Upcoming Conferences

Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

Student Center, 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI, 48202, May 14th, 2018

Share your work with local neuroscientists at the meeting’s poster session. Hear keynote speaker Edward Hall, PhD, the Chair in Neurotrauma Research at the University of Kentucky, discuss his latest work on pharmacological treatments for acute brain injury. 

The meeting is also a GREAT opportunity for undergraduate students to present their work in a friendly, engaging environment. There are poster awards specifically for undergraduates, as well as for graduate students and postdocs/technicians. Further, we will also have a “Neuron Photo booth” at the meeting and encourage everyone to share their photos on social media to promote Neuroscience Research in Michigan (follow the chapter on Twitter: @SfnMichigan and like us on Facebook: Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Page). 

For more information, please visit their website

44th Annual ABAI Convention

Pre-convention workshops: May 24–25, 2018, Convention: May 26–28, 2018, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and Marriott Marquis San Diego & Marina

Topics range from Applied Animal Behavior to Philosophical, Conceptual, and Historical Issues, among many more. 

For more information about registration and scheduling, visit the ABA International webpage

35th Annual Dream Conference

June 16-20, 2018, Doubletree Resort Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arizona

The Conference • will feature world-renowned keynote speakers and over 150 presenters from around the globe, an opening reception, a Dream Art Exhibition and reception, the annual PSI Dreaming Contest, and the ever popular costume Dream Ball and other special events appropriate to the enjoyment of the location.

Call for Submissions • High quality proposals are invited that fall into any of the following tracks: Research and Theory; Clinical Approaches; Dreamwork Practices; Arts and Humanities; Education; Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy; Extraordinary, PSI and Lucid Dreams; Dreams and Health; Culture and History; and Mental Imagery.

Deadline for presentation submissions: December 15th, 2017

Deadline for posters: February 15th, 2018

For more information about the Dream Conference, visit their website.

Alzheimer's Association International Conference

July 22-26, 2018, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world's leading basic science and clinical researchers, next generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease.

More information is available on alz.org/aaic/chicago.

Register early to save, early-bird pricing ends May 11, register here

9th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) 2018 and Affiliated Conferences

July 22-26, 2018, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal Studios® Orlando, Florida, USA 

The conference objective is to provide an international forum for the dissemination and exchange of scientific information on theoretical, generic, and applied areas of human factors and ergonomics. This will be accomplished through the following six modes of communication: keynote presentation, parallel sessions, demonstration and poster sessions, tutorials, exhibitions, and meetings of special interest groups. The five-day conference will start with tutorials. Tutorials will be offered at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels covering the entire spectrum of the conference.

Abstracts are due December 1st, 2018. For more information, visit the AHFE webpage.

9th Annual Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience

Saturday, September 30th, 2018, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

This is a regional academic conference, exclusively for undergraduates, where students can present their neuroscience-related research, learn about work being done at other colleges and universities, and engage in professional development seminars. There will also be workshops for faculty who teach undergraduate neuroscience courses and mentor undergraduates in research.

Registration and Abstract Submission opens July 1st. For more information, visit their wepbage.

Substance Abuse and Addiction Conference

November 19–20, 2018, Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C.

Save the dates for this single-track conference on the latest behavioral research and best practices on substance use and addiction. Enjoy an informative weekend in the U.S. capital and plan some time to enjoy D.C.—the Grand Hyatt is only a 10-minute walk from the National Mall, which hosts many of the nation’s leading historical monuments and more than 10 national museums and art galleries. 

More information will soon become available on the conference webpage.