2024 IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting

 


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Part of ASCEND 2024, the IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting brings together scientists and researchers studying Rett syndrome and related areas from around the world. During this 2-day meeting, attendees representing academia, industry, and governmental agencies will share their latest research advances and discuss ways to leverage learning in the lab to be rapidly deployed in the clinic.

The IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting is the only annual, global, and comprehensive research meeting focused exclusively on Rett syndrome.

Keynote Speakers

SESSION I:
MOLECULAR CLUES

Dr. Richard Young
Whitehead Institute and MIT

SESSION II:
CELLULAR DYNAMICS

Dr. Qiang Chang
University of Wisconsin - Madison

SESSION III:
NEURONAL NETWORKS

Dr. Joseph Dougherty
Washington University in St. Louis

SESSION IV:
BIOMARKERS & BEHAVIOR STUDIES

Dr. Jeffrey Neul
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

SESSION V:
THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES

Dr. Kyle Fink
University of California, Davis


Meeting Format

This year’s annual meeting will feature talks and poster presentations focused on fundamental and translational work on Rett syndrome. Between sessions, attendees will also have ample time to connect, brainstorm, and forge new partnerships to advance toward treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome.

  • Tue, June 18
    • Full-day (Session I-III)
    • Evening reception & poster session
  • Wed, June 19
    • Full-day (Session IV-V), concludes at 4 p.m.
    • Welcome Reception with all ASCEND attendees
  • June 20-22: ASCEND 2024 Family Conference

 

Meeting registration includes breakfast, lunch, and an evening reception with appetizers on both days. We will have a variety of food to offer options for everyone, but please indicate any dietary restrictions during the registration process.


location & accoMmodations

The Scientific Meeting will be held in Westminster, Colorado, at The Westin Westminster, ideally positioned 15 minutes from both Denver and Boulder and known for its sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains.

Rooms are available at the host hotel at a discounted rate as part of the IRSF room block when booked by May 31, 2024.

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Abstract SubmissionS

The abstract submission window closed on February 10, 2024. Notifications will be sent in early March 2024. All accepted abstracts will be invited to present a poster, and the best will be invited to give a platform presentation. The registration fee will be waived for invited speakers.


Pricing

Scientists, researchers, clinicians, and industry members are encouraged to attend both the Scientific Meeting and Family Conference portion of ASCEND 2024 at a discount.

ASCEND 2024: Scientific Meeting + Family Conference
(June 18-22, 2024)
Early Bird Price
(EXTENDED! Now ends 3/15/24)
Regular Price
Clinician or Researcher (Non-Industry) $550 $625
Post-Doc or Student (email proof of training status) $250 $300
Industry $1,500 $1,800

 

Scientific Meeting Only
(June 18-19, 2024)
Early Bird Price
(EXTENDED! Now ends 3/15/24)
Regular Price
Clinician or Researcher (Non-Industry) $375 $450
Post-Doc or Student (email proof of training status) $125 $150
Industry $750 $1,000

 

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Thank you to our sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available through April 1, 2024. View the full sponsorship benefit packet below. For questions or to secure a sponsorship, please contact Melissa Kennedy at [email protected].

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IRSF invites participation in the ASCEND 2024 Rett Syndrome National Summit from all individuals irrespective of gender, race/ethnicity, disability status, religion, or nationality. By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by all IRSF policies as well as all applicable federal, state and local laws.

For the published proceedings report from the 2023 Meeting, CLICK HERE.


For questions about the IRSF Rett Syndrome Scientific Meeting, please contact Nupur Garg, IRSF VP of Research, at [email protected].