Welcome to the Southern Gerontological Society
The Southern Gerontological Society is a network of the South’s most respected gerontology professionals. Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) members are educators, aging network personnel, researchers, health professionals, and policy makers. SGS provides the bridge between research and practice, translating and applying knowledge in the field of aging.
2017 Annual Meeting Updates
38th Annual Meeting
Save the Dates
April 6, through April 9, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore
Asheville, North Carolina
2017 Room Reservations Now Available
Book Your Room at Discounted Rates
By March 7, 2017.
2018 Annual Meeting
We will be holding the 39th Annual SGS Meeting at the Legacy Lodge and Conference Center in Lake Lanier, Georgia from April 11 through April 14, 2018.
SGS Invitation to Students
Are you looking for a friendly, local, supportive conference at which to present your latest research? If so, the perfect opportunity exists! Consider submitting an abstract to the Southern Gerontological Society Conference to be held in Asheville, North Carolina from April 6 – April 9, 2017.
The Call for Abstracts for this conference will be open from September 1 through December 15, 2016. Learn why students should consider presenting at the SGS Annual Meeting and download the informational flyer below.
Benefits of Membership
We’d like to offer you the opportunity to become a member of one of the most respected groups of gerontology professionals in the Southern region – The Southern Gerontological Society.
SGS members make a difference by continually providing professionals in the aging network with access to the latest research and a forum for discussing important practical issues relating to older adults in our area.
As part of your membership benefits, you will receive two excellent publications, the Journal of Applied Gerontology, and the Southern Gerontologist.