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Programme & Speakers

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The ATP1A3 Symposium in Disease 2019


Moving Towards the Light


3-4 October 2019, Grand Hotel Reykjavík, Iceland


Wednesday 2 October 2019

4-6 pmParents meeting                                  
6-8 pmRegistration and welcome reception at the hotel

Thursday 3 October 2019

Programme from approx. 8:30 am - 5 pm

8:30 amWelcome and remarks
OPENING REMARKS by Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the President of Iceland (if his schedule permits)
Session 1Disease examples
Session 2Therapeutic: what has been tried and new inventions  
Session 3Currents treatments of and management for AHC patients  
12-1 pm Lunch & Meet the experts
Session 4Quality of life and education of parents and primary caregivers  
2-4 pmParallel sessions and coffee with refreshments
4-5:30 pm

Tour to the Perlan Museum (entrance and bus transport included in reg. fee)

GROUP PHOTO at the museum
6-8 pmSYMPOSIUM DINNER at the hotel
8-8:30 pmKEY NOTE SPEAKER
8:30-Socials and networking

Friday 4 October 2019

Programme from approx. 8:30 am - 3 pm

8:30 amWelcome and remarks    
Session 5Animal modelling of AHC  
Session 6Gene therapy
12-1 pmLunch & Meet the experts
Session 7Moving towards the light 
Final remarks and closure of the meeting

Note the dates

Registration and payment deadlines

Early birdApril - 31 May 2019
Standard1 June - 1 August 2019

Abstract submission deadline for poster & oral presentation

Abstract subm.April - 1 August


Confirmed Invited Speakers


Further confirmed invited speakers will be announced soon

Confirmed Invited Speaker

HELGA BIRGISDÓTTIR

PhD student at the University of Iceland

Confirmed Invited Speaker

LAUFEY ÝR SIGURDARDÓTTIR

Child Neurologist and Epileptologist, University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland