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Special events
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Continuing education
Cancellations and refunds
Employer justification

Registration rates

Note that all prices are in US Dollars. Click here to view exchange rate information.

Early-bird registration before May 13, 2016    
Category ISTAART
Member
Non-member
Full Conference (Professional) $795 $985
Membership +PLUS - $965
Full Conference - Alois $715 $715
Full Conference - Founders Society $715 $715
One Day (Sunday – Wednesday) $525 $635
One Day - Thursday Only $330 $360
Student $415 $525
Student Membership +PLUS - $485
Group (10 or more) $765 $910
Government Agency - $715
First Student (student group) $435 $435
Second Student (student group) $325 $325
Third Student and additional (student group) $215 $215
Exhibitor - Full Conference $690 $690
Exhibitor - Badge Only (booth personnel) $220 $220
Chapter Staff Complimentary  
Guest
$165 $165
     
Preconferences, continuing education and additional session tracks
Educational Workshop - Basic Neuropathology of Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Diseases – Professional $150 $205
Educational Workshop - Basic Neuropathology of Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Diseases – Student $90 $110
Educational Workshop - Basic Neuroimaging in Dementia – Professional $150 $205
Educational Workshop- Basic Neuroimaging in Dementia – Student $90 $110
Educational Workshop - Animal Models in Dementia and Neurodegeneration – Professional $125 $175
Educational Workshop - Animal Models in Dementia and Neurodegeneration – Student $65 $90
Educational Workshop - Fluid Biomarkers – Professional $150 $205
Educational Workshop - Fluid Biomarkers – Student $90 $110
Dementia Care Research & Practice Track Only $405 $495
Preconference – Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium $215 $275
Preconference – Technology and Dementia $130 $150
Continuing Education Credits $50 $65
Welcome Reception additional tickets $175 $175
5K Fun Run/Walk $15 $15
AIM Alzheimer's Impact Movement (U.S. Citizens Only) $20 $20
       
After May 13, 2016    
Category ISTAART
Member
Non-member
Full Conference (Professional) $850 $1,030
Membership +PLUS - $1,020
Full Conference - Alois Society $715 $715
Full Conference - Founders Society $715 $715
One Day (Sunday – Wednesday) $580 $690
One Day – Thursday Only $385 $415
Student $415 $525
Student Membership +PLUS - $485
Group (10 or more) $820 $965
Government Agency - $715
First Student (student group) $435 $435
Second Student (student group) $325 $325
Third Student and additional (student group) $215 $215
Exhibitor - Full Conference $765 $765
Exhibitor - Badge Only (booth personnel) $275 $275
Chapter Staff Complimentary  
Guest $220 $220
     
Preconferences, continuing education and additional session tracks
Educational Workshop - Basic Neuropathology of Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Diseases – Professional $150 $205
Educational Workshop - Basic Neuropathology of Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Diseases – Student $90 $110
Educational Workshop - Basic Neuroimaging in Dementia – Professional $150 $205
Educational Workshop- Basic Neuroimaging in Dementia – Student $90 $110
Educational Workshop - Animal Models in Dementia and Neurodegeneration – Professional $125 $175
Educational Workshop - Animal Models in Dementia and Neurodegeneration – Student $65 $90
Educational Workshop - Fluid Biomarkers – Professional $150 $205
Educational Workshop - Fluid Biomarkers – Student $90 $110
Dementia Care Research & Practice Track Only $470 $550
Preconference – Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium $250 $320
Preconference – Technology and Dementia $150 $175
Continuing Education Credits $50 $65
Welcome Reception additional tickets $175 $175
5K Fun Run/Walk $15 $15
AIM Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (U.S. Citizens Only) $20 $20
       

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Registration category definitions

Please review the following definitions to determine which registration category you should select for AAIC 2016.

Member

Current members of the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Research and Treatment (ISTAART) a professional society for individuals interested in Alzheimer’s and dementia science.

Membership +PLUS

Individuals who wish to purchase one year of ISTAART membership in addition to AAIC registration qualify. Valid for New ISTAART members only.

Non-Member

Anyone who is not an ISTAART member.

The Founders Society

An honorary society created by the Alzheimer's Association to recognize and thank those who make a bequest or lifetime gifts.

The Alois Society

Our members whose annual leadership gifts are making a difference in our goal to create a world without Alzheimer’s. Annual giving must exceed $2,500 for membership.

Chapter Staff

Chapter staff are personnel employed at an Alzheimer’s Association chapter that is affiliated with the national Alzheimer’s Association, providing programs and services in that community. Please review our chapter affiliated offices. You must work for an Alzheimer’s Association chapter to qualify. Click here to review our Chapter Affiliations.

Full Conference

Includes the Welcome Reception on Sunday, July 24, access to the Exhibit Hall and all sessions, including the two-day Dementia Care Research and Practice Track (Monday-Tuesday). The Full Conference does not include any preconferences (Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium, Technology and Dementia Preconference, educational workshops, etc.)

