The German Society for Applied Biostasis (DGAB) organizes its second international scientific conference. The symposium “Applied Cryobiology – Scientific Symposium on Cryonics” will be held on October 4th to 5th in Dresden, Germany.
The DGAB (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Angewandte Biostase e.V.) was established in May 2006. The association promotes research and the application of methods in biostasis, aiming at life extension and in particular at cryonics.
The conference focuses on the scientific fundamentals of cryonics with topics including biostasis and applied cryonics as well as nanotechnology. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together scientists and cryonics professionals as well as the interested general audience in order to promote the scientific foundations of cryonics, to stimulate discussions and improve personal exchange regarding these topics.
Invited speakers include:
Ben Best – Cryonics Institute
Peter Gouras – Columbia University
Aubrey de Grey – SENS Research Foundation
João Pedro de Magalhães – University of Liverpool
Max More – Alcor Life Extension Foundation
Aschwin de Wolf – Advanced Neural Biosciences
The ‘Robert-Ettinger-Medal for outstanding merits in the fields of cryonics’ will be awarded during the conference.
Call for abstracts
Authors are invited to submit an abstract for oral contributions. The deadline for abstract submission is July 31st, 2014. All talks will be held in English. A proceedings volume will be published. Please use the MS-Word template for abstract that can be dowloaded here and submit by July 31st by email to
The conference will be held at the Dorint Hotel Dresden. The early bird conference fee is 50 EUR until July 31st. The normal conference fee is 80 EUR after July 31st. It covers admission and coffee breaks on both days. Please register by sending an email to
Please transfer the registration fee to:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Angewandte Biostase e.V.
SWIFT-BIC: DRES DE FF 680
IBAN: DE23 6808 0030 0434 6713 00
Bank: Commerzbank Freiburg
The following are some hotels in the area (location descriptions in German):
Tagungshotel Dorint Dresden
Grunaer Str. 14
Abrufkontingent unter dem Namen "DGAB Symposium"
Maritim Hotel Dresden
ca. 2km vom Tagungsort entfernt
am Pirnaischen Platz, etwa neben Dorint-Hotel
drei Hotels (Bastei, Lilienstein und Königstein) auf der Prager Staße
Pension an der Marienbrücke
in der Nähe Königstraße
Hostel am Neustädter Bahnhof