Meeting Program

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Schedule is subject to change.

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
Humanities and Arts Committee Event: Swansongs with John Zeisel and the Longwood Symphony Orchestra Separate registration
Special Session: Minority Issues in Gerontology Award Presentations and Reception

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
8:30 p.m. The ‘Bo Diddley’ Track: Great Blues by Great Performers • 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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