Presenters

We are fortunate to be welcoming a series of world-class presenters who will expand your mind with new insights, practical suggestions, and transformative discoveries.

ITAKOM presenters will reflect the neurodiversity of the world. They will address the topic of neurodiversity from personal, practitioner and academic experience.

Professor Sue Gathercole, University of Cambridge, UK
Chair of the REF Panel for Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience

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Mr Pelle Sandstrak
Public speaker and writer

Keynote: Mr Tourette – For The Sake Of Unusualness
My life with Tourette syndrome
Day 1, 17:20

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Professor Sven Bölte, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Director of the Centre of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Lotta Löfgren
Professor in Health and Society, Field of Sexology and Sexuality Studies, Dept of Social Work, Malmo University

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Dr Rachel V. Gow
Registered Nutritionist, Child Neuropsychologist, Nutritional Neuroscientist, Affiliated with King’s College London

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Dr Loretta Giorcelli OAM Prof of Child Development & Special Education
Author of “Quality Schools, Inclusive Practices”, Specialist Consultant to Schools & School Systems” Sydney

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Jamie Marshall
PhD Researcher, Edinburgh Napier University

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Holly Wagner
Actress, writer and epilepsy advocate

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Pierre Magistretti
Emeritus Professor, EPFL and University of Lausanne, Switzerland

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Embracing Complexity
Embracing Complexity brings together organisations working to improve the lives of people with neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs). By thinking differently about how we campaign, fund research and offer support, we can improve lives faster, more efficiently and more effectively. At ITAKOM, the team from Embracing Complexity will lead a workshop on complexity and co-occurring diagnoses.

Magnus Roosmann
Actor, Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre

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Charlotte Garnett
Jewellery designer with a speciality in ‘Anti anxiety jewellery’

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Lotta Borg Skoglund
Associate professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Medical Sciences at Uppsala University with a special interest in girls/women with ADHD and autism

Big Talk: We have failed the girls.
Total chaos; ADHD, hormones, and gender stereotypes at
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Nick Walker
Nick Walker is a queer, transgender, flamingly autistic writer and educator, best known for her foundational work on the neurodiversity paradigm and Neuroqueer Theory.

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