Thursday, May 31, 2007

Invited Lectures on Aging and Longevity Studies

Invited Presentations
of Leonid and Natalia Gavrilov

This page describes our experience of giving invited scientific lectures in Canada, France, Australia, England, Germany, Japan, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, and of course in the United States -- including invited presentations at the National Institute on Aging (NIA, NIH), Harvard University, Buck Institute for Age Research, Columbia University, etc (see below).
If you are interested in our lectures, please contact us at:
gavrilov(at)longevity-science.org. Thank you!



Forthcoming:
International Workshop on Human Longevity
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia, November 26-27, 2007
Invited speakers: Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Ph.D., and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova, Ph.D.
See official announcement and brochure.
For further details, please contact:
Secretariat
Workshop on Human Longevity (WHL'07)
c/o School of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Science & Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603-8921 5713 / 5714
Fax: +603-8925 4519
E-mail: icms07@gmail.com
seminarppsm@lycos.com


International Conference on Aging & Longevity Studies
"From Homo sapiens to Homo sapiens discatenatus"

August 27-28, 2007
Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Vorobievy Hills, Laboratory Korpus B, room 221
(1) Dr. Leonid Gavrilov "Aging: Reliability theory and the concept of phenoptosis"
For Power-Point Presentation click here
(2) Dr. Natalia Gavrilova "Hibernation, Aging and Longevity"
For Power-Point Presentation click here


VI European Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
St. Petersburg, Russia, July 5 - 8, 2007
Hotel Pribaltiyskaya, Korablestroitelej street, 14.
"Demography of Ageing" Symposium
Saturday, July 7 at 9:00 am, Severny Hall
"Biodemographic Reliability Theory of Ageing and Longevity"
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
Click here for Power Point Presentation


Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Veteran's Memorial Building, Room 1613A
May 3, 2007 at 5:00pm
"Determinants of Exceptional Longevity"
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
Click here for Power Point Presentation.

Harvard University, Boston
Harvard School of Public Health

(1) Biodemography of Human Longevity: New Methodological Approaches
Click here for Power Point Presentation. Announcement.
(2) Biodemography of Human Longevity: New Findings and Ideas
Click here for Power Point Presentation. Announcement.
Thursday, April 26th, 4:00 - 5:30 pm.
Kresge Building, Room 110
677 Huntington Avenue

Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity"
March 13, 2007, 4:10pm
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
300 East Randolph Street, CAL level
Click here for Power Point Presentation.


University of Wisconsin- Madison
Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA)
March 7, 2007
4308 William H. Sewell Social Science Building
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova "Biodemography of Human Longevity: New Findings and Ideas"
For Power-Point presentation click here


Buck Institute for Age Research
August 4, 2006
8001 Redwood Boulevard, Novato, CA
(1) Dr. Leonid Gavrilov "Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity"
For Power-Point Presentation click here
(2) Dr. Natalia Gavrilova "Testing Biological Theories of Aging with Demographic and Genealogical Data"
For Power-Point Presentation click here


14th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine
Chicago, July 2006
Two invited talks (Program):
(1) Leonid Gavrilov "Reliability Theory of Aging"
(Power Point presentation, 3Mb)
(2) Natalia Gavrilova "Factors of Exceptional Longevity"
(Power Point presentation, 2Mb)

Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity"
March 14, 2006, 3pm
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
300 East Randolph Street, CAL level
Click here for Power Point Presentation.


Columbia University, New York
Mailman School of Public Health, Research Seminar in Epidemiology,
February 10, 2006
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova.
"Reliability-Theory Approach to Epidemiological Studies of Aging, Mortality and Longevity"
Columbia University Medical Center, Hammer Health Science Center, Room: 301, 701 W. Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30pm
Click here for Power Point Presentation (2.5Mb)


International Conference "Longevity and Mortality Risks: Research Contributions"
Paris, France, January 17, 2006
Invited Lecture:
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov
"Mortality Tables and Laws: Biodemographic Analysis and Reliability Theory Approach"
Click here for Power Point Presentation (1.5Mb)


