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Abstract Information

AGHE’s 43rd Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference will take place March 9-12, 2017 in Miami, Florida. The 2017 conference theme is "The Future is Here: Educating a New Generation of Professionals in Aging Worldwide". Join the global conversation!

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SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT (click image to download CFA)

Thematic Tracks

All submissions pertinent to AGHE's mission, pedagogy at all levels — from community college to research university — and conference theme are welcomed. Submissions that highlight one or more of the thematic tracks are encouraged:

Global Aging - Curriculum and Policy Issues
Age-Friendly Environments
Translating Research to Education and Training
Workforce Development
Program and Curriculum Development
Diversity and Social Justice for Older Persons

New this year - Session Codes

When entering your submission, you will may choose a session code in addition to your thematic track. The selection of a session code is optional. Abstracts will be scheduled according to the thematic track and session codes selected. View session codes here.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Download the Pre-Conference Workshop Application here. All workshops will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions. The deadline for applications is 12:00 p.m. EST June 1, 2016.

Key Dates

April 15, 2016: Abstract Submission Site Opens
June 1, 2016: Abstract Submission and Pre-Conference Workshop Deadlines
August 2016: Abstract Notifications Sent to Submitting Authors
October 2016: Abstract Confirmation Sent to Submitting Authors
November 2016: Registration and Housing Open
February 2017: Pre-Registration Deadline (Presenting Authors are REQUIRED to register)
March 9-12, 2017: AGHE’s 43rd Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference

Registration Rates

  Early Bird Registration Regular Registration
  Until 1/19/17 1/20/2017 - 2/24/2017
AGHE or GSA Member $325 $455
Non-Member $380 $505
Student/Retiree $110 $140

After February 24, registration will only be available on-site.

Contact Us

If you have questions about submitting your abstract online or about the abstract submission process, please vist the FAQ webpage or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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