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INTERNATIONAL

CONFERENCE on

BRAIN

ENERGY

METABOLISM

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15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BRAIN ENERGY METABOLISM (ICBEM)

BRAIN BIOENERGETICS IN AGING - NEUROVASCULAR AND NEUROMETABOLIC COUPLING AND FUELS

*=early career speakers

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

2:00 - 6:00 PM

ICBEM Registration open

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Welcome and presentation of the Safety Plan, Acknowledgment of Sponsors and Information about the International Society for Neurochemistry, and the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism


Opening address by Dr. Nataša Pirc Musar, The President of Republic of Slovenia


4:30 - 5:30 PM

Plenary Lecture:  Biomarkers and early diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Agneta Nordberg, MPharm, MD, PhD, Karolinska Institute, Sweden


5:30 - 6:00 PM

Poster Blitz (20) pitches of student and postdoc posters


6:00 - 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception & Dinner

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 18

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast 


9:00 - 10:00 AM

SYMPOSIUM 1: Coordination of neurometabolic and neurovascular coupling and homeostasis of energy metabolism in healthy aging and Alzheimer's Disease

Chair: Doug Rothman, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Refreshment break in poster area


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Travel Awardee Short Talks

Chairs: Ami Raval, PhD, Maya Kaelberer, PhD

  • 9 speakers TBD

    12:00 - 12:30 pm

    Poster Blitz (10) pitches of student and postdoc posters

      12:30 - 2:00 PM

      Lunch Break


      2:00 - 3:30 PM

      SYMPOSIUM 2: In vivo imaging modalities for study of neurometabolic and neurovascular coupling

      Chair: Lindy Rae, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD

      3:30 - 4:00 PM

      Refreshment break in poster area


      4:00 - 5:30 PM

      SYMPOSIUM 3: Mitochondrial and metabolic alterations and resilience in injured and aging brain

      Chair: Bill Shuttleworth, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD

      5:30 - 7:30 PM

      Dinner Break


      7:30 - 9:00 PM

      Special Session: Emerging Therapies for Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease related dementias

      Chairs: Jon Storm-Mathisen, PhD and Phil Lee, PhD

      THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

      8:00 - 9:00 AM

      Breakfast


      9:00 - 10:30 AM

      SYMPOSIUM 4:  Astrocyte metabolism in Alzheimer's Disease

      Chair: Arne Schousboe, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD

      10:30 - 12:30 PM

      Poster Session 1 / Refreshment break in poster area


      12:30 - 2:00 PM

      Lunch Break


      2:00 - 4:00 PM

      SYMPOSIUM 5: Microglial support of neuronal metabolism and role in neurodegeneration

      Chair: Maya Kaelberer, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD

      4:00 - 6:00 PM

      Poster Session 2 / Refreshment break in poster area


      6:00 - 7:00 PM

      Early Career Mentoring Social / Location TBD


      7:00 - 10:00 PM

      Informal Mentoring Walk within Historic Tivoli Park Forest followed by Dinner

      FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

      8:00 - 9:00 AM

      Breakfast


      9:00 - 10:00 AM

      SYMPOSIUM 6: Neuronal mitochondria and disease

      Chair: Mary C. McKenna, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD


      10:00 - 10:30 AM

      Refreshment break in poster area


      10:30 - 12:00 PM

      SYMPOSIUM 7:  Lipids and Transporters in brain function, metabolism and Alzheimer's Disease

      Chair: Nina Vardjan, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD

      12:00 - 1:30 PM

      Lunch Break


      1:30 - 2:30 PM

      SYMPOSIUM 8: Metabolic regulation of cognition

      Chair: Carlos Diaz-Garcia, PhD     Co-Chair: student/postdoc TBD


      2:30 - 3:00 PM

      Roundtable Discussion: Hot Topics and Gaps in Knowledge

      Chair: Mary C. McKenna, PhD    Co-Chair: Carlos Diaz-Garcia, PhD

        3:00 - 3:30 PM

        Refreshment break in poster area


        3:30 - 4:00 PM

        Special Session: Presentation of Awards - Best student short talks and student/postdoc posters

        Chair: Mary McKenna, PhD 

        4:00 - 4:30 PM

        Closing Remarks / Meeting Adjourn


        5:00 - 6:00 PM

        PUBLIC FORUM: Alzheimer's Day Public Lecture

        Alzheimer's Disease: A Challenge for the Future

        Sir John Hardy, PhD, University College London, UK


          7:00 - 9:30 PM

          Gala Dinner

          SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

          8:00 - 9:00 AM

          Breakfast on your own


          9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

          Optional Excursion: Karst Cave Tour & Lunch


          2:00 - 3:30 PM

          One-on-One Networking Opportunity

          This optional informal networking event will offer young scientists the opportunity to engage in discussions and consultations with senior scientists and other meeting participants. It's a chance to discuss their research, explore potential collaborations, or seek advice from more experienced scientists. 

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