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CNS 2015 Meeting | Schedule Overview

TENTATIVE – 2/23/15
 

Saturday, March 28, 2015

11:00 am-3:00 pm Exhibitor Check-In, Exhibit Hall
11:00 am-7:00 pm On-site Registration & Pre-Registration Check In, To be announced
2:00-3:30 pm Opening Ceremonies & Keynote Address, Anjan Chatterjee, “The neuroscience of aesthetics and art” OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (Q&A to follow), Grand Ballroom
3:30-5:30 pm Exhibits on Display, Exhibit Hall
3:30-4:00 pm Coffee Service, Exhibit Hall
3:30-5:30 pm Poster Session A, Exhibit Hall
5:30-6:30 pm 4th Annual Distinguished Career Contributions in Cognitive Neuroscience LectureMarta Kutas, “45 years of Cognitive Electrophysiology: neither just psychology nor just the brain but the visible electrical interface between the twain”, Grand Ballroom
6:30-7:30 pm Welcome Reception, Atrium

Sunday, March 29, 2015

7:30 am-6:30 pm On-site Registration & Pre-Registration Check In, Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am-5:30 pm Exhibits on Display, Exhibit Hall
8:00-8:30 am Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
8:00-10:00 am Poster Session B, Exhibit Hall
10:00 am-12:00 pm Mini-Symposium 1- “What can be, or should be, the relationship between language and neuroscience?” Hanna Gauvin, Chair, Grand Ballroom A
Mini-Symposium 2 – “Zooming-in on the hippocampus: Advances in high-resolution imaging in the context of cognitive aging and dementia” Naftali Raz, Chair, Grand Ballroom B/C
Mini-Symposium 3 – “Reasoning: Origins and development” Kathy Mann Koepke, Chair, Bay View Room
12:00-1:30 pm Exhibit Expo, Exhibit Hall
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30-3:30 pm Data Blitz 1, Grand Ballroom B/C
1:30-2:30 pm YIA Special Lectures, “Constructive Episodic Simulation of Future Events” Donna Rose Addis and “Do humans make good decisions?” Christopher Summerfield, Grand Ballroom A
2:30-3:30 pm NIH Funding Workshop, Kathy Mann Koepke and Lisa Freund, NICHD/CDBB, Grand Ballroom A
3:30-4:00 pm Coffee Service, Exhibit Hall
3:30-5:30 pm Poster Session C, Exhibit Hall
5:30-6:30 pm 21st Annual George A. Miller Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience LecturePatricia Kuhl, “The Neurogenetics of Language“, Grand Ballroom
7:00 pm CNS Student Association Student Social Night

Monday, March 30, 2015

8:00 am-7:30 pm On-site Registration & Pre-Registration Check In, Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am-8:30 am Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
8:00-7:30 pm Exhibits on Display, (Exhibit Booths Closed 10:00 am – 1:30 pm)
8:00-10:00 am Poster Session D, Exhibit Hall
10:00 am -1:30 pm Exhibit Booths Closed, Exhibit Hall
10:00 am-12:00 pm Mini-Symposium 4- “Cerebellar contributions to learning and cognition” Rich Ivry, Chair, Arseny Sokolov, Co-Chair Grand Ballroom A
Mini-Symposium 5 – “Disrupting the face perception network” David Pitcher, Chair, Grand Ballroom B/C
Mini-Symposium 6 – “Approaches to identify network connectivity neuroimaging” Vaughn Steele, Chair, Bay View Room
12:00-1:00 pm NSF Funding Workshop, Alumit Ishai, Director, NSF Cognitive Neuroscience Program, Grand Ballroom B/C
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch Break (Exhibit Booths Closed)
1:30-3:30 pm Poster Session E, Exhibit Hall
3:00-3:30 pm Coffee Service, Exhibit Hall
3:30-5:30 pm Mini-Symposium 7 – “Interactions between the prefrontal cortex and the medial temporal lobes supporting the control of memory retrieval” Michael Anderson, Chair, Grand Ballroom A
3:30-5:30 pm Invited Symposium 1 – “The renaissance of EEG: An old dog teaching us new tricks” Micah Murray, chair, Grand Ballroom B/C
5:30-7:30 pm Poster Session F, Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

8:00 am-3:30 pm On-site Registration & Pre-Registration Check In, Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 am-12:00 pm Exhibits on Display, Exhibit Hall
8:00-8:30 am Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
8:00-10:00 am Poster Session G, Exhibit Hall
10:00 am-12:00 pm Mini-Symposium 8 – “Temporal coordination of neuronal processes by cross-frequency interactions” Ole Jensen, Chair, Grand Ballroom A
Mini-Symposium 9 – “Fresh perspectives on social perception: From functional specialization to connectivity” Emily Cross, Chair, Grand Ballroom B/C
Data Blitz 2, Bay View Room
12:00-1:00 pm Journal Reviewers Workshop, Toby Charkin, (Elsevier), Chair, Grand Ballroom B/C
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30-3:30 pm Invited Symposium 2 – “The Changing Brain—Insights from Lifespan Cognitive Neuroscience” Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz and Michael D. Rugg, Co-Chairs, Discussant: Cindy Lustig, Grand Ballroom A
Invited Symposium 3 – “Decisions, emotion, the self, and medial prefrontal cortex” Scott Huettel, Chair, Grand Ballroom B/C

 


Cognitive Neuroscience Society Student Association Student Social Night
Sunday, March 29, 7:00pm, Location TBD; Meet in Hyatt Regency Reception Area

Come and join us for the annual CNSSA Student Social Night, Sunday, March 29th, after the George A. Miller Prize Lecture. We will meet at 7:00 in the conference hotel reception area (look for signs), and walk out to a nearby bar/restaurant around 7:15. There will be no cover charge and light snacks will be provided at the restaurant (cash bar). This event is open to all students and post docs of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

More information will be posted on the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Student Association Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/CNSStudentAssociation). We look forward to meeting you!


NIH Funding: Training and Research Grant Opportunities
Sunday, March 29, 2:30-3:30 pm, Grand Ballroom A

This presentation will highlight current federal training, career development, and research funding opportunities available to CNS investigators. Program Directors representing the NIH will present an overview of relevant funding opportunities, as well as a brief overview of the grant application, review, and funding processes, providing hints for successful grant writing along the way. Come learn how to advance your research with federal support!

Speakers: Kathy Mann Koepke, NICHD/NIH, Lisa Freund, NICHD/NIH


Federal Funding Opportunities at the National Science Foundation
Monday, March 30, 12:00-1:00 pm, Grand Ballroom B/C

Dr. Alumit Ishai, Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Program, will present an overview of current federal funding opportunities for Cognitive Neuroscientists at NSF, the grant application, review and funding processes, and provide hints for successful grant writing along the way. Come learn how to advance your research with federal support!

Speakers: Alumit Ishai, Director, NSF Cognitive Neuroscience Program


Journal Publishing Workshop: How to peer review a paper
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Grand Ballroom B/C

This workshop will cover the purpose of peer review, the steps in the peer review process, why you should review, tips on how to review a paper, tips on how to write comments to Editors and authors, what oversight a reviewer provides, and what criteria a reviewer needs for assessment. There will be a couple of short presentations followed by Q&A and a panel discussion.

Speakers: Michael Rugg (Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychologia), Toby Charkin (Elsevier)
Panelists: Marie Banich (Editor-in-Chief of Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience), Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (Editor-in-Chief of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience), Mark D’Esposito (Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience), Cindy Lustig (Editor-in-Chief of Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences), Patti Reuter-Lorenz (Section Editor of Neuropsychologia), Michael Rugg (Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychologia)