March 9, 2016 - Opening lecture and welcome reception

March 10, 11 and 12, 2016 - 3 days of concurrent sessions

The abstract deadline has been extended to December 1. Please direct questions about abstract submission to Judy Harbison, jharbison@siumed.edu

 

Venue
Athens Hilton

Conference Registration
Conference registration will be open at the Hilton Athens Hotel on:
Wednesday, March 09, 2016, 14:00 – 18:00
Thursday, March 10, 08:00 – 17:30
Friday, March 11, 08:00 – 17:30
Saturday, March 12, 08:00 – 12:00

Upon arrival, all participants should check in at the registration desk to receive symposium documents and identification badges.

Objectives:

Leading scientists will discuss new targets and drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and novel approaches to current therapy. An oral communication session will be open to young scientists.

Opening Lecture/Opening Remarks

The opening lecture followed by the opening remarks will take place on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 16:30 at the Hilton Athens Hotel.

Scientific Sessions
Scientific sessions will be conducted on Thursday and Friday from 08:30 – 17:35 and on Saturday from 08:30 – 15:35.

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, the University of Geneva and the Geneva University Hospitals. The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Industry-sponsored sessions are not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 credit™.

Welcome Reception
The welcome reception will be held at the Hilton Athens Hotel on Wednesday, March 9 from18:00 to 19:00.

Registration Information

Please direct questions about registration to Judy Harbison, jharbison@siuned.edu

Registration fees:
Early bird US $1050.00 through January 09, 2016
Regular US $1250.00 after January 09, 2016
On-site US $1450.00

Student fees:
Early bird student fees US $300.00 through January 09, 2016
Regular, students US $400.00 after January 09, 2016
On-site, students US $450.00
(Student ID required for student registrations)

Registrations for Greek participants (with residence in Greece only) must check in through KEGM.
Registration fees:
Early bird US $ 480.00 through January 09, 2016
Regular US $ 580.00 after January 09, 2016
On-site US $ 680.00
Student fees: student fees applicable – see above

Cancellation:
To receive a full refund, you must cancel by January 8, 2016
Cancellations between January 9, 2016 and February 8, 2016 are subject to a US $200.00 penalty.
No refunds will be given for cancellations received after February 8, 2016.

Registration fee includes:

  • Access to all the scientific sessions
  • Conference bag including conference materials
  • Access to the welcome reception
  • Coffee breaks and light lunches

General Information:

Badges

Your name badge will be provided at the registration desk. All delegates are requested to wear the name badge throughout the symposium. Only badge holders will be admitted to the lectures, symposia, breaks and the welcome reception.

Banking and exchange facilities
Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, hotels and exchange offices.

Cancellation due to Force Majeure
In the unlikely event of Force Majeure, the conference organizers reserve the right to cancel the conference or change the conference dates without prior notice. Force Majeure means events beyond the control of the AAT symposium organizers which prevent the conduct of the congress, including, but not limited to, government action, hostilities, terrorist attacks, any epidemic such as SARS, ebola, bird flu, etc, earthquake, fire or other natural disasters, volcano eruption, accident or lack of the usual means of transportation or other events which are not due to any wrong doing or neglect of the AAT. The symposium will not be liable for any direct or indirect losses, damages or expenditures due to such cancellations or modifications.

Congress venue
The symposium will be held at the Hilton Athens Hotel in Athens, Greece

Currency
The Currency used in Greece is the Euro.

Electricity
The electrical current in Greece is 220 - 240 volts.

Final program
The final program will be distributed to all participants along with other symposium documents upon registration. It will also be available on the symposium website, www.ad-springfield.com.

 

For additional information (except hotels), please contact:
Ms. Ann Hamilton
Office of Continuing Professional Development
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
PO Box 19602
Springfield, IL, 62794-9602

Email: ahamilton@siumed.edu
Phone: +1 217 545 7711
Fax: +1 217 545 4413

Insurance and Safety
The symposium organizers and/or the symposium coordinators and staff cannot, under any circumstances, accept liability for personal injuries or disease sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the symposium. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

The AAT, its organizers, directors, coordinators, employees, representatives or agents cannot be held liable as a result of the cancellation of the congress nor of the deferral of the meeting. We recommend that conference participants and their accompanying persons check their own insurance for such events.

Language
The official symposium language is English.
Simultaneous interpretation will not be available.
The official language in Athens is Greek.

Letter of invitation
Invitations are intended to help potential participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa. It is not a commitment on the part of the symposium organizers to provide any financial support. You may request such a letter from the symposium secretariat.

Meals
Coffee breaks, light lunches and the welcome reception are included in the registration fee.

Mobile phones
Mobile phones must be switched off during all sessions.

Posters
Please submit abstracts for posters online (see under abstract submission). The abstract deadline has been extended to December 1. Please direct questions about abstract submission to Judy Harbison, jharbison@siumed.edu

Poster size: Posters should be prepared in portrait style and be 80 cm wide and 120 cm high. Tape for mounting the posters will be provided.

Posters will be on display on Wednesday through Friday. (Poster stands will be ready on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, noon and will be dismantled on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 17:30). Poster authors must pick up their posters by 17:00 on Friday, March 11. Posters that have not been picked up will be discarded when the poster stands are dismantled.

Safety
Please do not leave any personal belongings unattended at any time. The conference will not take responsibility for any theft or loss of personal items during the meeting. As in all international cities, be aware of pick-pockets.

Smoking policy
Please note that this is a non-smoking congress.

Symposium Secretariat
Ann Hamilton