Program

Below you find the program for the 5th Nordic Aphasia Conference in Oslo 11th to 13th of June 2015 which aims to cover the wide spectrum of aphasia rehabilitation. Click to download program or abstracts in pdf-format. Changes may happen. Detailed information about the speakers is provided here.

Thursday 11th of June

09.00 – 10.30Registration
10.30 - 11.00Welcome
11.00 - 13.00Cornelius Weiller:
How the brain changes when recovering from aphasia – plasticity and the dual loop model.
13.00 - 14.30Lunch
14.30 - 15.30Randi Starrfelt:
Rehabilitation of alexia.
15.30 - 16.00Coffe Break
16.00 - 17.00Kati Renvall:
Which words to train? Functionally relevant items.
19.00Conference dinner at Louise Restaurant, Aker brygge
Pre-registration required. Please bring your dinner receipt.

Friday 12th of June

09.00 - 10.00 David Howard:
Treating nouns in aphasia: Is there generalisation?
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 - 11.30 Janet Webster:
Treating verbs in aphasia: How do we maximise generalisation?
11.30 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.30 Parallel sessions (3 sessions with 4 presentations each)
14.30 - 15.30 Coffee break & Poster session
15.30 - 1615 Karin Eriksson:
Interaction-focused communication partner training with professional carers.
16.15 - 17.00 Karianne Berg:
Goal setting - the contribution of people with aphasia.
17.30Reception at Oslo City Hall, Fridtjof Nansens plass.
Pre-registration required. The reception begins at 18.00. Admittance from 17.30. Please bring your card of admittance. Doors will close promptly at 18.00.

Saturday 13th of June

09.00 - 10.00 Suzanne Beeke:
Conversation therapy for aphasia - How does it work? How do we show it works?
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 - 11.30 Suzanne Beeke (cont.)
11.30 - 12.00 Goodbye
12.00 Lunch

Key Dates

Abstract submission:
Open

Abstract submission deadline (symposia):
1st of December 2014

Notification of acceptance of symposia:
15th of December 2014

Abstract submission deadline (poster):
1st of April 2015

Notification of acceptance of poster/oral:
5th of March 2015

Registration:
Closed

Early conference fee deadline:
1st of April 2015