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Joint Meeting ECNS/ISBET/ISNIP/EPIC 2012

Wednesday, September 12

10:30 - 13:30 EEG Clinical Neuroscience Journal Meeting - Hospitality Room
10:00 - 13:00 ECNS Board Meeting - Hospitality Room
15:00 - 20:00 Registration - Creeper Trail
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception - Appalachian Trail & Poplar/Azalea Rooms

Thursday, September 13

08:15 - 08:30

Welcome - Monarch Auditorium

Brian NolandBrian Noland (President East Tennessee State University)
Bart HoveBart Hove (President Bristol Regional Medical Center)
08:30 - 09:25

Keynote Speaker I - Monarch Auditorium

Evian Gordon - The challenging realities of Personalized Medicine in brain disorders
09:25 - 09:45

Coffee Break - Creeper Trail

09:45 - 11:45

Invited Symposium I - Monarch Auditorium

Eric Sellers (Chair) - Brain-computer interface: A longitudinal investigation
Andrea Kübler - Unlocking the Locked-In – detection of consciousness and communication in non-responsive patients
Lynn McCane - Independent Home Use of A P300-Based Brain-Computer Interface System by People Severly Disabled by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 
Jane Huggins - Brain-Computer Interface Design for Widespread Use
11:45 - 13:00

Lunch on Your Own

ISBET Board Meeting - Dogwood Room
13:00 - 13:55

Young Investigator Award Lecture I,
Monarch Auditorium

Peter Uhlhaas - Using magnetoencephalography to study neural oscillations: A translational perspective
14:00 - 16:00

Invited Symposium II

Nash Boutros (Chair) - Predictive value of isolated epileptiform discharges for a favorable therapeutic response to antiepileptic drugs in non-epileptic patients 
Nash Boutros - Epileptiform abnormalities in psychiatric patients
Lukasz Konopka - Use of quantitative EEG and nuclear medicine techniques in assessment of non-epileptic psychiatric patients with sharp waves 
Elizabeth Zimmerman - Single and multiple epileptiform foci in psychiatric patients: implications for clinical symptom severity
Petr Bob - Autonomic changes and epileptiform processes in unipolar depressive patients
16:00 - 17:00 ISNIP Board Meeting - Dogwood Conference Room
16:00 - 18:00 Poster Session - Appalachian Trail
17:00 - 18:00 ECNS General Meeting - Monarch Auditorium

Friday, September 14

08:15 - 08:30

Welcome - Creeper Trail

08:30 - 09:25

Keynote Speaker II - Monarch Auditorium

Stephan Heckers - Neuroimaging of psychotic disorders – the past, present and future
09:25 - 09:45

Coffee Break - Creeper Trail

09:45 - 11:45

Oral Session I - Monarch Auditorium

Oral Session II - Elm/Cedar Rooms

9:45am, Leslie Collins - A statistical approach to improving accuracy and communication rates in brain-computer interfaces 9:45am, Arash Javanbakht - Event-related potential studies of post-traumatic stress disorder: a critical review and synthesis
10:09am, Pierre Flor-Henry - Neurophysiological aspects of cannabis induced psychosis 10:09am, Nevzat Tarhan - Pre and post-rTMS EEG cordance in treatment resistant depression
10:34am, Montserrat Gerez-Malo- Altered Connectivity Patterns During Seizures with Different types of Consciousness Impairment 10:34am, Chien-Han Lai - Changes of gray matter volume in remitted first-episode and medication-naïve panic disorder patients
10:59am, Dean Salisbury- Mismatch negativity deficits in chronic and first-hospitalized bipolar disorder 10:59am, Russell Hebert - Alpha as the observer, gamma as the observed: Implications for etiology and treatment of clinical disorders
11:19am, Dan Berry - Single-trial classification of error potentials increases P300 brain- computer interface information transfer rate  
11:45 - 13:00

