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5th Calorie Restriction (CR) Society Conference

Two ways to register:

* Mail-in Registration form
* Online Registration

The fifth CR Society Conference (CR-V) will be held at Sunset Station in San Antonio, TX. The Conference will run from Wednesday November 7 through Sunday November 11, 2007. The Conference will open with a welcoming reception/registration on Wednesday evening November 7 starting at 6:30 pm. The presentations will start Thursday November 8 at 9:00 am and end Sunday Sunday November 11 at 11:00 am. Program Schedule (PDF).


Sponsors
[Walden Farms] Calorie Free Specialties Walden Farms will again be providing their zero calorie products for our reception, lunch and dinner and also some samples for attendees to take home. [Alcor Life Extension Foundation] The Alcor Foundation is the world leader in cryonics, the science of using ultra-cold temperature to preserve human life.

Speakers

The current roster of participating scientists includes:
Steven Austad
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Department of Cellular & Structural Biology and the Barshop Institute for Longevity & Aging Studies.

Bradley Willcox
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, University of Hawaii; Principal Investigator of the U.S. NIH-NIA funded Okinawan Centenarians Study.

John Holloszy, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Edward Masoro
Professor Emeritus, Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, University of Texas Health Science Center.

Jim Nelson
Professor, Department of Physiology, The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Jay Phelan
biology professor at UCLA.

Arlan Richardson
Professor, Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Director, The Barshop Center for Longevity and Aging Studies.

Walter Ward
Department of Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

Others
We also will include presentations by members of the Society.


Meals

We will have two banquet style meals. There will be one lunch on Thursday and one dinner on Saturday. The meals will be a salad bar buffet with a selection of vegetables, fruit, nuts and chicken breast (lunch) or Salmon (dinner). (More details about the menu will be available soon).

Lunch $24
Dinner $36
Both Meals $50
Registration

CR Society Supporting Member Registration: $325

Non-Member Registration (or the free Basic email list membership): $375

Lifetime and Founding members receive an additional $50 discount. Spouses or Significant Others registering together receive an additional $50 discount each.

If you are not sure of your membership status contact Robert Cavanaugh, the Managing Director at managingdirector@calorierestriction.org Venue map and photos

The Conference will use the following Sunset Station venues (click to see photos): Depot 3, Depot 4, The Spire. Venue Original map. Hotels

While Sunset Station does not operate a hotel, we have secured rooms at two nearby hotels from Wednesday through Sunday:
Hotel 1: Staybridge Suites Sunset Station Downtown:

This is a new hotel opening in July 2007.
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Studio Suites with 2 Double Beds $145 + tax (16.75%)
1 Bedroom Suite with King Bed $165 + tax (16.75)
Check in after 3:00pm, check out by 12 Noon (Additional charges may be assessed unless the hotels Rooms Division approves check out extensions)

To make your reservation, call the hotel at 210-444-2700 or the Central Reservation number 800-238-8000, and and tell the hotel's reservation agent you are with the Calorie Restriction Society Group to get our group rate. After our room block is filled or after our October 7 cut-off date, room rates will depend on availability. Rooms not guaranteed for late arrival will be held only until 6 PM. Rooms may be guaranteed by submitting one night's room and tax or through use of a major credit card. Guaranteed reservations (without occupancy) are held for one night and not for the entire length of stay.
Hotel 2: Best Western Sunset Suites/Riverwalk:

http://www.bestwesternsunsetsuites.com

Single King or Double Double $89 + tax (16.75%)

After our room block is filled or after our October 7 cut-off date, room rates will depend on availability. Your reservation will be guaranteed by either your credit card or an advanced first night's deposit. You will be held responsible for the first night's payment if not cancelled by 3 p.m. (CDT), Nov 7,2007.

To make your hotel reservations, call 877-775-0700 or 210-223-4400, and tell the hotel's reservation agent you are with the the CR Society Group.

We are very excited about having our fifth Conference in San Antonio. 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.

David Stern
Robert Krikorian