RAADfest 2018: Sept 20-23rd | San Diego, CA


Education  |  Motivation  |  Community

* Become a more empowered and effective advocate.

* Interact with leaders of radical life extension.

* Have a blast celebrating our unlimited future together with music and performances.

* Learn the latest scientific advancements.

* Connect with like minded people.

* Gain vital insights to extend your health and wellbeing.

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 A not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization


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Speakers and Schedule

Keynote Speakers:

  Ray Kurzweil (Weinberg-Clark Photography)

Ray Kurzweil (Weinberg-Clark Photography)

Ray Kurzweil

One of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. Called "the restless genius" by The Wall Street Journal and "the ultimate thinking machine" by Forbes magazine, he was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine, which described him as the "rightful heir to Thomas Edison." PBS selected him as one of the "sixteen revolutionaries who made America."

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Jim Mellon

Juvenescence, Chairman

Jim’s investment philosophy, which has led him to be recognized as a successful private investor is underpinned by his ability to identify so-called “money-fountains” – market trends which will lead to step changes and to investment opportunities.

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Dr. Neil Riordan

MediStem Panama, CEO 

MediStem is at the forefront of research of the effects of adult stem cells on the course of several chronic diseases.

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Suzanne Somers

Entrepreneur and writer

The movement she started with BHRT & Natural Medicine is growing exponentially. Suzanne is co-founder with Life Extension of ForeverHealth.com, a physicians' network.

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Dr. Aubrey De Grey

SENS Foundation, Co-Founder

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People Unlimited Inc, Co-Founder

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Dr. Bill Andrews

Sierra Sciences, CEO

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Bill Faloon

Life Extension Foundation, Co-Founder

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David Kekich

MaxLife Foundation, Founder

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James Strole

Coalition for Radical Life Extension, Director

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Dr. Jose Cordeiro

The Millennium Project, World Academy of Art and Science, futurist

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Liz Parrish

BioViva Inc, CEO

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Dr. Marco Ruggiero, MD, PhD

Molecular biologist, and Diagnostic Radiology specialist

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David-Dorian Ross

TaijiFit, Founder and CEO. Entrepreneur

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Joseph Cohen

SelfHacked, Founder and CEO

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Dr. Greg Fahy

21st Century Medicine, Inc., VP and CSO

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Dr. Terry Grossman

Grossman Wellness Center, Founder

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Dr. Natasha Vita-More

Humanity+, Inc., Executive Director. Professor and Author

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Neal Van De Ree

Church of Perpetual Life

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Dr. Michael Borkin

Sabre Sciences, Co-Founder

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Dr. Brad Thompson

Kickshaw Ventures Ltd., CEO, and Wyvern Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Dr. Joel Osorio

RegenerAge Clinic and RegenerAge Beauty, CEO

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Dr. Andrew Petersen

Hexagon Therapies, Medical Director

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Dr. Ben Goertzel

Hanson Robotics, Chief Scientific Officer

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Location and Accommodation

RAADfest’s Location and primary accommodations:

Town and Country Resort & Convention Center

500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
Tel:  619-291-7131

The Town and Country San Diego, located in the heart of San Diego's Mission Valley, where nostalgic charm mixes with modern amenities to create one-of-a-kind experiences with sparkling swimming pools and numerous dining options, to boutique-style guest rooms.

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Press passes are available:

Speaker applications for 2018 are now closed.

2019 application period will open October 2018.

RAADcity: Exhibitors and Sponsors

Reach a premium targeted audience of life extension enthusiasts. Sponsors and exhibitors representing businesses and organizations relevant to the life extension and longevity fields are invited to participate and display their products and/or services at this gathering. In addition to boosting your brand, your sponsorship helps support the advancement of radical life extension. Apply now to secure your place!