This page describes our experience of giving scientific presentations in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, 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!


Past and Forthcoming  Presentations:


2018

REVES@30 Conference on Health Expectancy
Ann Arbor, MI, May 30-June 1, 2018
May 31, 11:00-12:30, Session 6 "Contemporary themes around health and mortality"
Natalia S. Gavrilova,
Leonid A. Gavrilov 
New trend of the U.S. mortality: Gompertzialization of mortality trajectory


2017

12th World Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
San Francisco, CA, July 23-27, 2017
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova, Vyacheslav N. Krut'ko
July 25, Late Breaker Poster Session 4, Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
New Evidence That Protective Effects of Familial Longevity Expire at Older Ages
Presentation Abstract

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Chicago IL, Hilton Chicago, April 27-29, 2017
(1) Session: 146 Health and Mortality Projections
Historical Evolution of Old-Age Mortality in the United States and New Approaches to Mortality Forecasting
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova
Friday, April 28, 2017, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM, Salon A-1
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(2) New Trend in the U.S. Mortality: Gompertzialization of Mortality Trajectory
Natalia S.Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 12:45 PM - 02:15 PM, Salon D (poster session)
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2016

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Washington, DC, Marriott Wardman Park, March 28 - April 2, 2016
(1) Session 87 Life Course Exposures, Healthy Aging, and Longevity
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM, Washington Marriott Wardman Park - COOLIDGE
Chair - Leonid A. Gavrilov, Discussant - Natalia S. Gavrilova
(2) Protective Effects of Familial Longevity on Age-Specific Mortality Disappear at Older Ages
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
Friday, April 01, 2016, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM, Washington Marriott Wardman Park - EXHIBIT HALL A
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2015

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America
Orlando, FL, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin 1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
November 16 - 22, 2015

(1) Thursday, November 19, 2015, 3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Southern Hemisphere II,
Humanities and the Arts Committee Symposium: Time, Age, and Aging: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "Concepts of Time, Age and Aging Viewed by Systems Reliability Theory"
(2) Saturday, November 21, 2015, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM, Asia 1
Interest Group Meeting: Societal Implications of Delaying Aging

N.S. Gavrilova "A world without aging. Discussion"


Population Association of America Annual Meeting
San Diego CA,  Hilton,  April 30-May 2, 2015
(1) Gender Differences in Longevity Predictors: Effects of Early-Life and Midlife Conditions on Exceptional Longevity
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova
Thursday, April 30, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM, Aqua 314, Level 3
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PAA Session 35 "Health and Mortality at Older Ages"
(2) Mortality of Supercentenarians: Does It Grow with Age? 
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
Thursday, April 30, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM, Sapphire Ballroom H, Level 4
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PAA Session 68: "Longevity: Past, Present, and Future"


2014

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC,  November  5-9, 2014
(1) Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:30PM, Room 206, Walter E. Washington Convention Center,
     Interest Group Meeting "Societal Implications of Delaying Aging"
     
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova "New Findings on Old-Age Mortality: Scientific and Societal Implications"
(2) Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:00 AM-1:00PM, Exhibit Hall D (CC) (Walter E. Washington Convention Center),
     poster session "Biomarkers of Aging and Age-Associated Disease"
     L.A. Gavrilov,
N.S. Gavrilova  "Biodemography of longevity: Effects of parental longevity, early-life and midlife conditions"

Biomarker Network Meeting

Boston MA,  Marriott Copley Place,  110 Huntington Avenue, April 30, 2014
Natalia Gavrilova, Annie Dude, Joscelyn N. Hoffmann, Martha K. McClintock, L. Philip Schumm, Stacy Tessler Lindau
"Vaginal cytological characteristics as a biomeasure of estrogenization in a community-based population of older women"
Wednesday, April 30,
9:30 - 10:30, Grand Ballroom, Salon AB, 4th Floor

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Boston MA,  Marriott Copley Place,  110 Huntington Avenue, May 1-3, 2014
(1) Mortality Deceleration Revisited: Using the LAR Approach.
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
Friday, May 2,
10:15 - 11:45 AM, Vineyard, 4th floor
PAA Session 128 "Understanding Old-Age Mortality"
(2) Childhood Exposure to Infections and Exceptional Longevity (Poster # 32)
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova
Thursday, May 1, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Back Bay Exhibition Center
PAA Poster Session 3: "Health of Women, Children, and Families"


2013


Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES)
Austin, TX  27-29 May, 2013
(1) Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova.  Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: Effects of early-life childhood conditions, mid-life environment and parental characteristics.
May 27, 2:45-4:00pm. Session 4: Early Life Conditions and Health Outcomes in Mid to Late-Life.
(2) Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov. Biodemographic Study of Mortality Trajectories at Advanced Old Ages.
May 27, 10:45-11:30am, Session 2: Biodemography, Survival, and Frailty among the Oldest-Old.


