Navigation Links
Join GSA in New Orleans for the nation's premier aging conference

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) invites all journalists to attend its 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting the country's largest interdisciplinary conference in the field of aging from November 19 to 23 in New Orleans, LA. Media representatives may register free of charge.

An estimated 3,500 professionals are expected to attend the five-day gathering at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The theme for 2010 is "Transitions of Care Across the Aging Continuum" and the program schedule contains more than 500 scientific sessions featuring research presented for the first time. Noteworthy meeting highlights include:

  • A wealth of story ideas: GSA offers direct access to leading authorities and new discoveries in gerontology. Explore the latest developments related to health care reform, long-term care, retirement security, and much more. A list of planned press briefings will be issued when the schedule is finalized.

  • Networking opportunities: The Press Room, which serves as a base of operations for reporters, provides a venue for discussion about emerging issues on the aging beat.

  • Special guests: U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee will deliver the keynote address at the President's Opening Plenary Session, and actor, playwright, and professor Anna Deavere Smith will headline a special evening event celebrating GSA's 65th anniversary.

  • A unique business forum: GSA has scheduled a day-long session for renowned experts on economics, gerontology, and consumer behavior to engage in a dialogue with national and local business leaders focused on America's senior population. Noteworthy presenters include Gary Moulton, PhD, product manager for Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group; Joseph Coughlin, PhD, founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab; and Mary Furlong, EdD, president and CEO of the strategic communications firm Mary Furlong & Associates.

The complimentary media registration allows access to all sessions (with the exception of ticketed events and pre-conference workshops) and the Exhibit Hall. Badges and printed program materials can be picked up the Press Room, which will be located in Marlborough B at the Hilton.

Registration information, as well as an online meeting planner, is available at GSA has locked in special conference rates at three area hotels, which will be available until October 29.

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!


Contact: Todd Kluss
The Gerontological Society of America

Related biology news :

1. 40 minority scientists receive travel fellowships to Experimental Biology 2009 in New Orleans
2. Did termites help Katrina destroy New Orleans floodwalls?
3. NASA satellite data aid United Nations ability to detect global fire hotspots
4. African nations commit to saving chimps
5. Scientists favor needles over tablets for global vaccinations
6. Study: Smoking may worsen malnutrition in developing nations
7. Nations that sow food crops for biofuels may reap less than previously thought
8. Premier issue of new Childhood Obesity journal launched by Mary Ann Liebert Inc., publishers
9. Elsevier pilots new research tool Reflect in its premier life science journal Cell
10. Premier issue of Ecopsychology launched by Mary Ann Liebert Inc. publishers
11. World premiere in stem cell research in Montreal
Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/28/2015)... 28, 2015 Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... announced that Lenovo has selected Synaptics , Natural ... its latest smartphone, the Vibe P1. The new ... the device and provide swift access to applications and ... Natural ID FS4202 sensor solution utilizes AES256-bit encryption of ...
(Date:9/24/2015)... 2015  EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based ... and latest technology in Booth #602 at next week,s ... EyeLock,s iris authentication technology provides an unprecedented ... making it the most proven way to authenticate one,s ... to deliver a fast and friendly user experience to ...
(Date:9/10/2015)... 2015 This report provides detailed descriptions of ... and emerging sensor types that will dominate in the ... of the wearable technology hype curve in the last ... common feature with all of them is the prominence ... most useful functions. Sensors collect data about the physical ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2015)... ... October 11, 2015 , ... Intelligent Implant ... officially launched and multiple surgeries have been completed with this new posterior thoracolumbar ... Neuroscience & Spine Center of the Carolinas. The Revolution™ Spinal System pioneers ...
(Date:10/9/2015)... 9, 2015 Governor Tom Wolf ... company focused on developing T-cell receptor cancer immunotherapy treatments, ... a new expansion project. Pennsylvania ... commonwealth as 110 new, high-paying jobs will be created ... "My budget proposal includes sustained funding for the life ...
(Date:10/9/2015)... ... October 09, 2015 , ... From blood to food to ... cells from their surroundings for research, diagnostics, and cell therapy—also known as cell ... Ann Arbor-based startup Akadeum Life Sciences is developing a radically new ...
(Date:10/8/2015)... Oct. 8, 2015  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... treatments for cancer and associated pain, announced today that ... be presenting at the Aegis Capital Corporation 2015 ... :Event:Aegis Capital Corporation 2015 Growth ConferenceDate:Friday, October 9, ... Encore @ The Wynn in Las Vegas, NV ...
Breaking Biology Technology: