The Lure of the New

Programme

The conference takes place over three days 20-22 March 2013, and incorporates evening events in addition to the symposia and poster sessions:

  • The official launch of the Cognition Institute
  • Keynote address by the head of Programs at the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility: Linda Lanyon:
    Toward globally collaborative science: the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
  • CogTalk debate
  • Conference Meal (limited places available)
  • SciScreen film presentation

Wed 20th


09:30 – 11:00
Central Methodist Hall

Registration

11:00 – 13:00
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Embodied Cognition and Mental Simulation


13:00 – 14:00
Lunch


14:00 – 16:00
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Imagery, Dance and Creativity


16:00 – 16:30
Break/Change venue


16:30 – 17:15
Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square, Plymouth University

Keynote address 1:
Linda Lanyon (INCF)


17:15 – 18:00
Sherwell Centre Foyer, Plymouth University

Reception

18:00 - 18:05
Sherwell Centre, Lower Lecture Theatre

Institute launch and address by the Vice Chancellor

18:15 - 19:30
Sherwell Centre, Lower Lecture Theatre

CogTalk
Never Forget a face? Memory and the (un)reliable witness


20:00
Royal Plymouth Corinthians Yacht Club

Conference Dinner, RPCYC

Thur 21st


09:00 – 11:10
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Computational Modelling of Brain Processes


11:10 – 11:30
Break


11:30 – 13:15
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Sounds for Communication


13:15 – 14:00
Lunch


14:00 - 15:00
Central Methodist Hall

Keynote Address 2:
Guy Orban

15:00 – 16:00
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Current trends in deception research


16:00 – 16:30
Break/Change venue


16:30 – 18:30
Portland Square Atria A & B

Poster Session


19:00 – 21:00
Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

Special Film Screening with SciScreen
Trip to the Moon (1902) and Sherlock Jnr (1924)

Fri 22nd


10:00 – 12:00
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Developments in infant speech perception


12:00 – 13:00
Lunch


13:00 – 13:45
Central Methodist Hall

Seminar:
Science, Technology and Entertainment: Transdisciplinarity in Practice

13:45 – 16:00
Central Methodist Hall

Symposium:
Engineering Creativity - can the arts help scientific research more directly?


16:00
Conference ends