Population Association of America Annual Meeting

New Orleans LA,  Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, April 11-13, 2013
(1) Determinants of Exceptional Longevity: Early-Life Conditions Mid-Life Environment and Parental Characteristics.
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova
Friday, April 12, 
8:30 - 10:00 AM, Borgne Room, 3rd floor of Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
PAA Session 92: 'The Oldest Old: Determinants of Very Long Lifespans'
(2) Biodemography of Mortality at Extreme Old Ages: A Study of Humans and Rodents (Poster # 5)
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
Friday, April 12, 2:00 - 4:00 PM, Napoleon Exposition Hall of Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
PAA Poster Session 7: 'Health, SES and Neighborhoods over the Life Course'

2012

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

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA,  November  14-18, 2012
(1) Thursday, November 15, 2012, 8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Room 7A (San Diego Convention Center)
      Symposium "Frailty: from the Cell to Society"
      L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova "Familial Factors in Longevity: Exploring Complex Environmental and Genetic Effects"
(2) Friday, November 16, 2012, 7:00 - 8:30 PM, Room 14B (San Diego Convention Center),
     Interest Group Meeting "Societal Implications of Delaying Aging"
(3) Sunday, November 18, 2012, 8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Room 1A (San Diego Convention Center),
     Symposium "Biodemography of Aging and Longevity"
     N.S. Gavrilova, L.A. Gavrilov  "Biodemography of Old-Age Mortality in Humans and Rodents"

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


European Working Group on Health, Morbidity and Mortality Tallinn workshop:
New measures of mortality - what do they mean?

Estonian Institute for Population Studies, Tallinn University
Uus-Sadama 5 room 213 (MARE building), 5 - 7 September 2012, Tallinn
September 6, 2012 - 14:00 - 15:30  session "Mortality models"
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov "Mortality Measurements and Mortality Trajectories at Advanced Ages"

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"

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA,  Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel, May 2-5, 2012
(1) Effect of Centenarian Gender on Survival of Centenarian Family Members. (poster 28). Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova
Poster Session 3
Thursday, May 3. 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Golden Gate Ballroom
(2) Month of Birth and Exceptional Longevity: A Within-Family Analysis.
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
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Session 116: Experimental Studies of Human Mortality
Friday, May 4. 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM, Union Square 15-16


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



2011

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA,  November  18-22, 2011

Saturday, November 19, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  Interest Group meeting, Room 207 at Hynes Convention Center
   L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova "Societal Implications of Delayed Aging"
Sunday, November 20, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Poster session "Biological Mechanisms of Aging II"
   L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova, Poster: "Sex-Specific Effects in Familial Longevity: Biodemographic Study of American Centenarians"
Monday, November 19,  3:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Session Title: Longevity, Liberty Ballroom B (Sheraton Boston)
   N.S. Gavrilova,
L.A. Gavrilov  "New Estimates of Mortality Trajectories at Extreme Old Ages"

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 (in Russian)

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 the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES)
Paris, France,  25-27 May, 2011
(1) Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova.  Sex differences in familial transmission of human longevity.
25 May, 14:30-16:00. Session "Determinants of longevity"
(2) Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov, Victoria G. Semyonova Understanding sex differences in mortality using causes of death information. Poster session, Wednesday, May 25, 16:00-16:30.

