Aging Research Topics and Meetings

Aging Research Topics and Meetings

Aging and Age-Related Conferences and Updates:


[We are indebted to John Furber for these timely and comprehensive updates on aging and anti-aging research, meetings and conferences]

(updated 9 April 2016)


Disease Drivers of Aging: 

2016 Advances in  Geroscience Summit

April 13-14, 2016, New York City

Co-sponsored by AFAR, GSA, NIH, NYAS


Cognitive Aging Conference

April 14-17, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia, USA


31st International Conference

Alzheimer’s Disease International

April 21-24, 2016, Budapest, Hungary


Biomedical Innovation for Healthy Longevity

April 25-28, 2016, St. Petersburg, Russia


There’s much more …

Australian Biology of Ageing Conference

April 29, 2016, Coogee NSW, Australia

Registration is FREE, including snacks and lunch.


Keystone Symposium:  

Epigenetic and Metabolic Regulation of Aging and Aging-Related Diseases

May 1—5, 2016, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Oxygen Club of California World Congress

Redox Medicine and Nutrition

May 4-6, 2016, University of California at Davis

Abstract deadline extended to April 12. (Proceed although web site says March 31 😉




May 4-6, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Closed: Past registration deadline


Conference on Translational Research in Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing Research Centre (HARC)

May 11-13, 2016, Medical University of Lodz, Poland


2016 NHLBI/NIDDK Mitochondrial Biology Symposium: 

Novel Roles of Mitochondria in Health and Disease

May 19-20, 2016, Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Registration is FREE. Register by May 6.

Abstract deadline: April 8, 2016


Bay Area Aging Meeting

May 26, 2016, University of California, Berkeley

Please register for FREE at


3rd World Congress on Glycation & Maillard Reaction

International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition and Health (ISANH)

May 26-27, 2016, Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

This congress talk about all the fields related to glycation: pathologies & diseases, mitochondria, microbiota, food, RAGE, i-RAGE, etc.

Early registration deadline: March 17, 2016

Oral abstracts deadline: April 11.

Poster abstracts deadline:  May 8.


American Aging Association 45th Annual Meeting

“Targeting Aging: the Ultimate Preventative Medicine”

June 3-5, 2016, Seattle, Washington

held in conjunction with the

Nathan Shock Center Summit on Personalized Geroscience

June 1 – 2, 2016. Note: Registration fee to the Nathan Shock Summit will be waived for those registering for the American Aging Association meeting.

President and Meeting Chair: Matt Kaeberlein

Abstracts due April 15, 2016


Alzheimer’s Disease Congress

June 7-9, 2016, London, England, UK, EU


The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology 2016


June 9 – 12, 2016, Art Center of Kobe, Kobe, Japan

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2016


Mitochondria: balancing health and disease

June 14, 2016, University College London

Registration deadline:  June 2, 2016

FREE, but registration is required.


Harvard/Paul F. Glenn Symposium on Aging

June 17, 2016, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Please register Free online at:

You can download the upcoming program, as well as past programs and photos here:


23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology

‘Good ageing – better society’

June 19-22, 2016, Tampere, Finland


Comparative and Experimental Approaches to Aging Biology Research

Training Course

MDI Biological Laboratory

June 19 – July 3, 2016, Mount Desert Island, Maine, USA

This is a 2-week intensive research training course using comparative models and approaches to explore biological aging. Models include C. elegans, Drosophila, mice, and African turquoise killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri).


