Keynote speakers

Katerina Akassoglou

PhD, Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Rebecca Barnstaple

Department of Dance, York University, Canada

George Chroussos

Professor of Pediatrics and Endocrinology and Neurobiology, Chairman of the First Department of Pediatrics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece. UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care at the University of Athens.

Samuel Danso

University of Edinburgh Honorary staff, Deanery of Clinical Sciences, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Nikolaos Daskalakis

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University

Costas Demetzos

Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Director of the Laboratory of Pharm Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Greece.

Spyros Doukakis

Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University

Themis Exarchos

Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Greece

Panteleimon Giannakopoulos

University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Professor, MD Department of Psychiatry University of Geneva School of Medicine

Maria Hadjinicolaou

Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University, Greece

Michael Harney

MS Bioinformatics, Sr. Data Architect, Health Catalyst, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dimitrios Kapogiannis

M.D., Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH)

Clifford Kentros

Professor, NTNU, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Kentros Research Group, Norway.

Ilias Kotsireas

Professor, Physics & Computer Science Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Physics and Computer Science Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Constantine Lyketsos 

Elizabeth Plank Althouse of Professor Johns Hopkins University and Chair Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview

Vasiliki Machairaki 

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins, USA


Group Leader-Epigenetic mechanism of neurodevelopment and diseases at EMBL Heidelberg

Vasilis Ntziachristos 

Professor of Medicine and Electrical Engineering, Chair of Biological Imaging at the Technical University of Munich

Gerorge Paxinos

Professor, AO DSc FASSA FAA, NHMRC Australia Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia, Barker St and Hospital Rd, Randwick, Sydney

Christos Plakiotis

Unit Head, Aged Persons Mental Health Service, Monash Health Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Monash University

Astero Provata

Research Director, Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, NCSR “Demokritos”, vice-chairman of the Complex Systems and Applications (COSA) Network

Nikolaos Robakis

Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and experimental therapeutics First A.P. Slaner family Professor for Alzheimer disease research. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Ioannis Sotiropoulos 

ICVS Institute, Medical School, University of Minho, Portugal

Dimitrios Spathis 

Research scientist at Nokia Bell Labs, visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge

Stavros Taraviras 

Professor Department of Physiology at the Medical School, University of Patras, Director Stem Cell Laboratory

Ioannis Tarnanas 

Senior Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health with the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA and Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. Altoida Inc.,La Jolla, CA, USA, Scripps Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA

Nektarios Tavernarakis 

FORTH’s Chairman. Director Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas & Professor of Molecular Systems, Biology Medical School, University of Crete

Taisuke Tomita 

Professor, Laboratory of Neuropathology and Neuroscience, The University of Tokyo

Arno Villringer

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences/CBS. Department of Neurology

Dimitrios Vlachakis

Assistant Professor at the Genetics Laboratory at the Biotechnology Department of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

Aristidis Vrahatis

Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University

Christos Yapijakis

Associate Professor of Neurogenetics Department of Neurology, University of Athens Medical School