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2013 MIT Future of Health and Wellness Conference

February 6-7, 2013

While much of the scientific community focuses on understanding, treating, and preventing the things that make us sick, a growing community of researchers study the things that are keeping us well. Manufacturers already expend significant research resources to better understand and then develop technologies that will eventually be integrated into products to promote wellness. This conference will examine the policies that govern how researchers study the science of wellness, as well as explore the many ideas and technologies that will be used to modify behavior or enable more comprehensive health monitoring at home and at work. Themes of particular importance at a national and global scale include obesity, diabetes, behavioral modification, neurodegenerative and infectious diseases, and cardiovascular health.

Registration Fees:
ILP Members - Complimentary
General Public - $1,750
MIT Faculty/Student/Staff - Complimentary

Accommodations:
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Cambridge Marriott hotel near the MIT campus. Please call for reservations directly at 1-800-228-9290 or BOOK ONLINE. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations must be made no later than January 14, 2013. Please refer to the MIT ILP Conference to receive the $209 room rate, plus local tax.

Call for Posters
The MIT Office of Corporate Relations invites academic and clinical researchers to submit an abstract of their research on health and wellness for the poster session taking place during the MIT Future of Health & Wellness Conference on February 6-7, 2013 on the MIT campus.

Click here to learn more about contest guidelines and to submit an abstract.

Location

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Bartos Theater
20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA