Georgia Tech Cognitive Aging conference postponed

The 2020 Georgia Tech Cognitive Aging conference set for next month has been postponed, another victim of the spreading coronavirus pandemic.

The conference, which takes place every other year, was originally scheduled April 16 to 19.

“Events have progressed rapidly over the last few days and it is now clear that burgeoning travel restrictions due to expanding COVID-19 pandemic are going to make it impossible for many people to attend the conference as originally scheduled,” the conference organizers wrote on the Tech website.

The organizers will decide on make-up dates once they know how severe this will be.

They pondered a virtual conference but “we prefer to maintain the face-to-face dialog about the science, and networking opportunities for junior scientists that the in-person format enables.”

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