THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEMORY AND AWARENESS IN ANAESTHESIA

19-21.6.2017 Helsinki

The Paulo Foundation

The 10th International Symposium on Memory and Awareness in Anaesthesia (MAA10) will take place June 19-21, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. Since 1989 investigators, monitor developers and patients, who have experienced intraoperative awareness have met every three years in Europe or in the United States, and for the first time in Asia, Japan, in 2014. In these meetings the world´s leading scientists and physicians present the latest research findings in memory and consciousness in anaesthetized patients and the best methods to prevent awareness and treat the PTSD. We warmly invite you, the anaesthesiologists, psychologists, neurologists, intensivists, developers of the depth-of-anaesthesia monitors and patients to discuss these topics in this symposium.

Welcome to Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital of Finland can easily be reached from anywhere in the world. The symposium venue Marina Congress Center lies in the heart of Helsinki city, located directly on the coast of Gulf of Finland. In addition to the fantastic symposium, you will enjoy unforgettable long midsummer days and bright nights in the lively city of Helsinki. We also recommend you to connect your visit with a vacation in Finland and to explore our amazing and pure nature in “The land of a thousand lakes”.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Michael Alkire

Anesthetic insights into the neurobiology of PTSD

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Prof. Jackie Andrade

How to reduce the psychological impact of AAGA

- introduction -

Prof Michael Avidan

Unresolved Controversies in Consciousness, Awareness, and Memory

- introduction -

Prof. Emery Brown

Neural Signal Processing and Consciousness

- introduction -

Prof. Maria Fitzgerald

Cortical pain processing in awake and anesthetised infants

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Prof. Nick Franks

Overlapping mechanisms of sleep and anaesthesia

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Prof. George A. Mashour

Intraoperative Awareness and the Neurobiology of Consciousness: Does the Frontal Cortex Hold the Key?

- introduction -

Dr Suellen Walker

How Early Pain Modulates Nociception and Perception

- introduction -

Scandic Marina Congress Center

venue address: Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki

www.marinacongresscenter.com