Invited Presentations
of Leonid and Natalia Gavrilov

This page describes our experience of giving invited scientific lectures in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, UK 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, Duke University, Princeton University, etc (see below).
If you are interested in our lectures, please contact us at:
gavrilov(at)longevity-science.org. Thank you!


Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS), University of Chicago Medical Center
April 18, 2014, 1:00-4:00pm
Invited lectures for health administrators from Kazakhstan
Leonid A. Gavrilov "Human Longevity and a New Vision of Aging"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "Mortality Trends and Differentials in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union"

Workshop on demographics of longevity
In search of matches between Russia and Mexico
Department of Population Studies of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Tijuana, Mexico, April 7, 2014
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova  -  Russia and Eastern Europe

2014 Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Advanced Age Mortality Patterns and Longevity Predictors"
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 4:15 - 5:15 pm
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 14th Floor, session C6
Conference Center 350 W Mart Center Dr, Chicago 60654

"Living to 100" Society of Actuaries V International Symposium
Orlando, Florida, January 8-10, 2014
Leonid Gavrilov -- Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: Effects of Early-life Childhood Conditions, Mid-life Environment and Parental Characteristics
Power Point presentation
Concurrent Session 2A, Wednesday, January 8, 1:20-3:05pm
Natalia Gavrilova -- Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages: A Comparison Study of Different Data Sources on Old-Age Mortality
Power Point presentation
Concurrent Session 3A,  Thursday, January 9, 10:05-11:50am
Walt Disney World Swan Resort, Orlando, Florida

Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS), University of Chicago Medical Center
October 15, 2013, 9:00-12:00
Invited lectures for health administrators from Kazakhstan
Leonid A. Gavrilov "Human Longevity and a New Vision of Aging"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "Mortality Trends and Differentials in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "Population Aging and its Consequences"

Social Innovation on Active and Healthy Ageing for Sustainable Economic Growth (SIforAGE EU project)
Basque Culinary Center, San Sebastian, Spain, July 3, 2013

Leonid A. Gavrilov "Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages: A Comparative Study of Different Data Sources on Old-Age Mortality"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: Effects of early-life childhood conditions, mid-life environment and parental characteristics"

Universitat de Barcelona, Economics and Business Faculty,  Spain, July 1, 2013
Barcelona Insurance and Risk Management Summer School 2013 "New Approaches to Study Mortality and Longevity Risks"
Leonid A. Gavrilov "New Estimates of Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: Effects of early-life childhood conditions, mid-life environment and parental characteristics"

Centre d'Estudis Demografics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, June 27, 2013
Leonid A. Gavrilov "New Estimates of Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "New Approaches to Study Historical Evolution of Mortality (with Implications for Forecasting)"

Demographic Analysis and Research International Workshop (Demographics2013)
June 25 - 28, 2013 Mataro (Barcelona area), Spain
June 25, Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A. "Mortality measurement and modelling at advanced ages"
June 26, Leonid A. Gavrilov, keynote lecture "Biodemography of mortality and longevity"
June 28, Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S "New approaches to study historical evolution of mortality (with implications for forecasting)"

Short Course "Contemporary Methods of Mortality Analysis", IUMSP, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19-21, 2013
Leonid A. Gavrilov,  Lecture 1 "Biodemography of Mortality and Longevity"
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Lecture 2 "Methods of Mortality Analysis"
Leonid A. Gavrilov,  Lecture 3 "New Estimates of Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages"
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Lecture 4 "New approaches to study historical evolution of mortality (with implications for forecasting)"
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Lecture 5 "Measures of Population Health"

Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Universite de Lausanne (IUMSP), June 18, 2013
Biopole 2, rte de la Corniche 10, CH-1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
Leonid A. Gavrilov "Biodemography of Human Longevity: Ideas and Findings"

GWG talks in Minneapolis, May 2, 2013
Leonid A. Gavrilov, "Determinants of exceptional human longevity: new ideas and findings"
Natalia S. Gavrilova, "U.S. Mortality at Advanced Ages: Cohort Analysis"
Leonid A. Gavrilov, "Familial Factors in Longevity"
Natalia S. Gavrilova "Biomarkers in Population-Based Research"

2013 Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "U.S. Mortality at Advanced Ages: Cohort Analysis"
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 4:15 - 5:15 pm
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 14th Floor, 'American House' room
Conference Center 350 W Mart Center Dr, Chicago 60654

University of California Los Angeles, UCLA
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "Living to 100 and Beyond: New Discoveries in Longevity Demographics"
[ Do centenarians stop aging? Refutation of 'immortal phase' theory ]
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 8 pm
Conference Room 159, Boyer Hall Building, 611 Charles E. Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, California 90095

University of Southern California Longevity Institute
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova “Testing Evolutionary Theories of Aging and Longevity
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 3 pm
Conference Room 'Gerontology 224', 3715 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089

