GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting brings together more than 4,000 of the brightest minds in the field of aging. This meeting is the premier gathering of gerontologists from both the United States and around the world. They participate in over 400 scientific sessions including symposia, paper, and poster presentations.
GSA’s scientific program is one of the most respected and competitive of its kind. The meeting theme, “Optimal Aging Through Research,” embodies GSA’s interdisciplinary core values. While attendees have differing perspectives based on their areas of research - be they in basic sciences, clinical sciences, behavioral sciences, or social sciences - these perspectives provide complementary insights on how aging can be optimized.
New Orleans provides a wonderful backdrop for the meeting. It’s a lively city with a rich cultural and ethnic history that includes wonderful music, food, sightseeing, and entertainment opportunities for everyone. We will seek to include examples of this culture within the program, and our meeting venue will be located in the popular French Quarter.
We are the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. GSA’s principal mission - and that of our 5,400 members - is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public.
The Society, founded in 1945, is the driving force behind the advancement of gerontology both domestically and internationally. Our members come from over 40 countries.