2020 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  February 28, 2020 (by midnight)
Early Decision Deadline: January 31, 2020 (by midnight)

Welcome to the 2020 CCGG Annual Meeting abstract submission site!

CCGG is currently seeking abstracts for poster and roundtable presentations for its 40th Annual Meeting “There’s No Place Like Home: Reimagining Aging in California” from students, faculty members, aging service providers, and all others working in gerontology and geriatrics throughout the state of California.  We welcome abstracts which examine issues of housing/lack of housing and scientific, education, workforce development, policy, and advocacy issues in the field of aging.  Presentations which represent one or more of the following focus areas related to the conference theme, “There’s No Place Like Home: Reimagining Aging in California”, would be especially appropriate.


  • Aging Science (to share findings from aging-related research studies)
  • Investigations of the Future (to provide an overview of in-progress research studies and programs)
  • Insights from the Field (for overviews of educational or service programs in the field or at academic institutions)

Be prepared to provide the following information in your application.  You will not be able to make any edits once your abstract has been submitted unless you contact us office@ccgg.org.

1. Presentation Title
2. Presentation Track Selection
3. Primary Author (Name, Degree, Institutional Affiliation, Email Address, Phone Number)
4. Co-Authors (Name, Degree, Institutional Affiliation, Email Address)
5. Abstract* (250 words or less)

In your abstract, please include the following components:

* For Aging Science submissions, please include the following–

(1) Background
(2) Objective(s)
(3) Methodology (if applicable)
(4) Results / Analysis
(5) Conclusions / Implications / Lessons Learned

* For Investigations of the Future submissions, please include the following–

(1) Background
(2) Objective(s)
(3) Methodology (if applicable)
(4) Expected Results / Planned Analysis
(5) Expected Conclusions / Implications / Lessons Learned

* For Insights from the Field submissions, please include the following–

(1) Program Background
(2) Program Goals
(3) Program Activities
(4) Intended Program Outcomes
(5) Expected Program Impact


Roundtable discussions are designed for more focused discussion around specific topic areas among meeting attendees.  Meeting registrants can propose a roundtable discussion that they wish to lead.  Roundtable discussions are expected to consist of groups of 8 or fewer participants.  Roundtable leader applicants can propose the availability of more than one discussion leader for topics that may garner considerable interest among attendees.

Questions?  Contact us at office@ccgg.org.