International Conference "Determinants of Unusual and Differential Longevity"
Vienna, Austria, 21 November - 23 November 2012
Austrian Academy of Sciences / Theatersaal
Sonnenfelsgasse 19, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 14:30 – 16:00 Session 1: Longevity of the oldest-old
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova: “Determinants of exceptional human longevity: new ideas and findings

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Department of Molecular Biology retreat keynote lecture
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov - " Unraveling the Secrets of Human Longevity"
Saturday, October 6, 2012, 12:00pm
Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Duke University Population Research Institute (DuPRI) Seminar Series
Sponsored by Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited lecture: -- "New Estimates of Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages"
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Social Sciences 111 Building, 419 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Demographic Analysis and Research International Conference (Demographics 2012) 
June 5-8, 2012, Hotel Panorama, Chania, Crete, Greece
Keynote lecture: Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "Biodemography of Mortality and Longevity"
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "New approaches to study historical evolution of mortality (with implications for forecasting)"
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "Quantitative methods in demography workshop and Tutorial I"
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "Quantitative methods in demography workshop and Tutorial II"

2012 Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Mortality Measurement at Advanced Ages"
March 13, 2012, 1:45 - 3:00pm
300 E Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

The “Global Population and the Planetary Future - 2100” workshop
Foundation For the Future office, Bellevue, WA, October 27-28, 2011
Gavrilova N.S. "Global Population Aging and Human Capital Futures"
Gavrilov, L.A. "Biomedical Longevity Revolution and its Consequences"

Moscow's Polytechnical Museum, Russia
Public lecture, October 20, 2011 at 7pm
Gavrilov, L.A., Gavrilova, N.S. "Centenarians - an experiment of Nature"
Series of lectures "Aging is not a destiny. Scientific opportunities of life extension"
Link to video of presentation

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) International Seminar “Mortality in Central Asia,” Almaty, Kazakhstan
Hotel “KazZhol,” July 6-7, 2011
Gavrilova N.S. "Population surveys in demography: new developments in Russia and the United States"
For Power-Point Presentation click here

The second LEPAS workshop on the Economics of Aging, Alicante, Spain
Gavrilov, L.A., Gavrilova, N.S. "Reliability theory of aging and longevity"
June 16, 2011, 14:35-15:50, University of Alicante, Spain
For Power-Point Presentation click here

The American Aging Association's 40th Annual Meeting "Mechanisms of Aging: Emerging Concepts"
Marriott Raleigh City Center Hotel in Raleigh North Carolina, USA, June 3-6, 2011
Pre-Meeting "Late Onset Intervention Against Aging: Tools, Approaches, Impact," June 3
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov  "How Much Would Late-Onset Interventions in Aging Affect Demographics?"

Meeting of Russian compatriots "Modernization of Russia," Washington, DC
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "Cooperation with Russian scientists on life extension and mortality studies"
March 28, 2011 - 11:00am
Russia Cultural Center, 1825 Phelps Place, NW, Washington, DC 20008

2011 Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Mortality Measurement Beyond Age 100"
March 23, 2011, 1:45 - 3:00pm
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 14th Floor
Conference Center 350 W Mart Center Dr, Chicago 60654

"Living to 100" Society of Actuaries International Symposium
Orlando, Florida, January 5-7, 2011
Concurrent Session "Mortality Compression," -- Discussion
   Wednesday, January 5, 10:00 - 11:45am
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov -- Early-Life Predictors of Exceptional Longevity in the United States: Why Centenarians are Different from Their Shorter-Lived Siblings
   Thursday, January 6, 10:00-11:45am
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova -- Mortality Measurement and Modeling Beyond Age 100
   Friday, January 7, 8:00-9:45am
Renaissance Hotel at SeaWorld, Orlando, Florida

International Congress "Our Common Future"
Hannover-Essen, Germany, November 2-6, 2010
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov
Session "Global Health and Molecular Medicine II"
Keynote lecture: -- How do Changes in Human Longevity Impact on our Demography?
Philarmonic Concert Hall, Essen, Weier Saal, November 6, 10:30am
Our interview  published by the Organizing Committee
Thank you letter  from the Organizing Committee

CARP Conference on a New Vision of Aging
3rd Annual Conference of Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) on Aging & Health
Toronto, Canada, Thursday, October 28, 2010
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov
Invited talk: -- Human Longevity and a New Vision of Aging   --   YouTube Video
Thursday, October 28, 2010. 10:12 am
InterContinental Toronto Centre
225 Front St West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6, Canada

ImmInst International Conference on Longevity
Brussels, Belgium, October 9-10, 2010
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov -- Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova  -- Demographic Impact of Life Extension
Saturday, October 9, 2010. The International Auditorium
International Trade Union House, Boulevard du Roi Albert II, Brussels, Belgium

