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British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience

BACN Conference 2015

The next BACN meeting will take place on September 10th & 11th 2015
at the University of Essex

There will be various symposia and open platform sessions reflecting the breadth and depth of Cognitive Neuroscience in the UK and abroad. 
We are particularly excited to announce that this year's Founders Lecture will be given by Professor Mike Posner

and that our other keynote speakers this year are Daniel Wolpert (Cambridge) and Duncan Astle (CBSU).

Symposia for 2015

  • Recent Advances in the Neuropsychology and Neurophysiology of Sensorimotor Control (Robert Mcintosh, Gavin Buckingham, Constanze Hesse, Stephen Jackson, Stephanie Rossit and Ken Valyear)
  • Somatosensory resonance and the development of the self across the life span (Michael Banissy, Maria Laura Filipetti, Helge Gillmeister and Silvia Rigato)
  • Attentional control within working memory (Paul Sauseng, Johanna Zumer, Eva Feredoes, Nick Myers and Fiona McNab)
  • Brain Stimulation Investigations of Cognition (Roi Cohen Kadosh, Vincenzo Romei and others tbc)

Click here to access the full programmeHere to access just the timetableAnd here to access just the abstracts.  A full bound edition of the programme will provided at registration.

NB - September 7th is the last day you can book the conference dinner. 
You can however, continue to register for the conference.

Do you want to present an oral or poster presentation?

First, please click here to download the abstract template. Then, click here to complete the abstract submission form, where you will be asked to upload your abstract (using the abstract template). Alternatively, you can email your abstract (edited abstract template) to Martin.Edwards@uclouvain.be. The deadline for abstracts is June 19th 2015.

Young Scientist / Student Bursaries:

Bursaries of up to £200 are offered to students who intend to present their research at the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
The bursaries are intended for the meeting registration and to contribute towards the travel costs to and from the conference.
Please complete the form below, and email it to:

Professor Martin Edwards (martin.edwards@uclouvain.be; subject: BACN Student Bursary 2015)
before the 30th June 2015. The winners of the bursaries will be notified well in advance of the meeting date.


Bursary Application Forms:

Click here to obtain a bursary application form

Registration for the 2015 conference IS NOW OPEN.

To register for this year's conference and to find out information about prices, accommodation and how to get to us please click here