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Invitation for Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics Conference in the USA

Globethics.net is happy to share the invitation for two-day conference, "Age and Longevity in the 21st Century: Science, Policy, and Ethics", taking place on 13-15, October 2017 in Manhattan, New York, USA sponsored by Global Bioethics Initiative.

The conference 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.

Conference 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 conference.
 
Those wishing to present papers are invited to submit their presentation's title, an abstract of 400 words maximum, along with the name and affiliation, a recent photo and a short bio (150 words).
 
Please send the documents requested to alita@globalbioethics.org
 
ABSTRACT EARLY DEADLINE:  August 15, 2017
 
Time: 13-15, October 2017
 
Venue: ONE UN New York Millennium Hotel, Manhattan, New York, USA
 
 
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