Symposium 1: Brain-Gut and Mood
Organizer: Arjan Blokland, Associate Professor, Maastricht University and EURON workshop

Symposium 2:  The shape of treatments to come: disease-modifying therapies in neurodegenerative diseases

Organizers: Leonidas Stefanis, Professor of Neurology & Neurobiology, University of Athens Medical School; Director, First Department of Neurology, Hospital Eginition, Athens, Greece and Alexia Polissidis, Collaborating Researcher, Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens, Greece

Symposium 3: Systems neuroscience: from cells to circuits
Organizers: Dinos Meletis, Associate Professor and Andreas Kardamakis, Assistant Professor, Karolinska Institute

Symposium 4: Programming and reprogramming in the embryonic and adult brain
Organizers: Dimitra Thomaidou, Investigator A, Institute Pasteur Hellenique and Stavros Taraviras, Professor, University of Patras

Symposium 5: Behavioural aspects in animal models: Genetic and environmental impact
OrganizersAntonis Stamatakis, Associate Professor, National Kapodistrian University of Athens and Myrto Denaxa, Niarchos Fellow, Fleming Institute

Symposium 6: Cognitive functions in the prefrontal cortex: from local circuits to long-range interactions.
Organizer: Georgia Gregoriou, Associate Professor, University of Crete

Symposium 7:  Time representation in Brain and Brain representation in Time
Organisers: Konstantina Kilteni, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden and Argiro Vatakis, Department of Psychology, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece

Symposium 8: New insights/ challenges in CNS and PNS myelination
Organizer: Maria Savvaki, Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology-Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas
Symposium 9: Euroneurotrophin: small molecule neurotophin mimetics
Organizer: Theodora Calogeropoulou, Research Director, National Hellenic Research Foundation

Symposium 10: From cellular to physiological stress: common mechanisms to neuropsychiatric and neurological pathologies
Organizers: Dr Christina Dalla, Department of Pharmacology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and Dr Ioannis Sotiropoulos, ICVS Institute, Medical School, University of Minho, Portugal

Symposium 11:  LRRK2…15 years from its discovery to becoming a viable drug target for Parkinson’s disease.
Organizer: Hardy J Rideout, PhD; Collaborating Scientist, Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens.