FENS Concussion Satellite 2018


PROGRESS IN CONCUSSION RESEARCH



Date: 12th July, 2018

Location: Berlin, Germany

Maritim Hotel Berlin, Stauffenbergstraße 26, 10785 Berlin, Germany







Meeting Organisers:


Dr Barry Seemungal (Imperial College London)

Prof Dominik Straumann (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

Prof Peter Hutchinson (University of Cambridge)

Ms Mariya Chepisheva (Imperial College London)

Dr Naomi D Deakin (University of Cambridge)




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Programme

FENS Concussion Satellite 2018 - Programme Overview

Wednesday, 11th July
19:00 – 21:00 Social Event
Thursday, 12th July (Maritim Hotel Berlin)
8:30 – 8:55 Registration
8:55 – 9:00 Introduction - Dr. Barry Seemungal (Imperial College London)
9:10 – 10:00 Morning session I

Chair – TBC

Speakers:

1. Urs Widmer - "Insurer's view of concussion and CTE - Personal accident and liability claims" (Swiss Re Institute)

2. Giovanni Bertolini - "Vestibulo-ocular and optokinetic reflexes in post-concussive syndrome" (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Morning session II

Chair – TBC

Speakers:

1. Dominik Straumann - "Why neuro-otologists should be interested in concussion?" (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

2. David Sharp - "Imaging neurodegeneration after traumatic brain injury" (Imperial College London)

3. Danilo Mandic - " Signal analysis of wearables in concussion" (Imperial College London)

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch (Restaurant Maritim)
13:30 – 15:00 Afternoon session I

Chair – TBC

Speakers:

1. Naomi D Deakin - "Concussion in Motorsport" (University of Cambridge)

2. Nina Feddermann-Demont - "The heterogeneity of concussion" (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

3. Marousa Pavlou - "Vestibular rehabilitation in persons with concussion" (King’s College London)

15:00 – 16:30 Break + Poster viewing
16:30 – 17:50 Afternoon session II

Chair – TBC

Speakers:

1. Barry Seemungal - "Is PPPD relevant for concussion?" (Imperial College London)

2. Alex Nesbitt - "Sleep dysfunction in concussion" (King’s College London)

17:50 – 18:00 Concluding remarks - Dr. Barry Seemungal (Imperial College London)
18:00 – ... Evening out in Berlin (optional)




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For registration, poster submission and general inquiries, please contact:


Ms. Mariya Chepisheva, M.Sc.BioPhys.,M.Phil.Eng.

Charing Cross Hospital

London W6 8RF

United Kingdon

Email: m.chepisheva@imperial.ac.uk





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Venue Location for 12th July 2018:

Maritim Hotel Berlin, Stauffenbergstraße 26, 10785 Berlin, Germany



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Our suggestions for accommodation:


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Hotel Address Telephone E-mail

Hotel Maritim Berlin

Stauffenbergstraße 26, 10785 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 20650 info.ber@maritim.de

Pullman Hotel Berlin Schweizerhof

Budapester Strasse 25, 10787 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 26960 h5347@accor.com

Hotel Residenz Begaswinkel Betriebs GmbH

Genthiner Straße 30A, 10785 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 85621400 contact form only

Grand Hyatt Berlin

Marlene-Dietrich-Platz 2, 10785 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 25531234 berlin.grand@hyatt.com

The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin

Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 337777 berzt.leads@ritzcarlton.com

InterContinental Berlin

Budapester Strasse 2, Berlin 10787, Germany + 49 30 26020 berlin@ihg.com

Golden Tulip Berlin - Hotel Hamburg

Landgrafenstraße 4, 10787 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 264770 info@goldentulipberlin.de

Hotel Berlin

Lützowplatz 17, 10785 Berlin, Germany + 49 30 26050 info@hotel-berlin.de

Pestana Berlin Tiergarten

Stülerstraße 6, 10787 , Berlin, Germany + 49 30 311759000 reservation.berlin@pestana.com




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Meeting Focus:

Concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has garnered much interest as it is common, utilises significant healthcare resources and repetitive exposure may be a risk factor for dementia (e.g. chronic traumatic encephalopathy - CTE).

This conference will cover aspects of concussion/mTBI including its epidemiology; acute and chronic clinical features, mechanisms and management; biomarkers; and actuarial considerations of CTE.



Meeting Registration (includes Social Event with food and drinks):

Student: 90 €

Full-price: 220 €