2020 Annual Optimal Aging Conference 

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Conference Postponed to June 28-30th

After careful consideration and consultation, the UofL Trager Institute and Kentucky Association for Gerontology have decided to postpone the 2020 Optimal Aging Conference due to the concern of COVID-19 virus spread.
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2020 Conference Registration, Lodging, & Key Dates

1) Conference Registration 

Click Here to REgisterConference Registration Deadline: June 19
Please review the Important Registration Information at the bottom of this page before starting the registration form.

The form allows you to register for the following options:

1) Both the Conference & Pre-Conference Continuing Education
2) Only the Conference
3) Only the Pre-Conference Continuing Education sessions
4) Monday Awards Luncheon Featuring Dr. Dale Bredesen

Questions about signing into the registration form? Check out our Log-in Instructions

2) Hotel Accommodations  

Make a Reservation Brown Hotel


Join us for a stay at the Brown Hotel, a Louisville landmark luxury hotel! The above button will take you directly to the Brown Hotel website to register for accommodations. For questions about registration, please call us at (502) 588 - 4340 for assistance.

3) Conference Dates (TENTATIVE) 

January 6, 2020 Presentation Proposal Submission Deadline Save to calendar
January 15, 2020 Proposal Acceptance Notification Save to calendar
January 15, 2020 Early-Bird Conference Registration Opens Save to calendar
May 22, 2020 Deadline for Conference Award Nominations Save to calendar
May 22, 2020 Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration Deadline Save to calendar
June 1, 2020 Last Day of Early-Bird Conference Registration Save to calendar
May 26, 2020 Room Reservation Deadline at Brown Hotel Save to calendar
June 19, 2020 Conference Registration Closes Save to calendar
June 28 - 30, 2020 2020 Optimal Aging Conference Save to calendar


Important Registration Information:

  • Conference Registration Categories & Fees

    Category Early-Bird Registration
    (Jan 15 - June 1)
    Regular Registration
    (June 2 - June 19)
    Exhibitor Only  $0 $0
    Volunteer $0 $0
    Student/Medical Resident $100 $110
    Older Adult (65+) $100 $110
    Full Registration* $275

    *Sponsors receive either three or two all-access, transferable Conference registrations.To obtain your allotted registrations, complete the Conference Registration form and use your sponsor discount code at the end to remove any fees. 
    Please call (502) 588-4340 with any registration questions. 

  • Conference ProgramVisit our program page to learn about our schedule and meet our keynote speakers! Please note: the content and times are subject to change. 
  • Continuing Education Opportunities. COMING SOON. The 2020 Optimal Aging Conference plans to offer two types of continuing education opportunities: 1) a variety of Pre-Conference continuing education sessions designed to meet professional licensure requirements and 2) a block of credits/hours for attending the Conference itself. Registration for the Pre-Conference CEUs is not required to attend the Conference. 

  • Saving Registration FormYou will not be able to save the registration form once you begin. Please be prepared with all necessary personal and payment information. You will be asked to provide emergency contact information, any needed accommodations, dietary preferences, and relevant Conference Registration category.
  • Payment Instructions: The form currently only accepts credit card payments. If you or your organization need to pay with check, please contact us at (502) 588-4340 ext 2 or at [email protected]

  • Presenters, sponsors, & exhibitors: Submission of a presentation proposal or exhibitor/sponsorship application does not qualify as registration for the Conference. All persons attending the conference, including exhibitors-only, presenters, and co-presenters must register for a Conference Registration. Sponsors can are able to supply their discount code before the payment page in the form. For information about becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, click here

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