Registration

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How to log in to register:

  • Click the white “Login” button on the top right corner of www.geron.org
  • Enter your GSA username and password
  • If you have forgotten your password, select “Forgot your password”
  • If you do not have an account with GSA, you may create one here
  • Once logged in, click the white “My Account” button on the top right corner of www.geron.org
  • Confirm your GSA membership is active though December 1, 2018. If not, renew or join online before proceeding with registration.
  • Click “Register for GSA 2018” to be redirected to the registration form.
  • If you have previously been active with The Gerontological Society of America, you should have an existing account. If unsure, click “Forgot your password” to see if your e-mail address is in the system.

Do you need to register using a check payment? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. An additional non-refundable $35 processing fee is applicable for all e-mailed, faxed, and mailed registrations. To avoid this fee, please register online.

Meeting Registration

 Registration Type   EARLY BIRD FEE –
REGISTER BY SEPT. 13 
  Standard
Registration
  One Day
Registration
 Member   $435.00   $566.00   $283.00
 Non-Member   $645.00   $839.00    $419.00
 Student Member   $155.00   $202.00    $101.00
 Student Non-Member   $255.00   $332.00    $166.00
 Transitional Member   $190.00   $247.00    $124.00
 Spouse Member   $435.00   $566.00    $283.00
 Retired Member   $315.00   $410.00    $205.00
Retired Non-Member   $415.00   $540.00   $270.00
Emeritus Member   $270.00   $351.00   $176.00


Continuing Education Fees (not awarded for pre-conference workshops)

Continuing Education Credit   Fee
Physicians Category 1 CME   $75.00
Nursing Credits   $60.00
Social Work CEHs   $60.00
Psychology CEs   $60.00
Certificate of Training   $60.00


Save $10 off your registration! To promote conservation, we’re allowing meeting attendees the option to forgo receiving a hard copy of the meeting program. Attendees will be able to download the mobile meeting app to quickly and easily view the full program schedule as well as individualize their own must-see sessions. As always, the meeting program will be available online prior to the meeting. Select yes to the discount question when completing your GSA 2018 registration. Offer is valid through September 13.

New this year! Be a part of the GSA team and purchase your own GSA logo jacket for $40.00. Limited quantities available. Meeting attendees can pick up their pre-ordered jackets in Boston. Must be ordered as a part of your meeting registration by September 13.

Attendees from Least Developed Countries: Discounted registration is available to individuals who are a citizen of or reside in a country found on the United Nations list of least developed countries. E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive a special promotional code to register at this rate.  

Volunteer: In exchange for around 8 hours of service, volunteers receive complimentary registration to the meeting. Application is now closed. To be added to the Volunteer Waitlist, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Services for People with Disabilities: If special arrangements are needed, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Wheelchairs and scooters can be rented from Boston Orthopedic & Respiratory Equipment. Call 1-800-854-6370 or visit their website. Identify yourself as a GSA 2018 attendee to receive $110 scooter rentals and $45 wheelchair rentals. This price does not include delivery fees.

Payment of Registration Fees: All presenters and participants must register for the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting. Registrations cannot be processed without a check or complete credit card information. All payments must be made in U.S. currency. You may charge your registration fee to your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover by using the appropriate section of the registration form. Make checks payable to The Gerontological Society of America.

Who to Contact

Issues renewing your membership?    Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Issues completing your GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting Registration?   Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Questions about the GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting?   Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registration Policy

Member Rate Qualification: In order to receive the member registration rate, your GSA membership must be current through December 1, 2018. If you receive the member rate and have not renewed, the non-member rate will be assessed and you will receive an invoice for the difference. To verify the date your membership expires, please log into geron.org.

Refunds: The meeting registration fee will be non-refundable in the event of cancellation of the meeting due to circumstances beyond the control of GSA. Cancellations received in writing by September 12, 2018 will be refunded less a $75 processing fee. Requests received between September 12 and October 12 will be refunded 50%. After October 12, there are no refunds and registrants are obligated to pay 100% of the registration fee, regardless of attendance or payment status. Submit requests to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Photography/Video Policy: By attending the GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, you acknowledge that photographs and/or videos of you may be taken by our conference staff and/or photographers at any time. Furthermore, you grant GSA permission to use photographs and/or video of your likeness in any type of media, including websites and print publications, without compensation or reward.

Join or Renew Today!

Did you know you can save up to $210 on your early bird registration fee by becoming a member of GSA? Join the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. Become a part of the over 5,500-member strong organization today. It’s simple to join. Visit geron.org/join to apply online or download an application.

Members receive many benefits including discounts to the Annual Scientific Meeting and online subscriptions to five preeminent scholarly publications — The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, The Gerontologist, Innovation in Aging, and Public Policy & Aging Report. Membership also includes print subscriptions to two of these publications.


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