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Events at AAIC 2015

About PIA Day-related Events at AAIC

PIA Day: Saturday, July 18, 2015
PIA Business Meetings: Various days (Saturday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 22)
Marriott Marquis
Washington, D.C., United States

Overview: PIA Day

Saturday, July 18: 7 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Join the Professional Interest Areas (PIAs) of the Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) on Saturday, July 18 for PIA Day at AAIC.

Some PIAs will host a two-hour session focused on research updates. Most sessions will be followed by the PIA's annual business meeting (although some business meetings will take place throughout the week of AAIC).

Target audience

Open only to current or new ISTAART members. Members may attend any of the PIA Day sessions or business meetings, regardless of PIA membership.


No charge; members should indicate their interest during AAIC registration. In order to attend, non-members must join ISTAART prior to registering or attending.

About PIA business meetings (various days)

PIA business meetings are a great opportunity to receive updates on PIA activities, have critical conversations about issues affecting the field, engage in networking with peers from across the world and determine objectives for the membership year.

PIA Schedule


RSVP for individual PIA events.



ISTAART logoThe Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) is a professional society for individuals interested in Alzheimer's and dementia science—including scientists, physicians and other professionals involved in the causes and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

ISTAART membership makes AAIC even better: receive discounted registration, participate in professional interest areas (PIA), attend PIA Day scientific sessions and attend exclusive member-only scientific and networking events. Members also receive ongoing benefits throughout the year, including a monthly subscription to Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, free online access to Neurobiology of Aging, access to the online career center, monthly e-newsletters, networking forums and extended LOI deadlines for the Alzheimer's Association International Research Grant Program.

Non-members are encouraged to learn more and join ISTAART. Non-members may select "Member +PLUS" or "Student Member +PLUS " as their AAIC registration category to purchase one year of ISTAART membership in addition to AAIC registration at the member rate. Available to new members only.


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