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Time Topic
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Introductory remarks by Dr. James Hicks, Director of the Exercise Medicine and Sports Sciences Initiative and Dr. Michael Yassa, Director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memor
9:00 a.m. Kirk Erickson, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
9:30 a.m. Michelle Carlson, M.D., Associate Professor of Mental Health and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.
10:00 a.m. Mark Mattson, Ph.D., Chief, Neuroscience Division, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.
10:30 a.m. Henriette van Praag, Ph.D., Chief, Neuroplasticity and Behavior Unit, Intramural Program, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.
11:00 a.m. Poster Session
12:00 p.m. Lunch
 1:00 p.m. Laura Baker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Public Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.
 1:30 p.m. Carl Cotman, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior and Neurology, University of California, Irvine, CA
2:00 p.m. Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, New York, NY.
 2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
 3:00 p.m.  Poster Session
 4:00 p.m. Keynote: Arthur Kramer, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.
 5:00 p.m. End of Scientific Program