National Event

2016 Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) Education Conference

Date(s): 
05/13/2016
Location: 
DoubleTree Minneapolis Park Place, 1500 Park Place Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The AFTD's 2016 Education Conference will feature the latest discoveries in frontotemporal disorders research and treatment, including 6 confernece breakout sessions and a Keynote Address by Nancy Carlson -- an accomplished children's author who will share her personal experiences in caring for a loved one with the disease.

More information is attached. Further etails may be found at www.theaftd.org/newsroom/aftd-2016-education-conference

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
Tel:  1-866-507-7222

Diversity and Cognitive Aging: Progress and Future Challenges

Date(s): 
03/16/2016
Location: 
Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane, University of California at Davis, Davis California 95616
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The Latino Aging Research Resource Center at the University of California at Davis will be presenting a full-day symposium on health disparities in relation to cognitive aging, by presenting an update on critical issues on aging in diverse populations, and an overview of the lastest research among multiethnic populations.

More information about the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

UC Davis Latnio Aging Research Resource Centers (LARRC)

Tel:  916-734-5728

2016 Keystone Symposia: Common Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration

Date(s): 
06/12/2016 - 06/16/2016
Location: 
Keystone Resort, 21996 US Highway 6, Keystone, CO 80435
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

This conference is offered in conjunction with the Keystone Symposia's "Microglia in the Brain" meeting, and will cover the latest research on the overlaps of phenotypes, genetic risks and biological mechanisms across prion diseases, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, ALS and frontotemporal dementias.

More information may be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/index.cfm?e=web.Meeting.Program&meetingid=1423, and on the attached flyer.

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Keystone Symposia

Tel:  1-800-253-0685

Email:  info [ at ] keystonesymposia [dot] org

Alzheimer's Disease and Tau: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches

Date(s): 
09/18/2015
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 2025 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007-2157
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Presenters at the symposium will address novel tau-centered mechanisms of neurodegeneration and new therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer's disease.

More information may be found at ww.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=7baf1757-58a8-458f-b2da-6454bf65838c

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  212-298-8600

Inaugural National Conference on Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia in Native American Communities: Impact, Issues and Next Steps

Date(s): 
10/15/2015 - 10/16/2015
Location: 
Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ85253
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The objectives of this conference include outlining the impact and issues of dementia in Native American communities, review current evidence-based practices for the treatment and care of individuals and their caregivers in these communities, and build competency for heatlh care professionals to address needs related to dementia care.

The 2-day conference will include concurrent sessions that include a 'medical/health care track', a 'caregiver' track, and a 'public policy/care innovation track'. More information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please see attached brochure
Contact Person(s): 

Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Tel: 602-839-6900

Email: BAIinfo [ at ] bannerhealth [dot] com

Statistical Methods Conference on Aging and Dementia

Date(s): 
09/24/2015
Location: 
Main Lounge (Garden Room), Searle Conference Center, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison Street, 5th Floor, Professional Office Building, Chicago, IL 60612
Fees: 
$30
Sponsor(s): 

The goal of this 1-day conference is to advance novel statistical methods for the study design and analysis in aging and dementia research. Abstract submission and conference registration are open to all interested researchers.

A Call for Abstracts is attached. More information on the conference may be found at www.alz.washington.edu/WEB/smcHome.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Annie Barz

Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center

Email: anne [dot] barz [ at ] rush [dot] edu

5th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Date(s): 
04/15/2015 - 04/16/2015
Location: 
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington DC 20005
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Join leading researchers at the annual Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Conference on the latest updates on TBI research and treatment management. Several of the presentations will feature on tau biomarkers.

More information may be found at: www.tbiconference.com/home/

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Arrowhead Publishers and Conferences
Email:  enquiries [ at ] tbiconference [dot] com

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration 2015 Education Conference

Date(s): 
04/25/2015
Location: 
Doubletree Hotel, 7450 Hazard Center Drive, Mission Valley, CA 92108
Sponsor(s): 

Join experts and caregivers at the annual Education Conference organized by the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration to hear more about the latest research and care practice for individuals affected by Frontotemporal Disorders.

More information is attached, and may also be found at www.theaftd.org/newsroom/aftd-2015-education-conference

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Liz Neal

Email: eneal [ at ] theaftd [dot] org

Learning from Cancer to Advance Neurodegeneration Drug Discovery and Development

Date(s): 
06/11/2015
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 100007
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Hear from leaders in the field of cancer biology on how insights from the field may help advance new therapeutic development for neurodegenerative diseases. The conference starts at 8:30am and ends at 4:30pm.

www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=3d45d72b-6f78-45ce-97a3-ccdb2adf3d8e

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  212-298-8600

Advances in ALS and FTD Genetics Workshop

Date(s): 
11/14/2014
Location: 
Thurgood Marshall West Ballroom, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) are 2 disorders with overlapping genetic and pathological hallmarks. This symposium will provide a forum for different research groups to provide research updates, discuss opportunities for collaborations and data-sharing, and identify prospective research opportunities on different platforms.

More information may be found at https://meetings.ninds.nih.gov/index.cfm?event=home&ID=9159.

A preliminary meeting agenda is also attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Amelie Gubritz (Scientific Contact)

301-496-5680

Deb Freaner (Logistics Contact)

301-412-7124

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