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The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 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.

We're sorry to let you know that #AGS20 (scheduled for May 7-9 in Long Beach, CA) has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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What Members of the Media Should Know About AGS Annual Scientific Meetings

  • WHAT: 
    A forum for the latest news, information, and insights from geriatrics research, policy, and practice for some 2,900+ healthcare professionals specializing in the care of older adults.
  • WHEN: 
    May 13-15, 2021
  • WHERE:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • WHY: 
    AGS Annual Scientific Meetings 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.

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, virtual media kit, and corresponding materials, with detailed information on individual meeting sessions and highlights.
  • Assistance with material requests and expert interviews.
Want to cover AGS Annual Scientific Meetings remotely? We’re here to help!
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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.