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Science of Aphasia 2015 Aveiro

The University of Aveiro, Portugal is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 16th Science of Aphasia (SoA) Conference between the 17th and 22nd of September 2015.

This year’s program theme is Neuroplasticity and Language and includes the following invited speakers:

Argye Hillis (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Hugues Duffau (CHU Montpellier, France)

Cathy Price (UCL, UK)

Alexandre Castro Caldas (UCP, Portugal)

Alexandra Reis (UAlg, Portugal)

Stanislas Dehaene (Collège de France, France)

Uri Hasson (Università Degli Studi di Trento, Italy)

Jenny Crinion (UCL, UK)

Brenda Rapp (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

David Poeppel (New York University, USA)

Dan Bub (University of Victoria, Canada)

David Caplan (Harvard Medical School, USA)

The SoA conferences have brought together, for the past 15 years, senior and junior scientists working in the multidisciplinary field of Neurocognition of language and deal with normal function as well as disorders. The conference structure ensures direct and informal interaction between all participants.

The conference program will include keynotes (mornings), and contributed oral and poster presentations (afternoons) over 4 days (between the 18th and the 21st of September 2015). Full/student registration will include the conference proceedings, lunches, coffee breaks, a social program and conference dinner. Participants will be able to register only for a day as well.

Abstracts can be submitted at until the 1st of April. Selected abstract authors will then be invited to submit full length papers.

Conference proceeding will be published as part of a special number of the journal Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologi. The papers are published online at the journal’s website (see previous conference proceedings here) and a printed copy is distributed to all conference participants.

The venue is the School of Health Sciences at University of Aveiro’s Campus de Santiago, overlooking the Aveiro’s lagoon, which is renowned internationally for its many buildings designed by famous Portuguese architects, only at a short distance from the city centre (5 minute walk).

For more information, please contact Luis M. T. Jesus (Local Chair), University of Aveiro, Portugal