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Washington, DC,  Marriott Wardman Hotel, March 31 - April 2, 2011
(1) Early Life Biodemographic Influences on Exceptional Longevity: Parental Age at Person's Birth and the Month of Birth Are Important Predictors. (poster 26). Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova
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Poster Session 1
Thursday, March 31. 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Exhibit Hall C
(2) Old-Age Mortality Measurement and Modeling.
Natalia S. Gavrilova, Leonid A. Gavrilov
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Session 146: Becoming a Centenarian
Saturday, April 2. 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM, Thurgood Marshall East

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

2010

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, November 19-23, 2010
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova
Late Breaker Poster Session. Poster: "Being Born to Young Mother is Associated with Higher Chances of Living to 100"
Our photo with 104-old Japanese phisician, Dr. Saburo Shochi, at the GSA meeting session (courtesy of Professor Leonard Poon).

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
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
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 
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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

Population Studies Center
April 26, 2010 at 12:00pm

McNeil Building, room 239
"Biodemography of Exceptional Longevity"
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
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Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Dallas, TX.  Hyatt Regency Dallas, April 15 - April 17, 2010
Ethnic Differentials of Mortality in Russia and the Role of Socio-Economic Conditions.
Natalia Gavrilova, Alla Ivanova, Victoria Semyonova, Leonid Gavrilov
Session 121: Ethnicity, Health and Mortality in Russia and Former Soviet Republics
Friday, April 16. 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM, Cumberland H
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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"


2009

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Atlanta, GA
Thursday, November 19, session "Can We Measure Biological Age?"
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova
Biological Age and Exceptional Longevity


Seminar "Contemporary methods of mortality analysis"

Charles University, Prague, Czechia
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.


XIXth IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Paris, France, 5-9 July, 2009
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova. Body Size in Midlife and Exceptional Longevity:  A Study of the US WWI Draft Registration Cards.
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Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES)

Copenhagen, Denmark,  27-29 May, 2009
Leonid A. Gavrilov, Natalia S. Gavrilova.  Physical characteristics at midlife and survival to age 100: A study of American men.
28 May, 15:45-17:15. Session 6 "Oldest old and healthy aging"
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Population Association of America Annual Meeting 

Detroit, MI.  Marriott Renaissance Center, April 30 - May 2, 2009
   (1) Mortality Measurement at Advanced Ages. Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago
Session 130: Methodological Issues in Health and Mortality 
Friday, May 01. 2:30 PM - 4:20 PM, Mackinac West
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    (2) Are Sex Hormones Biomarkers of Sexual Function in Later Life?
Stacy T. Lindau, University of Chicago; Natalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago
Session 152: Biomarkers of Fertility, Early Life and Sexual Function 
Saturday, May 02. 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM, Duluth
    (3) Midlife Predictors of Exceptional Longevity: A Study of the U.S. WWI Draft Registration Cards
Natalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago
Session 172: Early Life Conditions and Adult Health 
Saturday, May 02. 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM, Richard B
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2008

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, National Harbor, MD
Monday, November 19  1:30 PM - 3:00 PM.
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova
New Findings on Human Longevity Predictors

UNPFA Seminar "Contemporary Methods of Mortality Analysis"
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, November 3-7, 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

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


Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA
Monday, November 19  1:30 PM - 3:00 PM. Room:  Union Square, Hilton Hotel
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova
New Findings on Human Longevity Predictors
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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"
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(2) Dr. Natalia Gavrilova "Hibernation, Aging and Longevity"
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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
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Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES)

St Petersbourg, FL,  15-17 May, 2007


Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Division of Geriatric Medicine
May 3, 2007 at 5:00pm

Veteran's Memorial Building, Room 1613A
"Determinants of Exceptional Longevity"
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
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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.
Kresge Building, Room 110
677 Huntington Avenue
Thursday, April 26th, 4:00 - 5:30 pm.



Population Association of America Annual Meeting 

New York Marriott Marquis hotel, March 29 - 31, 2007
(1) Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov "Physical Markers at Young Age and Survival to 100: A Study of a New Historical Data Resource (The U.S. WWI Draft Cards)"
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(2) Leonid Gavrilov "Problems of Mortality Measurement at Advanced Ages"
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Chicago Actuarial Association
Workshop, Chicago, USA
March 13, 2007
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, 300 East Randolph Street, CAL level

Leonid Gavrilov, Natalia Gavrilova "Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity"
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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"
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2006

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX
Sunday, November 19  3:15 PM - 4:45 PM. Room:  City View 6, Adam's Mark Hotel
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova
New Approach to Study Determinants of Exceptional Human Longevity
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Buck Institute for Age Research, August 4, 2006