The University of California, Santa Cruz.
Applied Mathematics & Statistics (AMS) and CSTAR Research Seminars
Two invited presentations:
(1) Dr. Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov. "Testing Biological Ideas on Evolution, Aging and Longevity
with Demographic and Genealogical Data
" October 10, 2005. Click here for Power Point Presentation
(2) Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova. "Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity" October 10, 2005.
Click here for Power Point Presentation


The University of Chicago. Department of Ecology and Evolution.
The Ecology and Evolution Natural History Seminar
Two invited presentations:
(1) Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova. "Testing Biological Ideas on Evolution, Aging and Longevity with Demographic and Genealogical Data" May 10, 2005. Click here for Power Point Presentation
(2) Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova. "Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity" May 24, 2005.
Click here for Power Point Presentation


International Symposium "Living to 100 and Beyond: Survival at Advanced Ages"
Orlando, Florida, January 12-14, 2005, The Society of Actuaries
Two invited presentations:
(1) N. S. Gavrilova, L. A. Gavrilov. "Search for Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity: Using Computerized Genealogies and Internet Resources for Human Longevity Studies"
For Abstract of the paper click here
Click here for Power Point Presentation
(2) L. A. Gavrilov. Invited discussion of the paper “IDL, the International Database on Longevity
Click here for Power Point Presentation


12th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine
Chicago, August 2004

Two invited talks (Program and Speakers):
(1) Leonid Gavrilov "Reliability theory of aging" (Power Point presentation, 4Mb)
Abstract: "Reliability theory of aging"
(2) Natalia Gavrilova "Biodemography of human longevity" (Power Point presentation, 2Mb)
Abstract "Biodemography of human longevity"


The National Institute on Aging, NIH, Washington, DC, USA
Workshop on Uses of Survival Data in Research on Factors Affecting Aging
Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. "Using survival data as a predictive factor for survival or other outcomes",
May 11, 2004, 12:45-5:00pm
Gateway Building, Room 5C25 May 11-12, 2004
See Participant list and Workshop Agenda
Click here for Power Point Presentation (1Mb).


Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Invited talk: -- "Bio-Actuarial Studies of Human Longevity"
March 18, 2004, 3pm
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
300 East Randolph Street, CAL level
Click here for Power Point Presentation (2Mb).


The University of Sydney, Sidney, Australia
Anderson Stuart Seminar Series
Invited talk: -- "Reliability-engineering approach to the problem of biological aging"
12 March 2004, 1pm, Room E401
Anderson Stuart Building, Sydney, Australia
Click here for Power Point Presentation (4Mb).


Centre for Education and Research on Ageing (CERA), Sidney, Australia
Invited talk: -- "Genetics of Human Longevity: New Ideas and Findings"
Monday, March 8, 2004 at 9.00-10.00 am
Concord Hospital, Sidney, Australia
Click here for Power Point Presentation (1Mb).
See photos.


Inaugural International Conference on Longevity
Sydney, Australia, March 5-7, 2004
Two invited presentations:

(1) March 5th, 2004. 10:15am. Plenary Session - Living Longer

Dr. Leonid A. Gavrilov. "Biodemography of Human Longevity"
Click here for Power Point Presentation (4Mb).
This keynote lecture received an average score of 4.21 out of 5.00 maximum possible points in its anonymous evaluation conducted by the Organizing Committee among the Conference participants.
Some comments include:
-- "Great to see such a dedicated, warm scientist."
-- "Amazing! We consider a genetic reason for everything. Every aspect has to be considered."
-- "Content was fascinating & pitched at an intelligent level - Great!!"
The Conference organizers selected this lecture with two other lectures (one by a representative from the United Nations, and another by a representative from the World Health Organization) for a world-wide distribution in the form of DVD (DVD04_01):
http://www.internationalresearchcentre.org/shop/scditem.asp?ProdID=2

(2) March 5th, 2004. 5:30pm. Session "Healthy Aging: Research & Policy"

Dr. Natalia S. Gavrilova. "Genetics of Human Longevity: New Ideas and Findings"
Click here for Power Point Presentation (4Mb).
For more information see Conference Brochure and Final Conference Program
See photos.


