Poster Submission


Holiday Inn Executive Center • Columbia, MO
August 18-19, 2017

The Interdisciplinary Center on Aging, sponsor of the 27th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference Poster Session, invites submissions for the poster session and reception to be held at 4:30 pm, Friday, August 18, 2017.

  • Deadline Extended: Abstracts or an electronic version of the poster are due FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017.
  • Poster Awards: Voting will occur during the poster session. First-, second- and third-place award recipients will be honored during the Saturday morning General Session. Award recipients will also receive free registration to the 2018 Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference.
  • Peer Review: Posters will be peer-reviewed by an interdisciplinary team of geriatrics professionals.
  • Eligibility: Any University of Missouri faculty member, graduate student or community professional who has completed (or will have completed) an aging-related research or educational project within the past two years is eligible to submit an abstract or poster. If you have a poster on aging that you have previously presented, you may submit it to our conference.
  • Content: Abstracts must cover an aging-related topic.
  • Submitting an Abstract
    • Submit the following information by e-mail on or before Monday, May 15, 2017, to Peggy Gray, MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging,
      • Title of Poster
      • Full name, degree(s), department, and e-mail address of all authors.
      • Poster abstract (not to exceed 400 words) that includes 3 objectives or
      • An electronic version of a completed poster

You will receive confirmation that your abstract/poster has been received within a week of submission.

Please contact Peggy Gray with any questions or concerns: 573-884-3337 or