Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium

Saturday, July 15, 2017
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
London, England


The Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium (AIC), a preconference to the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), will focus on the clinical application and methodological development of neuroimaging (MRI, PET, SPECT, CT and others) to Alzheimer's disease, other dementias and normal brain aging. The program consists of invited speakers, as well as oral and poster presentations from submitted abstracts.

The AIC is organized by the Neuroimaging Professional Interest Area of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART).

Program Chairs

Plenary Speakers

  • Time
  • Topics

8 - 8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

David Wolk, M.D.
Chair, Neuroimaging Professional Interest Area (NIPIA); University of Pennsylvania, United States

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Plenary Session:

What Have We Learned?
Annie Racine, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Oral Session (will be announced in April)

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.


10:30 - 11 a.m.

Plenary Session

After Disclosure: Living with an Alzheimer’s Biomarker Result
Jason Karlawish, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, United States

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Oral Session (will be announced in April)

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (included) & Poster Viewing

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Data Blitz Presentations (will be announced in April)

2:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Oral Session (will be announced in April)

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.


3:45 - 4 p.m.

Presentation of the Neuroimaging Awards

4 - 5 p.m.

Debate: Biomarkers in Clinical Trials

Rachelle Doody, M.D., Ph.D., Roche/Genetech, Switzerland

Nick Fox, Ph.D., University College London, England

5 - 5:30 p.m.

David Wolk, M.D.
Chair, Neuroimaging Professional Interest Area (NIPIA); University of Pennsylvania, United States

6 – 7 p.m.

ISTAART Neuroimaging PIA Business Meeting (ISTAART members only; location to be announced)

*Agenda subject to change.

Neuroimaging PIA business meeting

The ISTAART Neuroimaging PIA Business Meeting will take place immediately following AIC at 5:45 p.m. (the location will be announced at a later date).

Target audience

All clinicians involved in the care or research of individuals with memory or other cognitive complaints, including but not limited to neurologists, psychiatrists, radiologists, geriatricians, neuropsychologists, physicians and nurses; researchers, industry and regulatory agency stakeholders; and others involved in the use of imaging techniques in the study of Alzheimer’s disease, related disorders and normal aging.


AIC is a preconference to AAIC 2017. Preconferences require a separate registration fee in addition to AAIC full conference registration or it may be purchased as a stand-alone event. View registration information.

AIC registration fellowships

A limited number of fellowships, in the form of complimentary AIC registration, are available for early career scientists who are the presenting author on an accepted abstract. (The application process for AIC 2017 is closed.)



The 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 (Saturday, July 15) and attend exclusive member-only scientific and networking events. Members also receive ongoing benefits throughout the year, including an online 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 also join ISTAART during AAIC registration -- select "Member +PLUS" or "Student Member +PLUS " as the 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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