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The era of global aging: GSA showcases cutting-edge San Francisco meeting topics
Date:10/11/2007

Once again The Gerontological Society of America is inviting all journalists to attend its 60th Annual Scientific Meeting the country's largest multidisciplinary conference in the field of aging. This event is taking place from November 16th 20th, 2007 at the Hilton San Francisco. Media representatives can register free of charge.

This year's theme is "The Era of Global Aging: Challenges and Opportunities." An estimated 3,500 professionals are expected to attend the four-day gathering, which includes more than 500 scientific sessions. Below are selected conference highlights. (Click on titles to view abstracts.)

Aging and the Media

Symposium: "Senior" vs "Geezer:" What We're Learning About Acceptable Language in Aging
Saturday, November 17th at 1:30 p.m.

Symposium: Confronting the Era of Media Ageism
Tuesday, November 20th at 8:00 a.m.

Meeting: Journalists' Exchange on Aging (Join other reporters in the Press Room for an informal discussion of emerging developments on the age beat.)
Saturday, November 17th at 6:00 p.m.

Baby Boomer Retirement and Civic Engagement

Symposium: Encore: Baby Boomers, Civic Engagement, and the Next Stage of Work (Featuring Civic Ventures CEO and Founder Marc Freedman, author of "Encore: Finding Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life.")
Saturday, November 17th at 11:45 a.m.

State-of-the-Art Symposium: Boomers on the Brink of Retirement
Monday, November 19th at 5:00 p.m.

State-of-the-Art Presidential Symposium: Older Workers and the Specter of Uselessness: Working Later in a Changing Labor Market
Monday, November 19th at 11:45 a.m.

Global Aging

President's Opening Plenary Session: The Seven Continents: Preparing for Longevity and the Triumph of Survival (Featuring keynote speaker Robert Butler, Pulitzer Prize winning president of the International Longevity Center.)
Friday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote Session: Technology and Transformation: Addressing the Global Age Wave (Featuring Eric Dishman, director of Intel's Health Research & Innovation Group.)
Tuesday, November 20th at 9:45 a.m.

Symposium: Global Warming and Global Aging Lessons from the Gulf States
Saturday, November 17th at 3:30 p.m.

Senior Transportation Issues

Maxwell A. Pollack Award Lecture: ITN America: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Senior Mobility Practice, Policy, and Research
Sunday, November 18th at 3:00 p.m.

Symposium: Transportation and Aging: A Cultural Comparison
Monday, November 19th at 1:30 p.m.

Symposium: Automobile-Based Alternative Transportation for an Aging Population: The Rubber Has Met the Road
Saturday, November 17th at 10:00 a.m.

Research Frontiers

State-of-the-Art Symposium: Anti-Aging Science and Medicine: The Making of a Field and Its Professionals
Saturday, November 17th at 8:00 a.m.

Symposium: Sharing Science: Science Museums/Centers Partnering with Gerontological Researchers
Monday, November 19th at 11:45 a.m.

State-of-the-Art Presidential Symposium: Stem Cells & Aging
Saturday, November 17th at 10:00 a.m.


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Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America
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