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ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

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ASA's Aging in America Conference is the nation’s largest and most dynamic multidisciplinary event known for its comprehensive view of the issues, challenges and opportunities in aging. It is the place to connect with peers, refresh your knowledge and gain new perspectives. We invite you to join our conference community of nearly 3,000 multidisciplinary professionals who, like you, are working to improve the lives of older adults.

 

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Planning for AiA18

All conference activities will take place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
Stay where the action is: Reserve your room early to take advantage of our low group rate!

Save up to 50% on your conference registration (or attend for FREE if you're a full-time student) by volunteering for one day during the conference. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

Find out how your organization can be involved with AiA18 and collaborate with ASA through sponsorship, exhibit and advertising opportunities.

 

AiA18 Sponsors

Thank you to the 2018 Aging in America Conference sponsors and funders for their generous support of ASA and our members and their commitment to improving the quality of life of older adults.


 

     
   

 
   
           
           

Press Coverage for #AiA18

Conference sponsors encourage expanded coverage of issues in aging. Working members of the press such as reporters, editors, publishers, electronic media producers, journalists/authors, columnists/bloggers and other editorial communicators who reach general or specialized audiences on a regular basis with news reports or fact-based analysis may request a media access pass.

Please read the following information carefully to be sure that you submit your credential requirements accurately. This will assist us in processing your registration request in a timely manner.

Those requesting a media pass may be asked to confirm their status with information as listed on the outlet’s masthead or by presentation of a published article or electronic piece. Freelancers may also be asked to provide at least two published or electronically released pieces issued in the previous year. Or they may provide an assignment letter or e-mail from a media organization with the editor/producer’s contact information (telephone and e-mail address) for verification.

News and information outlets must contain original news content above and beyond links, forums, troubleshooting tips and reader/viewer contributions. Applicants for a press registration must provide:
--An editorial title that is verifiable or proof of an editorial assignment to cover the conference;

--A hard copy or link to a recent bylined article or audio/video story credited to you.

Online media must meet the following criteria:
--A website must post or update original aging-related news at least once a month.

--Website or e-news content must extend beyond links, forums, personal diaries, opinion, personal analysis or information about the publishing organization’s activities and programs.

--A blog must reflect current aging-related news that is posted on a consistent daily or weekly basis.

Freelancers:
--Provide a letter (on letterhead) from a publisher, editor or executive-level producer indicating that you are covering the ASA Aging in America conference for the outlet.

--E-mail assignments will be considered if they include the assigning editor/producer’s e-mail and a link to the media outlet’s website.

--Freelancers without advance assignments will be considered on an individual basis but should provide evidence of journalistic work previously produced or published in a subject area related to concerns in aging.

Please note: Conference presenters, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals, and academic or other non-journalistic book authors are not eligible for media badges, even if associated with a news organization.

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