Figure 3. HNF-6 is required for proper morphology of the neuromuscular junction.
Image credit: Audouard, et.al. 2012 under CC BY license

Meeting Calendar

Newly Added:

Australasian Motor Neurone Disease Symposium
Melbourne, Australia
March 22-24, 2018

Advances in Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Therapy
Keystone, Colorado
June 17-21, 2018

Glia In Health And Disease
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
July 19-23, 2018




2017


September 2017


Degeneration of Neuronal Circuits
Description: In this symposium, we aim to bring together leaders in diverse fields of neurodegenerative and neurological disorders to share and discuss the latest discoveries on the relationship of neuronal assemblies to disease progression and propagation. We hope the meeting will expose commonalities of circuit dysfunction across neurodegenerative disorders that could spur new therapeutic approaches. This is the 2017 Symposium Latsis.
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Date: September 4-5, 2017
Abstracts Due: July 31, 2017

4th Ottawa International Conference on Neuromuscular Disease and Biology
Sponsor: University of Ottawa - Centre for Neuromuscular Disease
Description: The Conference is structured for both basic researchers and clinicians and will feature internationally-recognized invited speakers highlighting advances in all aspects of NMD research, including novel techniques to diagnose NMD, biology of disease pathogenesis, expanding clinical phenotypes, basic muscle and stem cell biology, and promising therapies to treat these devastating disorders.
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: September 7-9, 2017
Abstracts Due: July 15, 2017

World Congress of Neurology 2017
Sponsor: World Federation of Neurology (WFN)
Description: ​WCN will bring together leading scientists, public health experts, policy-makers to translate recent momentous scientific advances into action that will address means to end the epidemic, within the current context of significant global economic challenges. Early registration: June 15.
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Date: September 16-21, 2017

Neuro-Immune Axis. Reciprocal Regulation in Development, Health and Disease.
Sponsor: Cell Press
Description: The goal of this symposium is to explore the interface between the nervous and immune systems during development, homeostasis, and disease. The meeting will examine the mediators, mechanisms, and implications of neuro-immune crosstalk in the central and peripheral nervous systems. It will also cover emerging areas such as the neuronal regulation of peripheral immune function and the influence of the microbiota on the brain. We will bring together researchers from across the fields of neuroscience and immunology to facilitate discussion of exciting new concepts and developments in both fields.
Location: Sitges, Spain
Date: September 17-19, 2017
Abstracts Due: June 09, 2017

October 2017


Northeast ALS Consortium Meeting
Description: This is the annual meeting of the Northeast ALS Consortium, which includes more than 100 centers that perform clinical research in ALS/MND. More information about the meeting, including the program, will be posted sometime this summer.
Location: Clearwater Beach, FL
Date: October 3 - 5, 2017
Abstracts Due: August 4, 2017

November 2017


Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
Description: The Society for Neuroscience (SFN)'s 47th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, collaborate with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers.
Location: Washington, DC
Date: November 11-15, 2017
Abstracts Due: May 6, 2017

December 2017


ALS/MND Allied Professionals Forum
Description: The Allied Professionals Forum is focused on practice and experience for health professionals in the care and support of people living with ALS/MND. During the APF, health professionals from around the globe come together to share their practical knowledge and experiences, with a mission to improve the quality of care for people living with ALS/MND worldwide.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: December 7, 2017

International Symposium on ALS/MND
Sponsor: ALS TDI and The ALS Hope Foundation
Description: The International Symposium on ALS/MND is a unique annual event which brings together leading international researchers as well as health and social care professionals to present and debate key innovations in their respective fields. The Symposium is planned as two parallel meetings, one on biomedical science and the other on research and advances in the care and management of people affected by ALS/MND. Joint sessions consider issues of mutual concern, challenging current views and practice.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: December 8-10, 2017
Abstracts Due: May 26, 2017

2018


March 2018


NEW! Australasian Motor Neurone Disease Symposium
Description: The inaugural meeting, organized by Australia's FightMND, aims to inspire innovation and foster local and international collaboration between ALS researchers, clinicians and scientists. Early bird registration deadline: November 1, 2017.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Date: March 22-24, 2018
Abstracts Due: December 18, 2017

June 2018


NEW! Advances in Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Therapy
Sponsor: Keystone Symposia
Description: This meeting, organized by Li Gan, Len Petrucelli and Morgan Sheng, will include the latest research on the underlying mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease, biomarkers and emerging therapies.
Location: Keystone, Colorado
Date: June 17-21, 2018
Abstracts Due: March 15, 2018

July 2018


NEW! Glia In Health And Disease
Sponsor: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Description: This summer conference will assemble the leaders in the field, together with junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to discuss new, cutting-edge developments in the study of all aspects of glial biology in health and disease.
Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Date: July 19-23, 2018
Abstracts Due: May 4, 2018


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