Programme

We are proud to present to you the full programme for the 14th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias!

ISFTD2024 promises to be an enriching and enlightening event, bringing together leading experts, researchers, and practitioners in the field of frontotemporal dementias. Attendees can expect a diverse programme featuring keynote speeches, panel discussions, poster presentations, and networking opportunities.

You can find the full programme below.

Programme overview

Thursday 19-09-2024

  • 08:30
    Registration open
  • 10:00
    Opening
  • 10:30
    Plenary session 1: The history of FTD
  • 11:00
    Session 01.1
  • Diversity & Epidemiology - Exploring Cross-Linguistic Variations in Language and Dementia
    • 11:00
    • 11:10
    • 11:20
    • 11:30
    • 11:34
    • 11:38
    • 11:42
  • 11:45
    Session 01.2
  • Diversity & Epidemiology - Influential factors in Frontotemporal Dementia across the world
  • 12:50
    Lunch break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 12:50
    Ancillary meetings
  • 14:00
    Session 02
  • Imaging biomarkers
    • 14:00
    • 14:15
    • 14:30
    • 14:45
    • 15:00
  • 15:15
    Coffee break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 16:00
    Plenary session 2: FTD in a dish / New models in FTD
  • 16:30
    Session 03 (panel discussion)
  • Clinical trials and management full session work in progress TBC
    • 16:30
    • 16:40
    • 16:50
    • 17:00
    • 17:10
    • 17:20
    • 17:30
  • 18:00
    Session 04
  • Genetics
    • 18:00
    • 18:15
    • 18:30
    • 18:45
  • 19:00
    Welcome reception (until 20:30)

Friday 20-09-2024

  • 07:00
    Start day
  • 07:00
    Ancillary meetings
  • 08:00
    Plenary session 3: A functional network approach to FTD
  • 08:30
    Plenary session 4: Clinical Case discussion
  • 09:00
    Session 05
  • Clinical (1)
    • 09:00
    • 09:15
    • 09:30
    • 09:34
    • 09:38
    • 09:42
  • 09:45
    Coffee break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 10:30
    Plenary session 5: FTLD pathology and copathology
  • 11:00
    Session 06
  • Neuropathology
    • 11:45
    • 12:00
    • 12:15
    • 12:30
    • 12:45
  • 13:00
    Lunch break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 13:00
    Ancillary Meetings
  • 14:00
    Plenary session 6: Cross cultural aspects of cognition in FTD
  • 14:30
    Session 07
  • Neuropsychology
    • 14:30
    • 14:45
    • 15:00
    • 15:15
    • 15:30
    • 15:45
    • 15:49
    • 15:53
    • 15:57
  • 16:00
    Coffee break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 16:00
    General assemly of the ISFTD open to all
  • 16:45
    Panel discussion: Communication on FTD: how to deal with the stigma and how to generate awareness
  • 17:30
    Session 08
  • Fluid biomarkers
    • 17:30
    • 17:45
    • 18:00
    • 18:15
    • 18:30
  • 18:45
    End day

Saturday 21-09-2024

  • 08:00
    Start day
  • 08:00
    Ancillary meetings
  • 09:00
    Plenary session 7: TDP pathophysiology
  • 09:30
    Session 09.1
  • Fundamental research (1)
  • 10:15
    Coffee break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 11:00
    Session 09.2
  • Fundamental research (2)
    • 11:00
    • 11:15
    • 11:30
    • 11:45
    • 11:49
    • 11:53
    • 11:57
  • 12:00
    Lunch break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 13:30
    Session 10
  • Hot topics / Late-breaking Abstracts
    • 13:30
    • 13:45
    • 14:00
    • 14:15
    • 14:30
    • 14:45
    • 15:00
  • 15:00
    Coffee break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 15:45
    Plenary session 8: Cross links between FTD and MND
  • 16:15
    Session 11
  • Clinical (2)
  • 17:00
    Session 12
  • Clinical (3)
  • 17:45
    Presentation of the next venue (ISFTD 2026)
  • 18:00
    Speech of President of ISFTD
  • 19:30
    Gala dinner (until 01:00)

Sunday 22-09-2024

  • 08:00
    Start day
  • 08:00
    Plenary session 9: FTD from bench to bedside
  • 08:30
    Session 13
  • Translation research
    • 08:30
    • 08:45
    • 09:00
    • 09:15
    • 09:30
    • 09:45
    • 10:00
    • 10:15
  • 10:30
    Coffee break & poster viewing & visiting exhibition
  • 11:00
    Poster Blitz session 2
  • Poster Blitz session 2
    • 11:00
    • 11:04
    • 11:08
    • 11:12
    • 11:16
  • 11:20
    Session 14: consortia presentation
  • 12:30
    Closing ceremony
  • 13:00
    Lunch (until 14:00)