8001 Redwood Boulevard, Novato, CA
(1)  "
Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity"
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov
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(2)  "
Testing Biological Theories of Aging with Demographic and Genealogical Data"
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova
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14th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine
Chicago, July 2006
Two invited talks (Program):
(1) Leonid Gavrilov "Reliability Theory of Aging"
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(2) Natalia Gavrilova "Factors of Exceptional Longevity"
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Population Association of America Annual Meeting 
(Los Angeles Westin Bonaventure hotel, March 29 - April 1, 2006)
L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova.  "Childhood Conditions and Exceptional Longevity"  
Session 135: "Early Life Experiences and Mortality", 
Saturday, April 1, 8:30am.
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Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop
, Chicago, USA
Invited talk: -- "Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity"
March 14, 2006
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
300 East Randolph Street, CAL level
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Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
February 10, 2006

"Reliability-Theory Approach to Epidemiological Studies of Aging, Mortality and Longevity"
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova.
Columbia University Medical Center, Hammer Health Science Center, Room: 301, 701 W. Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30pm
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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"
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2005


The University of California, Santa Cruz, October 10, 2005
"Testing Biological Ideas on Evolution, Aging and Longevity
with Demographic and Genealogical Data"
Dr. Natalia Gavrilova and Dr. Leonid Gavrilov
Room: BE 330, Time: 12:30 pm
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"Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity"
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova.
Room: BE 330, Time: 4:00 pm
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The University of Chicago. Department of Ecology and Evolution.
The Ecology and Evolution Natural History Seminar. May 24, 2005, noon.
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova.
"Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity"
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The University of Chicago. Department of Ecology and Evolution.
The Ecology and Evolution Natural History Seminar. May 10, 2005.
Dr. Leonid Gavrilov and Dr. Natalia Gavrilova.
"Testing Biological Ideas on Evolution, Aging and Longevity with Demographic and Genealogical Data"
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Population Association of America
Annual Meeting 
(Philadelphia Marriott, March 31 - April 2, 2005)
      
(1)  N.S. Gavrilova,  V.G. Semyonova,  G.N. Evdokushkina, A.E. Ivanova, L.A. Gavrilov.  "Problems with Mortality Data in Russia"   Session 134: "Problems of International Demographic Data",  Saturday, April 2, 8:30am.  Salon L, level 5.
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      (2)  L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova."Mortality of Centenarians: A Study Based on the Social Security Administration Death Master File" Session 38: "Centenarian Data: What We Know, What We Think We Know.Thursday, March 31, 1:30pm.  rooms 414-415, level 4.
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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:
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(2) L. A. Gavrilov.  Invited discussion of the paper  “IDL, the International Database on Longevity
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2004

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, 3:20-5:00pm
Gateway Building, Room 5C25 May 11-12, 2004
See Participant list and Workshop Agenda
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Population Association of America
  Annual Meeting (Boston, April 1-3 2004)
"Young Women and Violence in Russia: A Study of Homicide Victimization Rates"
Gavrilova N.S., Semyonova V.G., Evdokushkina G.N., Gavrilov L.A., Ivanova A.E.


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
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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
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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
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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"
    
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(2) March 5th, 2004. 5:30pm.  Session "Healthy Aging: Research & Policy"
     
Dr. Natalia S. Gavrilova. "Genetics of Human Longevity: New Ideas and Findings"
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For more information see Conference Brochure and Final Conference Program
The Conference organizers selected the first lecture for a world-wide distribution in the form of DVD  (DVD04_01): http://www.internationalresearchcentre.org/shop/scditem.asp?ProdID=2



2003

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego,
November 21-25, 2003.
(1)  November 25. 10:30am - 12:00pm. Room: 4, San Diego Salon C (M)
       L.A. Gavrilov, N.S. Gavrilova, V.G. Semyonova, G.N. Evdokushkina

      "Early-Life Seasonal Programming of Human Longevity"
    
Power-Point presentations:  Talk 1Talk 2

(2)  Biological Sciences. Poster Session.  Starts November 22 at 8:00am.
      Room 5, Exhibit Hall A (CC)
       N.S. Gavrilova, L.A. Gavrilov, G.N. Evdokushkina, V.G. Semyonova

       "Are Long-Lived Women More Prone to Infertility?:
       Testing the Prediction of Evolutionary Theories of Aging"


University of Edinburgh. Population Genetics Seminars.
Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S.
Testing biological ideas on evolution, ageing and longevity
with demographic and genealogical data.

