2018 Conference Registration Now Open
2018 Conference early registration is now open. Click or tap on the Learn More button to get all the necessary information regarding conference registration.
2018 Award Nominations Now Open
Nominations and Applications will close on February 10, 2018.
- Gordon Streib Distinguished Academic Gerontologist Award
- Applied Gerontologist Award
- Best Practices Award
- Rhoda Jennings Distinguished Older Advocate Award
- Media Award
- Student Paper Award
- Student Poster Award
- SGS Student Scholarship Award
- GRITS - Nominations not available for 2018.
I have been lucky enough to be involved with SGS for a long time. My first meeting was in 2000 in Raleigh. Local arrangements were being coordinated by my mentor, Victor Marshall, and I was "strongly encouraged" to serve as a student volunteer. I remember being in awe - meeting people whose work I read during my studies. I remember the warm and friendly atmosphere where everyone - even a student- had a seat at the proverbial table. Fast forward to 2010...Read The Full Message
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 Lake Lanier, Georgia from April 11 – April 14, 2018.
The Call for Abstracts for our next conference will be open from September 1 through December 15, 2017. Learn why students should consider presenting at the SGS Annual Meeting and download the 2017 informational flyer.
Join SGS Now
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.