Dr. Cotten was involved in several events at GSA 2014 both as a presenter and as a discussant. The conference had over 4.000 attendees and 400 sessions. It is a key event for those involved in gerontological studies. Co-presenters included long time collaborators and associates-
Assisted Living Interest Group: Getting Grandma Online: Process, Outcomes and Challenges Associated with Conducting a 5 Year ICT and Quality of Life Randomized Controlled Trial in Assisted and Independent Living Communities… co-authors and presenters included William Anderson, Elizabeth Yost, Vicki Winstead, Ronald Berkowsky.
Shelia also was co-chair with Sara Czaja of the symposium Increasing Resources for Older Adults Through Technology Focused Research and Interventions. She also was co-chair of the symposium: Connecting Clinicians and Cancer Patients: Modes of Communicating, mHealth, and SMS Text Messaging.