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During the past Annual Conference in September 2011 in Leiden, the different ILC centres honoured the contribution of Dr Robert Butler and Mr Shigeo Morioka in founding the ILC.

During the past Annual Conference in September 2011 in Leiden, the different ILC centres honoured the contribution of Dr Robert Butler and Mr Shigeo Morioka in founding the ILC.

Dr Butler, former co-President of the ILC Global Alliance, passed away on July 4, 2010. His role as a visionary leader in the field of ageing represents a legacy for the ILCs around the world.

Mr Morioka served as Co-President of the ILC Global Alliance until his retirement from the Board of Directors in September 2011. Mr Morioka was invested with the title of President Emeritus of the ILC for his invaluable input in the creation of the ILC Global Alliance.

Please find the citation given to Dr. Butler and Mr. Morioka below.

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