Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics

April 13, 2018 - April 15, 2018
Global Bioethics Initiative

One UN Plaza
One UN Plaza
New York 10017
United States

Organisers:

Ana Lita
(unaffiliated)

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The three day conference, “Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics”, sponsored by Global Bioethics Initiative, offers a unique opportunity to call attention to the impact of new technologies on the global profile of aging and longevity. By facilitating expert discussion in a unique setting regarding broad-based perspectives on these topics, the conference promotes global thinking, scientific exploration and policy orientation at the individual, social, community and macro-societal level.

Who can present?
Scientists from leading universities, academics, and practitioners with diverse professional backgrounds (biology, biomedical engineering, industry, nursing, medicine, health care administration, ethics, philosophy, theology) who are active in the fields of aging research, regenerative medicine, cryonics and healthy life extension are expected to present at this important conference.

Abstract Proposal Early Deadline: December 15, 2017
Abstract Proposal Regular Deadline: January 15, 2018

Abstract submissions should not exceed 350 words and should include your name, affiliation, a recent photo, and a short biography (150 words). Please send your abstract to alita@globalbioethics.org

Who can attend?
The conference is open to NGO representatives, scientists, the general public, policy-makers, academics, students, activists, and medical professionals from various backgrounds, activists and scientists.

Conference Venue: ONE UN New York Millennium Hotel

ONE UN New York brings the world together with spectacular NYC accommodations and panoramic views. Boasting a 70-million-dollar transformation, the hotel combines a modern aesthetic with form, function, and attention to detail across all 439 guest rooms and suites. Set across from the United Nations Headquarters adjacent to the East River, the hotel’s Midtown East location is simply ideal. Nearby, Manhattan icons such as the Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, the theater district and splendid shopping invite travelers from around the world to explore the city that never sleeps.

Venue Address:
One UN Plaza
New York City, NY 10017

Objectives:

  • To bring together leading experts with a broad range of interests related to diverse aspects of aging and research.
  • To present outcomes of regenerative medicine, genetic engineering, stem-cell research, and current and potential therapies.
  • To critically assess the degree to which such developments impact global health and the status of older persons worldwide.
  • To discuss how national governments can create collaborative regulatory and policy environments that will stimulate investment, lower barriers to entry, and encourage dynamic market-based solutions.

For more information about the conference, please contact:

Ana Lita, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Global Bioethics Initiative
Phone: (212) 687-3324
Fax: (212) 661-4188
Email: alita@globalbioethics.org
Website: conferenceaging.org

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