE project has been held in Nurenberg (Germany), last 15th-16th April 2019. The meeting has been a chance to review and share the first analysis of the Baseline, assess the Follow Up implementation of the the SCOPE cohort study and plan the steps further.

On September 26th 2018 the Symposium for Active and Healthy Ageing took place in Graz. In the course of this international event, numerous presentations offered insights and findings to the state of the art of active and healthy ageing, bringing together different health and care professions, the scientific society, representatives from politics and education as well as the public. The Medical University of Graz used this occasion to increase the awareness about the SCOPE study within an information booth.

The 4th Consortium Meeting of the SCOPE project has been held in Madrid (Spain), last 29th-30th May 2018. The meeting has been a chance to review the implementation of the the SCOPE cohort study and plan the steps further.