Monday 09/17/2018

from 12:00 | REGISTRATION
13:00–13:15 | Welcome & Introduction

Maximilian Moser et al.
13:15–14:45 | Multiscale oscillatory cardiovascular regulation discerned from microvascular flow and oxygenation 

Organizer and Chair:
Aneta Stefanovska
13:15-13:45 | Dynamics of Microvascular Blood Flow and Oxygenation: are they a Predictor of Functional Outcomes
Geraldine Clough
13:45-14:05 | Human subarachnoid space width oscillations in the resting state
Marcin Gruszecki et al
14:05-14:25 | ultiscale oscillations in the kidney autoregulation: Dynamics and contributions
Olga Sosnovtseva
14:25-14:35 | Analysis of dynamics and synchronization of oscillations in microvascular blood flow for medical diagnostics: photonics approach towards wearable devices

14:45–15:15 | COFFEE BREAK
15:15–18:30 | Poster Session
from 18:30 | GET TOGETHER

Tuesday 09/18/2018

09:00–10:30 | Poster Session
10:30–11:00 | COFFEE BREAK
11:00–12:30 | Biological Oscillations and Health

Organizer and Chair:
Maximilian Moser
12:30–14:00 | LUNCH BREAK

14:00–15:30 | Nonlinear dynamics and model-free complexity analysis in physiological oscillations

Organizer and Chair:

Alberto Porta
14:00–14:15 | The role of the arterial baroreflex in respiratory sinus arrhythmia in healthy
Maja Elstad et al
14:15–14:30 | Relation of 24-hour glucose variability and cardiovascular regulation
Beata Graff et al
14:30–14:45 | Characterizing the Dynamics of Arrhythmic Beats in post-Infaction Patients
Annette Witt et al
14:45–15:00 | Traditonal versus local sample entropy in cardiovasular variability analysis
Alberto Porta et al
15:00–15:15 | Correlations in the magnitude of heart-beat increments as a measure of 
Pedro Bernaola et al
15:15–15:30 | Cardiovascular and brain interactions in dementia
Aneta Stefanovska et al

15:30–16:00 | COFFEE BREAK

16:00–17:30 | Multiscale analysis of biological oscillations Organizer and Chair:
Luca Faes & Paolo Castiglioni
16:00–16:30 | Scaling Features as Universal Hallmark of Physiological Dynamics across Systems, States and Clinical Conditions
Plamen Ch. Ivanov
16:30–16:45 | Multiscale Multifractality of Biological Signals: a Novel Approach for the Assessment of Integrative Physiology
Paolo Castiglioni, Giampiero Merati, Andrea Faini
16:45–17:00 | Multiscale complexity of cardiovascular variability signals assessed by fractionally-integrated autoregressive models
Luca Faes, Margarida Almeida Pereira, Maria Eduarda Silva, Michal Javorka, Ana Paula Rocha
17:00–17:15 | Multiscale Granger causality in brain and physiological networks
Sebastiano Stramaglia, Daniele Marinazzo, Luca Faes
17:15–17:30 | Short term multiscale complexity of cardiovascular control identifies patients at risk of developing low cardiac output syndrome after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Vlasta Bari, Emanuele Vaini, Valeria Pistuddi, Beatrice Cairo, Beatrice De Maria, Marco Ranucci, Alberto Porta

from 17:30 | ESGCO Board Meeting (for board members)

Wednesday 09/19/2018

09:00–10:30 | Cardiac and sympathetic baroreflex controls in health and disease
Organizer and Chair:
Raffaello Furlan

09:00–09:15 | Characterization of the latency and determinism of sympathetic arm of the baroreflex in healthy subjects and in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Beatrice Cairo

09:15–09:30 | Heart rate variability in women working in hospital: a comparison between women with and without preschool children
Laura Dalla Vecchia

09:30–09:45 | Baroreflex sensitivity in Constitutional Hypotension
Giris Jacob

09:45–10:00 | Heart period response to arterial pressure rises and falls related to aging in healthy subjects and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients
Beatrice De Maria

10:00–10:15 | Effects of prolonged head-down bed rest on sympathetic baroreflex control and orthostatic tolerance
Franca Barbic

10:15–10:30 | Abnormalities of arterial baroreflex control in cardiac diseases
Maria Teresa La Rovere

10:30–11:00 | COFFEE BREAK
11:00–12:30 | Nonlinear Dynamics in Medicine
Organizer and Chair:
Arkady Pikovsky

11:00–11:20 | Disentangling respiratory sinus arrhythmia in heart rate variability records
Michael Rosenblum
11:20–11:40 | Characterising cardiac arrhythmias using multichannel ECG time series
Ulrich Parlitz
11:40–12:00 | Synchronization profile of kidney autoregulation
Olga Sosnovtseva
12:00–12:20 | Synchronization of autonomic control loops in mathematical model of cardiovascular system
Anatoly Karavaev

12:30–14:00 | LUNCH BREAK
14:00–15:30 | Analysis of Central-Autonomic Pathways
Organizer and Chair:
Gaetano Valenza & Andreas Voss

14:00–14:20 | Methodological aspects in modelling and analysis of coupled oscillators

Lutz Leistritz
14:20–14:40 | Accurate measurement of changing physiological status by wearable sensors and Network Physiology paradigm

Giandomenico Nollo, Matteo Zanetti, Mariolino De Cecco, Luca Faes
14:40–15:00 | Brain, respiratory and cardiac causalities: lessons from anaesthesia with sevoflorane and propofol
Aneta Stefanovska 
15:00–15:15 | Study of Brain-Heart Interactions by Exploiting Models for Generating Synthetic Physiological Data: a Proof of the Concept
Vincenzo Catrambone, Alberto Greco, Nicola Vanello, Enzo Pasquale Scilingo, Gaetano Valenza
15:15–15:30 | Linear and non-linear brain-heart coupling analyses in schizophrenic patients
Steffen Schulz, Karl-Jürgen Bär, Andreas Voss

15:30–16:00 | COFFEE BREAK
16:00–17:30 | Infering causality from spontaneously varying physiological variables

Organizer and Chair:

Alberto Porta
16:00–16:15 | The impact of various respiratory patterns on the information flow between heart rate and blood pressure in hypertensive patients
Grzegorz Graff et al
16:15–16:30 | Wiener-Granger versus probabilistic causality in disentangling physiological control mechanisms
Alberto Porta et al 
16:30–16:45 | Within-brain and brain-heart directed information flow: novel layers of causality and synthetic validation

Andrea Duggento et al
16:45–17:00 | Couplings and phase coherence reveal that microvascular impairment is not fully restored with the current antihypertensive treatment

Peter Mc Clintock et al 
17:00–17:15 | Multivariate Granger causality reveals the functional organization of muscle networks during postural control

Daniele Marinazzo et al
17:15–17:30 | Directed non-linear interaction analysis of and between cardiovascular/cardiorespiratory and EEG data

Karin Schiecke et al

from 17:30 | CLOSING REMARKS