[Comp-neuro] CCNC Conference: Extended Deadline & Submission Website Avail

Randall C. O'Reilly Randy.OReilly at colorado.edu
Fri May 19 19:41:43 CEST 2006


Updates:

* The deadline for submission has been extended to June 15, 2006
* The website for submitting is now operational:
  http://www.conference.org/page5.html
* We are planning a special issue of the newly reorganized Brain Research
  journal for papers from this meeting -- indicate interest with your abstract
  submission.

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                            ~ Call for Abstracts ~
        2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
                            www.ccnconference.org

To be held in conjunction with the 2006 PSYCHONOMIC SOCIETY CONFERENCE,
November 16-19, 2006 at the Hilton Americas hotel in Houston, TX.

* CONFERENCE DATES: Wed-Thu November 15 & 16, 2006

The inaugural CCNC 2005 meeting held prior to Society for Neuroscience
(SfN) in Washington DC was a great success with approximately 250
attendees 60 presented posters and strongly positive reviews. In future
years it will continue to be held on a rotating basis with other meetings
such as (tentative list): Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) 
Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Cognitive Science Society
(CogSci) Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) and Computational
and Systems Neuroscience (COSYNE).
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* DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: June 15, 2006 (EXTENDED)

Abstracts to be submitted online via the website: 
www.ccnconference.org/page5.html

Like last year, there will be two categories of submissions:
        -Poster only
        -Poster, plus short talk (15 min) to highlight the poster

Abstracts should be no more than 500 words. Women and underrepresented
minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Reviewing for posters will
be inclusive and only to ensure appropriateness to the meeting. Short talks
will be selected on the basis of research quality relevance to conference
theme and expected accessibility in a talk format. Abstracts not selected
for short talks will still be accepted as posters as long as they meet
appropriateness criteria.

* NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: July 15, 2005 (NEW DATE)
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Preliminary Program:
* 2006 Keynote Speakers (confirmed):
        Mike Kahana, University of Pennsylvania
        Mark Seidenberg, University of Wisconsin Madison

* 3 Symposia, selected from submitted proposals, that will be discussion
  oriented and include a mixture of modelers and non-modelers, all focused
  on a common theme or issue.

* 12 short talks featuring selected posters

* Poster sessions
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2006 Planning Committee:

Suzanna Becker, McMaster University
Jonathan Cohen, Princeton University
Yuko Munakata, University of Colorado, Boulder
David Noelle, Vanderbilt University
Randall O'Reilly, University of Colorado, Boulder
Maximilian Riesenhuber, Georgetown University Medical Center

Executive Organizer: Thomas Hazy, University of Colorado, Boulder

For more information and to sign up for the mailing list visit:
                            www.ccnconference.org


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