Upcoming Conferences

The ADDF’s scientific conferences promote the exchange of ideas, the sharing of research results, and the formation of strategic alliances to further drug development goals. For more information about an upcoming conference, please contact Sara Classen at 212-901-8009 or sclassen@alzdiscovery.org.

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16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

Date: October 5-6, 2015

Location: Hyatt Regency Jersey City, NJ

This annual conference brings together academic and industry scientists intent on accelerating the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The ADDF’s funded investigators and top-level scientists in the field will present on their current research progress and stimulate discussion. The conference offers ample opportunity for collaboration and partnering. For complete program and registration information, please visit our Conference Website.



Program Outline

Sunday, October 4, 2015
5:00–7:00  On-Site Pre-Registration
Monday, October 5, 2015
8:00–9:20 Breakfast, Welcome & Plenary Lecture: Neuroinflammation: Mechanisms and Targets
9:30–12:30  SESSION I: Apolipoproteins and Neuroinflammation
12:30–1:30  Lunch, Poster and Exhibitor Session
1:35–5:10  SESSION II: Neuroprotection, Mitochondrial Function and Synaptic Plasticity
5:20–7:00  Networking Reception & Poster and Exhibitor Session
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
8:00–9:20  Breakfast, Welcome & Plenary Lecture: Progress and Future Directions in Tau Imaging
9:10–12:35  SESSION III: Translatable Biomarkers to Accelerate Clinical Development
12:35–1:25  Lunch, Poster and Exhibitor Session
1:25–4:20  SESSION IV: TAU TDP-43, Progranulin and Protein Clearance
4:20–4:30  Closing Remarks


ADDF to Exhibit at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

Date: October 17-21, 2015

Location: Chicago, IL

Come visit the ADDF team at booth 2028! Learn more about our upcoming conferences, grant opportunities, ADDF ACCESS program and much more!

10th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference

Date: March 2016

Location: Miami Beach, FL

Designed as a comprehensive course on the drug discovery process, from target validation through to clinical development, the annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration conference provides participants with the fundamental knowledge and resources to translate their research into new drugs to treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative diseases.

Attendees from academia and industry will also learn from specific case studies examples and will have an opportunity to engage in interactive discussions on securing partnerships.


The program will include a focus on Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis.


Conference Website coming soon!

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