National Event

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

9th Annual Marian S. Ware Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Retreat at the University of Pennsylvania: Current Research in Alzheimer Biomarkers

Date(s): 
10/16/2009
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 - 5:00pm on Friday, October 16, 2009.

More information regarding the event may be found at www.med.upenn.edu/cndr/CNDRRetreat2009CurrentResearchinAlzheimersBiomark...

Contact Person(s): 

Cynthia MacLeon

Telephone:  215-662-4708

Email: macleon [ at ] mail [dot] med [dot] upenn [dot] edu

7th Annual Leonard Berg Symposium at Washington University, St. Louis: Presymptomatic Detection of Dominantly-Inherited Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
10/01/2009 - 10/02/2009
Location: 
Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110
Fees: 
Registration without CME Credits: $30.00; Registration with 10 hours of Category I CME credits: $110.00
Sponsor(s): 

This event is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Washington University, St Louis, MO.

This 2-day conference will provide a comprehensive review of the presymptomatic detection of dominantly-inherited Alzheimer's disease, its challenges and opportunities.

More information regarding the event may be found at http://alzheimer.wustl.edu/education/berg/berg2009/

Continuing Education Credits: 
10 hours of Category I CME credits
Contact Person(s): 

Barbie Kuntemeier, MA, MS

Telephone:  314-286-2882

Email: kuntemeierb [ at ] abraxas [dot] wustl [dot] edu

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