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The GSA 2018 Mobile App is now live! For the most up-to-date program information, to search the full schedule, view exhibitor and sponsor information, and access maps of the meeting space, download the GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting mobile app for smartphones and tablets. Available for download in the Apple App store; search for GSA 2018. For Android users and to access the desktop version of the app, visit www.tripbuildermedia.com/apps/gsa2018.

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Wednesday, November 14

7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops • Separate registration required
12:30 to 2 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 1
2:30 to 4 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 2
4:30 to 6 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 3
4:30 to 6 p.m.
New Member and First Timer Orientation
5 to 5:30 p.m. GSA Business Meeting
6 to 8 p.m. President’s Welcome Reception and Exhibit Hall Opening
  Poster Session I (Face-to-Face Time with Presenters 6 to 7 p.m.)

Thursday, November 15

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration Open
7 to 8 a.m. ESPO Breakfast and Community Meeting
8 to 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 4
Special Session: Maxwell A. Pollack Award Presentation, Lecture, and Reception
10 to 11:30 a.m. President’s Opening Plenary Session
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
Exhibit Hall Break (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
12 to 1:30 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 5
1 to 3 p.m. Poster Session II (Face-to-Face Time with Presenters 2 to 3 p.m.)
3:30 to 5 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 6
Special Session: M. Powell Lawton Award Presentation and Lecture
5:30 to 7 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 7
Special Session: Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology Lecture
7 to 9 p.m. GSA Fellows and International Reception Invitation only
7:30 to 9 p.m. Interest Group Meetings
Special Session: Minority Issues in Gerontology Award Presentations and Reception
8 to 10 p.m. Humanities and Arts Committee Event: Swansongs with John Zeisel and the Longwood Symphony Orchestra Separate registration

Friday, November 16

7 to 7:45 a.m. Interest Group Meetings
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Registration Open
8 to 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 8
Mentoring Consultancies for Emerging Scholars • Separate registration required
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
  Exhibit Hall Break (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
10 to 11 a.m. Momentum Discussion Series
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Section Business Meetings and Award Presentations (lunch served at 11:30 a.m., presentation begins at noon) Separate registration required for lunch
1 to 3 p.m. Poster Session III (Face-to-Face Time with Presenters 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.)
3 to 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 9
Special Session: Joseph T. Freeman and Excellence in Rehabilitation Award Presentation and Lecture
5 to 6:30 p.m.  Concurrent Scientific Sessions 10
Special Session: Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Award Presentation, Lecture, and Reception
6:30 to 8 p.m. Humanities and Arts Committee Open Meeting and Reception •  Separate registration required 
ESPO Wine and Cheese Networking Reception
6:30 to 10 p.m. Editorial Board Dinners and Publications Reception  Invitation only
7 to 8:30 p.m. Interest Group Meetings

 

Saturday, November 17

6 to 7 a.m. GSA Fun Run and Walk  •  Separate registration required
7 to 7:45 a.m. Interest Group Meetings
7 to 8 a.m. Memorial Service
7 to 3 p.m. Registration Open
8 to 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 11
Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee Concept Coffee
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
  Exhibit Hall Break (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.)
10 to 11 a.m. Momentum Discussion Series
10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Inside Innovative Technologies
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Special Session: Donald P. Kent and Robert W. Kleemeier Award Lectures
12:45 to 1 p.m. Installation of 2019 GSA President
1 to 3 p.m. Poster Session IV (Face-to-Face Time with Presenters 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.)
3 to 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 12
5 to 6:30 p.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 13
7 to 8:30 p.m. Interest Group Meetings
8:00 p.m. The Blues and Older Minority Musicians: More Than Just Music • Separate registration required

Sunday, November 18

7 to 10 a.m. Registration Open
8 to 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 14
10 to 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Scientific Sessions 15

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