Scientific Programme

Chair: Prof. dr. Carolien Rieffe, Universiteit Leiden 

  • Vrijdag 09 maart 2018
  • 08:30
    Registration and coffee
  • 09:20
    Welcome

    Dr. Els Blijd-Hoogewys, INTER-PSY, Groningen
  • 09:30
    Prematurity and autism

    Prof. dr. Herbert Roeyers, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
  • 10:10
    The search for biomarkers and the fluid nature of the early ASD phenotype

    Prof. dr. Karen Pierce, Autism Center, UCSD, USA
  • 10:50
    Coffee break
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    The parallel programme will begin at 11:20. You can find the programme by clicking on 'more info'.
  • 11:20
    Autism & brain

    Dr. Caroline Robertson, Harvard University, USA
  • 12:00
    Syndromes with autism: what do these tell us?

    Prof. dr. Raoul Hennekam, AMC, Amsterdam
  • 12:40
    Lunch
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    During the lunch (13:00-13:30hrs), there will be several lunchbreak lectures and 13.40hrs the parallell programme (workshops) continue. For a more detailed schedule, click more info
  • 13:40
    Measuring quality of life

    Prof. dr. Helen McConachie, Newcastle University, UK
  • 14:20
    Autism & aging

    Prof. dr. Hilde Geurts, Dr. Leo Kannerhuis, Doorwerth
  • 15:00
    Coffee break
  • 15:30
    Poster award session
  • 15:40
    The roles of sex and gender in autism through a developmental prism

    Prof. dr. Meng-Chuan Lai, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health & University of Toronto
  • 16:20
    Reducing stigma

    Prof. dr. Laura Anthony, University of Colorado, Children’s Hospital of Colorado, USA
  • 17:00
    Closure