International Speakers

Brian Buttterworth (PhD)

Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology at University College London.

Christopher Gillberg (MD, PhD)

(to be confirmed) Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Gothenburg, Head of the Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre and Chief Physician of the Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

Hilde Geurts (PhD)

Professor (focus Autism: Cognition across the life span) at the Department of Psychology of the University of Amsterdam. Senior researcher and Psychologist in the autism expert team of the "Dr. Leo Kannerhuis". 

Margo A. Mastropieri (PhD)

University Professor and Professor of Special Education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, Editor of the Council for Exceptional Children's journal, Exceptional Children and the research annual, Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities (Emerald)

Patricia Winjngaarden-Cremers (MD, Phd)

Psychiatrist & Senior Consultant in the Dimence Mental Health Centre, Senior Research fellow at the Radboud University, co-director of training for residents in Psychiatry.

Paulo Fontoura (MD, PhD)

Neurologist and Global Head Clinical Development Neuroscience of Roche Pharma Research & Early Development, Roche Innovation Center

Omar Khwaja (MD, PhD)

Translational Medicine Leader, Roche Pharmaceuticals pRED

Romina Moavero (MD)

Pediatric Neurologist in the Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata and Researcher in the Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Roma

Sonja A. Kotz (PhD)

Section Head of Cognitive Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology and Research Group Leader in the Dept. of Neuropsychology of the Max-Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences - Leipzig.

Susan Young (PhD)

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Forensic Clinical Psychology in the Centre for Mental Health, Imperial College London.  Consultant Psychologist at Broadmoor Hospital and is Director of Forensic Research and Development for West London Mental Health Trust.

Thomas Scruggs (PhD)

University Professor of Special Education in the Division of Special Education and disAbility Research at George Mason University, Editor of the Council for Exceptional Children's journal, Exceptional Children and the research annual, Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities (Emerald)