Join us this year at AGS, May 12-14!
A balmy climate and the latest advances and initiatives in aging research await those participating in the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), May 12-14, 2022, in Orlando, Florida. We urge you to join NIA for enlightening scientific discussion, a grantsmanship workshop, and the chance to learn more about the research we conduct and support. You won’t want to miss these opportunities to hear from and connect with NIA staff:
- Medical Specialties Section Meeting – Saturday, May 14, 7:00-8:30 a.m. ET: With the overarching theme of “The Urgency of Adaptation,” we will focus on adjusting to challenges in one’s career, whether it is an unanticipated workplace transition, pandemic-related disruption, or other obstacle. A panel of multidisciplinary senior medical and surgical specialists will open the session, after which there will be small roundtable discussions and breakout sessions. NIA program staff will conclude with highlights of current funding opportunities. All medical and surgical subspecialists, including geriatricians, are encouraged to attend.
- AGS/AFAR Clin-Star Mentoring and Grantsmanship Workshop – Saturday, May 14, Noon-3:45 p.m. ET: AGS is teaming up with NIA and the American Federation for Aging Research Clinician-Scientists Transdisciplinary Aging Research Coordinating Center (AFAR Clin-STAR CC) for this workshop. It will offer early career investigators excellent opportunities for networking alongside useful information on grantsmanship efforts through breakout discussions.
- NIA staff availability at our exhibit hall booth – Thursday, May 12, Noon-6:00 p.m. ET, and Friday, May 13, Noon-4:30 p.m. ET: Connect with NIA’s training and communications teams to discuss funding opportunities and other initiatives, and to obtain complimentary resource materials.