By Erin Buckley, Hamid Dehghani, Javier Andreu-Pérez and Felipe Orihuela-Espina
As you know by now, our next biennial meeting will be held at the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) on September 11th to 15th, 2024, and we are already planning for it.
Samuel A. Montero-Hernandez has been appointed virtual chair.
We have assembled the program committee with distinguished researchers from around the world and across subdisciplines:
|von Luhmann||Alex||Berlin Institute of Technology||Germany||Europe|
|Brigadoi||Sabrina||University of Padova||Italy||Europe|
|Benavides-Varela||Silvia||University of Padova||Italy||Europe|
|Leff||Dan||Imperial College London||UK||Europe|
|Mesquita||Rickson||Universidad do Campinas||Brazil||SouthAmerica|
|Highton||David||University of Queensland||Australia||Australia|
|Diop||Mamadou||University of Western Ontario||Canada||NorthAmerica|
|Perlman||Susan B.||Washington University- St. Louis||USA||NorthAmerica|
|Guevara||Edgar||Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosí||Mexico||NorthAmerica|
|Lee||Seung Yup||Kennesaw State University||USA||NorthAmerica|
|Chhabra||Harleen||National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences||India||Asia|
|Al-Shargie||Fares||American University of Sharjah||UAE||Asia|
|Niu||Haijing||Beijing Normal University||China||Asia|
|Tak||Sungho||Korea Basic Science Institute||Korea||Asia|
Locally, we have been working with the University of Birmingham campus services to identify appropriate space and arrange catering details. We are happy to announce that we are now ready to plan for the oral presentations and the workshops. These will take place in our impressive Teaching and Learning Center with capacity for 500 attendants, whereas posters and sponsor stalls will be in the magnificent Great Hall located in the Aston Webb building.
We are also working on launching the conference website and designing a unique conference logo. We will soon put out a call for sponsors.
While there is still a lot to do, preparations are moving forward. We are excited to host you here in Birmingham!