SiNAPSA Neuroscience Conference '09
with Educational Workshop on Memory
September 26-29 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Educational Workshop on Memory
The conference will be accompanied by a full day Educational Workshop on Memory that will take place on Sunday, September 27th. The Workshop is primarily designed for psychiatry and neurology residents and clinical psychologists in training, but undergraduate students of medicine and psychology, and other students and interested professionals are welcome to attend. The official language of the Workshop is English.
The Workshop will cover a wide array of topics related to memory including theoretical bases, research endeavors, overview of disorders affecting memory and clinical diagnostic.
Registration fee for the Workshop will be covered by Conference registration fee, however participants need to register for the Workshop separately on-line by September 1st, 2009. For those attending the Workshop only, a daily attendance fee of 30 EUR applies. In the case that the interest in the Workshop exceeds available space, applicants that registered first and those with awarded travel grants will be given priority. Confirmation letters will be sent by September 10th, 2009.
A number of travel grants will be awarded to students and young residents coming from underprivileged regions in Europe and beyond. The grants will contribute towards economy travel and budget accomodation in Ljubljana, and will consist of reimbursement of actual expenses upon submission of the original travel ticket and relevant receipts. To apply for a travel grant, please use the form to justify your application and attach your CV and a recommendation letter from your mentor/supervisor. The deadline for travel grant applications is July 15th, 2009. Travel grant awards will be announced by August 1st, 2009.
|08:30||Session I: Introduction to memory|
|08:30||Introduction to memory|
Grega Repovš, Department of Psychology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Charan Ranganath, Center for Neuroscience & Department of Psychology, University of California at Davis, USA
|09:30||Working memory and executive functions|
Adrian M. Owen, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
|10:00||Emotional memory: Looking backward to looking forward|
Dean Mobbs, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, UK
|12:00||Buffet lunch by the posters |
|14:30||Session II: Assessing memory & memory dysfunction|
|14:30||Memory in a clinical setting: Neuroscience methods|
Saša Filipović, Institute for Medical Research, Beograd, Serbia
|14:55||Memory in a clinical setting: Bedside testing|
Elka Stefanova, Institute of Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Beograd, Serbia
|15:20||Memory in a clinical setting: Neuropsychological assessment|
Vita Štukovnik, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
|15:45||Memory dysfunction in psychiatric disorders|
Aleš Kogoj, University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Slovenia
|16:10||Memory dysfunction in neurological disorders|
Milica Gregorič Kramberger, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
|17:00||Session III: Clinical cases|
|17:00||A paradigmatic case: H. M.|
Jure Bon, Psychiatric Hospital Begunje, Slovenia
|17:20||Interactive case reports|
Barbara Starovasnik, Dejan Georgiev, Aleš Kogoj
|18:30||A paradigmatic case: Auguste D.|
Zvezdan Pirtošek, Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia
|19:00||Closing of the workshop |
Last update: August 22nd 2009.
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Conference is accompanied by an Educational workshop on memory. Visit Workshop pages for detailed information on Workshop and an overview of programme schedule.
Interdisciplinary panel discussion
One of the opening events of the conference is an interdisciplinary panel discussion on Awareness in unresponsive states. The panel discussion will address different perspectives and present varying views on the topic, also inviting questions from the public.
July 15 2009
Abstract submission deadline
July 15 2009
Travel award application deadline
September 1 2009
Early registration deadline
September 26 2009
Visit presenter's guide for details on equipment for oral presentations as well as information on how to prepare an effective poster.
The organizers were able to provide a small number of travel grants for students and junior scientists from Central and Eastern Europe and other less privileged regions. The deadline for submission of travel grant applications was July 15th.