VasCog 2020

Venue:  FD Centre, The Helix, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

9th - 12th September, 2020

 

Format:  Master Classes, Plenaries, Symposia and Debates

HEALTHY HEARTS FOR HEALTHY BRAINS

CONGRESS THEMES

Lifestyle Factors

Vascular Risk Factors

Stroke Pathophysiology

Clinical Trials

Biomarkers

Genetics

Animal Models

Blood Brain Barrier

Inflammation

PLENARY AND SPECIAL SESSION SPEAKERS

R Nick Bryan

Austin TX, USA

Martin Dichgans

Munich, Germany

Anne Joutel

Paris, France

Vladimir Hachinski

London, Ontario, Canada

Sang Yun Kim

SYK, Korea

Martin Lauritzen

Copenhage, Denmark

Gustavo Roman

Houston, TX, USA

Gary Rosenberg

Albuquerque, NM, USA

Sudha Seshadri

San Antonio, TX, USA

Joe Verghese

New York, USA

Joanna Wardlaw

Edinburgh, UK

SYMPOSIA CHAIRS AND ORGANISERS

  • Suvarna Alladi (Bangalore, India)
  • Stuart Allan (Manchester, UK)
  • Philip Bath (Nottingham, UK)
  • Hilde van de Brink (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Roxana Carare (Southampton, UK)
  • Charles DeCarli (Davis, CA, USA)
  • Olivier Godefroy (Ameins, France)
  • Anna Marseglia (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Atticus Hainsworth (London, UK) 
  • Karen Horsburgh (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Masafumi Ihara (Osaka, Japan)
  • Kamran Ikram (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Patrick Kehoe (Bristol, UK)
  • Hugh Markus (Cambridge, UK)
  • Meike Vernooij (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
  • David Libon (Drexel Univ, USA)
  • Majon Muller (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Daniel Nation (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
  • John O’Brien (Cambridge, UK)
  • Osamu Onodera (Niigata, Japan)
  • Edo Richard (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Permidner Sachdev (Sydney, Australia)
  • Eric Smith (Edmonton,
  • Alberta, Canada)

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE (Tentative)  (Pre-meetings commence 14.00 onwards 8th September)

Pre-meetings on Clinical Trials (H Markus et al) will be held in Seminar Room 1.19, FDC 2nd Floor, on 8th September, 2020, 14.00-18.00.

08:30 - 09:00

Main Auditorium (~500 seats)

Speaker ready Room 1.18


09:00 - 10:30

Master Class Session I (90 mins): Neuroimaging in DementiaCharles DeCarli (USA) and Team


10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02) 


11:00 - 13:00

Master Class Session II (90 mins)Neuropsychology: Global assessments and/or diagnostics O Godefroy (France) and S Alladi (India)


13:00 - 13:30

Lunch (FDC Foyer G02)


13:30 - 14:00

STROKOG Update: S Sachdev et al


14:00 - 15:30

Master Class Session III (90 mins): Peripheral and Central Fluid Biomarkers - TBA


15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02)


16:00 - 17:30

Master Class Session IV (90 mins):  BBB, Expt’l Paradigms of VCID Nation (USA), K Horsburgh (UK) et al


 17:30 - 18:30

Public Lectures:

What can we do about Dementia?V Hachinski (Canada)

The history of VCIG Roman, (USA)

Launch of CCCB Journal: Elsevier / G Roman (USA)


18:30 - 20:30

Welcome Reception The Catalyst, Helix NU

08:30 - 09:00

opening (5 min)

Plenary I (25 min): Clinical VCI - J Wardlaw (UK)


09:00 - 10:30

Spectrum of VCI

*Symposium I: - VRF and Heart Variability in Cognition and Dementia - MW Vernooij & K Ikram (Netherlands)

*(2-3 speakers can incl. chairs and 3 x 7-10 min talks from free abstracts)


10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02) 


11:00 - 13:00

Pathophysiology of VCI

Plenary II: Pathophysiology of CADASIL - A Joutel (France)

Symposium II: Pathophysiology of SVD - R  Carare & A Hainsworth (UK)  


13:00 - 13:30

Lunch (FDC Foyer G02)


13:30 - 14:00

Plenary III: Gait and VaDJ Verghese (USA)

Master Class Session V: Data analytics, - omics, AI and machine learninTBA


14:00 - 15:00

Poster Tours – G02 FDC (Foyer/Exhibition Area)


15:00 - 15:30

E-poster Blitz session I


15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02)


16:00 - 17:00

Debate I Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of Vascular Dementia? Moderator: TBA / Participants: TBA


 17:00 - 18:30

Young Investigators Session: Modifiable psychosocial and lifestyle factors can help preventing VCIA Marseglia (Sweden), H van den Brink (Netherlands) et al


18:30 - 20:30

Networking Get together for Young Investigators - Free Evening (& Executive Committee Dinner)

08:30 - 09:00

Plenary IV: Genetics of Stroke and VCI - from discovery to clinical applicationsM Dichgans (Germany) 


09:00 - 10:30

Molecular genetics of VCI

Symposium III: Familial SVD and VCI - M Ihara & O Onodera (Japan & Europe)


10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02) 


11:00 - 13:00

Mechanisms in VCI

Plenary V: Brain ECM and VCI - G Rosenberg (USA)

Symposium IV: Brain Inflammation - J O’Brien (UK) & H Markus (UK)


13:00 - 13:30

Lunch (FDC Foyer G02)


13:30 - 14:00

Master Class Session VI: Digital Neuropsychology/ Phenotypingait and VaD - D Libon & Team

&

General Assembly- The EC


14:00 - 15:00

Poster Tours – G02 FDC (Foyer/Exhibition Area)


15:00 - 15:30

E-poster Blitz session II


15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02)


16:00 - 17:00

Debate II: How Low Should We Go? (To Reduce Risk of VCI) -Moderator: TBA / Participants: TBA


 17:00 - 18:30

Plenary VI: The story of SPRINT MIND - RN Bryan, (USA) 

Symposium V: Expt’l Aspects of VCI - S Allan (UK) & K Horsburgh (UK)


18:30 - 20:30

VasCog Party

Discovery Museum, Newcastle

(19:00 - 23:00)

08:30 - 09:00

Plenary VII: Variation in global stroke burden and influence on clinical and brain VCI phenotypes: Implications for preventionS Seshadri (USA)


09:00 - 10:30

Future of VCI implications for AD

Symposium VI:  Prevention-Treatment: Cardiovascular risk management throughout the life course to prevent/treat dementiaM Muller & E Richard (The Netherlands)


10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break (FDC Foyer G02) 


11:00 - 13:00

Future of VCI and AD

Plenary VIII: Risk Factors for SVD: Asian PerspectiveSY Kim (S Korea)

Symposium VII: Community-based Clinical trials, RCTs and VCI - P Kehoe (UK) & P Bath (UK)


13:00 - 13:30

Closing & Farewell

 

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KEY DATES

Registration and Abstract Submission  now open

Early Bird Registration Deadline:  8th July, 2020

Abstract Submission Deadline:  22nd May, 2020

Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 1st July, 2020

CONFERENCE VENUE

The Frederick Douglass Centre is a state-of-the-art £34m facility comprising a stunning auditorium for 750, a 200-seat lecture theatre and a range of seminar rooms and exhibition spaces over several floors.

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WHERE TO STAY

We’ve snapped up some special room rates throughout the city for your stay during the conference. You’ll need a credit or debit card to secure your accommodation, your card details will be held as a guarantee only to secure the booking. No payment will be taken at the point of booking, payment will be taken upon arrival / departure of your stay .

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