One Day

Includes sessions and events on the selected day of registration only.

Government Agency

Individuals who are currently employed by any United States government agency are eligible to attend AAIC at a discounted rate. Federal government employee identification is required. Please note that individuals who are solely employed by a university and not by the U.S. government are not eligible for this registration category.

Dementia Care Research
and Practice Track

This two-day track (Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26) features the latest research and updates regarding epidemiology, health economics, policy, psychosocial factors related to dementia, and innovative dementia care practices. Attendees may choose to attend only this track for a special rate.

Student Member

A current student member of the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Research and Treatment (ISTAART) who is currently completing an undergraduate or graduate degree in any scientific field. Student identification is required.

Student Membership +PLUS

This category is for students who wish to purchase one year of ISTAART membership in addition to AAIC registration. New ISTAART student members only.

Student Non-Member

A student working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in a scientific field related to the causes and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder. Student identification is required.

Guest

Family members and guest of attendees must be 18 years of age to attend. They must be non-scientific. Includes admission to the Exhibit Hall and Welcome Reception. AAIC sessions and preconferences are not included.

Group of 10 or more

Great for exhibitors and sponsors! To qualify, you must be part of a group of 10 or more people who belong to the same company or organization and are not students. Groups must register at the same time to receive the discount.

Group Student

Five or more students must work in the same lab to qualify. Groups must register at the same time to receive the discount. Valid student identification is required.

 

 

Preconferences

Alzheimer’s Imaging Consortium (AIC) Preconference

This session held on Saturday, July 23, 8 a.m. − 5:30 p.m., focuses on the clinical applications and methodological development of neuroimaging (MRI, PET, SPECT, CT and others) to Alzheimer's disease, other dementias and normal brain aging. Admission to the Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium is not included with the AAIC Full Conference fee.

Technology and Dementia

This preconference held on Saturday, July 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. brings together researchers in the technological field working to improve the standard of living for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Admission to the Technology and Dementia preconference is not included with the AAIC Full Conference fee.

Educational Workshop: Basic Neuropathology of Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Diseases

This workshop, held Friday, July 22 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., covers fundamental neuropathological features of age-associated neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body disease. Admission to this workshop is not included with the AAIC Full Conference fee.

Educational Workshop: Basic Neuroimaging in Dementia

This workshop will be held Friday, July 22 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., The purpose of this multimodal neuroimaging workshop is to provide an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles, inherent limitations, and clinical and research applications of the most prominent neuroimaging modalities in the dementia field. Admission to this workshop is not included with the AAIC Full Conference fee.

Educational Workshop: Fluid Biomarkers

This workshop, held Friday, July 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., will provide research investigators, clinicians, residents, fellows, graduate and postgraduate students with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles, inherent limitations and clinical and research applications of the most common biomarkers used in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and found in Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and blood. This workshop will include the fundamentals of CSF physiology, basics of neurochemistry, technical issues of sample collection, storage, analysis methods, quality control and regulatory issues. It will also cover the latest in cutting edge biomarker technology including blood-based biomarkers with the current understanding of how biomarkers track the progression in AD and their use in other dementias. Lectures will be followed by interactive sessions to ensure that participants gain in depth understanding of the proper use of fluid biomarkers.

Educational Workshop: Animal Models in Dementia and Neurodegeneration

This workshop, held Friday, July 22 from 1 – 5 p.m. will provide an overview of the various animal models of dementia (including Alzheimer's) and neurodegeneration, along with practical advice for their experimental use.

   

Special events

 

Welcome Reception

July 24 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Network with fellow attendees during the official AAIC kick-off on July 24. One ticket to the welcome reception is included in registration. Additional tickets can be purchased during registration for $175.

5K Fun Run/Walk

July 26 | 6 – 7 a.m.
Join your colleagues on Toronto Island for an early-morning 5K run/walk to kick start your day! Enjoy magnificent views of the city’s skyline while racing other attendees. Everyone will be transported by ferry to the island, where AAIC’s lively emcee will welcome you and get the race started. All participants will receive a commemorative Dri-Fit® t-shirt.

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Continuing education

AAIC 2016 Continuing Education (CE) – Continuing Education credits are available for physicians, nurses, psychologists and social workers for an additional fee.

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Cancellations and refunds

The deadline for refund requests must be written or emailed by June 17, 2016. To obtain a refund, a receipt copy of your registration is required for the cancellation request to be processed. After June 17, 2016, there will be no refunds issued for cancellations of any type, including no-shows. All refunds will be assessed a $100 administrative fee. Email requests may be to AAIC@experient-inc.com.

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Children

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted in any area of the conference center including educational sessions, registration, the Welcome Reception, or the Exhibit Hall floor during show hours, installation or dismantling. Child care is not available at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, however, your hotel concierge may be able to assist you.

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Submit a Developing Topic abstract by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time today, May 2, to share your late-breaking findings at AAIC 2016. Learn more and submit.


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