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Program at a Glance

  1. Day One, Sunday, May 26
    Day One, Sunday, May 26
    Day One, Sunday, May 26
    Arrival Day
  2. Day Two, Monday, May 27

    as of Oct 31. 2023

    Day One, Sunday, May 26
    Time Day Two, Monday, May 27
    08:30 - 08:50 Welcome remarks
    08:50 - 10:10 Session I: Molecular and pathogenic insights of neurodegenerative diseases
    10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break/Exhibits
    10:40 - 12:00 Session II: Genetics and biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases
    12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break/Exhibits
    13:30 - 15:10 Session III: Aging and peripheral-central interactions in neurodegeneration
    15:10 - 15:40 Coffee break/Exhibits
    15:40 - 16:40 Short Talk I: BrightFocus Foundation Trainee Presentations
    16:40 - 17:20 Panel Discussion I: Biomarkers and Therapeutic Strategies
    17:20 - 17:40 BRIGHTFOCUS FOUNDATION TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP AWARD CEREMONY
    17:40 - 19:30 Poster Session I/Welcome reception
  3. Day Three, Tuesday, May 28
    Day Three, Tuesday, May 28 Program
    Time Day Three, Tuesday, May 28
    08:30 - 10:10 Session IV: Immunity and inflammation in neurodegeneration
    10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break/Exhibits
    10:40 - 12:00 Session V: Pathogenic mechanisms of Tau
    12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break/Poster Session II
    13:30 - 14:30 Short Talk II: Selected from submitted abstracts
    14:30 - 16:10 Session VI: Genomics and proteomics in neurodegeneration
    16:10 - 16:30 Coffee break/Exhibits
    16:30 - 17:30 Short Talk III: Selected from submitted abstracts
    17:30 - 18:10 Panel Discussion II: New systems and technologies to study aging and neurodegeneration
  4. Day Four, Wednesday, May 29
    Day Four, Wednesday, May 29 Program
    Time Day Four, Wednesday, May 29
    08:30 - 09:50 Session VII: Novel mechanisms in neurodegeneration
    09:50 - 10:10 Coffee break/Exhibits
    10:10 - 11:30 Session VIII: Neuron and immune mechanisms of eye diseases
    11:30 - 12:00 SHORT TALK/POSTER AWARDS AND CLOSING REMARKS