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What Speakers Need to Know


Detailed requirements and helpful guidelines for all speakers can be found in the:

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) welcomes your participation in the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting. Sessions and events will take place November 2-6.

GSA Branded PowerPoint Slide & Poster Templates

Use GSA’s official template for presentations at the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting:


All speakers are required to register to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting.

Abstract Book

Accepted abstracts will be published in a supplement issue of Innovation in Aging, under the title: Program Abstracts from the GSA 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting. The Abstract Book will be available electronically only. 

The abstract information published in the Abstract Book will appear exactly as provided in the abstract submission and confirmed via Speaker Tasks by the lead author (i.e., author information: names, institution/organization, city, state, country; abstract title; abstract text). 

Important Dates

  • May 31 – Abstract Acceptance/Non-Acceptance Email Notifications to Submitters 
  • July 7 – Abstract Schedule and Session Information Email Notifications 
  • Mid July – Speaker Access Key and Speaker Task Email Notifications 
  • Late September—Late Breaking Abstract Email Notifications 
  • November 2 – 6 – 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana

Contact Us

For any speaker-related questions and/or comments, email

For registration or general inquiries, email


The Gerontological Society of America is 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 5,500 members — is to promote the study of aging and disseminate information to scientists, decision makers, and the general public. Founded in 1945, GSA is the driving force behind advancing innovation in aging — both domestically and internationally. Our members come from more than 50 countries. To further fulfill our mission, GSA assembles more nearly 4,000 professionals from around the world to an Annual Scientific Meeting. This monumental event now features more than 500 sessions each year. Additionally, we publish the field’s preeminent peer-reviewed journals.



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