We are proud to present our programme for “Expectations” – The AsIAm National Autism Conference 2017. The programme explores the life cycle (from education to employment to health and well-being) and what can and should be expected in life, and from society. While we are currently finalising the titles of some presentations, the speakers, topics and timings are as below:

Time Topic Speaker
8:00am Registation, Tea & Coffee and an opportunity to visit Conference Exhibitors
9:30am Opening Address Adam Harris, Dr. Fiona McCaffrey (MC)
10:00am “Reasonable Expectations of Society” Fergus Finlay
10:30am Refreshments & Exhibition Viewing
11:15am Keynote Address Dr. Stephen Shore
12:30pm Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
1:30pm Breakout Sessions:
Mental Health – Prof Louise Gallagher
Life after 18 – Darragh Byrne / Peter Byrne
Missing School – Dr. Alison Doyle
Socialising – TBC
As stated
2:45pm Keynote Dr. Peter Vermeulen
3:45pm Autism & Anxiety Dr. Davida Hartman
4:15pm “Tackling the Teenager Years” Dr. Olive Healy
5:00pm Concluding Panel Discussions Adam Harris, Professor Louise Gallagher, Dr. Stephen Shore, Dr. Peter Vermeulen
5:30pm Conference Closes







*AsIAm reserves to change this programme at short notice in the event of a speaker cancellation or other unforeseen circumstances