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- 3rd Annual Calorie Restriction (CR) Society Conference -

Register ASAP to attend in November!
New! Provisional Program Schedule (2004-10-20): HTML | PDF

The third CR Society Conference will be held at The Howard Johnson Riverfront Hotel in Charleston South Carolina (click here for map and directions).

The Conference will run from Thursday November 4 through Sunday November 7, 2004. There will be a welcoming reception/registration on Wednesday Nov. 3 afternoon/evening - exact time and place to be announced.

While the speaker schedule is still a work in progress, it looks like we will have a full schedule starting Thursday morning (Nov. 4). The hotel block will be available for Nov. 3 check-in.

So far, the following researchers have accepted our offer to participate in the conference:

Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Instructor - Division of Geriatrics
Department of Internal Medicine
Washington University, St. Louis

John O. Holloszy, M.D.
Pioneer in understanding the impact of exercise training on the quality of life of the elderly.
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology
Washington University, St. Louis

Edward J. Masoro, Ph.D.
Director of the newly created Aging Research and Education Center (AREC) of UTHSCSA. Author of several textbooks on aging biology.

Mark P. Mattson, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging ( National Institutes of Health): Senior Investigator
Chief, Cellular and Molecular Neurosciences Section and Chief, Laboratory of Neurosciences

Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD
Director, Biochemistry of Aging Laboratory
Associate Professor, University of Florida
Research on Aging, Exercise and Oxidative Stress

We will also have several CR Society members giving presentations.

Advance registration fee before Sept 15
CR Society Member $150 (using $35 discount coupon)
Non-Member $185

After Sept 15
CR Society Member $190 (using $35 discount coupon)
Non-Member $225

We have reserved a block of rooms, including some of each type listed below.

The room rates are (low rate Wed,Thurs / high rate Fri,Sat):
(+12% tax)
1 queen, non river view $44/$89
2 queen, river view low floor $54/$99
2 queen, river view high floor $59/$109

A rollaway bed can be added to any room for $10/day.
There are a few refrigerators available for $5/day that can be requested (no guarantee)

Unused rooms in our block will be released on October 2. Please make your reservations as soon as possible - The (nearby) Citadel is having its homecoming the same weekend, and our hotel and other nearby hotels may all be sold out if you wait too long.

To reserve your room:
Call The Howard Johnson Riverfront Hotel at 1 843 722-4000.
Ask for the CR Society rate (Available Nov. 3-7)
Your charge card will not be charged till checkout.
You can cancel with no charge if done before Nov 2.

Howard Johnson Riverfront Hotel
http://www.hojocharlestonsc.com/hotelhome/

Charleston S.C.
http://www.charlestoncvb.com/

We are very excited about having our third conference in Charleston. Set aside the dates, meet fellow CR Society members in person, participate in an enjoyable, interesting, and educational conference. We are looking forward to meeting you.

[ Last update: August 07, 2004 ]