Dallas, TX is the location for The Gerontological Society of America's 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, held in conjunction with the American Federation for Aging Research. The Adams Mark Dallas (http://www.adamsmark.com/dallas/) will accommodate the entire conference the country's largest in the field of gerontology at their complex from November 16th through 20th, 2006. Nearly 4,000 individuals will attend.
The five-day meeting will focus on a wide range of aging topics chosen by leading experts to showcase cutting-edge research in the field. This online schedule demonstrates the scope of the presentations: http://www.agingconference.com/conference_program.cfm.
The Society extends an invitation and complimentary registration to all members of the media. Reporters can sign up electronically by following this link: https://www.agingconference.com/press_reg.cfm. Press registration grants admission to all sessions (with the exception of ticketed events and pre-conference workshops) and the Exhibit Hall. Badges and printed program materials will be available for pickup in the Press Room during the meeting.
The following are selected conference highlights:
Opening Session: GSA welcomes one of Great Britain's leading aging experts, Dr. Thomas Kirkwood
The GSA Task Force on Women Symposium: "Income Security Among Future Cohorts of Older Women"