8 October, 2003. University of  Edinburgh, Biological Department.
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International Seminar "Projecting Future Mortality"
Sponsored by Continuous Mortality Investigation Bureau and the Government Actuary's Department
Session 3. Limits on Human Lifespan and Molecular Effects on Ageing
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14.10 - 15.40  Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, 6 October, 2003
Invited speakers: Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova


10th Congress of the International Association of Biomedical Gerontology
Queens' College, Cambridge, England September 19-23. 

        "Does Exceptional Human Longevity Come With High Cost of Infertility?
         Testing the Evolutionary Theories of Aging
"

             Abstract available here
             Full text available here
               

        "Early-Life Programming of Aging and Longevity:
        The Idea of High Initial Damage Load (the HIDL Hypothesis)"
              Abstract available here
              Full text available here
              Presentation as audio (MP3) file available here
       
        
"Reliability-Engineering Approach to the Problem of Biological Aging"
              Abstract available here
              Full text available here
       
        Invited speakers: Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova



Chicago Actuarial Association Workshop (Chicago, March 25, 2003)
-- (invited speakers, see http://chicagoactuarialassociation.org);
-- (http://mywebpages.comcast.net/baronsohn/html/past_events.html).



Population Association of America
  Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, May 2003)
Gavrilova N.S., Semyonova V.G., Evdokushkina G.N., Gavrilov L.A., Ivanova A.E.
Recent Mortality Trends in Russia:  Differences Between Younger and Older Generations.
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America.


2002

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston,
November 22-26, 2002.
Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S.
"Bio-reliability theory of aging and longevity"

Annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston,
November 22-26, 2002.
Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A.
"Mechanism of inheritance of human longevity: Paradox resolved"

2002 Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, St. Louis
24-27 October 2002
Leonid Gavrilov , Natalia Gavrilova
"Early-Life Seasonal Programming of Adult Lifespan:
Evidence from the 19th century birth cohorts"
http://www.ssha.org/abstract2002/abs348.html

National Institutes of Health Conference
"The Dynamic and Energetic Bases of Health and Aging"
NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, 11-13 November, 2002
Leonid Gavrilov and Natalia Gavrilova
"The Quest for the General Theory of Aging and Longevity"
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For Follow-up Manuscript as pdf file click here
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Scientific Symposium "Grandmothers" (Germany)
Hanse Institute for Advanced Science
Delmenhorst, Germany, 19-21 September 2002
Natalia Gavrilova, Leonid Gavrilov:
Is there a Trade-off Between the Costs of Reproduction and Longevity?
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Gavrilova N.S., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G.
"Mortality Crisis in Russia:  New Health Threats." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Atlanta, May 9-11, 2002). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2002 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts, p.170.
Session 46 “Health in Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union.”

Gavrilov L. A.
"Biodemographic (Reliability) Theory of Aging and Longevity."  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Atlanta, May 9-11, 2002). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2002 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts, p.269.
Session 135 "Biodemography of Aging"

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G.
"Early Life Conditions and Later Sex Differences in Adult Lifespan."  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Atlanta, May 9-11, 2002). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2002 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts, p.288.
Session: 152 "Early Life Conditions and Later Health Outcomes"
 

Invited Discussants at the Scientific Symposium:
"Living to 100 and Beyond: Survival at Advanced Ages"
 January 17-18, 2002
Walt Disney World Swan Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Leonid Gavrilov - discussant for presentations:
"Living to Age 100 in Canada in 2000"
Louis G. Doray, PhD, ASA, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
For the text of discussion clich here

"Oldest-Old Mortality Rates and the Gompertz Law:
A Theoretical and Empirical Study Based on Four Countries"
Ching-Syang Jack Yue (Jack C. Yue), PhD, ASA, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, R.O.C
For the text of discussion clich here
 

Natalia Gavrilova - discussant for presentations:
"Approaches and Experiences in Projecting Mortality Patterns for the Oldest Old"
Thomas Buettner, PhD, Msc, Population Affairs Officer, United Nations Population Division, New York, New York
For the text of discussion clich here

"Using Dynamic Reliability in Estimating Mortality at Advanced Ages"
Fanny L.F. Lin, PhD, Professor, Graduate Institute of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
For the text of discussion clich here
 

2001

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. "The effects of early-life events on adult lifespan are sex-specific."
Gerontological Society of America Annual meeting, Chicago, Novmber 15-18, 2001. Abstract.

