As part of the programme (click here to download the schedule at a glance), we are pleased to offer an additional day (Sunday, May 27) prior to the start of the formal Congress dedicated to Satellite Symposia sponsored by industry partners on topics of significant interest to our members and delegates.

For this meeting we are delighted to have two Symposia on very different topics.  Both are extremely  interesting and informative. Registration for the Satellite Symposia involves a small ($50.00 USD) additional fee but one registration permits attendance at both Symposia.


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SATELLITE 1 (9:30 AM - Noon):
An Update on the Role of EPA and DHA for Brain Health

Sponsored by GOED
An update on the role/functions of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in human brain health will be explored. The presentations will explore the current state of the science and identify research gaps in the following areas: mental illness, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, cognitive function and brain injury.

Captain Joseph Hibbeln, M.D.
EPA/DHA and Mental Illness

Kuan-Pin Su, M.D., Ph.D. 
EPA/DHA and ADHD

Karen Yurko-Mauro, Ph.D.
EPA/DHA and Cognitive Function/Decline

Adina Michael-Titus, D.Sc.
EPA/DHA and Brain Injury


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SATELLITE 2 (2:00 PM - 5:30 PM):
Arachidonic and docosahexaenoic acids in infant development
Sponsored by DSM
The biological functions of arachidonic acid (ARA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in mammalian development, both human and animal, will be highlighted in this symposium.  An international panel of thought leaders in this area will be assembled for these presentations.