For the Media/Press

The American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier educational event in geriatrics, providing the latest information on clinical care, research on aging, and innovative models of care delivery. The conference addresses the needs and emerging insights of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, social workers, long-term care and managed care providers, healthcare administrators, and others committed to healthy aging.

Members of the media receive FREE meeting registration and exclusive access to annual meeting resources, materials, and expert spokespeople. The 2018 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting (#AGS18) will take place May 2-5, 2018, in Orlando, FL.

Contact Dan Trucil ( for more details.

Click here to access the #AGS18 Virtual Press Kit.

What Members of the Media Should Know About #AGS18

  • WHAT: 
    A forum for the latest news, information, and insights from geriatrics research, policy, and practice for some 2,500+ healthcare professionals specializing in the care of older adults.
  • WHEN: 
    May 2-5, 2018
  • WHERE:
    Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL
  • WHY: 
    #AGS18 will stand at the crossroads between a growing demand for expert health professionals and the need for innovation to provide quality care for more and more of us as we age.

Press Room Hours

The #AGS18 Press Room (Europe 7, Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort) will be available exclusively for members of the media during the following dates and times:

  • Wed., 5/2: 6-7pm ET
  • Thurs., 5/3: 8-9am & 1-5pm ET
  • Fri., 5/4: 8-9am & 1-5pm ET
  • Sat., 5/5: 6:30-7:30am & 10:30-11:30am ET

Complimentary media registration includes:

  • Admittance to 100+ symposia, events, and networking opportunities focused on geriatrics research, education, policy, and healthcare delivery.
  • Advance access to the conference program, a geriatrics press kit, and corresponding materials, with detailed information on individual meeting sessions and highlights.
  • Assistance with material requests and expert interviews, as well as on-site access to an exclusive media center.
Want to cover #AGS18 remotely? We’re here to help!
Contact Dan Trucil ( for more information

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    Embargo Policy for Partner Organizations & Presenters

    • Data to be presented at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting are under embargo until accepted submissions are published in the Annual Scientific Meeting supplement from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (typically released in late April).  Contact to confirm timing for publication.
    • Individuals or organizations interested in promoting presentations or their presence at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting should contact Dan Trucil ( for information about promotion, press room presence, spokesperson availability, and media relations.  Third-party press releases do not require official review by the AGS unless they reference meeting details or include commentary from AGS spokespeople or staff; we do ask for advance notice of distribution and promotion plans.