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Confirmed speakers

Three keynote speakers and 6 thematical keynote speakers were invited from Europe and elsewhere. Other speakers were selected based on the submitted abstracts. 

Keynote speakers

Peter Gluckman
University of Auckland, Liggins Institute,
Centre for Human Evolution, Adaptation and disease,
Auckland, New Zealand

Joseph Travis
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science, USA 

Jonathan L. Tilly
Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology, Boston, USA

Thematical keynote speakers

Metabolic control of life history traits
Andrzej Bartke
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, USA
Medical department / Geriatric research

Genetic variation, biomarkers, demography and the span of life
Virpi Lummaa
Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Cellular functions influencing organismal ageing
Gillian Butler-Browne
Institute of Myology, Paris, France

Inflammation and individual age-related phenotypes
Janet Lord
Division of Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham, UK

Epigenetic control linking developmental events to ageing
John M. Greally
Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

Novel approaches to better understand the ageing phenotype
Ritsert C. Jansen
Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute
University of Groningen, The Netherlands