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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who should attend this conference?

2. What does the conference cost?

3. Can I forward information about this conference to my network?

4. I want to submit a workshop proposal for the conference, when are they due? 

5. Will there be time for networking during this conference?

6. What is the dress code for this conference?

7. Are press invited to attend?

8. Is there a cancellation or refund policy?

9. Will there be a mobile app that I can use during the conference?

10. I’m a MIPPA/BEC grantee. Will I receive support to attend this conference?

11. What is NCOA's cancellation and refund policy?


1. Who should attend this conference?

The Age+Action Conference is for all professionals and advocates who are working at the local, state, and national levels to improve the health and economic security of older adults.

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2. What does the conference cost?
  • General Attendee - $500
  • NISC Member - $350
  • First-Time Attendee - $350 
  • Government - $350
  • Day Rate - $150
  • Press - No cost

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3. Can I forward information about this conference to my network?

Yes, please share! Anyone interested in aging and improving the lives of older adults is welcome to attend.

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4. I want to submit a workshop proposal for the conference, when are they due? 

The deadline for the call for presentations is January 10, 2020. Submit your presentation now.

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5. Will there be time for networking during this conference?

Yes – every great conference includes plenty of opportunities to collaborate! The agenda will include ample time for networking and discussion with your peers.

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6. What is the dress code for this conference?

The dress code is business casual. 

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7. Are press invited to attend?

Yes. NCOA and our sponsors welcome media to the conference. Every member of the press must request media access before registering. Member of the press include reporters, editors, publishers, media producers, columnists/bloggers, and other editorial producers who produce fact-based news and/or analysis. Those requesting media access may be asked to confirm their status by providing previously published materials. 

Freelance writers and producers will be asked to provide written information about the outlet for which they are providing coverage. This could include providing written verification from the outlet. Freelance writers and producers without an assignment will be considered on an individual basis. Conference presenters, marketing/advertising and PR professionals, and academic or other non-journalistic book authors are not eligible for media badges, even if associated with a news organization.

To request media access, please email press@ncoa.org

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8. Is there a cancellation or refund policy?

All cancellations received by May 7, 2020 will be issued a refund, less an administrative fee of $50. NO REFUNDS ARE AVAILABLE AFTER May 7, 2020. Substitutions are welcome.

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9. Will there be a mobile app that I can use during the conference?

Yes, an app for your tablet or smartphone will be available for the conference. You will receive an email with download instructions closer to the event.

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10. I'm a MIPPA/BEC grantee. Will I receive support to attend this conference?

The Center for Benefits Access will contact those MIPPA states that it is supporting to attend the conference, and those BECs whose participation is mandatory using their grant funding. If you have questions about your attendance, please contact your Center project officer or email centerforbenefits@ncoa.org.  
 
 

Cancellations received before May 7, 2020 at 5 pm ET will receive a full refund, less an administrative fee of $50. Cancellations received after May 7, 2020 will not be eligible for a refund. Attendee substitutions are welcome. Refund requests should be sent to conference@ncoa.org, and they must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number. Refunds will be issued by check.
 
 

Have another question? Email us at conference@ncoa.org.