Herrenhausen Palace Floorplan

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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2018.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


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Pushing the Limits to Healthspan and Longevity (D3)

Scientific Organizers: Rochelle Buffenstein, Holly Brown-Borg and Colin Selman


April 15—19, 2018

Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany


Local Co-Organizer: Martin S. Denzel of Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging. Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 12, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 12, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 10, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 13, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-D3 "Pushing the Limits to Healthspan and Longevity" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On December 12, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 12, 2017 until January 10, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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December 12, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 13, 2018 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 13, 2018 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 13, 2018 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 13, 2018 895.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 12, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is January 10, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: December 12, 2017


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: January 10, 2018


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is December 12, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 13, 2018


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, April 15 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 19 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 20 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, APRIL 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

C. Ronald Kahn, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, USA
Controlling Metabolism during Aging, Role of Insulin and Adipose Depots

09:00—11:15
Communicating to Save Thyself: Is a Single Signaling Path the Answer?
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Holly M. Brown-Borg, University of North Dakota School of Medicine, USA
Endocrine Manipulation in Aging

Coffee Break

Dominic J. Withers, Imperial College London, UK
Manipulation of mTOR: Is this the Holy Grail for Healthy Aging

Diana van Heemst†, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Role of FGF21/23 in Healthspan and Longevity

Reinhold G. Erben†, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Good Fat, Bad Fat, Brown Fat, White Fat….
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Elisabetta Mueller†, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Barbara Cannon, Stockholm University, Sweden
Effect of Environmental Temperature on Longevity

John Speakman, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China
Does Dietary Protein Content Leverage Total Food Intake and Hence Drive Obesity?

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, APRIL 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Trash Removal: Is Enhanced Proteostasis the Way Forward in Aging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Rochelle Buffenstein, Calico Life Sciences LLC, USA
Sustained Maintenance of Proteostasis in the Long-Lived Naked Mole-Rat

Martin S. Denzel, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging, Germany
Protein Quality Control and Aging

Coffee Break

Karyn L. Hamilton, Colorado State University, USA
Contribution of Changes in Cell Proliferation to Proteostasis in Long-Lived Models

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Powerhouse of the Cell: Manipulating Energy in Aging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Speaker to be Announced

Susanne Klaus, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Germany
Mitochondrial Uncoupling, Diet and Aging in Mice

Hazel H. Szeto, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Mitoprotective and Anti-Aging effects of Elamipretide

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Changing what and how we Eat and its Impact upon Healthspan
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Colin Selman, University of Glasgow, UK
Dietary Restriction and the Influence of Genotype

Olivia Casanueva, Babraham Institute, UK
Network Structure Changes during Early Aging in C Elegans

Coffee Break

Matthew Piper, Monash University, Australia
The Role of Amino Acid Balance in Lifespan Determination in Drosophila

Samantha Marie Solon-Biet, University of Sydney, Australia
Extending Healthspan and Lifespan: Insights From Nutritional Geometry

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Swords, Targets and Cell Death: Combatting Senescence
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Cellular Senescence: A Double Edged Sword

Claude Le Saux, University of California, San Francisco, USA
The Role of Senescent Cells in Aged and Fibrotic Lungs

Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Mayo Clinic, USA
Senolytic Mechanism to Extend Healthspan

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, APRIL 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
A View from Above: Aging at the Top of the Food Chain
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Karl Lenhard Rudolph, Fritz Lipmann Institute e.V., Germany
Targeting Molecular Mechanisms of Stem Cell Aging to Improve Health at Old Age

P. Eline Slagboom, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Talk Title to be Announced

Coffee Break

Maiken Nedergaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Role of Sleep in Healthy Aging

Alexander Bürkle, University of Konstanz, Germany
Biomarkers of Aging

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Drugging Aging - Interventions to Extend Human Health and Lifespan
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

Andrew Phillips, C4 Therapeutics, USA
Targeted Protein Degradation

Leonard P. Guarente, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
The Anti-Aging Pill

Nathaniel Eames David, UNITY Biotechnology, USA
From Biological Insight to Clinical Development: Senolytic Drugs Come of Age

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/15/2018

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, APRIL 20

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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