Kickoff Annual Meeting
06-10-2016 09:00 Theater Amsterdam, Danzigerkade 5, Amsterdam

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The Kickoff Annual Meeting will have plenary sessions, organized by research program leaders, a poster market for PhD students, residents and postdocs, research reports by mid-career colleagues, ‘local heroes’, a keynote lecture by Prof. Jaap Goudsmit (Janssen Prevention Center, Leiden) and a set of mystery performers who are developing an art-project commissioned by our institute.

Registration is now open. Your early registration for attending the Kickoff event is highly appreciated. The festive kickoff is a must attend for all, including graduate students!


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09:00    Registration, Meet & Greet with Coffee & Cake

09:45    Welcome & Introduction by Arjen Brussaard & Diederik van de Beek

10:00    Short Roadshow Part 1: selected by program leaders (Innovation Programs)

10:25    Pecha Kucha
Presentations by selected students and postdocs: Anouk Schrantee, Bart Baselmans, Zhiquin (Andy)  Zhang, Sonja Simpraga, Constant Verschuur, Svenja Kiljan, Kilian Treurniet, Anne Marije Kaag, Rick Wassing

11:30    Short Roadshow Part 2: selected by program leaders (Brain Disease Programs)

12:00    Support and recommendations on behalf of Board of Deans & RvB’s: Wouter Bos & Marcel Levi

12:10    Art project in honour of kickoff Amsterdam Neuroscience by artists in residence / version 2.0 (Un)focussed)

12:30    Coffee, Lunch & Poster market

15:00    Short Research Report: Reports - selected on high impact studies ongoing or recently published: 
Rik Ossenkoppele; Lianne Schmaal; Guido van Wingen and Matthijs Brouwer

16:20    Discussion

16:30    Honorary Key-Note lecture by Jaap Goudsmit (Janssen Prevention Center & AMC): 
The repertoire of antibodies to misfolded proteins in people with and without cognitive decline: the key to understanding neurodegeneration

17:20    Awards for best posters – Amsterdam Neuroscience 2016 by Arjen Brussaard & Diederik van de Beek

17:30-18:30       Drinks