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G.
“Early-life predictors of human longevity.”
Social Science History Association, 26th Meeting, Chicago, November 15-18, 2001. Paper.

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A. "Consanguinity and human longevity:  findings from the International  Centenarian  Study."  Gerontological Society of America Annual meeting, Chicago, November 15-18, 2001. Abstract.

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 2001. "Parental age effects on human longevity". Paper presented at the 17th Congress of the International Association of Gerontology, Vancouver, Canada, July 1-6, 2001.

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A., Semyonova V.G., Evdokushkina G.N. 2001. "Study of the inheritance of human longevity". Paper presented at the 17th Congress of the International Association of Gerontology, Vancouver, Canada, July 1-6, 2001.

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 2001. "Inbreeding and human longevity: first findings from the International Centenarian Study." Paper presented at the 13th Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES-13), Vancouver, Canada.

Gavrilova, N.S., Semyonova, V.G., Evdokushkina, G.N., Gavrilov, L.A. 2001. "Mortality crisis in Russia: New health threats". Paper presented at the 13th Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES-13), Vancouver, Canada.

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 2001. "Gender-specific effects of early life events on adult lifespan". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Washington, DC, March 23-25, 2001). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2001 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. p.233.

Gavrilova, N.S., Evdokushkina, G.N., Semyonova, V.G., Gavrilov, L.A. 2001. "Economic crises, stress and mortality in Russia". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Washington, DC, March 23-25, 2001). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2001 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. p.220-221.


2000

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 2000. "Biodemographic study of the boundaries for human longevity". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Los Angeles, CA, March 23-25, 2000). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2000 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. p.187.

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 2000. "Heritability of human lifespan is affected by parental age at childbirth". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America  (Los Angeles, CA, March 23-25, 2000). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 2000 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. p.220.

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. 2000. "Life expectancy and the month of birth." Paper presented at the 12th Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES-12), Los Angeles, CA.

Gavrilova, N.S., Semyonova, V.G., Evdokushkina, G.N., Gavrilov, L.A. 2000. "Health responses to economic changes in Russia". Paper presented at the 12th Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES-12), Los Angeles, CA.

1999

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. 1999. “Human longevity and parental age at conception.”  Presented at the meeting of the IPSEN Foundation. October 1999, Paris, France.

Gavrilova, N.S., Gavrilov, L.A., Evdokushkina, G.N., Semyonova, V.G. 1999. "The future of human longevity: a more realistic approach for life expectancy forecasting". Paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE). June 4-8, 1999, Seattle, WA.

Gavrilova, N.S., Semyonova, V.G., Evdokushkina, G.N., Gavrilov, L.A. 1999. "The response of violent mortality to economic crisis in Russia". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (New York, March 25-27, 1999). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 1999 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. 1999, p.169.


1998

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 1998. "Biodemographic study of parental age effects on human longevity". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Chicago, IL, April 2-4, 1998). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 1998 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. p.142.

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A., Evdokushkina G.N., Semyonova V.G. 1998. "Mechanisms of familial transmission of human longevity: comparison of maternal and paternal contributions into offspring lifespan". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Chicago, IL, April 2-4, 1998). Abstract published in: Population Association of America. 1998 Annual Meeting. Final Program and Abstracts. p.142.


1997

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. 1997. "Paternal age at reproduction as a predictor of human life expectancy", Paper presented at the Tenth Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES-10), Nihon University, Population Research Center, Tokyo, Japan.

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A. 1997. Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. 1997. "New estimates for the heritability of human life expectancy", Paper presented at the Tenth Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES-10), Nihon University, Population Research Center, Tokyo, Japan.

UNPFA Seminar "Contemporary Methods of Mortality Analysis"
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, November 3-7, 2008
Gavrilova, Lecture 1
Gavrilov, Lecture
Gavrilova, Lecture 2
Gavrilova, Lecture 3


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