National Event

The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care Elder Care Services' 2010 Gerontology Symposium: Back to the Future: How Do We Get There?

Date(s): 
04/16/2010
Location: 
Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center, 870 Williston Road, Burlington, VT 05403
Fees: 
$10 Registration Fee. An additional fee of $10 wil be charged for those requiring Continuing Education credits
Sponsor(s): 

This symposium is sponsored by the Vermont Education Health Initiative and the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, in conjunction with The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care Elder Care Services.

Workshops ranging from physical activities, nutritional needs and treatment of dementia will be geared towards health and service providers who work with the older adult population.

Suzanne Kunkel, PhD, of the Miami University and Bill Thomas, MD, of the State University of New York (Binghamton) will be Keynote Speakers at this event.

More information on the symposium is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
6 Continuing Education credits for a variety of health & service providers
Contact Person(s): 

Jeanne Hutchins, MA

Tel:  602-656-0292

Email:  Jeanne [dot] Hutchins [ at ] uvm [dot] edu

ApoE, ApoE Receptors and Neurodegeneration

Date(s): 
06/07/2010
Location: 
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), 320 South Euclid Avenue, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63110
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This NIH/NIA-sponsored symposium will be held between 8am - 5pm on June 7, 2010.

More information on the symposium may be found at http://apoereceptors.anat.uic.edu/symposium/index.html

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

Email:  sydelleb [ at ] uic [dot] edu

16th Update on the Treatment of Alzheimer's and Related Disorders at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Defining the Standard of Care: The Role of Emerging Biotechnologies in Dementia Care

Date(s): 
04/10/2010
Location: 
Thomas B. Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205
Fees: 
$135 for physicians; $90 for residents/fellows/nurses/allied-health professionals
Sponsor(s): 

This educational program is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

It is intended for medical, clinical and other professionals who care for individuals with dementia, and will feature emerging biomarker technologies and their applications in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

More information regarding the event may be found at www.hopkinscme.edu/CourseDetail.aspx/80021653 and on the attached program brochure.

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

Office of Continuing Medical Education

Johns Hopkins Medicine

P. O. Box 64128

Baltimore, MD 21264

Tel:  410-955-2959

Email:  cmenet [ at ] jhmi [dot] edu

 

2011 Keystone Symposia: Neurodegenerative Diseases: The Molecular and Cellular Basis for Neurodegeneration

Date(s): 
02/21/2011 - 02/26/2011
Location: 
Sagebrush Inn and Conference Center, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Fees: 
Please visit the symposium's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The symposium's focus will be on understanding new molecular and common mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal lobar dementia and other neurodgenerative diseases.

More information regarding the event may be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/viewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1122&subTab=reg

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Please visit www.keystonesymposia.org/AboutUs/ContactUs.cfm for more contact information

Summer Institute on Aging Research 2010

Date(s): 
07/10/2010 - 07/16/2010
Location: 
Aspen Wye River Conference Center, 201 Wye Woods Way, Queenstown, MD 21658
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health, and includes lectures, seminars and discussions in research design related to aging, including issues relevant to minority groups.  Opportunities for consultation on the development of research interests and grant applications will also be available.

35 participants will be selected to attend the program. Applications are due March 5, 2010.

More information regarding the program may be found at www.nia.nih.gov/NewsAndEvents/Calendar/SummerInstitute2010.htm

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Office of Special Populations

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health

Tel:  301-496-0765

Email:  taylor_harden [ at ] nih [dot] gov

NIH State-of-the Science Conference: Preventing Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline

Date(s): 
04/26/2010 - 04/28/2010
Location: 
Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the Office of Medical Applications of Research of the National Insitutes of Health, and will examine the scientific evidence related to the following issues:

 

-- Factors that are associated with the reduction of risk of Alzheimer's disease;

-- Factors that are associated with the reduction of risk of cognitive decline in older adults;

-- Relationships between the factors that affect Alzheimer's disease and the ones that affect cognitive decline;

-- Therapeutic and adverse effects of interventions to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease, and potential differences in outcomes among identifiable subgroups;

-- Therapeutic and adverse effects of interventions to improve or maintain cognitive ability or preserve cognitive function, and potential differences in outcomes among identifiable subgroups.

 

The conference will also be Webcast live in its entirety beginning April 26, 2010, at http://www.videocast.nih.gov. More information on the program may be found at http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/alz.htm. The final conference statement wil be available on the website approximately 6 weeks after the conference.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

NIH Consensus Development Program Information Center

Tel:   888-644-2667

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

Alzheimer's Action Summit 2010: My Experience, Our Voice

Date(s): 
03/07/2010 - 03/09/2010
Location: 
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
Fees: 
Please visit the summit's website for more details
Sponsor(s): 

This advocacy event is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association and brings concerned individuals and groups together to speak directly to elected officials about issues related to dementia. The 3-day summit includes an Advocacy Forum; a Diversity Dialogue; a Corporate Roundtable and a National Alzheimer's Gala. More information regarding these events may be found at www.alz.org/summit.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Annetha Hall

Tel:  202-638-8685

Email: annetha [dot] hall [ at ] alz [dot] org

24th Annual Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Conference: Alzheimer's 2010: Pathways to Discovery, Treatment, and Prevention

Date(s): 
02/11/2010 - 02/12/2010
Location: 
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Boulevard, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27703
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The conference's focus is on research identifying early signs of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders, and new science and discoveries in AD.  The target audience of this event includes direct care staff, health care professionals and administrators, clinician-scientists and families affected by AD.

A brochure detailing the conference's schedule is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please see the attached brochure for more information on Continuing Education credits
Contact Person(s): 

Cheryl Copeland
Tel:  919-660-7510

4th Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference

Date(s): 
02/01/2010 - 02/02/2010
Location: 
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024
Fees: 
Please check www.worldeventsforum.com/addf/2010/html/registration.html for conference fees
Sponsor(s): 

The conference is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (www.alzdiscovery.org) and its primary objective is to advance drug discovery for neurodegenerative diseases by educating attendees on the process of translational research. Lectures and case studies on Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, ALS, MS and Huntington's disease will be presented.

The 2-day event is targeted towards academic and industry scientists, business development and licensing professionals, and investors.

More information regarding the conference may be found at www.worldeventsforum.com/addf/2010/

Continuing Education Credits: 
13.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Conference Secretariat

Tel:  773-789-7865

Email:  meetings [ at ] worldeventsforum [dot] com

Alzheimer's Disease: Update on Research, Treatment and Care

Date(s): 
05/27/2010 - 05/28/2010
Location: 
Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Fees: 
$399 for Physicians/PhDs on or before 04/20/2009. $425 for Physicians/PhDs after 04/20/2009. $299 for Nurses, Allied Professionals and Residents on or before 04/20/2009. $325 for Nurses, Allied Professionals and Residents after 04/20/2009
Sponsor(s): 

This event is hosted by the Shirley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of California, San Diego, and will be held from 8:00am - 4:30pm on May 27 & May 28, 2010 in San Diego. The target audience for the conference include physicians/researchers, nurses/nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, physician assistants, residential care/nursing home administrators, social workers and pharmacists.

More information regarding the event may be found at http://cme.ucsd.edu/alzheimers/

Continuing Education Credits: 
13.25 AMA PRA Category I Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Mary P. Sundsmo, MBA

Telephone:  858-622-5800

Email:  msundsmo [ at ] ucsd [dot] edu

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