National Event

Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
02/26/2015 - 03/01/2015
Location: 
(TBA) Charleston, South Carolina
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The goals of the conference are to support early-career researchers and foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. Fifteen early-career investigators will be invited to propose novel ideas for AD research at the conference, and three of these researchers will be presented with $50,000 New Vision Awards for their proposals.

More information may be found at https://app.charlestonconferences.org/

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Email:  admin [ at ] charlestonconferences [dot] org

Accelerating the Cure for Alzheimer's Disease through Regenerative Medicine

Date(s): 
11/06/2014
Location: 
Lecture Hall, Searle Conference Center, Duke University Medical Center, 10 Searle Center Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This one-day workshop will address new developments in stem cell research in Alzheimer's disease. More information may be found at http://adstemcellconference.com/index.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

hunsbergerjg [ at ] gmail [dot] com (Joshua Hunsberger, PhD)

1st Wake Forest Conference on Dementia Counseling and Care

Date(s): 
05/08/2014 - 05/10/2014
Location: 
Winston-Salem Marriott Hotel at Twin City Quarters, 425 N. Cherry Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The goals of the professional education conference that will be held on May 8 and 9 is to provide practical knowledge and skills for counselors, nurses, social workers and allied health professionals who care for individuals with dementia and their loved ones. There will be a public forum on Alzheimer's disease on Saturday, May 10, and an update on contemporary issues in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mild cognitive impairment and dementia will be provided.
An event brochure with more information is attached.

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

Carmella Griffin

Program Assistant

Northwest AHEC

Tel:  336-713-7761

Email:  cagriffi [ at ] wakehealth [dot] edu

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Alzheimer's Disease Research Summit 2015: Path to Treatment and Prevention

Date(s): 
02/09/2015 - 02/10/2015
Location: 
Natcher Auditorium, Building 45, National Institutes of Health, Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The goal of the conference is to continue the development of an intergrated multidisciplinary research agenda to address knowledge gaps and accelerate the discovery and delivery of effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Sessions are open and free to the public, and will also be streamed-live at the NIH's videocast site.

More information regarding the Summit may be found:

www.nia.nih.gov/about/events/2014/alzheimers-disease-research-summit-2015

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Email:  niaadresearchsummit [ at ] mail [dot] nih [dot] gov

7th Edition of Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD)

Date(s): 
11/20/2014 - 11/22/2014
Location: 
Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The themes of the conference will include:

-- Methodology issues in clinical trials

-- results in clinical trials

-- biomarkers

--cognitive endpoints in clinical trials

--cognitive assessment

--behavioral disorders

--health economics

--epidemiological issues in clinical trials

--animal models in clinical trials

--new therapies

More information may be found at www.ctad-alzheimer.com/

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

Email:  ctad [ at ] ant-congres [dot] com

2014 Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) Education Conference & Annual Meeting

Date(s): 
03/14/2014
Location: 
Crowne Plaza- White Plains Downtown Hotel, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601
Fees: 
$50 registration fee for healthcare professionals; no charge for caregivers, individuals affected with FTD and their families
Sponsor(s): 

Join healthcare professionals, caregivers, individuals with frontotemporal degeneration and their loved ones for a day of educational presentations at the AFTD's annual conference and annual meeting. The event will feature Robert Bazell, the former chief science/health correspondence at NBC News, as Keynote Speaker.

More information may be found at www.theaftd.org/about/aftds-2014-education-conference-and-annual-meeting

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check with the AFTD for more information
Contact Person(s): 

AFTD

Tel:  267-514-7221

Email:  info [ at ] theaftd [dot] org

4th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Date(s): 
04/16/2014 - 04/17/2014
Location: 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 30 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
Fees: 
Please check the meeting's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Presentations at this conference will include updates on clinical trials and biomarker research.

More information may be found at www.tbiconference.com/home/. A program brochure is also attached.

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

Arrowhead Publishers & Conferences

Tel: 866-945-0263

Email:  enquiries [ at ] tbiconference [dot] com

2014 Keystone Symposia: Alzheimer's Disease: From Fundamental Insights to Light at the End of the Translational Tunnel

Date(s): 
03/02/2014 - 03/07/2014
Location: 
Keystone Resort, 21996 US Highway 6, Keystone, CO 80435
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This conference is offered in conjunction with the Keystone Symposia's "Parkinson's Disease:  Genetics, Mechanisms and Therapeutics" meeting, and will cover discussions on biomarkers and potential new therapeutic targets for Alzheimer's disease.

More information may be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/index.cfm?e=Web.Meeting.ConferenceLocation&meetingid=1301&siteid=1&subTab=about

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

Keystone Symposia

Tel:  1-800-253-0685

Email:  info [ at ] keystonesymposia [dot] org

Frontotemporal Degeneration and Primary Progressive Aphasia Annual Conference. A Team Approcah: Diagnosis, Research, and Symptom Specific Care

Date(s): 
11/04/2013
Location: 
Doubletree Magnificent Mile Hotel, 300 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Fees: 
Please see attached
Sponsor(s): 

This conference is designed for family and professional caregivers of individuals with frontotemporal degeneration and primary progressive aphasia, and will include a number of unique 'breakout sessions' and a 'resource fair'.

More information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
6 Continuing Education Credits for social workers
Contact Person(s): 

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease Center

Tel:  312-908-9023

Email:  k-zachrich [ at ] northwestern [dot] edu

Annual Marian S. Ware Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Retreat at the University of Pennsylvania: "Transmission of Neurodegenerative Disease Pathologies: New INsight into the Progression of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Related Disorders"

Date(s): 
10/25/2013
Location: 
Biomedical Research Building 2/3 Auditorium, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This event is sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, and will be held from 8:30am - 5:30pm on Friday, October 25, 2013.

More information regarding the event, which also includes a poster session during lunch, is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Kevin DavisTel:  215-662-4474Email:  daviesk [ at ] mail [dot] med [dot] upenn [dot] edu

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