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The Changing Face of Aging Around the World
AGHE’s 41st Annual Meeting & Educational Leadership Conference
February 26 - March 1, 2015
Sheraton Nashville Downtown
Nashville, Tennesse

The AGHE Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference is the premier national forum for discussing ideas and issues in gerontological and geriatric education. Educators, clinicians, administrators, researchers, and students share their experiences, expertise, and innovations regarding teaching and learning about aging and older persons.

Upon completion of the Annual Meeting, participants will be better able to:

·         Describe educational programs and models addressing gerontology and geriatric content at a variety of higher education and learner levels

·         Understand key educational public policy issues as they relate to funding for higher education and work force preparedness

·         Identify factors that facilitate gerontology and geriatric education program growth and sustainability

·         Utilize educational evaluation methods to document learner outcomes and program value

·         Compare and apply teaching materials, methods, and tools in a variety of content areas to improve their institution’s educational programs

·         Develop collaborative opportunities in the scholarship of teaching and learning, with national and international colleagues in the field of aging

·         Strengthen the learning experiences and mentoring available to students in the field of gerontology and geriatrics education


To obtain a copy of the printed registration form, click here.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMFor information about registration and the conference schedule of events, click here to view the Preliminary Program. To make reservations for your hotel stay, click on this link:

Students can email for a discounted rate (pending availability).

EXHIBITORS PROSPECTU To reserve an exhibit booth in Nashville or place an advertisement in the Program Book, click here to view the Prospectus.



Join us in Music City: Nashville, Tennessee

There is only one Music City. And today, Nashville continues its emergence as a cultural, artistic and entertainment-rich destination, filled with unique music and event venues, a myriad of art galleries, plantation homes, botanical gardens and greenways, honky-tonks, professional sports and fine dining. 

Nashville has a host of unique attractions, including the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the Grand Ole Opry, Cheekwood, The Hermitage, Ryman Auditorium and more.

Explore Nashville’s neighborhoods filled with unique shopping and dining options, and check out Nashville’s diverse music scene at one of more than 120 music venues around town.

With an orchestra of options to satisfy every taste, you’ll be encouraged to dance to the beat of your own drummer. So whether it’s listening to live music, soaking in the art scene, exploring history or just relaxing, we know you’ll find many ways to enjoy Music City and learn for yourself why music calls us home. Discover Nashville.

Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel
AGHE Room Block Rates:






















For more information about AGHE Sponsorships, please contact Angela Baker at

For more information about AGHE Exhibits & Advertisements, please contact Jason Hawthorne Petty at


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JUNE 20, 2014:

Abstract Submission deadline
Pre-conference Institute deadline

AUGUST, 2014:

Abstract notification emails sent to submitting authors.


Registration & Housing open.


Deadline to reserve/submit ad for Program Book

JANUARY, 2015:

Pre-registration deadline.  Presenting authors of accepted abstracts are REQUIRED to register.

FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 1, 2015:

41st Annual Meeting & Educational Leadership Conference--
Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel
Nashville, CO