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Registration is now open for the British Society of Gerontology 49th Annual Conference, on the theme 'Ageing and Sustainability in a Time of Transition'.

Register by 28th April to benefit from reduced Early Bird registration fees. Please note that presenters of accepted abstracts will be expected to register by the Early Bird deadline to confirm their participation in the conference. 

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Discounted Registration Fees For Members of the British Society of Gerontology

Members of British Society of Gerontology will benefit from significantly reduced conference registration fees and will obtain all the benefits of membership for the year. Become a BSG Member today and receive a discount on the cost of registration. Please apply for BSG membership BEFORE registering for the conference. If attendees apply for BSG membership AFTER registering for the conference, no refund of conference fees will be possible. All members will be required to enter their BSG membership number at time of registering.

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Registration Fees

Full Registration Early Bird Residential  Standard Residential  Early Bird Non-Residential Standard Non-Residential
 BSG Member £485  £540 £365 £420
 BSG Member (Student/Concession) £355  £380 £235 £260
 Non-Member £560  £605 £440 £485
 Non-Member (Student Concession) £395 £425 £275 £305

Full Registration includes the Welcome Reception on Wednesday 1st July and the Conference Dinner on Thursday 2nd July. Residential registration includes onsite, ensuite accommodation on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd July  onsite, more details can be found at the Accommodation page. An additional night's accommodation for the evening of Tuesday 30th June can also be booked through the registration process. Non-residential registration does not include accommodation.


 Day Registration Wednesday 1 July
Day 1
Thursday 2 July
Day 2
Friday 3 July
Day 3
 BSG Member £190 £225 £195
 BSG Member (Student/Concession) £140 £165 £145
 Non-Member £195 £230 £200
 Non-Member (Student/Concession) £145 £170 £145

Day Registration does not include the Welcome Reception priced at £30.00 on Wednesday 1st July and the Conference Dinner priced at £58.50 on Thursday 2nd July. Tickets for these activities can be purchased when registering. Please note, Day Registration does not include accommodation. 


 ERA Pre-Conference Event Registration
 BSG Member
 Non Member


ERA Registration includes a workshop event on Tuesday 30th June at the University of the West of England. Accommodation for the evening of Tuesday 30th June can be booked through the registration process. Even if you are not attending BSG 2020, you are welcome to register for the ERA Pre-Conference Event.

Please read our registration terms and conditions for booking, payment and refund information.

Registration Fee includes:

Core Conference elements: Full
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Conference/poster sessions & exhibition
Printed conference programme
Name badge
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Food and beverage including:

Tea and coffee (afternoon)

Yes Yes Yes No No
Welcome reception Yes Yes No No No
Tea and coffee (morning & afternoon) Yes Yes No Yes No
Lunch Yes Yes No Yes No
Conference dinner Yes Yes No No No
Tea and coffee (morning & afternoon) Yes Yes No No Yes
Lunch Yes Yes No No Yes
Accommodation Full Residential Full Non- Residential Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Onsite en-suite accommodation is part of the Full Residential packages only Yes No No No No

Key Deadlines & Dates

Tuesday 1 October 2019
Abstract Submission Now Open
Thursday 23 January 2020
Abstract Submission Deadline
Friday 27 March 2020
Abstract Notifications
Tuesday 28 April 2020
Early Bird Registration Deadline
Tuesday 30 June to Wednesday 1 July 2020
The ERA Pre-Conference Event
Wednesday 1 July (PM) to Friday 3 July 2020
 British Society of Gerontology 49th Annual Conference