National Event

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

Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias: Research Challenges and Opportunities

Date(s): 
05/01/2013 - 05/02/2013
Location: 
Natcher Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This workshop is sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and will address research priorities for Alzheimer's disease-related dementias such as Lewy body, vascular, mixed and frontotemporal dementia.

A detailed agenda is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Sean Bell

Meeting Contact

Tel:  301-496-0987

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

The Synaptic Basis of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Date(s): 
11/07/2013 - 11/08/2013
Location: 
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This conference is a satellite meeting to the 2013 Society for Neuroscience Meeting and features experts who will address the various underlying mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, and the prospects for therapeutic discoveries.

More information may be found at www.neuropharmacology-conference.elsevier.com/index.html

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

Please check the event's website for more information

Demographics of Aging in the Americas: How Should We Prepare for an Aging Population in Mexico and the U.S.A.?

Date(s): 
09/17/2013 - 09/19/2013
Location: 
Julius Glickman Conference Center, College of Liberal Arts Building, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The  interdisciplinary conference will examine the changing demographics in Mexico and its impact on the health and financial well-being of aging Mexicans and Mexican-Americans. 

More information on the event may be found at http://lbjschool.austin.utexas.edu/caa/2013-caa/

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

Dr. Jacqueline Angel

University of Texas at Austin

Email:  jangel [ at ] austin [dot] utexas [dot] edu

A Truce in the BAP-tist/Tau-ist War? Progress Toward a Unified Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
12/10/2013
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Leading researchers will discuss the various pathologies underlying current understanding of what causes Alzheimer's disease, and ways in which varying fields of research can offer each other mechanistic clues to find effective therapies for the disease.

More information on the event may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=8a9472c8-f6f9-4094-beac-791da1e1c1d8

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

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  1-800-843-6927

Email:  customerservices [ at ] nyas [dot] org

Alzheimer's Disease Summit: The Path to 2025

Date(s): 
11/07/2013 - 11/08/2013
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Leading stakeholders from academia and industry will discuss ways to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer's disease by 2025, by coordinating with governmental efforts to build reseach resources, re-engineer drug development/evaluation systems, and identify novel technologies and financing models.

More information on the Summit may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=a643a4ab-37b7-42f3-b0c9-c5e88909c9b4

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

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  1-800-843-6927

Email:  customerservices [ at ] nyas [dot] org

Dementia 2013 Medical Education Conference

Date(s): 
06/01/2013
Location: 
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Practitioners who attend the course will be provided with the latest assessment and treatment updates on Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy body, vascular and other dementias.

More information may be found at www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/courses/dementia/overview.asp

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

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education/UNITECH CommunicationsTel: 1-800-238-6750

Arrowhead's 3rd Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Date(s): 
03/06/2013 - 03/07/2013
Location: 
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Plenary and panel sessions at this conference will include presentations on the following key subject areas:  Classification, diagnostics, imaging and outcomes research.

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

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

Arrowhead Publishers & Conferences

Tel:  312-244-3703

Email:  enquiries [ at ] tbiconference [dot] com

2nd Neurological Biomarkers Conference

Date(s): 
03/20/2013 - 03/22/2013
Location: 
HIlton San Francisco Financial District, 740 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Topics that will be covered in this conference include updates on biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and the frontotemporal dementias.  More information may be found at:

www.gtcbio.com/component/conference/?file=home&cn=2nd+Neurological+Biomarkers&cid=99

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

GTC Conferences

Tel:  626-256-6405

Email:  infogtcbio [ at ] gtcbio [dot] com

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