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Institute on Aging Annual Colloquium



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at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.

Showcasing the latest research and resources on positive aging,
with Speakers, a Poster Session, and a Health & Resource Fair.

Click to see our Event Flyer

The event is free and open to the public,
but space is limited and fills up in less than a week!

We expect to open registration on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8 am.
Registrations will be taken via this website.

You can also click here to join our mailing list &
receive the event brochure when it is distributed.



2014 Speakers will be:

The Day-to-Day Management of Chronic Illness:
How Family Members Help and (Sometimes) Hinder

Karen D. Rook, PhD
Professor, Psychology and Social Behavior
University of California- Irvine

Aging Parents as Caregivers to Adult Children with Serious Mental Illness:
Patterns of Vulnerability and Resiliency

Jan Steven Greenberg, PhD
Professor and Director, School of Social Work, UW-Madison

The March of Longevity:  the Role of Genes, Behavior,
Environment, and the Microbiome

Alberto Palloni, PhD
Samuel H. Preston Professor of Population Studies, Dept. of Sociology, UW-Madison

The Caloric Restriction Paradigm: Implications for Healthy Human Aging

Rozalyn Anderson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, SMPH, UW-Madison
Health Science Officer, GRECC, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


POSTER SESSION and New Investigator Awards:

Deadline to apply is Monday, July 21st.
Poster & Award Informational Flyer (in pdf format)
Poster & Award Application (in Word format)

We invite faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and others from UW-Madison to submit a poster for the event that pertains to new research in the field of aging or life course studies. The information on the poster should be comprehensible to the general public, who are the majority of the attendees.

UW-Madison students and advanced trainees (including graduate & medical students; postgraduate trainees; and postdoctoral fellows, trainees, or research associates) who enter a poster can also apply for one of the three $300 awards recognizing outstanding achievement among new investigators in the following areas: biomedical, psychosocial, or clinical/applied aging or life course studies.




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Each year, the task of raising funds
to host this valuable event
becomes more challenging.
Please help us continue to offer this event for free in the future. 

A donation of any amount will help. 
To lend your support, please donate via the UW Foundation


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Colloquium Archives

Click here to view speaker presentations and program handouts from previous years.


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Madison, WI 53706
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