Lunch on Your Own

13:00 - 14:00

Oral Session III - Monarch Auditorium

1:00pm, Bernd Saletu - Clinical and qEEG studies with the novel anxiolytic drug ABIO 08/01 in generalized anxiety disorder
1:15pm, Sergio Rosales-Rodriguez – Polysomnographic and psychometric studies on the effects of the novel anxiolytic drug ABIO 08/01 on sleep and awakening quality in generalized anxiety disorder.
1:30pm, Timur Cetin – Delta oscillations indicate gender differences, which may explain interindividual differences in Brain Computer Interface (BCI) performance.
1:45pm, Thomas Koenig - Is gamma band EEG synchronization reduced during auditory driving in schizophrenia patients with auditory verbal hallucinations?
14:00 - 16:00

Symposium III - Monarch Auditorium

2:00pm, Silvana Galderisi (Chair)-Unraveling pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders: the contribution of ERP studies
2:30pm, Dean Salisbury (Co-Chair) - N400 and thought disorder in schizophrenia
3:00pm, Armida Mucci - Event-related indices of hyperarousal and impulsivity in subjects with Bulimia Nervosa
3:30pm, Oliver Pogarell - Auditory cortical stimulus processing and molecular imaging in psychiatry: monitoring pharmacotherapy in patients with major depression
16:00 - 17:00 

Young Investigator Award Lecture II,
Monarch Auditorium

ISNIP General Meeting - Poplar Room

4:00pm, Eric Sellers - The past, present, and future of P300-based brain-computer interface
4:30pm, Janette Smith -Understanding the functional significance of the N2 and P3 components of the ERP
19:00 - 21:00

Banquet and Awards Ceremony
Johnson City Country Club - Transportation provided

Saturday, September 15

08:15 - 08:30

Welcome - Creeper Trail

08:30 - 09:25

Keynote Speaker III - Monarch Auditorium

Judith Ford -Functional brain imaging of auditory hallucinations: From self-monitoring deficits to co-opted neural resources
09:25 - 09:45

Coffee Break

09:45 - 11:45

Symposium IV Spruce/Willow/Walnut Rooms

Symposium V

9:45am, Silvana Galderisi -Symptom oriented approach in psychiatric research: contributions from brain imaging and electrophysiology 9:45am, Werner Strik - Biological Psychiatry
10:15am, Judith Ford - Neurophysiological Studies of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations 10:15am, Oliver Pogarell - A Molecular Imaging and Neurophysiology in Psychiatry–clinical relevance for diagnosis and treatment
10:45am, Thomas Dierks - Pathophysiology and treatment of hallucinations: combining electrophysiology and neuroimaging 10:45am, Vincent Magnotta - Future Imaging Modalities: Detecting activity-evoked pH changes in human brain
11:15am, Thomas Koenig - Differentiating expectancy and agency in auditory verbal selfmonitoring using ERPs 11:15am, Johannes Schröder - Structural cerebral changes in early recognition of Alzheimer´s disease
11:45 - 13:00

Lunch On Your Own

13:00 - 13:55

Plenary Lecture I - Spruce/Willow/Walnut Rooms

Wolfgang Skrandies - Topography of ERPs elicited during Stroop tasks  reveals differences between males and females
14:00 - 16:00

Oral Session IV - Spruce/Willow/Walnut Rooms

2:00pm, Konthong Nutchakan - Differences in Positive Attitude from Mere Exposure Effect and Other Likability Effect Reflected in Posterior Gamma Activity Strength
2:40pm, Thomas Koenig - Randomization based ERP microstate statistics for the topographic assessment of latency effects
3:20pm, Konrad Maurer - Imaginative resonance training (IRT) achieves elimination of amputees' phantom pain (PLP) coupled with a spontaneous in-depth proprioception of a restored limb as a marker for permanence and supported by pre-post functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
16:00 - 17:00

ISBET General Meeting - Poplar Room


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