December 8-10th 2014, Monash University, Caulfield Campus.
Natalie Sebanz (Central European University Budapest)
Harvey Whitehouse (University of Oxford)
Peter Bossaerts (University of Melbourne/Caltech)
Sally Andrews (University of Sydney)
Richard Menary (Macquarie University)
Call for papers/posters
Please submit abstracts to ASCS14@monash.edu with subject line reading ‘ASCS abstract submission’. Abstract guidelines: Full contact details, all authors, 3 keywords, discipline (neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, philosophy etc.), indicate poster/talk preference, indicate if poster acceptance is ok if talk is preferred but not accepted, max. 200 word abstract. Deadline September 15th 2014.
Call for symposia
Please submit proposals for symposia to ASCS14@monash.edu with subject line reading ‘ASCS symposium submission’. Symposium proposal guidelines: Full contact details of main symposium proposer, names of 3 proposed speakers , 3 keywords, max. 200 word general description and motivation for symposium topic, max. 200 word abstract for each speaker. Proposals should seek to have speakers that are not from the same lab/department/university/discipline. Deadline September 15th 2014. There will be a limited number of symposia. There will also be a possibility of more informal themed streams in the concurrent sessions, please indicate if this is preferred. Multiple submissions: each person can only give one talk, please don’t submit multiple talks (submissions with multiple authors will be assessed on a case by case basis). Persons giving a talk will only have first-authored posters accepted if space permits (non-first-authored posters are permitted).
Early Bird registration deadline October 1st 2014: full time staff $375, students $175.
Full price registration deadline after October 1st 2014: full time staff $425 staff and students $200.
Registration covers 3 days of conference, lunch every day, coffee/tea/refreshment twice a day, drinks/nibbles at welcome reception/poster session.
**Click here to register**
Steps for registration
· · Select Registration option (‘full’ or ‘student’)
· · Select Conference dinner option (view your cart to change the number of tickets, if you wish to register accompanying dinner guests).
Receipt: The receipt is produced automatically when your transaction is successful. You will need to print your receipt at this stage as you cannot do it later.
Tuesday 9th December. $100 for staff, $80 for students. This price includes a three course dinner with beverages. Venue: The Alto Room at the Langham Hotel, Southbank. Registration for the conference dinner happens at the main registration page. Multiple dinner tickets can be ordered. For dietary requirements, please email the organisers at ASCS@monash.edu, subject heading “Dietary requirements”.
The venue is Monash University, Caulfield Campus. This is easily accessible from the City via train (Pakenham/Dandenong line, Frankston line).
There are numerous hotels in Melbourne suiting all budgets, accessible through the usual hotel websites. The conference venue is at Caulfield Campus, which is on the train line from the city. We recommend staying in the city as there are not many hotels near the conference venue. The conference dinner is at the Langham hotel, Southbank in the city, within walking distance or easy tram ride from most other city hotels.
The event will begin Monday morning 10AM December 8th. Poster session and welcome drinks Monday night. Conference dinner Tuesday 9th December. The conference will end 6PM Wednesday 10th December. Detailed program TBA.
Postgraduate travel awards
Min. 4 awards of $300 each. Please indicate in your submission if you seek this and justify that your home institution is not covering costs. Winners to be determined on a needs basis.
Jeroen van Boxtel (Monash), Bryan Paton (Monash), Monima Chadha (Monash), Peter Enticott (Deakin/Monash), Jakob Hohwy (Monash), John Michael (Copenhagen/Budapest), John Sutton (Macquarie), Michael Breakspear (Queensland Institute of Medical Research), Colin Klein (Macquarie), Olivia Carter (Melbourne), George van Doorn (Federation), Gary Egan (Monash), Jennifer Windt (Mainz/Monash).
Local organizing committee
Jakob Hohwy, Bryan Paton, Colin Palmer, Ryoji Sato, George van Doorn.
Jakob Hohwy; inquiries to ASCS14@monash.edu
Associated events in Melbourne
The Australasian Society for Autism Research has its meeting December 4-5 at Latrobe University in Melbourne. See here for details.