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

Dates: May 5 – 7, 2017
Location: Comfort, Texas

This two-day symposium, “Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics,” co-sponsored by Stasis Foundation and 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 symposium promotes global thinking, scientific exploration and policy orientation at the individual, social, community and macro-societal level.

Venue:

Stasis Foundation
46 Skyline Drive
Comfort, TX 78013

Symposium Goals:

  • To bring together leading experts with a broad range of interests related to diverse aspects of aging and research.
  • To present results of regenerative medicine, genetic engineering, stem-cell research and therapeutic pharmaceuticals.
  • To critically assess the degree to which such developments impact global health, and the status of older persons in societies.
  • 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.

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 attend this important symposium.

For more information about the symposium: info@stasisfoundation.org

Those wishing to present papers are invited to submit an abstract of 400 words maximum before April 15, 2017, along with the name and affiliation, a recent photo and a short bio (150 words). Please send abstracts to alita@stasisfoundation.org

—Event Producer