Welcome to the webpage of the 2020 Spring Meeting/3rd Cologne Aging Conference – From Mechanisms to Disease, which will be hosted by the University of Cologne, Germany, on March 18-20, 2020. This biennial meeting has developed into the leading Cologne conference series on the Biology of Aging. For the 2020 conference, we are happy to be hosting internationally leading scientists who will cover various topics of aging research, including:

  • mechanisms of epigenetics and DNA damage
  • tissue regeneration and senescence
  • metabolism and mitochondrial biology
  • proteostasis and neuronal aging

We are looking forward to welcoming all scientists with a keen interest in aging research.

The organizers:

Thorsten Hoppe
Carien Niessen
Björn Schumacher
Constantinos Demetriades
Natalia Kononenko
Sophie Steculorum


Please register using the button on the left side of this page to attend the Conference. The registration is free of charge.

To submit a poster abstract, follow the respective link on the left side of this page. Two poster sessions will be held at the Conference, during which the participants will have the opportunity to discuss and showcase their research. The number of poster abstracts will be limited to 200 and the abstracts will be selected on a ‘first come, first served basis'. The extended submission deadline for poster abstracts is February 29, 2020.

During the registration process on the Conference webpage, you will be asked to create an account. This account enables you to access your documents related to the conference (e.g. booking confirmation/ticket) also at a later point in time, as well as to modify your booking if needed later.

If you already have an account on this registration website, you can log in using the ‘User’ and ‘Password’ fields on the left side of this page.