Domestic & International Travel

Domestic Travel Information

The American Geriatrics Society is pleased to welcome you to the 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting scheduled on May 4th6th (pre-conference day May 3rd), at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802.  Phone number: 562-436-3636.


The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is conveniently located and accessible from Los Angeles International (LAX), Long Beach (LGB), and SNA Orange County Airports.  Click here for driving directions from Long Beach area airports and parking at the convention center. 

Is your ID a "Real ID"? 
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently established new “Real ID” minimum security standards for driver’s licenses and state identity cards used for boarding domestic flights in the U.S. Residents of certain states may need additional identification documents to clear security. Click here for more information and to see whether identification issued by your state complies with new security standards.  In advance of your departure for #AGS23, we strongly suggest contacting your carrier to confirm your identification documents will be valid for travel.


The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center has more than 4,000 parking spaces around the Center in three parking garages and one ground level parking lot. Rates may vary by event and are in effect seven days a week.  Parking is approximately $15 per car per entry.  The AGS does not validate parking!

Airport Shuttle Service

Karmel Shuttle Service is offering discounted conference rates for AGS attendees! Service is available from LAX, SNA & LGB airports. Get $20 off Roundtrip transfers. Single rider shared ride rates exclusively offered to conference attendees only.  Convenient curbside pick-up at LAX is just outside of baggage claim. Vans, sedans, SUV's, limousines and buses available.

Reservations are required, but quick and easy:

  • Click here to make reservations online,  
  • Or call 714-670-3480 within 15 hours of your pick-up time for reservations by phone and provide agent with promo code: AGS23 to receive conference rates.

Taxi service is also available from the ground transportation location at any of the airports.


International Travel Arrangements

Due to increased security for citizens and visitors, the U.S. has updated its policies for visas.  Specific information on passport and visa documents required to visit from other countries can be found at  If you require a visa to visit the U.S., it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible for timely processing of your documents.

If you require a personal Letter of Invitation for visa purposes to attend the meeting, email Denise McAlpin at

Detailed information regarding hotel/lodging, registration details, program schedule and more is online at  We encourage you to make hotel reservations and register for the meeting online by the posted deadlines in order to take advantage of cost saving and ensure accommodation at the meeting hotels.