Havana, July 23rd 2014

 National Hotel of Cuba, Hall 1930

8:00 – 9:00 Registration

9:00– 09:20 Especial Lecture Challenges of science and innovation for development. The experience in Cuba

09:20– 10:55 Memorial ceremony:  anniversary 400 Cuba–Japan

10:55– 11:15 Coffee break

11:20               Departure to La Maestranza.

11:50-12:10 Visit to Hasekura Tsunenaga statue in La Maestranza.

12:10              Back to Nacional Hotel

12:30-14:00  Lunch at  Nacional Hotel

14:00–15:10  Scientific Meeting I

Chairmans: Dr. Yanai Kazuhiko, head, Department of Pharmacology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Director of the Cyclotron Center and Dr. Pedro L. Velíz, Director of the Cuban Council of Scientific Societies.

  • Especial Lecture: The history of PET images: from cancer to brain research- DrC. Tatsuo Ido
  • Alzheimer’s disease in Cuba- DrC. Juan  J. Llibre
  •  Molecules for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease – DraC. Tania Valdés
  • Cuban experience on radiopharmaceutical production. – DrC. Jorge Cruz

 15:10– 15:20  Coffee break

 15:20-16:30 Scientific Meeting II

 Chairman: Dr. Yamaguchi Keiichiro, Director PET CT Center of Kosei Hospital Sendai, Japan and Dr. Carlos Alberto Martínez,  Director of Calixto García Hospital.

  • Especial Lecture: New compounds for imaging neurodegenerative diseases  – DrC. Kazuhiko Yanai.
  • Imaging techniques for cognitive neurociences. –  DrC. María A. Bobes.
  • Endovascular treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations   –  DrC. Jose A. Jordan
  • The history of neuroimaging in Cuba-  DrC. Orlando Valls

16:30-17:30 scientific Meeting III

Chairman:  Dr. Tatsuo Ido, Emeritus Professor, Tohoku University and Dr. Gustavo Sierra, Director Biocubafarma.

  • Especial Lecture: PET in the clinic – vision from a hospital PET center  – DrC. Yamaguchi Keiichiro
  • Cuban experience in the use of neurotechnology – DrC. Mitchell Valdés.

17:30- 17:40 Clausura

18:00 – 19:30 Cocktail