Conferences & Events

Upcoming Conferences and Events

International Congress for Ataxia Research Nov 1-4, 2022

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF), the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), and Ataxia UK are pleased to announce that the  International Congress for Ataxia Research (ICAR)will  be held in Dallas, Texas, USA on November 1-4, 2022.

Delegates may be interested in attending both conferences as the programs are distinct and complimentary to each other.

The Foundation is encouraging the ARSACS researchers  to submit  an abstract on ARSACS. This is an important opportunity for the researcher and for the Foundation.

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 13, 2022

Ataxia Global Initiative Conference on Nov 4-5, 2022

The Ataxia Global Initiative (AGI) Conference will be held  in Dallas, Texas, USA on November 4-5, 2022.

The AGI conference brings together academia, industry as well as patient advocacy organisations and will focus on trial-readiness for ataxias.

The Foundation is enncouraging the ARSACS researchers  to submit  an abstract on ARSACS.

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 13, 2022.

ARSACS International Symposium, Fall 2023

Unique opportunity: ARSACS International Symposium to be held in Fall, 2023. Details to come.

Past Conferences and Events

The 6th International Symposium on ARSACS – A success!

More than 200 participants from different backgrounds (academic, pharmaceutical and people with ARSACS) participated in the Symposium. An international network of ARSACS researchers who shared their research progress in a climate of collaboration and exchange of...

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Canadian Society of Molecular Biosciences conference

A virtual conference to be held on June 14-17, 2021. This scientific conference has relevance to ARSACS. The theme is protein homeostasis, or proteostasis, which include the systems for production and folding of proteins, and the quality control repair and degradation...

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Dre Gagnon at the International Ataxia Research Conference

Dr. Cynthia Gagnon with her PHD student Mrs. Isabelle Lessard presented at the International Ataxia Research conference held on September 27-30, 2017 in Pisa, Italy. The focus of the conference was a comprehensive scientific review of new research from disease...

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Fourth International Symposium on ARSACS

Several researchers from different countries participated in the 4th Symposium on ARSACS held on November 10 &11 at the Neuro in Montreal. This conference provided an opportunity for researchers to share their knowledge and to discuss the progress of their...

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Third International Symposium on ARSACS

December 26, 2014 - On November 12th and 13th,2014, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital hosted the 3rd International Symposium focusing on advances in understanding ARSACS (Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay) in the larger context...

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International Symposium on ARSACS in 2011

As part of the congress organised by the International Federation of Human Genetcis Societies held on October 11 2011 in Montréal, there was an international symposium on ARSACS organised by Dr. Brais on October 17. In fact, 35 researchers attended the International...

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