Creating a Bipartisan Movement to Increase Healthy Lifespan in the US
Panel discussion on the role of Congress in the longevity medicine revolution and how make longevity a grassroots, bipartisan initiative.
About this Event
Please join A4LI (The Alliance for Longevity Initiatives) for a panel discussion and live question and answer virtual event, on December 9th from 5-6:30pm ET. Panelists will include: former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, former Congressman Steve Israel, Director of the Institute for Aging Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Nir Barzilai, M.D., Partner at the SALT Fund Dina Radenkovic M.D., and A4LI Chair of the Board Sonia Arrison. The event will be moderated by A4LI President/CEO Dylan V. Livingston.
Topic 1: What avenues/agencies are there in government that could fund longevity medicine research and development and how can we, as advocates, influence those levers to create action?
Topic 2: How can we (and the growing longevity community) make those who wield the most power in Washington aware of social and economic arguments behind pursuing the development of longevity medicine? What is the best way for us to convince these political power players to support policy that helps the creation of longevity medicine? Who should we focus on, what do they respond to and why?
Topic 3: How can we ensure that longevity, as a political issue, is accepted and supported by as many people as possible? What messages should we, as A4LI, focus on developing to help reach all communities? What messages regarding longevity would the panelists like their respective communities to know?