15th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology


Program overview in PDF file (incl. oral session details): click HERE (updated on February 26, 2024 )

Below you will find the links to the symposium abstracts for each day. For the details of the presentation time, please refer to the program overview.

Pre-conference Workshop - Tuesday, August 27

Pre-conference workshop is an add-on event and can be booked when you make the online registration. Price for attending the full workshop day is: Read more here. More information about the workshop program: click HERE

08:30 - 09:00
Registration and coffee

09:00 - 12:00
(Room 1) Workshop 1: Evidence based practice in the clinic: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for people with acquired brain injury (Johanne Rauwenhoff & Anne- Fleur Domensino)
(Room 2) Workshop 2: Indications for and expected effects of anti-amyloid treatments in Alzheimer's disease: A focus on cognitive aspects (Bjørn-Eivind Kirsebom & Tormod Fladby)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 - 16:00
(Room 1) Workshop 3: Cognitive rehabilitation for children and adolescents with acquired brain injury: Clinical application of online problem-solving therapy, and individualized and group-based interventions (Jan Stubberud & Marianne Løvstad)
(Room 2) Workshop 4: Sleep and Brain Health: Practical Approaches to Nonpharmacological Treatment of Sleep Problems (Håvard Kallestad & Alexander Olsen)

Wednesday, August 28

09:00 - 10:00 Registration, coffee, exhibition and poster mounting

10:00 - 10:30 Welcome and practical information

10:30 - 11:30
Opening lecture: Edvard Moser
Title: “Neural computation of space and time”
Chair: Alexander Olsen

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break, exhibition and poster session

12:00 - 13:00
Keynote: Dame Til Wykes
Title: “The Why and How of Cognitive Remediation Therapies for People with a diagnosis of Schizophrenia”
Chair: Jan Stubberud

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break, exhibition and poster session

14:30 - 16:00
(Session 1) Nordic symposium Denmark: Technology-based interventions in treatment and rehabilitation – how to promote uptake, effect, and sustainability. (Chair: Laila Øksnebjerg)
(Parallel session) Oral presentation 1
(Session 2) Symposium: Neuropsychological outcomes after Covid-19. (Chair: Jan Stubberud)

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break, exhibition and poster session

16:30 - 18:00
(Session 3) Nordic symposium Sweden: Towards a Deeper Neuropsychological Understanding of the Post-COVID Condition - from Subjectivity to Intervention. (Chair: Ulrika Birberg Thornberg)
(Parallel session) Oral presentation 2
(Session 4) Symposium: Is there a role for web-based neuropsychological testing in the clinic? (Chair: Asta Håberg)

18:00 - 20:00 Welcome reception

Thursday, August 29

09:00 - 10:00
Keynote: Joseph Firth
Title: “Digital Technologies and Youth Mental Health: improving physical, psychological & cognitive outcomes”
Chair: Jens Egeland

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break, exhibition and poster session

10:30 - 12:00
(Session 5) Symposium: Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) in brain disorders and beyond (Chairs: Gøril Storvig & Alexander Olsen)
(Session 6) Symposium: More real than ever – the application of virtual realities in health and rehabilitation. (Chair: Marianne Løvstad)
(Session 7) Nordic symposium: Neuropsychological monitoring of patients undergoing brain surgery Chair: Annette Holth Skogan

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break, exhibition and poster session

12:45 - 13:15
Lunch symposium by Hogrefe Nordic adaptation of IDS-2: A new test battery for assessing intelligence and development in children, adolescents, and emerging adults

13:30 - 14:30
Keynote: Shari L. Wade
Title: “Neuropsychologically-informed Interventions for Children and Families”
Chair: Marianne Løvstad

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break, exhibition and poster session

15:00 - 16:30
(Session 8) Nordic symposium Finland: Extending neuropsychological evaluations and rehabilitation with virtual reality and web-based programs. (Chair: Sari Levänen)
(Parallel Session) Oral presentation 3
(Session 9) Symposium: Mechanisms mediating cognitive effects of physical training. (Chair: Jens Egeland)

16:30 - 16:45 Short break

16:45 - 18:00
Postal Award annunciation
Keynote: Skip Rizzo
Title: “Clinical Virtual Reality: - A Brief Review of the Future”
Chair: Marianne Løvstad

19:00 Conference dinner

Friday, August 30

09:00 - 10:00
Keynote: Chuck Bombardier
Title: “Depression in Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury”
Chair: Solveig L. Hauger

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break and exhibition

10:30 - 12:00
(Session 10) Symposium: Neurocognitive Landscape of Healthy Aging and Brain-Related Diseases. (Chair: Maryam Ziaei)
(Parallel Session) Oral presentation 4
(Session 11) Symposium: ADHD: Psychological interventions Chairs: Astri Lundervold & Merete Glenne Øie

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break and exhibition

13:00 - 14:00
Keynote: Sallie Baxendale
Title: “The Cognitive Contraindications, Complications and Costs of Epilepsy Surgery”
Chair: Annette Holth Skogan

14:00 - 14:15 Closing words


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