[Comp-neuro] CCNC 2009: REMINDER to register
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Tue Nov 3 22:04:41 CET 2009
~ CCNC 2009~
The CCNC 2009 planning committee wants to remind everyone that standard
registration rates ($175 regular and $75 students) ends THIS Saturday November
7, 2009. After that, registration will increase to $225 ($110 for students).
Please try to register as early as possible --- it helps the organizing
committee plan a better conference!
The committee requests that you PLEASE try to register for the conference by
this deadline in order to help us optimally plan the conference and manage
our budget. Registration should be done via the conference website at:
Based on the number of poster submissions, it looks like this year's
conference should be very well attended, with lots of very interesting work!
CCNC 2009 Planning Committee
4th CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
To be held in conjunction with the 2009 Annual Meeting of the
Psychonomic Society at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.
CCN CONFERENCE DATES: Wed-Thu November 18 & 19, 2009
All three of our previous meetings have been a great success, two as
satellites to Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting (2005, 2007) and in
2006 with Psychonomics. Attendance has ranged from 115-250.
* DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: CLOSED
A limited number of late posters may be accepted on a space available basis.
Abstracts can be submitted online via the website:
* Online registration is available at the conference website:
As in past years, there are two categories of submissions:
-Poster, plus short talk (15 min) to highlight the poster
Abstracts should be limited to 250 words. Women and underrepresented
minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Reviewing of 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
* NOTIFICATION OF POSTER ACCEPTANCE: September 7, 2009
* CONTRIBUTED SHORT TALK SELECTION: September 7, 2009
* 2009 Keynote Speakers:
Neil Burgess, University College London
Josh Tenenbaum, MIT
* Three symposia, each including a mixture of modelers and non-modelers and
focused on a common theme or issue:
** Top-Down Mechanisms of Visual Attention
Moderator: Steven Bressler, Florida Atlantic University
** Our Vision for the Word: Modeling Orthographic Processing
Moderators: Carol Whitney, University of Maryland, College Park
Jonathan Grainger, CNRS, France
** Context, Memory, and the Brain
Moderators: Michael Hasselmo, Boston University
Ken Norman, Princeton University
* Approximately 12 short talks will be chosen featuring selected posters.
* Poster sessions
* We plan to award a limited number of competitive travel fellowships for
students -- look for a notice by late summer. We especially encourage
applications from members of underrepresented minorities.
* Registration fees: $175 ($75 for students).
2009 Planning Committee:
Suzanna Becker, McMaster University
Carlos Brody, Princeton University
Nathaniel Daw, New York University
Michael Hasselmo, Boston University
David Noelle, University of California, Merced
Ken Norman, Princeton University
Maximilian Riesenhuber, Georgetown University
Randall O'Reilly, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jonathan Cohen, Princeton University
Executive Organizer: Thomas Hazy, University of Colorado, Boulder
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