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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

16:00 - 18:00Parents meeting                                  
18:00 - 20:00
Registration and welcome reception at the hotel

Thursday 3 October 2019

Programme from approx. 8:30 am - 5 pm

8:30 amWelcome and remarks by Sigurður Jóhannesson
OPENING REMARKS by Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the President of Iceland (if his schedule permits)
Session 1Examples of how research move towards understanding of disease and progress towards a cure
Moderator: Hendrik Rosewich and invited speaker TBA
8:55 - 9:00 Introduction by chair Hendrik Rosewich
9:00 - 9:30

David Goldstein

9:30 - 9:55 Peter Vangheluwe
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break and free poster time
Session 2 Current knowledge and treatment of ATP1A3 diseases   

Moderators: Hendrik Rosewich and Invited speaker TBA

10:30 - 10:35 Introduction by chair Hendrik Rosewich
10:35 - 11:00 Alison Brashear
11:00 - 11:25 Mohamad Mikati
11:25 - 11:50 Kathryn Swoboda
11:50 - 12:00 Parent experience
12:00 - 12:10 Parent experience
12:10 - 12:20 Round the table discussion and questions for the box
12:20 - 13:15 Lunch
Session 3
New coming treatment of ATP1A3 diseases   

Moderators; Sigurður Jóhannesson and invited speaker TBA

13:15 - 13:20 Introduction by chair Sigurður Jóhannesson
13:20 - 13:45 Steven Gray
13:45 - 14:10 Kevin Ess
14:20 - 14:30Selected oral presentation (to be selected from submitted abstracts)
14:30 - 14:40 Round the table discussion and questions for the box
14:40 - 15:20 Coffee break and poster session
Session 4 Quality of life and education

Moderators: Sigurður Jóhannesson and Invited Speaker TBA

15:20 - 15:25
Introduction by chair Sigurður Jóhannesson
15:25 - 15:45 Hendrik Rosewich
15:45 - 16:05 Yr Sigurdardottir
16:05 - 16:20 Laura Darick
16:45 - 18:45

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

GROUP PHOTO at the museum
19:00 - 21:00SYMPOSIUM DINNER at the hotel (your symposium badge will serve as entrance)
20:00 - 20:20
KEY NOTE SPEAKER by Helga Birgisdottir
20:20 - 20:30Entertainment
21:30 -
Socials and networking

Friday 4 October 2019

Programme from 8:30 - 15:00

Session 4
Molecular mechanisms of Na+K+-ATPases     

Moderators: Hanne Poulsen and Poul Nissen

8:30 - 8:35 Introduction by chair Hanne Poulsen
8:35 - 9:00 Poul Nissen
9:00 - 9:25 Marisol Castaneda
9:25 - 9:35 Selected oral presentation (to be selected from submitted abstracts)
9:35 - 9:45 Selected oral presentation (to be selected from submitted abstracts)
9:45 - 10:30 Coffee break and poster tours
Session 5 Towards new therapies  

Moderators: Karin Lykke-Hartmann and Arn Van den Maagdenberg

10:30 - 10:35 Introduction by chair Karin Lykke-Hartmann
10:35 - 11:00 Guangping Gao
11:00 - 11:25 Danilo Tiziano
11:25 - 11:35 Selected oral presentation (to be selected from submitted abstracts)
11:35 - 11:45 Selected oral presentation (to be selected from submitted abstracts)
11:45 - 12:00 Round the table discussion and questions for the box
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
Session 6
deCODE Genetics  
13:00 - 13:05 Introduction by Sigurður Jóhannesson
13:05 - 13:45 Keynote Lecture by Kári Stefánsson, the founder and CEO of deCODE Genetic; from gene discovery to therapeutic advances
13:45 - 14:00 Short break
Session 7 Moving towards the light

Chair: Arn van den Maagdenberg

Moderators: Arn van den Maagdenberg and Karin Lykke-Hartmann
14:00 - 14:10 Poul Nissen/Hanne Poulsen
14:10 - 14:20 Hendrik Rosewich
14:20 - 14:45 Arn van den Maagdenberg
14:45 - 15:00 Karin Lykke-Hartmann

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

LAUFEY ÝR SIGURDARDÓTTIR

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