International Event

International Symposium on Learning, Memory and Cognitive Function

Date(s): 
12/01/2011 - 12/02/2011
Location: 
Santiago Grisolia Auditorium, Museo de las Ciencias Principe Felipe of Valencia, Av. Autopista del Saler, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Sponsored by the Fundacon Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias - Comunitat Valenciana, international experts in learning, memory and cognitive function will discuss recent advances in the understanding of mechanisms involved in cognitive function, alterations in pathology, and the development of new therapeutic approaches for disorders including Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. More information may be found  at www.fundacioncac.es/eng/fundacion/actividades/actividadsympos.jsp?idActividad=112&tipo=1

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Carolina Castellano

Tel:  0034 96 197 4670

Email:  catedrasg [ at ] cac [dot] es

7th International Congress on Vascular Dementia: Facing the Challenges of Dementia

Date(s): 
10/20/2011 - 10/23/2011
Location: 
Reval Hotel Riga, Elizabetes 55, LV-1010 Riga, Latvia
Fees: 
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The annual meeting will feature experts on the discussion of new developments in dementia, with a focus on cerebrovascular diseases affection cognition, and the overlap with Alzheimer's disease.

More information regarding the Congress may be found at www2.kenes.com/vascular2011/Pages/home.aspx

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Kenes International

Tel:  41 22 908 0488

Email:  vascular [ at ] kenes [dot] com

10th Annual World Pharma Congress: Successful Targeting of Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
06/07/2011 - 06/08/2011
Location: 
Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, 17th and Race Streets, Philadelphia PA 19103
Fees: 
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This Drug Discovery Summit, held as part of the 10th Annual World Pharma Congress, will feature invited speakers on a variety of topis related to Alzheimer's disease, including "Human Genetics", "Imaging & Biomarkers", "Animal Models" and "Targets".

More informationn regarding the conference may be found at www.worldpharmacongress.com/alz/

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Tel:  781-972-5400

Email:  chi [ at ] healthtech [dot] com

2nd International Conference on Neurodegenerative Disorders: Immunotherapy and Biomarkers

Date(s): 
05/26/2011 - 05/27/2011
Location: 
Rudbeck Lecture Hall, Rudbeck Laboratory, Dag Hammarskjolds vag 20, Uppsala University, Uppsala SE751 05, Sweden
Fees: 
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Supported by the Uppsala University, Uppsala University Hospital and the Swedish Research Council, the 2-day conference will present the latest findings on immunotherapy and biomarkers for a variety of neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

More information and a preliminary schedule of events may be found at

www-conference.slu.se/immunotherapyuppsala2011/index.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Academic Conferences

Tel:  46 18 67 10 03

Email:  immunotherapyuppsala2011 [ at ] akademikonferens [dot] uu [dot] se

Le defi de l'intervention Aupres des Personnes Atteintes de la Maladie d'Alzheimer

Date(s): 
03/17/2011 - 03/18/2011
Location: 
Centre Mont-Royal, 2200, rue Mansfield, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R8, Canada
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Sponsored by the Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, the symposium will feature a variety of presentations on challenges related to treatment interventions for individuals with Alzheimer's disease.

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Marie-Michele Boutet

Email:  marie-michele [dot] boutet [dot] iugm [ at ] ssss [dot] gouv [dot] qc [dot] ca

Biomarkers for Brain Disorders: Challenges and Opportunities

Date(s): 
02/27/2011 - 03/02/2011
Location: 
Wellcome Trust Conference Center, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, England
Fees: 
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Leading neuroscientists from academia and industry will discuss methodogical aspects of biomarker identification across a spectrum of neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Topics will include strategies for building large biorepositories, technologies for molecular profiling and biomarker discovery, clinical studies of biomarkers in neurologic diseases, and the regulatory approval process.

A preliminary schedule of presentations is attached, and more information may be found at

https://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/display_info.asp?id=223

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Wellcome Trust

Tel:  44 (0) 1223 495100

Email:  scientificconferences [ at ] hinxton [dot] wellcome [dot] ac [dot] uk

PRION 2011

Date(s): 
05/16/2011 - 05/19/2011
Location: 
The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 Rene Levesque Boulevard W, Montreal Quebec H3B 4 A5, Canada
Fees: 
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Co-sponsored by the Alberta Prion Research Institute and PrioNet Canada, the world's largest international prion research conference will be held for the first time outside of Europe -- in Montreal, Quebec.

Prion-like propagation of protein misfolding will be one of the special themes of the meeting, which will include plenary lectures, special sessions, "hot topic" panels and poster presentations.

The relationship between prion diseases and other human misfolding protein diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases will also be discussed.

More information may be found  at www.prion2011.ca/home.aspx

Contact Person(s): 

Sandra Haney

PrioNet Canada

Tel:  604-222-3611

Email:  shaney [ at ] prionetcanada [dot] ca

8th International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) World Congress of Neuroscience

Date(s): 
07/14/2011 - 07/18/2011
Location: 
Fortezza da Basso, Viale Filippo Strozzi 1, 50129 Florence, Italy
Fees: 
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Organized in conjunction with the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS), the specific aims of the Congress is to develop, promote, and coordinate international collaboration and exchange of scientific research in brain research. Researchers and scientists from emerging countries in Asia and Africa are especially encouraged to attend, in addition to those from the European Union and the Americas.

The IBRO will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2011, and a preliminary scientific program is attached.

More information may be found at www.ibro2011.org/site/home.asp

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Organizing Secretariat

Newtours S.p.A.

50019 Sesto Fiorention

Florence, Italy

Tel:  39-055-33611

Email:  ibro2011 [ at ] newtours [dot] it

1st Asia Pacific Conference on Aging (APCA 2011): Dignity and Grace of Aging

Date(s): 
03/24/2011 - 03/26/2011
Location: 
Ballroom Level I, Marina Mandarin Hotel, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Republic of Singapore
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Sponsored by the National University of Singapore and the National University Health System, the 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Aging is designed for researchers, clinicians, policy-makers and interested professionals from diverse countries to interact, exchange ideas, and explore opportunities for collaborative research in the field of gerontology and geriatrics.

Plenary sessions and symposia will explore a variety of topics, ranging from dementia research, palliative care, to caregiving, technology and ethics.

More information may be found at www.apca2011.org/home.asp

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Shirley Lim

Tel:  65-6334-4445 Ext. 103

Email:  Shirley [ at ] pcs [dot] org [dot] sg

5th International Human Amyloid Imaging Meeting

Date(s): 
01/14/2011 - 01/15/2011
Location: 
Miami Beach Resort Hotel, 4833 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 033140
Fees: 
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Keynote speakers at this highly-anticipated meeting will include Paul Aisen, MD (University of California, San Diego); Randy Buckner, PhD (Harvard University); John Hardy, PhD (University College, London); Howard H. Feldman, MD (Bristol-Myers Squibb); Michael Grundman, MD (Global R & D Partners, LLC); and Eric Siemers, MD (Eli Lilly & Company).

There will also be a special emphasis section on PET techniques, practical issues and analyses methods to be led by Chet Mattis, MD (University of Pittsburgh).

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Email:  HAI [ at ] succinctcomms [dot] com

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