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#1 lunarsolarpower

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Posted 30 October 2015 - 07:49 AM


Purchase tickets here to ensure your place and lock in the lowest price!http://www.meetup.co...ents/226228135/

 

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The Lifespan Society of British Columbia is pleased to present our annual 2015 Mini-Conference. Interact and catch up with the the BC life extension community while enjoying the provided lunch. We have a fascinating collection of speakers this year who will be speaking on topics covering the science, philosophy, and day to day practices of contemporary life extension. You don't want to miss this event!

Admission includes a complementary annual membership to The Lifespan Society of British Columbia.


Preliminary Schedule at a Glance: 

12:00-12:30 Doors open - Registration 
12:15-1:00 Lunch Available 
1:00-3:00 Speakers 
3:00-3:10 Break 
3:30-4:30 Speakers 
4:30-5:00 Questions & Panel 

2015 Speakers: 

Darren Uretsky 
Keegan Macintosh 
Jacob McGill 
Ward Plunet 
Emily Fan 
Kenneth Bruskiewicz 
Luke Cockerham 

Tickets are $30 on Meetup or $35 cash at the door. 

Please inform the organizers of any dietary restrictions when you purchase your tickets. A vegetarian-friendly lunch will be provided. 

 

Get your tickets here: http://www.meetup.co...ents/226228135/


Edited by lunarsolarpower, 30 October 2015 - 07:50 AM.


#2 lunarsolarpower

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Posted 24 November 2015 - 01:29 AM

Talk titles and speaker bios:

 

Emily Fan, M.Sc.
 
The Nicoyan Lifestyle of Longevity
 
Emily Fan attended Simon Fraser University where she received her BSc in Molecular Biology in 2011.
 
She proceeded to attend the University of Tübingen in Germany where she focused on implant development as a treatment for neurodegeneration. She received her MSc in Cell and Molecular Neuroscience in 2013. 
 
Returning to British Columbia she became involved in a an ongoing peripheral nerve implant development project with UBC and ICORD (International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries) an interdisciplinary research centre focused on spinal cord injury.
 
Currently she splits her time between working as a lab manager in a molecular neuroscience lab at SFU, as a co-founder of Tubify: a health food startup, and as director and co-founder of the non-profit Open Science Network, the first community based biolab in Vancouver.
 
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Ward Plunet, Ph.D.
 
A Practical Approach to Life Extension: Based on the Latest Scientific Findings
 
Ward Plunet has a Phd in neuroscience, from U.B.C. His research has included applying life extension treatments to help recovery from various injuries to the central and peripheral nervous system. He is now involved in multiple clinical trials that involve nutritional strategies to treat brain injuries and diseases.
 
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Keegan Macintosh, J.D.
 
Not-So-Radical: Effective Life Extension Rhetoric
 
Keegan is a public speaking instructor, recovering law graduate, and former Executive Director of Lifespan Society. As a life extension activist, he has written and spoken extensively about various forms of life extension research. In his talk, Keegan aims to synthesize his observations of what “works” (and what doesn’t) in discussing these topics with uninitiated audiences, through the lens of good old fashioned rhetorical analysis.
 
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Kenneth Bruskiewicz
 
Ethics of Genetic Enhancement
 
Kenneth is studying computer science at Simon Fraser University. His interest in genetics was kindled while he was young by his father. He wishes to direct his career towards technologies that improve fundamental human capabilities, including intelligence and will.
 
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Luke Cockerham, DDS
 
The Importance of Life Purpose in Longevity
 
Luke Cockerham is a co-founder of the Lifespan Society and currently practices as a general dentist in the Fraser Valley. He spent 4 years living in North America's only Blue Zone: Loma Linda California. He aspires to spark the formation of a wholistic longevity community built on the accumulated wisdom of the world's cultures of longevity while taking advantage of ongoing discoveries in health and medicine.
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Darren Uretsky
 
Can Personal Telomeromics Turn Back The Clock?
 
Darren Uretsky is a biohacker turned blogger. He studied marketing at UBC before leaving to start Serenity Time R&R Essentials a private label local natural glacial clay skin care line. He is focused on finding ways to turn back the clock ranging from cutting edge breakthroughs to little known practices of the ancients. After nearly a decade biohacking and tracking his progress, he is stronger, fitter, leaner, healthier, and feeling better than at any time in his life.
 
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Jacob McGill
 
Longevity and the Sedentary Lifestyle
 
Jacob has 15 years of training in a variety of healing systems and has practised Ortho-Bionomy and Pilates professionally for a decade.
 
He has spent thousands of hours studying studying anatomy, bio-mechanics, Chinese medicine, Bartenieff fundamentals, music, Laban movement analysis, Aikido, Systema, Bodytalk, Yoga, Pilates, Ortho-Bionomy, Huna Shamanism, Buddhism, quantum physics, Newtonian physics, Jungian psychology, NLP, Tibetan White Crane Kung-Fu, Zen meditation, wilderness survival, pre and perinatal psychology, real estate and economic fundamentals.
 
He is a serial entrepreneur, health span expert, super-connector and hub of resources.
 

Edited by lunarsolarpower, 25 November 2015 - 11:01 AM.

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