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- 4th Annual Calorie Restriction (CR) Society Conference -


Two ways to register:


* Mail-in Registration form

* Online Registration


The fourth CR Society Conference will be held at The Hotel Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. The Conference will run from Thursday April 6 through Sunday April 9, 2006. There will be a welcoming reception/registration on Wednesday April 5. While the speaker schedule is still a work-in-progress, it looks like we will have a full schedule starting Thursday morning (April 6). Our hotel group rates will be honored three days prior and three days following contract dates of April 5-9.


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


Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D.



Steven Austad, Ph.D.




Caleb Finch, Ph.D.


Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D.



Stephen R. Spindler. Dr. Stephen Spindler, Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, has a long-standing interest in the relation between diet and aging.


Edward Masoro, former chairman of the Physiology Department at the Univ. of Texas, San Antonio and renowned CR researcher who participated in CR III.


Josh Mitteldorf


Arthur De Vany

also Arthur De Vany UCI Link.



Registration fee: CR Society Member $215 (using $35 discount coupon). Non-Member $250


There will be two catered lunches (Thursday and Saturday) and one catered dinner on Friday. The lunches are $22 each and the dinner is $26.

The menus will be posted soon.


We have reserved a block of standard rooms with either a single king bed or two queen sized beds. Our rate (for single - quadruple occupancy) is $79 + 11.5% sales tax + $1 city bed tax for a total of $89.09 per night, which includes the following:


Full fitness privileges to the YMCA located blocks away from the hotel Wireless high speed internet Free local calls Incoming/outgoing FAX service and copy service Daily newspaper delivery In room complimentary water Continental breakfast


A limited number of refrigerators are available to our group at no charge. These can be requested, but not guaranteed, when making your reservation.


A limited number of rollaway beds are available for $10 per night. These also can be requested, but not guaranteed, when making your reservation.


An upgrade to the Presidio level (9th floor) is $30 per night additional. This includes breakfast (our group rate already includes breakfast), happy hour, turndown service, and robes.


An upgrade to a king corner room is $20 per night additional. This is a larger corner room, on all floors, with large windows.


Unused rooms in our block will be released for general sale two months before the conference on Feb 5, 2006. Please make your reservations as soon as possible.

(After our room block is filled or after our cut-off date, room rates will depend on availability.)


Suites are not contracted, but are available at $299 per night.


A welcome reception will be held Wednesday April 5 at 5:00 pm. The Conference will start Thursday April 6 at 9:00 am and end Sunday April 9 at 11:00 am.


To make your hotel reservations, call 800 845-4596, ask for Reservations, and tell the hotel's reservation agent you will be attending the CR Society Conference.


Our hotel group rates ($79 + tax) will be honored three days prior and three days following contract dates of April 5-9.


Radisson has removed the webpages for our hotel from their website. The Hotel Arizona website will be online at the end of October.


Tucson Area Info. http://tinyurl.com/7e8kh


We are very excited about having our fourth conference in Tucson. 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.


Best Regards,


David Stern

Robert Krikorian

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