New in 2009
Collaborate with other abstract submitters who share your area of interest – enter your slide-based presentation as a nanosymposium.
This new abstract submission category encourages a collaborative approach to scientific presentations. Abstract submission opens April 23.
Neuroscience 2009 abstract submission opens Thursday, April 23 and closes Thursday, May 14. Last year, SfN received nearly 16,000 abstract submissions.
Only SfN members can submit abstracts: Join SfN or renew your lapsed membership.
Learn from Leading Experts
Presidential Special Lectures
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Albert and Ellen Grass Lecture
Bob Wurtz, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
- Fred Kavli Distinguished International Neuroscientist Lecture
Daniel Wolpert, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- David Kopf Lecture on Neuroethics
Steven Laureys, University of Liege, Belgium
- History of Neuroscience Lecture
Larry Swanson, University of Southern California
- Peter and Patricia Gruber Lecture
To Be Announced
Dialogues between Neuroscience and Society
Magic, the Brain, and the Mind
Explore how attention, memory, and perception inform the art and practice of illusion and magic. The Dialogues presentation will feature internationally known magicians Apollo Robbins, James Randi, and Eric Mead.
Great Science, Great Value, and a Great Time
Dynamic Science and Networking
Neuroscience 2009 will deliver the frontline science and dynamic networking opportunities you expect, in a celebrated American city. Ranked as the third ?best city in America? by Travel & Leisure Magazine, Chicago offers value for every budget.
With average October daytime temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s, attendees can enjoy the fall colors while exploring the famed Field Museum of Natural History or visiting Lincoln Park Zoo, the largest free zoo in the country.
A World-Class Venue, Easy Travel
Attendees will appreciate the world-class McCormick Place Convention Center, which regularly hosts large scientific gatherings such as the Radiological Society of North America (60,000 attendees) and the American Society for Clinical Oncology (35,000 attendees).
Chicago provides the most nonstop domestic and international flights per day among cities of similar size.
A Best Value in Science
Neuroscience 2009 remains one of the best values in science. Already-low registration rates are even lower for members, students, and postdoctoral trainees. Register early for maximum savings.