Agenda

Wednesday, August 19

                                        Arrival and check-in at hotel
         16:00 - 18:00          Registration and poster set up
         19:00 - 21:00          Welcome Reception

Thursday, August 20

         08:00 - 08:30          Poster set up
         08:30 - 09:30          Plenary lecture: Oleg Butovsky (USA)
         09:30 - 10:00          Coffee break
         10:00 - 12:00          Symposium 1: Glial development in the CNS
         12:00 - 13:30          Lunch
         13:30 - 15.30          Symposium 2: Mechanisms of altered glial cell phenotype
         15:30 - 16:00          Coffee break and Poster viewing
         16:00 - 17:30          Oral Presentations
         17:30 - 19:00          Poster Session
                                        Evening free

Friday, August 21

         08:00 - 10:00          Symposium 3: Cytokine/growth factor regulation of glial cell functio
         10:00 - 10:30          Coffee break
         10:30 - 12:30          Symposium 4: Microglia/macrophages and inflammation in the CNS
         12:30 - 14:00          Lunch
         14:00 - 16.00          Symposium 5: Microglial interactions with neurones
         16:00 - 16:30          Coffee break
         16:30 - 18:30          Oral Presentations
         19:00 - 22:00          Conference Dinner

Saturday, August 22

         08:00 - 10:00          Symposium 6: Astroglial contributions to the healthy and diseased CNS
         10:00 - 10:30          Coffee break
         10:30 - 11:30          Plenary Lecture: Michael Sofroniew (USA)
         11:30 - 12:00          Meeting closure
         12:00 - 13:30          Lunch

                                        Hotel check-out and departure for Cairns - ISN Meeting

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