Upcoming Conferences

Conferences are a great way to stay updated on the latest information in the field of gerontology, as well as network with professionals. This page provides an overview of some upcoming conferences that may be of interest to gerontology students. It also provides deadlines for professional presentation proposal submissions, for those who may be interested in presenting their own work or work that was done with a group.

Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting - November 5th-9th 2014

"Making Connections: From Cells to Societies"

Over 100 Exhibitors:

Government Agencies
Pharmaceutical Companies
Geriatric Care Centers
Universities and Colleges
Associations and Societies
Nutritional Organizations and Suppliers

GSA will feature over 400 educational sessions this year, ranging in topics from the biological sciences, behavioral and social sciences, health sciences, social research, policy and practice, and more.

For more information go to Gerontological Society of America

Minnesota Gerontological Society 39th Annual Conference - Friday, April 24th 2015

"Designing Our Destiny: Aging Ain't for Sissies. Challenges, Opportunities, and Affordability"

Preliminary Workshop Topics:

Long-term Care / Chronic Care: What Will It Look Like?
Smart Technology: Will It Enhance Life?
Moral Implications of Decision Making
Economics: Retirement Policy, Income Supports, How Do We Save?, Own Your Future Campaign
Housing Options: What Will It Look Like?
Valuing the Social Component of Care
Informal Caregivers and Volunteers
Lessons from the Disability Community
More . . . .

Conference Schedule includes:

  • Break-out Sessions
  • Poster Sessions
  • Exhibits
  • Award Presentation – Outstanding Gerontologist of the Year
  • Scholarship Presentations – Students in Gerontology
  • Networking throughout the day
  • Reception at end of day

For more information go to Minnesota Gerontological Society



Highlights from The 66th Gerontological Society of America Conference. Held in New Orleans, Louisiana

Gerontology Graduate Students Emmalyne Peterson and April Greene

Graduate Students Emmalyne Peterson and April Greene participated in last years conference.




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