Navigation Links
Join GSA in San Diego for the Nation's Premier Aging Conference!
Date:9/20/2012

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) invites all journalists to attend its 65th Annual Scientific Meeting the country's largest interdisciplinary conference in the field of aging from November 14 to 18 in San Diego. Media representatives may register free of charge.

An estimated 4,000 professionals are expected to attend the five-day gathering at the San Diego Convention Center. The theme for 2012 is "Charting New Frontiers in Aging" 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 Social Security and retirement, long-term care, human longevity, and much more. View the complete list of sessions at www.geron.org/press.
  • Networking opportunities: The Press Room, which serves as a base of operations for reporters, holds daily press briefings and provides a venue for discussion about emerging issues on the aging beat.
  • Keynote address: GSA will welcome educator and author James Fowler, PhD, who co-wrote (with Nicholas Christakis) the best-selling book "Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives." He will reveal the dynamics of these networks and present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's health, wealth, and even happiness.
  • Post-election analysis: The meeting is taking place the week following the 2012 election. What kind of history will those voted into office make? Which age group had the greatest impact on the election and what might that mean for future policies? Will Social Security and other entitlement programs be spotlighted or put on the backburner in light of the results? During GSA's popular Policy Series, the nation's top experts on aging will analyze what the election outcomes infer about rising issue priorities, and anticipate how the elected politicians will interpret their election-day victories.

The complimentary media registration allows access to all scientific sessions and the Exhibit Hall. Badges and printed program materials can be picked up in the Press Room, which will be located in Room 5A at the Convention Center.

Registration information is available at www.geron.org/press. GSA has locked in special conference rates at three nearby hotels, which will be available until October 19.

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!


'/>"/>
Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. UC San Diego, Yale awarded collaborative NSF grant for Neuroscience Gateway
2. Tragic San Diego Dog Attack Leaves One Infant Dead – California Dog Bite Attorneys Revive Pit Bull Warnings
3. San Diego Physician to be Recognized at White House for Progress in Health IT
4. UC San Diego researchers receive new CIRM funding
5. UC San Diego Superfund Research Program receives $15 million grant renewal
6. More Kids Opting Out of School-Required Vaccinations: Study
7. Vaccinations Belong on Parents Back-to-School Checklists
8. Study finds US among few NATO nations that use animals for military training
9. World Hepatitis Day - EASL calls on the United Nations to join the effort to tackle viral hepatitis
10. Mary Rieser of Narconon Georgia Speaks Out For United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse
11. United Nations Adopts International Day of Happiness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/21/2017)... , ... July 21, 2017 , ... The Ellis Agency, ... with the Epilepsy Foundation in a community wide charity event with the goal of ... Sunde, a young local woman who lives with epilepsy, recently launched a charity campaign ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... , ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... and Theater of Witness , was awarded a $300,000 grant from ... program which fosters empathy, comfort with ambiguity and the recognition of one’s own ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... Basking Ridge, NJ (PRWEB) , ... July 21, ... ... Hills (VNA) has received a $5,000 grant from the C. R. ... Adult Day Center at Somerset Hills , a service available through the ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... follow-up at 10 years, researchers from the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome Network (MOON) demonstrated ... life a decade after surgery, though activity levels decline over time. The study, ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is ... rapidly without treatment. Newly diagnosed patients face intense chemotherapy regimens and a stem ... With such a challenging diagnosis that requires immediate action, patients and caregivers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/10/2017)... -- The tenth annual BioPharm America™ will take ... the Sheraton Boston Hotel, September 26–27. The event will ... makers and innovative biotech startup companies. The event is ... impactful days. BioPharm America is now part of Biotech ... with 4,500+ life science industry influencers participating in 8+ ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... Pace Analytical, a company of over 2,000 employees and a leader in environmental ... Sciences, further solidifying their position as the top American owned and operated environmental ... ... Analytical ... Mt Juliet, TN , enhances Pace Analytical,s capability as an innovative full ...
(Date:6/30/2017)... -- Axium Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a pharmaceutical company aimed at utilizing drug ... forms of existing biologically active molecule. ... Subveta oral spray ... formula, which is designed to prevent precipitation of the active ... provide fast onset of action and is designed to optimize ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: