We are very grateful to the sponsors of NECTAR 2019, Wales Gene Park, The Campaign for Alzheimer’s Research in Europe and Parkinson’s UK.


Croeso I Gymru, welcome to Wales!

This will be the 29th Annual Meeting of NECTAR and will bring together scientists, clinicians, patient advocates and industry partners from across Europe and the international community to share the latest research in repairing the damage to the central nervous system as a result of degenerative diseases. NECTAR 2019 will be hosted by Dr Emma Lane, Dr Mariah Lelos, Prof Anne Rosser, Dr Sophie Rowlands and Dr Claire Kelly.

Scientific programme: NECTAR 2019 programme

Dates: Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November 2019.

Venue: The Exchange Hotel, Cardiff Bay

Registration: To register for the conference you need to complete a registration form and email it back to us. For details and information on conference fees please click here. Please note that early bird fees are available until November 8th.

Abstract Submission: The abstract deadline has been extended! The new deadline is Monday October 7th (23.59 CET). To submit an abstract please follow the link here for more details.

Travel bursaries: The Campaign for Alzheimer’s Research in Europe (CARE) and Parkinson’s UK are sponsoring a number of travel bursaries for NECTAR2019. To find out more and apply click here.

Accommodation: The conference hotel is The Exchange. A number of rooms are being held at the venue but will be released on October 11th so please book early to avoid disappointment. We have arranged a fixed price of £189 for two nights (27th and 28th November). To book a room at the Exchange please email stating that you are booking for the NECTAR conference. If you prefer other accommodation, please click here for suggestions.

Travel: See here or information on travelling to Cardiff from the airports.