Fifth Calorie Restriction Society Conference, November 2007

The fifth annual Calorie Restriction Society conference will be held later this year - another good chance to learn more about the science and practice of calorie restriction with the intent to extend healthy longevity and reduce risk of age-related disease. One of the highlights of the healthy life extension community, they illustrate the right way to develop ties to the scientific community and help to push forward and encourage research:

The fifth CR Society Conference (CR V) will be held in San Antonio Texas, November 7-11, 2007. The current roster of participating scientists includes Steven Austad, Rochelle Buffenstein, John Holloszy, Jim Nelson, Jay Phelan, Arlan Richardson, Walter Ward, and Bradley Willcox. We also will include presentations by members of the Society.

More information was forthcoming today via the CR Society mailing lists:

The Conference will open with a welcoming reception/registration on Wednesday evening November 7 starting at 6:30 pm. The presentations will start Thursday November 8 at 9:00 am and end Sunday Sunday November 11 at 11:00 am

The Conference webpage will be have more information and on-line registration available by Thursday.


Map of Sunset-Station and our hotels:

The current roster of participating scientists includes:

Edward Masoro
Steven Austad
Rochelle Buffenstein
John Holloszy
Jim Nelson
Jay Phelan
Arlan Richardson
Walter Ward
Bradley Willcox

We also will include presentations by members of the Society.

We will have two banquet style meals. There will be one lunch on Thursday and one dinner on Saturday. The meals will be a salad bar buffet with a selection of vegetables, fruit, nuts and chicken breast (lunch) or Salmon (dinner). More details about the menu will be available soon.

Lunch $24
Dinner $36
Both Meals $50

CR Society Supporting Member Registration:

Early (before August 22) $275
After August 22 $325

Non-Member Registration (or the free Basic email list membership)

Early (before August 22) Non-member $325
After August 22 $375

Lifetime and Founding members receive an additional $50 discount and Spouses'/Significant Others registering together receive an additional $50 discount each. If you are not sure of your membership status contact Robert Cavanaugh, the Managing Director at

After registering for this conference, you are entitled to a discounted registration for the Glucose Control Workshop on August 10-12, 2007.

While Sunset Station does not operate a hotel, we have secured rooms at two nearby hotels from Wednesday through Sunday:

Staybridge Suites Sunset Station Downtown:

This is a new hotel opening in July 2007.

Studio Suites with 2 Double Beds $145 + tax (16.75%)
1 Bedroom Suite with King Bed $165 + tax (16.75)

Check in after 3:00pm, check out by 12 Noon (Additional charges may be assessed unless the hotels Rooms Division approves check out extensions)

To make your reservation, call the hotel at 210-444-2700 or the Central Reservation System 800-238-8000 and and tell the hotel's reservation agent you are with the Calorie Restriction Society Group to get our group rate. After our room block is filled or after our October 7 cut-off date, room rates will depend on availability. Rooms not guaranteed for late arrival will be held only until 6 PM. Rooms may be guaranteed by submitting one night's room and tax or through use of a major credit card. Guaranteed reservations (without occupancy) are held for one night and not for the entire length of stay.

Best Western Sunset Suites/Riverwalk:

Single King or Double Double $89 + tax (16.75%)

After our room block is filled or after our October 7 cut-off date, room rates will depend on availability. Your reservation will be guaranteed by either your credit card or an advanced first night's deposit. You will be held responsible for the first nights payment if not cancelled by 3 PM (CDT) of your arrival date.

To make your hotel reservations, call 877-775-0700 or 210-223-4400, and tell the hotel's reservation agent you are with the the CR Society Group.

We are very excited about having our fifth Conference in San Antonio. 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.

As for the last CR Society conference, it looks to be a worthy affair. If you'd like to find out more, a great many video presentations from the last conference are available online.

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