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British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience

BACN Conference 2017

British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN)
2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
University of Plymouth: 7th and 8th September 2017

The two-day meeting will be jointly hosted by Patric Bach and Jeremy Goslin of the University of Plymouth. The meeting will feature a number of stimulating keynote speakers and symposia. These will include the BACN prize lectures:

BACN Mid-career award lecture by Matthew Lambon Ralph (University of Manchester), Semantic cognition and its disorders.
BACN Early-Career Prize Lecture: Duncan Astle (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit), Using systems neuroscience to understand typical and atypical cognitive development.

Our 2017 Keynote Speaker: Steven Tipper (University of York)

And the symposia:
  • Symposium 1: Cognitive neuroscience of object affordance and it’s clinical implications; Sanjay Kumar, Magdalena Ietswaart, Ellen Poliakoff, Pia Rotshtein and Patric Bach.
  • Symposium 2: Neurofeedback for the 21st Century; John Gruzelier, Tibor Auer, Eddy Davelaar and Katia Rubia.
  • Symposium 3: New analysis methods of EEG in cognitive neuroscience; Giorgio Ganis, Laura Astolfi, Marios Philiastinides and Bruno Rossion.

Conference fees

Early bird rates (until 25/8/17):

£80 for BACN members / £100 for non-members
students: £50 for BACN members / £70 for non-members

Standard rates:

£120 for BACN members / £140 for non-members
students: £90 for BACN members / £110 for non-members

Single day tickets at reduced rates also available.

Conference Banquet/Ceilidh: £36

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Delegates may wish to book accommodation at one of Plymouth’s many hotels, B&Bs and inns. Listings are available on the city’s comprehensive visitor information website: click here for accommodation

Reduced conference rates are available at the Duke of Cornwall hotel, ranging from £75.00-£120.00 per night depending on room size. Delegates would need to call 01752 275855 and quote ‘Neuroscience Conference’ to receive these rates. The Duke of Cornwall is the location of the Conference Banquet/Ceilidh on the evening of the 7th of September and hosts one of Plymouth’s best cocktail bars (https://www.tigermilkbars.com/bars-home). The Duke of Cornwall is 15 minutes walking distance away from the conference venue (The Sherwell Centre).