8th Insurance-Linked Securities Summit
The Fairmont Southampton Hotel, Bermuda, July 14th – 16th 2010
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova  
Invited talk: -- How Long Will We Live in the 21st Century? 
Friday, July 16, 2010, 9:45am, The Fairmont Southampton Hotel 
Download Summit brochure

Hannover Life Reassurance Bermuda Limited, Bermuda
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- " Biodemography of Exceptional Longevity"
July 14, 2010, 11:00am, Victoria Place - 2nd Floor
31 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM10 Bermuda

International Conference "From Homo sapiens to Homo sapiens liberatus"
Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, May 25-26, 2010.
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov
Invited talk: -- "Comparative analysis of parameters of human ontogenesis and senescence"
May 26, 2010, 10:00 am, Conference Hall 221, Bldg.”B”, A.N.Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Population Studies Center
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Biodemography of exceptional longevity"
April 26 9, 2010, 12:00 pm (noon) -- 1:00pm
239 McNeil Building (3718 Locust Walk Street), Room 103
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104-6298 USA

2010 Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "Predictors of Exceptional Longevity (New Developments and Findings)"
March 9, 2010, 1:45 - 3:00pm
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 14th Floor Conference Center
350 W Mart Center Dr, Chicago 60654 

International Conference "Bioenergetics: from the past till the present - how to make Homo sapiens liberatus?"
A.N.Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, February 22-24, 2010.
Leonid Gavrilov  "Biodemography and perspectives of human lifespan extension"
Natalia Gavrilova  "Comparative analysis of parameters of human development and senescence"

Seminar "Contemporary methods of mortality analysis"
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, September 9-14, 2009
   Leonid A. Gavrilov. Human mortality and longevity.
   Natalia S. Gavrilova. Mortality patterns in the countries of the Former USSR. (In Russian)
   Natalia S. Gavrilova. Causes of death and methods of their analysis.
   Leonid A. Gavrilov. Determinants of exceptional longevity.
   Natalia S. Gavrilova. Ethnic differences in mortality (results of joint study with Dr. Michel Guillot). Biomarkers of health and health expectancy.

Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS), Fourth Conference
Queens' College, Cambridge, England 3rd – 7th September, 2009
   Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova. Demographic consequences of defeating aging.
   Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov. Search for mechanisms of exceptional human longevity.

United Nations (UNPFA) Seminar "Contemporary Methods of Mortality Analysis"
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, November 3-7, 2008
   Natalia Gavrilova and Leonid Gavrilov, Lecture 1 "Comparative analysis of mortality trends in the countries of the Former Soviet Union" (in Russian)
   Leonid Gavrilov "Modelling of mortality"; Russian version.
   Natalia Gavrilova, Lecture 2 "Causes of death and methods of their analysis";   Lecture 2 , Russian version.
   Natalia Gavrilova, Lecture 3 "Population surveys, biomarkers and healthy life expectancy"; Lecture 3, Russian version.

2008 Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop, Chicago, USA
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov, Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
Invited talk: -- "New Research on Measuring and Predicting Longevity"
March 18, 2008, 4:15pm
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 14th Floor Conference Center
350 W Mart Center Dr, Chicago 60654 

International Symposium "Living to 100 and Beyond: Survival at Advanced Ages"
Orlando, Florida, January 7-9, 2008, The Society of Actuaries
Two invited presentations:
   (1) N. S. Gavrilova, L. A. Gavrilov. "Physical and Socio-Economic Characteristics at Young Age as Predictors of Survival to 100. A study of a new historical data resource (the US WWI draft cards)"
For Power-Point Presentation click here
   (2) L. A. Gavrilov, N. S. Gavrilova. "Mortality Measurement at Advanced Ages: A Study of the Social Administration Death Master File"
For Power-Point Presentation click here

2007 National Conference on Ageing in Malaysia
"Building on the Past, Looking to the Future"
December 4 - 5, 2007
Equatorial Hotel, Bangi-Putrajaya, Malaysia
Plenary lecture:
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
"Biodemography of Human Longevity"
10:15 am -- 11:00 am, December 4, 2007
See Brochure and Programme

Institute of Gerontology
Faculty of Medicine & Health Science
University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia
Public Lecture:
Natalia Gavrilova and Leonid Gavrilov
"Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity"
10:00 am -- 12:30 pm, December 3, 2007

International Conference on Mathematical Sciences
"Integrating Mathematical Sciences within Society"
28-29 November 2007
Equatorial Hotel, Bangi-Putrajaya, Malaysia
Keynote lecture:
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
"Models of Systems Failure in [Human] Aging"
9.45 am -- 10.30 am, 28 November 2007
See Certificate
School of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Science & Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
See Photo Gallery here: [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6]

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.
Workshop on Human Longevity (WHL'07)
c/o School of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Science & Technology
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi Selangor, Malaysia
See Workshop Photos here

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

2007 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)

2006 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).

2004 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.

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


   



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