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2015 Preliminary Program

American Aging Association 2015
Annual Scientific Meeting
May 29 – June 1, 2015
Marina del Rey, California

Preliminary Schedule of Events
Schedule is subject to change

Friday,  May 29th 

8:00AM – 3:00PM

Pre-Conference Symposium:  The Geroscience Initiative: Challenges & New    

Session I.   Developmental Influences on Aging

Session II.  Aging-The Major Risk for Chronic Disease: New Mechanisms


Session III. How Chronic Disease Accelerates Aging Processes 

3:00PM – 6:00PM    Registration Open

6:00PM – 9:00PM    President’s Welcome Reception & Panel Discussion 

Saturday  May 30th 

8:00AM – 9:00AM    Key Note Address: Dr. Eileen Crimmens, USC 
Demographics of Aging—Genetic and Environmental Factors Influencing 
Healthspan and Lifespan of Human Populations 

9:15AM – 12:00PM

Scientific Session I:   Lengthened Healthspan: A Necessary Partner of Lengthened Lifespan?

Scientific Session II:  Frailty: From Humans to Mice: New & Old Models & Metrics

12:00PM – 1:30PM    Lunch on your own

1:30PM – 4:00PM

Scientific Session IIIA:  Submitted Papers 
Scientific Session IIIB:  Submitted Papers

4:00PM – 6:00PM    Poster Session and Reception 

Perspectives:  Separate registration required

6:00PM – 7:30PM    Student Data Blitz

7:30PM – 10:30PM
Student & Postdocs: “On the Waterfront Party”

7:00PM – 9:00 PM  Annual Board Meeting

Sunday, May 31st 

9:15AM – 12:00PM

Scientific Session IV: Emerging Molecular Concepts in Longevity 

Session V: Cell Non-Autonomous Processes in Calorie Restriction and 

12:00PM – 1:30PM    Denham Harman Award Lecture and Luncheon 

1:30PM – 4:00PM

Session VI: Genetics of Aging:  New Models to Map Complex Traits 

Session VII:  Transatlantic Symposium (sponsored by British Society for 
Research on Ageing) 

Session VIII:  Sex Differences in Aging and Response to Interventions: 
Probing the underlying mechanisms 

TBD Poster Session and Reception 

Monday June 1st 

8:30AM –11:00AM

Session 9a: Pharmacologic Interventions Targeting Aging Processes: Worms to 

Session 9B:  Nathan Shock Center Symposium (sponsored by Nathan Shock 

Session X: Oxidative Stress and Aging:  Friend or Foe 

11:00AM –12:00PM    James Joseph Award Lecture 

12:00PM – 12:30PM    Student Awards and Close of Meeting