Neuroscience 1996 Finland Meeting

Kari Markku Mattila klkama at uta.fi
Fri Mar 15 01:49:37 EST 1996


NEUROSCIENCE 1996 FINLAND







29 - 30 JULY 1996, TAMPERE, FINLAND

Second Announcement



WELCOME TO NEUROSCIENCE 1996 FINLAND!

TIME AND PLACE
The 3rd Biennial Meeting of the Brain Research Society of Finland will b=
e 
held 29 - 30 July 1996 at the Tampere Hall in Tampere, Finland.

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Harry Frey (Chairman), Hannu Alho, Hannu Haapasalo, Pauli Helen, 
Kirsi-Marja Marnela, Kari Mattila, Simo Oja, Leena Rechardt, Pirjo 
Saransaari and Jukka Peltola (Congress Secretary).

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
Hannu Alho, Harry Frey, Riitta Hari, Antti Hervonen, Esa Korpi, Gabor 
Molnar and Kari Mattila (Secretary).

LANGUAGE
The official language of the meeting will be English.

REGISTRATION
We ask intended participants to kindly fill in the enclosed Registration=
 
Form and return it to the TAVI Congress Bureau by post or by fax.

Registration fees:=09Standard fee=09=09=09Late fee
=09=09=09until April 15=09=09=09after April 15
Delegates=09=09FIM 800=09=09=09=09FIM 1100
Students=09=09FIM 500=09=09=09=09FIM   600

Get-together party fee for accompanying persons FIM 150.

Student eligibility must be certified by the dean or department head. 
Postdoctoral fellows do not qualify.


The registration fee for participants covers
-=09Participation in the scientific programme
-=09One copy of the Programme and Abstracts
-=09Lunch and coffee break refreshments at the Tampere Hall
-=09Get-together party

ABSTRACTS
The deadline for abstracts is April 15, 1996. Carefully follow the 
guidelines on the abstract form. If you do not use the abstract form 
provided, please do not draw border lines around the text on your good 
quality white paper. Send your original abstract and two copies along wi=
th 
the registration form to the TAVI Congress Bureau. Abstracts will be 
accepted only if the registration fee is paid.

POSTERS
Free communications will be presented as posters. The poster size is 140=
 x 
100 cm (width x height). Time and space permitting, some free 
communications will be selected for oral presentations.

PAYMENT
Participants are requested to pay the registration and optional fees at =
the 
same time in Finnish marks (FIM).

You may pay the fees with VISA, EUROCARD or MasterCard. Please, 
fill in your credit card number, the date of expiration and your signatu=
re on 
the registration form.

You may also pay IN FULL to the following bank account:
Merita Bank Ltd. Finland, MRIT FIHH Acc. number: 114830-202338

Please indicate Neuroscience 1996 Finland and your name on the 
remittance.

CANCELLATION
The registration fee will be refunded if notification of cancellation re=
aches 
the TAVI Congress Bureau as follows:
-=09before May 1, 100 % refund (less FIM 150 + bank charges)
-=09before July 1, 50 % refund
-=09after July 1, no refund

ACCOMMODATION
The TAVI Congress Bureau will arrange accommodation for the 
participants. Accommodation fees should be paid directly to the hotel. A=
ll 
major credit cards are accepted. All the hotels listed are within walkin=
g 
distance of the Tampere Hall.


Special prices/room/night:=09=09Single=09=09Double

Sokos Hotel Ilves=09=09=09FIM 420=09=09FIM 460
Hatanpaan valtatie 1
First-class accommodation,
distance from the Tampere Hall 1 km.

Hotel Cumulus Koskikatu=09=09FIM 390=09=09=09FIM 440
Koskikatu 5
Tourist-class hotel,
distance from the Tampere Hall 1 km.

AKH=09=09=09=09=09FIM 220=09=09=09-----------
(The Further Education Centre
for Vocational Institutes and
Administration)
Lapinkaari 1
All rooms are single rooms and for non-
smokers. Distance from the Tampere Hall 2 km.

GET-TOGETHER PARTY
Monday, July 29, at 7.30 pm
Get-together party at the Verkaranta Arts and Crafts Centre 
(Verkatehtaankatu 2), by the Tammerkoski-Rapids, close to Sokos Hotel 
Ilves. Fee for accompanying persons FIM 150.

OTHER EVENTS AND LEISURE-TIME ACTIVITIES IN 
TAMPERE DURING THE MEETING

Pirkan Soutu rowing event, 28 July 1996

13th Flower Festival, 26 July - 4 August 1996
Numerous events will be held during the festival, and many of them can b=
e 
enjoyed free of charge.