Harvard University, Boston, USA
Invited talk: -- 'Patterns of violent crime in Russia'
Friday, February 13, 2004, seminar 'Crime, Law, and Justice in post-Soviet Russia'
The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Click here for Power Point Presentation.
See photos.


University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Population Genetics Seminars.
Invited talk: -- 'Testing Biological Ideas on Evolution, Ageing and Longevity with Demographic and Genealogical Data'.
Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology (ICAPB),
8 October, 2003. University of Edinburgh, Biological Department.
Click here for Power Point Presentation (4Mb).


Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Invited talk: -- 'Bio-Actuarial Studies on Human Longevity'.
7 October, 2003. Mathematics Building of Heriot-Watt University,
School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics.


International Seminar 'Projecting Future Mortality', Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Sponsored by Continuous Mortality Investigation Bureau and the Government Actuary's Department.
Invited talk: -- 'Limits on Human Lifespan and Molecular Effects on Ageing'.
Click here for Power Point Presentation (4Mb).
6 October, 2003, Royal College of Surgeons, Nicholson Street, Edinburgh


Social Medicine Seminar Programme, Bristol, UK
Invited talk: -- 'Epidemiology of Human Longevity',
25 September, 2003, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol


10th Congress of the International Association of Biomedical Gerontology
Queens' College, Cambridge, England September 19-23, 2003.
Three invited presentations:
-- 'Early-Life Programming of Aging and Longevity: The Idea of High Initial Damage Load (the HIDL Hypothesis).'
See Abstract published in Biogerontology, 4(Suppl. 1): 34-34, 19 Sep 2003, and listen the presentation as audio (MP3) file available here.
-- 'Does Exceptional Human Longevity Come With High Cost of Infertility? Testing the Evolutionary Theories of Aging.'
See Abstract published in Biogerontology, 4(Suppl. 1): 35-35, 19 Sep 2003.
-- 'Reliability-Engineering Approach to the Problem of Biological Aging.'
See Abstract published in Biogerontology, 4(Suppl. 1): 34-35, 19 Sep 2003.


Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop
-- invited speaker, Chicago, March 25, 2003

World Health Forum on Aging
invited delegate, Dallas/Fort Worth, USA, February, 2003

NIH meeting 'The Dynamic and Energetic Basis of Health and Aging'
-- (invited speaker, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, November, 2002);

International meeting
"Grandmothers: The psychological, social, and reproductive significance of the second half of life."

-- invited speaker, Delmenhorst, Germany, September, 2002

International Symposium of The Society of Actuaries
'Living to 100 and Beyond: Survival at Advanced Ages'

-- (Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, January, 2002, invited discussant)

IPSEN Foundation, Paris, France (1999, 1995);

INSERM, Montpellier, France (1999);

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany (1999);

BowlingGreen State University, Ohio (1999);

Department of Demography at the Rome University, Italy [Dipartrimento di Scienze Demografiche, Roma, Universita 'La Sapienza'] (1998);

Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, (1998, 1997, 1995, 3 presentations);

Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MA (1998);

Department of Biology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (1997);

Center for Gerontology Research, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA (1997);

University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1997);

Aeiveos Sciences Group, Seattle, WA (1997);

Institute on Aging, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (1997);

Center on Aging, NORC/University of Chicago, IL (1997);

Iowa State University, Ames (1997);

Gerontology Center of the University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1997);

Institute of HeartMath, Boulder Creek, CA (1997);

Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Hague, Netherlands (1995);

Sussex University, Brighton, UK (1995);

Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands (1995).

Institut National d'etudes Demographiques (INED), Paris, France (September 25,1995)

Institute of Human Genetics, Wurzburg, Germany, 1993

Invited talks in Chicago, July 2006:
Two invited talks (Program):
(1) Leonid Gavrilov "Reliability theory of aging" (Power Point presentation, 3Mb)
(2) Natalia Gavrilova "Factors of Exceptional Longevity" (Power Point presentation, 2Mb)






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