Cellular Senescence: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Opportunities

July 3-6, 2016, Israel


Cell Symposium:  Aging and Metabolism

July 10-12, 2016, Melia Sitges, Spain


Thirteenth International Symposium on Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Aging

July 17-22, 2016, Gasthof Hotel Lamm, Bregenz, Austria

Organizer: Holly M. Brown-Borg, Ph.D., Univ of North Dakota

Early discounted registration before March 1, 2016



Aging, Metabolism, Stress, Pathogenesis, and Small RNAs in C.elegans

July 21-24, 2016, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Abstract deadline: May 9


Alzheimer’s Association International Conference AAIC 16

July 22-28 2016, Toronto, Canada


RAAD Festival

The Coalition for Radical Life Extension

August 4-7, 2016, San Diego, California


Gordon Research Conference on Thiol-Based Redox Regulation & Signaling

“Thiols in Biology and Medicine: Innovations Driving Disease Prevention, Therapeutics and Quality of Life”

August 7-12, 2016, Stowe, Vermont, USA

( Note: An affiliated Gordon Research Seminar for graduate students and postdocs will take place on the preceding two days.  Separate registration is required.

“Redox Biology in Diseases of Aging: Fundamental Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential”   )


EMBO Workshop: Molecular mechanisms of ageing and regeneration – 

From pluripotency to senescence

August 16-24, 2016, Spetses, Greece

Registration deadline:  May 1, 2016

Abstract deadline:  June 15, 2016


EMBO Workshop:  Organelle Contact Sites:

Intracellular Communication and Role in Disease

September 15-18, 2016, Domus de Maria, Italy

Registration deadline:  July 15, 2016

Abstract deadline:  June 15, 2016


Basel Life Sciences Week – BLSW – MipTec 2016

September 19-23, 2016, Basel, Switzerland

Aging and Drug Discovery Forum

September 21-22, 2016

Deadline for abstract submission is 21 April 2016

Register FREE at


4th World Parkinson Congress

September 20-23, 2016, Portland, Oregon

Abstracts due 25 April 2016

Early registration discount before July 5, 2016


Future of Ageing

10th European Congress of Biogerontology

6th Biogerontological Meeting at the Nencki Institute

September 23-24, 2016, Warsaw, Poland


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on 

Mechanisms of Aging

September 26 – 30, 2016, New York

Abstract Deadline: July 25, 2016

Organizers:  Vera Gorbunova, Malene Hansen, Scott Pletcher


International Conference on Aging and Disease (ICAD)

International Society on Aging and Disease (ISOAD)

September 30 – October 2, 2016, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 1, 2016

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2016


Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing (EHA)

September 29 – October 1, 2016, Brussels, Belgium


Canadian Association on Gerontology

45th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting

October 20-22, 2016, Montreal, Quebec


Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

69th Annual Scientific Meeting

“New Lens on Aging: Changing Attitudes, Expanding Possibilities”

November 16-20, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana

Abstracts deadline: March 15, 2016


Society for Redox Biology and Medicine: 23rd Annual Meeting.

Society for Free Radical Research International 18th Biennial Congress.

(SFRBM and SFFRI joint meeting)

November 16 – 19, 2016, San Francisco, California


21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics

“Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice.”

with GSA

July 23 – 27, 2017, San Francisco, California

GSA is the largest membership organization of IAGG and will serve as the host society for the IAGG World Congress. GSA will not convene its own Annual Scientific Meeting that year. IAGG convenes every four years.

IAGG Abstracts deadline: July 15, 2016


Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

Annual Scientific Meeting

“Aging as a Lifelong Process”

November 14-18, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts


Several other lists on related topics are at the following websites:

JenAge Information Centre:

The Oxygen Club of California:

Society for Free Radical Research International:

FASEB Scientific Meetings:

FASEB Science Research Conferences:

Gordon Research Conferences:

Keystone Symposia:

Alzheimer’s Research Forum:

UCL Consortium for Mitochondrial Research:


A variety of biology-related conferences are listed at F1000Research: 



See some of the excellent interviews and lectures online at

For example:

**  Stem Cells on the Mesa

**  20 Jan 2011 Barzilai and Cuervo on The Science Network

**  Interview with Paul F. Glenn


Poster and oral presenters might wish to deposit their posters and slides in the Open Access F1000Research website, so that more people can see them.

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