This forum is dedicated to sharing the best practices of and discussing novel approaches to commercializing aging research. Commercial success stories are vital to fighting aging, as they will attract and multiply further investments and public attention to the industry. The forum will be divided into 2 days consisting of talks of honorable speakers and of roundtables, where the important aging industry problems will be discussed.

DAY 1 - 26.04 [Tchaikovsky Room]

Forum chairs: Andrey Fomenko and Alex Zhavoronkov

09.00-09.30 Andrey Fomenko (Founder, iVAO) and Lada Fomenko (CEO, iVAO)

09.30-10.30 Michael West (CEO, Biotime Inc)

10.30-11.30 Brian Kennedy (CEO, Buck Institute for Aging Research)

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-12.40 Alex Zhavoronkov (CEO, Insilico Medicine)

12.40-13.00 Evgeny Zaytsev (Managing Partner, RMI Partners)

13.00-13.20 George Painter (President and CEO, The Emory Institute for Drug Development)

13.20-13.40 Jerome Feige (Head of the Ageing Group at Nestle Institute of Health Sciences)

13.40-14.00  Ivan Klykov (Head of Investment Products, iVAO)

14.00-14.30  Anton Gopka (CEO & Fund Manager, ATEM Capital)

14.30-15.30 Lunch

15.30-16.10 Aubrey de Grey (CSO, SENS Research Foundation)

16.10-16.50 Andrew Swick (Senior Vice President of Product Development and Scientific Affairs at Life Extension)

16.50-17.30 Yuri Nikolsky (CSO, BioMed Cluster, Skolkovo Foundation)

17.30-18.00 Joao Pedro de Magalhaes (Head of the Integrative Genomics of Ageing Group, University of Liverpool)

19.30-21.30 Gala dinner 

DAY 2 - 27.04 [Billiards Room and Tchaikovsky Room]

09.00-10.30 (Round table) Longevity Journalism [Billiards Room]

  • Regina von Flemming [moderator]
  • John Carroll
  • Suzanne Elvidge
  • Anna Dobryukha
  • Ilya Stambler
  • Daria Khaltourina
  • Galina Kostina
  • Elena Milova

10.30-12.00 (Round table) New methods of financing aging research [Billiards Room]

  • Brian Kennedy [moderator]
  • Andrey Fomenko
  • Lada Fomenko
  • Michael West
  • Alex Zhavoronkov
  • George Painter
  • Evgeny Zaytsev
  • Edouard Debonneuil
  • Elya Duissemaliyeva
  • Daria Khaltourina
  • Sergey Roumiantsev
  • Yuri Nikolsky
  • Regina von Flemming
  • Zhaxybay Zhumadilov

11.30-12.00 Coffee Break [next session starts in Tchaikovsky Room]

12.00-12.40 John Carroll (Editor in Chief, Fierce Biotech)

12.40-13.20 Suzanne Elvidge (Top Pharmaceutical Journalist)

13.20-14.00 Elya Duissemaliyeva (Managing Director, Denobi Group)

14.00-14.30 Sergey Roumiantsev (Director, Department of Innovation Development, Ministry of Health)

14.30-15.30 Lunch

15.30-17.00 (Panel Discussion) Classifying Aging as a Disease in the context of ICD-11

  • Alex Zhavoronkov [moderator]
  • Alexey Moskalev
  • Ilya Stambler
  • Daria Khaltourina
  • Suzanne Elvidge
  • Sibylle Jager
  • Irina Irincheeva
  • Ilya Stambler
  • Sergey Roumyantsev
  • John Carroll
  • Brian Kennedy
  • Joao Pedro de Magalhaes
  • David Gems
  • Michael West
  • Andrew Swick
  • Zhaxybay Zhumadilov
  • Alexander Gulyaev
  • Talgat Nurgozhin