Upon completion of the event, attendees should be able to:
Explain the role of genetics in neurodegenerative and vascular diseases of the brain.
Discuss the role of cognitive and brain reserve in the neuropsychological diagnosis of normal and abnormal aging.
Describe mild behavioral impairment (MBI) and epidemiological evidence for neuropsychiatric symptoms as predictors of MCI and dementia.
List important clinical trials in asymptomatic and prodromal Alzheimer’s disease.
Summarize the evidence for the effect of multilingualism on brain and cognitive functioning.
APOE4, Non E4 and Epigenetics of LOAD
Brain and Cognitive Reserve
Mild Behavioral Impairment
The 2018 edition of this symposium will include three keynote addresses and several lectures, featuring national experts in the fields of neurology, psychiatry, geriatrics, neuropsychology, radiology, epidemiology, pathology and molecular biology. Each session will be followed by an extended discussion period, allowing active audience participation to promote a better understanding of the issues.
SPECIAL TOPIC WORKSHOP:
Bilingualism: Neuropsychology and Imaging
The workshop will include a special lecture, a keynote lecture, and several podium presentations, concluding with a moderated panel discussion.
Bilingualism, Behavior and Genetics of MCI
This educational forum intended for the public at large, aims to provide information about the latest research in the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and the results from clinical drug trials, including prevention studies. The forum will allow the audience to interact with top scientists in the field in the presence of a moderator. The Forum is a free event to the public.
The conference will be held at the Miami Beach Resort in Miami Beach, Florida. The venue is:
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, in the heart of vibrant Miami Beach, Florida
Two blocks from the Miami Beach boardwalk
Just 2.5 miles from the South Beach
Only 3 miles from the famed attractions and restaurants of downtown Miami
20 minutes from Miami International Airport and 35 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport
The hotel’s address
4833 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33140 Tel: +1 866 765 9090 www.miamibeachresortandspa.com
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MIAMI BEACH RESORT
The rooms (with partial view of the water) feature 300 square feet of space, one king bed or two double beds, partial views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, alarm clock/radio, cable/in-room movies, hair dryer, iron/ironing board, minibar, room service from 6:30am to 11pm daily.
The discounted 15th Annual MCI block rate is $189/night plus tax (an extra $15 plus tax, resort fee, will be charged per day for unlimited local and 800 phone calls, fitness center access, personalized pool amenities and services, in-room coffee makers and wireless high-speed internet access).
To reserve your room, you can book online or call +1.305.532.3600 or 1.866.681.1791 and ask for the “MCI Symposium” room block discount.
GRAND BEACH HOTEL
A few more rooms are available at the Grand Beach Hotel which is located next door to the Miami Beach Resort:
4835, Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33140.
The discounted block rate is $249/night plus tax (a resort fee of $24 plus tax, will be charged per day 2 beach chairs and 1 umbrella per room, pool towels, lounge cushions, wifi in guest-rooms and public areas, daily Activities Class, access to fitness center, newspapers available in lobby, boarding pass printing).
To reserve your room, please call 1.888.883.0645 and ask for the HAI room block discount.