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Technology and Dementia (formerly ETAC)

July 13, 2013
8 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Seaport Hotel, Lighthouse 1

Technology and Dementia (formerly ETAC), a one-day program held on Saturday, July 13, 2013, brings together researchers in the technological field working to improve the standard of living for those all those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Research projects that utilize mobile technology, home-based technology and social networking to positively impact care and support for individuals with dementia, as well as the care partner will be featured.

Session topics include:

Target audience

Researchers invested in the development and validation of technological resources for individuals affected by dementia.

Registration

Technology and Dementia is a preconference to the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC). A separate registration fee is required to attend preconference meetings. A discounted registration rate is available if you register by May 14, 2013. Register Now.


Before May 14 $115 ISTAART Member $135 Non-Member
After May 14 $135 ISTAART Member $155 Non-Member

Schedule

8-8:15 a.m.
Welcome
Heather Snyder, Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, Ill, United States
8:15-8:45 a.m.
Keynote Address
Joseph F, Coughlin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. United States
8:45-9:50 a.m.
Session 1: Diagnosis

John F. Houde, University of California at San Francisco, Calif., United States

Lee E. Goldstein, Alzheimer's Disease Center, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass., United States

Randall Davis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., United States

Dana L. Penney, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Mass., United States

9:50-10:15 a.m.
Break
10:15-11:15 a.m..

Session 2: Monitoring

Stephen Bonasera, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., United States

Eric Wan, Portland State University, Portland, Ore., United States

Chris Nugent, University of Ulster, Belfast, United Kingdom

11:15-11:30 a.m.

International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) Update

Alex Mihiliadis, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Lunch and Posters

12:45-1:55 p.m.

Session 3: Therapeutic Approaches

Jesse Hoey, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Andrew Sixsmith, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Holly Jimison, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Ore., United States

1:55-2:55 p.m.

Session 4: Assistance

Alex Mihiliadis, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Diane Mahoney, MGH Institute of Health Professions. Boston, Mass., United States

Jesus Favela, CICESE, Baja California Mexico

2:55-3:15 p.m.
Break
3:15 p.m.-4 p.m.

Future Direction Panel

Jeffrey Kaye, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Ore., United States

Zaven Khachaturian, Khachaturian, Radebaugh & Associates (KRA), Inc., Potomac, Md., United States

James Tung, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

4-4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Heather Snyder, Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, Ill, United States

4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Inaugural Technology Professional Interest Area Business Meeting


Organizers

Jesse Hoey, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Diane Mahoney, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Mass., United States
Alex Mihiliadis, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Heather Snyder, Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, Ill, United States
James Tung, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


AAIC 2013 program

View the 2013 schedule and conference program.

Registered attendees have exclusive access to the 2013 AAIC mobile app with full speaker and session listings as well as abstract content. Attendees can email aaic@alz.org for download instructions.



Make history at AAIC 2013 • Boston, MA • July 13-18, 2013