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January 19-20, 2015

6th Annual National Dementia Congress
Promoted by: Informa Australia conferences (www.informa.com.au)
Melbourne, VIC / Australia

February 27-28, 2015

4. Brandenburger Krebskongress
Promoted by: Tumorzentrum Brandenburg (TZBB) und die Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft Onkologische Versorgung Brandenburg (LAGO) (www.mcall-gmbh.de)
Berlin/Potsdam / Germany

March 23-27, 2015

2015 Aging in America Conference
Promoted by: American Society on Aging (ASA) (http://asaging.org/aia12)
Chicago, IL / USA

March 26-28, 2015

10. Gemeinsamer Österreichisch-Deutscher Geriatrie Kongress – Public Health für eine alternde Gesellschaft
Promoted by: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Geriatrie und Gerontologie (ÖGGG)
Wien / Austria

April 15-18, 2015

30th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)
Promoted by: ADI und Alzheimer’s Australia (www.alz.co.uk/ADI-conference)
Perth, WA / Australia

April 23-26, 2015

IAGG-ER 8th Congress Dublin 2015 – Unlocking the Demographic Dividend
Promoted by: The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics – European Region (IAGG-ER) and Irish Gerontological Society (www.iaggdublin2015.org)
Dublin / Irland

June 24-26, 2015

3rd International Conference on Aging in a Foreign Land
Promoted by: Flinders University (www.flinders.edu.au)
Adelaide, SA / Australia

July 01-03, 2015

44th Annual BSG Conference 2015
Promoted by: British Society of Gerontology (http://conferences.ncl)
Newcastle upon Tyne / United Kingdom

September 17-18, 2015

Fachtagung der DGGG (Sekt. III und IV): Lebensorte. Raum als Kontext des Alterns
Promoted by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontologie und Geriatrie (DGGG)
Mannheim / Germany

October 04-07, 2015

6th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality
Promoted by: California Lutheran Homes Center for Spirituality and Aging (www.6thinternationalconference.org)
Los Angeles, CA / USA


The seat of the international gerontological research organization GERO is Kreuzlingen / Switzerland. Being dedicated to the support of science and international understanding to the benefit of Swiss interests, the Society is recognized to be a non-profit organization that is particularly sponsorship-approved and exclusively philanthropic.

Excerpt from the Statues:

§2 The Society sees itself as a free and independent international private initiative, dedicated to humanistic ideals and to the furthering of science and international understanding without regard for race, religion, political convictions or ideologies. The Society¹s objective is the promotion of international scientific research in the fields of gerontology, geriatrics, and related sciences, with the aim of improving the medical, economic, and ecological living conditions of the aged.
§7 Any natural person or legal entity who is willing to support the Society¹s goals financially may become an associative member of the Society. The support shall commence by signing a subscription and shall be restricted to the financial support of the Society goals by financial contributions to be paid on a regular basis.
§8 The Society Organs are:
  1. he Academic Senate
  2. the Scientific Advisory Council
  3. the Managing Committee (Secretary General)
  4. the Plenary Assembly
  5. the Auditing Department
§14 The Society awards the International GERO Prize. The prize is granted where possible once a year in the form of a science prize for exceptional scientific work as well as in the form of a journalism prize for exceptional journalistic work in the sense of the Society goals. In addition, the prize may be exceptionally granted in the form of a culture prize from case to case to the culturally active and to artists who have rendered unusual services in the sense of the Society¹s goals.
§15 The society awards the International Relief Fund for aged people. Upon application, social, medical, and ecological projects for sick and / or handicapped aged people will be financially supported with means of this fund.
§18 The Society may cooperate with other non-profit or charitable organizations, in particular with those which pursue the same or similar goals as those of the Society. The Society may also maintain or support common facilities with such organizations or may leave financial means or loans to such organizations against a payment or free of charge and / or may participate in such organizations.

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