2021 Workshop Request Form


GSA Annual Scientific Meeting Workshop Application

Please fully review the requirements below that you will be asked to provide in your GSA Annual Scientific Meeting Workshop Application, you will not be able to save your application progress once you begin.  

Workshop Title: Submit the title of your workshop exactly as you would like it to appear in all marketing and print materials for the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting (100 characters maximum). 

Presenters: Each workshop may have a Chair and up to 15 additional presenters. The application will require first name, last name, and affiliation. 

Rationale for Session: Explain why there is a need for this workshop and clearly define its goals. 

Intended Audience: Describe the populations of the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting attendees that you proposed workshop will serve. More detail will enable us to ensure marketing efforts target the correct audience. Workshops must have approximately 30 registrants. 

Workshop Format: Outline the overall structure of the event. Will attendees be working on projects in small groups? Will a panel be discussing topics? Etc. 

Course Objectives: List productive outcomes of participating in your workshop. What are some direct takeaways attendees will be able to bring back to their organizations? What skills will they develop though partaking in your workshop? 

Workshop Description for Marketing: Provide a summary of the workshop that will encourage individuals to register for the session (150 words maximum). GSA will promote the workshop through a variety of mechanisms. 

Non-refundable Application processing fee: $100

Applications are due March 11, 2021. All applications will be reviewed by the Program, Publication, and Products Committee for possible inclusion in the GSA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting. 

Workshop applications will be reviewed for the following:
- breadth of impact within a discipline 
- breadth of impact across disciplines
- integration of pedagogy and scholarship
- provoke discussion and interaction between workshop participants

Notifications of acceptance will be distributed in early June 2021. 

The majority of workshops will be held on November 10, 2021.  Some workshops may be scheduled before, during, and after the meeting. We recommend that organizers be willing to accept alternative date/time.

Please send any questions by e-mail to meetings@geron.org

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