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THE AGING BRAIN AND DEMENTIA
April 18 & 19, 2017 | Fluno Center, Madison, WI

The Science of Successful Aging Summit will bring local, national and international scientists together around the three most important measurable determinants of healthy aging: maintenance of cognitive function; conservation of physical function and mobility; and resilience to common aging-associated diseases. The 2017 summit will focus on the aging brain and dementia in four key areas:

  • Epidemiology and demography of aging and dementia
  • Biology of aging and neurobiology of dementia
  • Imaging technology in aging and dementia
  • Frontiers in dementia therapeutics and preventive health

Intended Audience: Faculty, staff and students from across departments and disciplines (basic scientists, clinical researchers, industry scientists and leaders, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, and post doctorate trainees).

Cost to attend: Faculty/Staff: $100 one day/$150 both days

Free for Students/Trainees (includes undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students): Register using the code SCHOLARSHIP2017

Registration and schedule details: med.wisc.edu/agingsummit

Call for Posters

Summit participants are invited to submit abstracts for review by a scientific committee (please note that you must register for the conference in order for your abstract to be considered).

  • Posters will be presented and cash prizes awarded at the networking reception on April 18
  • Submission date: April 3, 2017

Presented by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Medicine and the Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology with additional support from the American Federation