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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 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting in Tampa, FL. Sessions and events will take place November 8-12.

GSA Branded PowerPoint Slide & Poster Templates

Use GSA’s official templates for presentations at the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting:


All speakers / presenters are required to register to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting by 11:59 PM ET, July 31, 2023. You will receive the special “Early Bird” rate.

Abstract Book

Accepted abstracts will be published in a supplement issue of Innovation in Aging, under the title: Program Abstracts from the GSA 2023 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

  • Early June - Abstract Acceptance/Non-Acceptance Email Notifications to Submitters (schedule and session information to be sent in July) 
  • Tuesday, June 27 to Monday, July 31, 2023 - Self-nominations open for paper/poster awards and travel stipends  
  • Mid July, 2023 - Abstract Schedule and Session Information Email Notifications 
  • Friday, July 14, 2023 - Late Breaking Abstract (Poster and Paper) Submission Opens; Details will be available in July
  • Monday, July 31, 2023 - Speaker ASM Registration and Withdrawal Deadline 
  • Thursday, August 24, 2023 - Late Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline 
  • Early October - Late Breaking Abstract Decision Email Notification

Contact Us

For any speaker-related questions and/or comments, 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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