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Register for the CR Society Conference!

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The next exciting Conference of the Calorie Restriction Society International will be held May 18-21 at the Hilton Tucson East in Tucson, Arizona, close to the University of Arizona’s main campus. Come join your fellow CR Society members to learn the results of cutting-edge CR science. Interact directly with key researchers in the fields of CR, metabolism, and the retardation of aging. Learn more from scientists and fellow practitioners about how to optimize your CR practice. And enjoy the beautiful Tucson spring!

Our confirmed speakers include an exciting selection of researchers drawn from the worlds of CR, metabolism, and lifespan:

Thomas Seyfried, PhD, Professor of Biology, Boston College: "Cancer as a Mitochondrial Metabolic Disease: Implications for Novel Therapeutics"

Jeff Volek, PhD, MD, Professor, Department of Human Sciences, Ohio State University: "Nutritional Ketosis with or without Caloric Restriction as a Metabolic Therapy"

Richard Miller, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Aging Research, University of Michigan: "Diets, Drugs and Mutants that Slow Aging in Mice - Are There Shared Mechanisms?"

John R Speakman, PhD, Chair in Zoology at the University of Aberdeen: "Is the Effect of Dietary Restriction Due to Calorie Restriction or Protein Restriction?"

William Sonntag, PhD, Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center: "Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF)-1 as a Mediator of the Effects of Moderate Caloric Restriction on Lifespan"

Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD, Co-Director Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona; Chairman of the Board, American Aging Association: "Impact of Caloric Restriction on Functional Immunity with Aging"

Michal M. Masternak, PhD, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida; Competitor, Methuselah Mouse Prize: "IGF-1 and Body Size as Modulators of Lifespan"

Stephen Spindler, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, University of California at Riverside. "Flies, Mice and Humans, and the Search for Longevity Therapeutics"



Schedule
Click here for an up-to-date schedule of speakers and events.



Tour of Biosphere 2
We are planning for group tour of Biosphere 2, the 3.14 acre “living laboratory” in which CR pioneer Dr. Roy Walford conducted the groundbreaking first studies in human Calorie restriction, on Saturday afternoon. There will be an extra $20 cost for those attending.



Accommodations
Conference attendees will receive special group rates of $89 to $99 per night for single occupancy and $10 per night for additional guests in rooms with either two queen or one king bed at the Hilton Tucson East. Refrigerators will be available either in room or in a room reserved for CR Society guests only where we will also have seating for casual conversation.

Reserve your special CR IX group rate by placing your reservation here.


Transportation between the Tucson airport and conference Hilton is available via a shuttle service, Arizona Stagecoah. Reservations can be made by calling 520-889-1000 or online at http://azstagecoach.hudsonltd.net/res. Traditional taxis and Uber are also available.

Meals
A reception on the evening of Wednesday, May 18th is complimentary with registration.

Coffee and tea will be served at breaks throughout the Conference.

Lunches will be available on Thursday and Friday afternoons, and dinner on Friday evening. Meals will be CR-friendly buffets, with a selection that will meet the needs of even the most exacting of CR practitioners, including salad greens, a large variety of fruits and vegetables, one meat and one vegetarian protein selection, and a selection of healthy fat sources.

Lunches are $22 each; Friday dinner is $32.

How to Register
The Early Bird registration fee will be $280 for paid CR Society members and $325 for non-members.

After March 1, the fee will increase to $295 for members and $340 for non-members.

An accompanying spouse can register for $100 less than the member rate. Click here to register online (please log in to see supporting/lifetime/founding member rates). Remember to reserve your room at our special rate.

Questions? Email conference@crsociety.org.

We are all looking forward to another exciting Conference. Can’t wait to see you there!!!






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