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Enhance your AAIC experience with ISTAART

Members of the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART) receive additional benefits during the AAIC experience. Join ISTAART to receive special registration discounts and access to member-only receptions, workshops and business meetings during the conference.

Member Benefits
Student Volunteer Program

Reduced registration rates

ISTAART members receive reduced registration rates to AAIC and AAIC preconferences. Registration is now open.

Additional benefits

At AAIC and year-round, ISTAART members receive exclusive benefits to connect, share and grow in the field. These include:



Student Volunteer Program

Summary of responsibilities
Award details
Award ineligibility conditions
How to apply

ISTAART offers a Student Volunteer Program with financial assistance to attend AAIC in exchange for volunteer time at the conference. This is only available to current ISTAART student members.

Summary of responsibilities

Assist Alzheimer’s Association staff by:

Award details

Accepted volunteers are provided with the following:

* Awards will not be given in the form of a check. Awardees will not be reimbursed for booking their own travel, hotel or conference registration without prior written authorization from the Association.


  1. Applicants must be current ISTAART members as of July 1, 2014. If you are a current member and your membership expires June 30, 2014, you must renew by June 30 in order to accept the award if chosen.
  2. Applicants must be a verified student.
  3. Applicants must apply via the online application link (available in January 2014).
  4. A 350-word statement of need/interest (submitted via the online application form).
  5. Recommendation from a faculty member (submitted via the online application form).
  6. Award recipients must agree to volunteer for the entire duration of AAIC (July 13-17, 2014).
  7. Applicants must be fluent in the English language and able to effectively communicate with speakers and attendees.

Applicants are ineligible for the program award if:

How to apply

If you have any questions, please contact ISTAART Member Services at or 1.312.335.5188.


Join the Professional Interest Areas (PIAs) of ISTAART on Saturday, July 12 at the inaugural PIA Day (link) at AAIC. Each PIA will host a two-hour session focused on research updates. ISTAART members may attend any PIA session, free of charge, regardless of PIA membership. Indicate your interest in attending during online registration for AAIC. Learn more.

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A limited number of travel fellowships are available to AAIC presenting authors.
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