SCA & ARCA Global Conference 2020 – Programme

Programme

See the preliminary agenda of the SCA & ARCA Global Conference 2020 taking place ONLINE here.

Please note that all times included in the programme are listed according to the Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Monday, 19 October 2020 (online)
15:00 ARCA Global: setting the stage
15:00 Welcome
Thomas Klockgether (Bonn, Germany), Matthis Synofzik (Tübingen, Germany)
15:15 Keynote lecture
Towards trial-equivalent natural history studies in SCAs and ARCAs: standards and criteria for trial-readiness
15:50 Session 1: Clinical and neuroimaging biomarkers
17:10 Break
Virtual coffee rooms
Meet the speakers of Session 1
17:30 Session 2: Fluid and digital biomarkers
18:40 Flash talks I
6 flash talks à 5 minutes will be selected from submitted abstracts
Flash talks II
6 flash talks à 5 minutes will be selected from submitted abstracts
19:10 Break
Virtual coffee rooms
Meet the speakers of Session 2 and Flash Talks I & II
 
19:40 SCA Working Group Results
 
21:40 SCA Global – Young Investigator Initiative
 
23:00 End meeting day 1
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 (online)
15:00 Session 3: Trial-readiness
16:20 Session 4: Industry panel / presentations on planned trials
17:20 Break
Virtual coffee rooms
Meet the speakers of Session 3 and 4
17:50 Flash talks I
6 flash talks à 5 minutes will be selected from submitted abstracts
Flash talks II
6 flash talks à 5 minutes will be selected from submitted abstracts
19:10 Break
Virtual coffee rooms
Meet the speakers of Session 2 and Flash Talks I & II
18:20 Session 5: Existing ARCA cohorts
20:05 Break
Virtual coffee rooms
Meet the speakers of Session 5 and Flash Talks III & IV
20:35 Session 6: Genes & Mechanisms
21:15 Genetic platforms for collaborative ARCA and SCA gene hunting
22:00 End of meeting day 2
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 (online)
15:00 ARCA Working Group Sessions
16:30 Break
Virtual coffee rooms
17:00 ARCA Working Group Results
18:30 End of SCA & ARCA Global Conference 2020