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Program

Welcome to the American Aging Association Preliminary Program with Confirmed Speakers for both the Nathan Shock Summit and the AGE meeting.  Please check back for final schedule. 

Friday,  Jun 9th


9 AM – 3 PM

Pre-Conference Symposium:  Nathan Shock Centre Meeting

3:30 PM – 4 PM

Trainee Chapter Meeting: Chair, R. Michael Anson, Community College of Baltimore County

4 PM – 5:30 PM

Career Development Roundtable and Networking Forum: Panel

Chair, Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, University of Florida, Institute on Aging.

Participants:

Helen Griffiths (Surrey UK).

Felipe Sierra (NIH)

Stephanie Lederman (AFAR)

TBC


Poster Set-Up and Registration

6:30 PM – 10 PM

46th AGE Conference Registration and Opening Reception

Introduction

Opening Reception

Saturday  Jun 10th


8 – 8:45 AM

Keynote address: TBC

8.45 – 10:45 AM



Session 1:  Cell senescence…and after.  Chair: Christian Sell Co-Chair: Helen Griffiths

Kirkland J, Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic, Cell senescence and the phenotypes of ageing.

Campisi J Buck Institute for Research on Aging Linking Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Senescence.

Ben-Porath I Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel, p16Ink4a-induced senescence of pancreatic beta cells enhances insulin secretion.

Gil J MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London in Linking mTOR, senescence and the SASP

10:45-11.00 AM

Coffee Break and Networking

11.00 AM –

12:40 PM



Session 2A and BChairs: TBA

Selected Abstracts (10 short 15 minutes talks selected from

submitted posters; concurrent parallel session each consisting of

5 talks + 15 minute panel discussion) 

BSRA Korenchevsky speaker: Karolina Chocian, University of Oxford

12:40 – 2:00 PM

LUNCH

Geroscience Journal Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation)

1:30 – 3:30 PM



Session 3New model systems.  Chair: Shelly Buffenstein

Co-Chair: TBA


Patel RC, University of South Carolina Efficient RNA interference

method for the microcrustacean Daphnia.

Smith RK Royal Veterinary College Inflamm-aging and the horse*

Valenzano DR Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

The killifish: an emerging aging model

Austad SN  University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lessons in Longevity from Arctica islandica;

3.30 – 4.00 PM

Coffee Break and Networking

4.00 – 4:45 PM

3X 15 minute talks


Session 4: Trainee Chapter Symposium. Chair: Mark McCormick

Co-Chair: Maria Konovalenko

3x15 minute trainee talks

4:45-7 PM

Poster Session and Reception I

7 PM – 10 PM

AGE Board of Directors Meeting

Student Data Blitz

Sunday, Jun 11th


9 – 11.00 AM



Session 5: What can we learn from progeroid syndromes? Chair: Junko Oshima, Co-Chair: Richard Faragher


Oshima J (Washington/Chiba University) A clinical view of Werner’s syndrome

Harries L (University of Exeter) Longevity, instability and RNA splicing

Slagboom E (Max Planck, Rostock) Loci and pathways significantly associated with human longevity.

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break and Networking

11:30 AM – 12.30 PM


4 15 minute talks

20 minute panel

Session 6A & 6B: Chairs: TBA

Selected Abstracts (8 short 15 minutes talks selected from

submitted posters; concurrent parallel session each consisting of

5 talks + 15 minute

panel discussion) 


12.30 – 2.00 PM

Denham Harman Award Lecture and Luncheon

TBA (selected by Awards Committee in Spring 2016)

2.00PM – 4.00 PM

Four 30 minute talks followed by Round Table

discussion



Session 7:  Ethics and communication (sponsored by the Glenn Foundation) Chair: Richard Faragher


Panel

Mark R. Collins (Glenn Foundation) Funder

Pat Dade (Cultural Dynamics, UK) Marketer & values based change consultant

Sue Armstrong Journalist and author

4.00 – 4:30

Coffee Break and Networking

4:30 – 5:30 PM

AGE General Membership Meeting

5:30 PM - 8 PM

Poster Session and Reception II

8 PM - midnight

Trainee Chapter Social

Monday June 12th


8 – 9:50 AM

6 15 minute talks

20 minute panel

Session 8: Selected Abstracts (8 short 15 minutes talks selected from

submitted posters; concurrent parallel session each consisting of

5 talks + 15 minute

panel discussion) 

9:50 – 11:50



Session 9: Inflammation, intervention and immunosenescence.

Chair: Janko Nicholich-Zugich Co-Chair: TBA


Lord J (University of Birmingham) immune phenotype and

Intervention post hip fracture

Smithy M (Arizona) From mice to men: translating discoveries in

Immunosenescence.

Simpson RJ (Texas) What’s the link between exercise, inflammation

And  immunosenescence?

Dunn-Walters D (Surrey) Ageing and the B Cell repertoire. What’s to

be done?

11:50-12.10

Coffee Break and Networking

12.10-1:10


Session 10: Special Lecture- James Joseph Address

TBA (selected by Awards Committee Spring 2016)

1:10-1:30 PM

Awards Ceremony:  Student Awards and Close of Meeting




Policy on Video and Photography

This is a public meeting, however, we ask that you refrain from recording or taking photographs of presentations or posters without prior consent from the presenters and the conference staff. While we also encourage the use of social media during the conference, we ask that you not take any images or post any unpublished information.

We appreciate your cooperation.