October 2013

Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Neurology Conference Programme


The full programme for the 2nd NP/BN Conference is now available. As per last year’s conference, Friday provides a rich set of clinical updates in neuropsychiatry and behavioural neurology, with a Saturday morning teaching session focussing on clinical teaching: neuroradiology and movement disorders.

Please register at the conference website:

Dr Jenny Torr - Intellectual Disability

Dr John Kwok -
The Neurogenetics of dementia

Dr Andrew Evans -
Parkinsons plus syndromes

Dr Martin Jackson - Acquired brain injury and substance abuse

Professor Colleen Loo - ECT

Professor Paul Fitzgerald -

Professor Nicola Lautenschläger -
Exercise and neurostimulation

A/ Professor Michael Fahey - Dementia in the very young

A/Professor Elsdon Storey -
Dementia plus movement disorders

Dr Jo Fielding -
Dementia plus eye movement disorders

Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Neurology Education and Training

A/Professor David Darby - Prodromal Dementia Concepts

Dr Karyn Boundy -
Current Therapeutics of Alzheimers Disease

Professor Dennis Velakoulis -
Therapeutics of FTD

A/Professor Michael Woodward - Landscape of Clinical Trials in Australia and the World

Dr Karyn Boundy - How to enter the Clinical Trials Market Place, “What do you need to start up a clinical trial centre”
Friday 8 November 2013
0900 – 1630 hours
Registration open
0930 – 1130 hours
Themed Session: Clinical updates and insights
1130 – 1230 hours
Keynote Session
1230 – 1330 hours
1330 – 1530 hours
Themed Session: Neurostimulation in psychiatry and neurology
1530 – 1730 hours
Themed Session: Dementia “plus”
1730 – 1800 hours
Trainees Meeting:
1730 – 1900 hours
Conference Dinner
1900 – 2100 hours
Themed Session: Australian Consortium of Centres for Clinical Cognitive Research (AC4R)

Saturday 9 November 2013

Dr Frank Gaillard and Dr Brad Hayhow -
Understanding MRI

Understanding movement disorders
0845 – 1200 hours
Registration open
0900 – 1030 hours
Neuroimaging Teaching Session
1030 – 1115 hours
Dr Andrew Evans -
1115 – 1130 hours
Morning Tea
1130 hours
Conference Close