Sarkanniemi free-time centre
Planetarium, Aquarium, Dolphinarium, Children's Zoo, Amusement Park, 
Nasinneula Observation Tower and Sara Hilden Art Museum.

Haihara Doll and Costume Museum/Arboretum
Hatanpaa Maison
Hatanpaan puistokuja 1
open: Tue - Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 12 am - 5 pm

Hame Museum
The main exhibition covers the history of Pirkanmaa Province from the Ic=
e 
Age to the beginning of this century. The summer exhibition "The Story o=
f 
Tea" is from St. Petersburg.
Nasinpuisto
open: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Moominvalley
Tampere City Library
Hameenpuisto 20
open: Tue - Fri 9 am - 5 pm, Sat - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Tampere Art Museum
An exhibition of the Ancient Treasures of Indonesia
Puutarhakatu 34
open: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Viikinsaari
Viikinsaari Island in Lake Pyhajarvi is a recreation area for the whole =

family. The boat trip from Laukontori takes 20 min. Viikinsaari has its =
own 
restaurant, dance hall, mini-golf, sauna and beach.

For further information please contact the TAVI Congress Bureau.

TRAVEL CONNECTIONS TO TAMPERE
There are good direct connections by bus or train from Helsinki, Turku a=
nd 
other parts of Finland to Tampere. Regular bus connections are available=
 
from the Helsinki airport to Tampere bus station (170 km). An airport ta=
xi 
service at the Tampere airport provides transportation from the airport =
to 
the hotels and the city centre.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Jukka Peltola
Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee
University of Tampere
Medical School
Department of Neurology
P.O. Box 607, FIN-33101 TAMPERE, FINLAND
tel. 931-215 7096, (int.+358-31-215 7096)
fax 931-215 6164, (int.+358-31-215 6164)
e-mail: lljupe at uta.fi

TAVI Congress Bureau
Annaleena Selvanto
Papinkatu 21
FIN-33200 TAMPERE, FINLAND
tel. 931-2133 555 (int.+358-31-2133 555)
fax 931-2132 840 (int.+358-31-2132 840)
e-mail: tavi at sci.fi



PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME


MONDAY 29.7.1996

Registration and coffee 8-9.30 am

Opening of the meeting 9.30-9.45 am

Session A: Life span of neurons 9.45-11 am

Gruss, Peter (Gottingen): Expression of Pax factors and development of 
the nervous system

Trenkner, Ekkhardt (Staten Island): Guidance of neural cell migration

Poster viewing and refreshment 11-11.30 am

Session A: Life span of neurons 11.30 am -1 pm

Hervonen, Antti (Tampere): Neurobiology of aging: an update

Monard, Denis (Basel): Regulation of extracellular proteolytic activity =
in 
the developing and lesioned nervous system

Free oral communication(s)

Lunch and poster viewing 1-2.30 pm

Session B: Transmission and communication of neural cells 
=09       2.30-3.45 pm

Herrera-Marschitz, Mario (Stockholm): On the role of neuropeptides in 
the basal ganglia of the rat: interactions with monoamino and amino acid=
s

Korpi, Esa (Helsinki): GABA-A receptor diversity as established by novel=
 
animal models 

Poster viewing and refreshment 3.45-4.15 pm

Session B: Transmission and communication of neural cells 
=09       4.15-5.45 pm

Panula, Pertti (Turku): Histamine as a transmitter and co-transmitter in=
 
the brain

Janaky, Reka (Tampere): Modulation of glutamatergic transmission by 
oligopeptides
Free oral communication(s)

Get together 7.30 pm -


TUESDAY 30.7.1996

Session C: Free oral communications 9-10.30 am

Speakers selected according to the abstracts

Poster viewing and refreshment 10.30-11 am

Session D: Neuronal damage and protection 11 am -12.15 pm

Mehta, Pankaj (Staten Island): Immune mediated nerve injury

Hartung, Hans-Peter (W=81rzburg): Cytokines and adhesion molecules in 
immune-mediated demyelination

Lunch 12.15-1.30 pm

Session D: Neuronal damage and protection 1.30-3.30 pm

De Vellis, Jean (Los Angeles): Apoptosis in neuronal cell death

Lindholm, Dan (Uppsala): Trophic factors in neuronal degeneration

Varga, Vince (Tampere): Cysteine neurotoxicity in cultured neural cells

Free oral communication(s)

Best poster and closing of the meeting 3.30 pm

Post-congress panel "Doctoral Programmes on Neuroscience in 
Finland" 4-5 pm
Chairman Riitta Hari






LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN TAMPERE IN JULY!










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