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Australasian Cognitive Neurosciences Conference 2011

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21st meeting of the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology

9th - 12th December 2011, Macquarie University


The Australasian Society for Psychophysiology extends an invitation to researchers in the field of cognitive neuroscience to attend the upcoming Australasian Cognitive Neurosciences Conference. The conference provides an excellent opportunity to showcase research across diverse fields of neuroscience.


  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy
  • Neuroimaging
  • Biophysics
  • Engineering


  • Electroencephalography
  • Magnetoencephalography
  • Psychophysics
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Galvanic skin responses
  • Pharmacology

An extensive programme includes keynote presentations by world leaders in cognitive neuroscience, and talk and poster sessions from national and international researchers. In addition, there will be symposia themed by research question or methodology as proposed by participants. Students are warmly invited to participate and present their research.

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Stanislas Dehaene (College de France)
  • Professor Joel Talcott (Aston University, UK)
  • Dr Donna Rose Addis (University of Auckland)
  • Dr Peter Uhlhaas (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt)
  • Dr Caroline Witton (Aston University, UK)



Macquarie University, Building E7B.


Free parking for the conference is available in W4, X3 and X4. You will be sent by email a "Special Event Parking Permit" which you will need to display on your dashboard. Please see the Campus Map for directions.

Conference Dinner

Saturday 10th December, Freshwater Surf Lifesaving Club. Transport provided to/from Macquarie University.

Important Dates

  1. Abstracts deadline: 15th October.
  2. Registration opens: 1st October and closes 22nd November 2011.
  3. Acceptance of Abstract notification 1 November 2011.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

The abstracts from this meeting will be published in Clinical EEG and Neuroscience. Please note the journal will only publish abstracts of those who attend the meeting, and that have sufficient detail regarding the presented research.


PLEASE NOTE: To attend the ACNC conference you must apply for membership of ASP.
Please visit the ASP Membership page to complete your membership application and payment to ensure your conference registration can be processed.

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Student Awards

Student Travel Awards

Six travel awards to the value of $300 each to support PhD and Honours students' attendance. These are awarded for non-local students to attend the conference and are decided on the basis of quality of submitted abstract, assessed by the scientific committee.

Student Presentation and Poster Awards

Four awards for best PhD presentation, best PhD poster, best Honours presentation and best Honours poster.

Conference Contact & Details

Abstracts, symposia & general enquiries:


SPM8 for Basic and Clinical Investigators

The CCD is hosting 'SPM8 for Basic and Clinical Investigators', an intermediate, 5-day workshop designed for fMRI researchers.

The workshop will take place at Macquarie University, from November 28-December 2, 2011.
If you are interested in attending this course, please visit the official website to register.

Conference Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Electra Corporation Logo Elekta Australasia

Elekta Australasia serves the Radiation oncology, Medical Oncology and Neuroscience communities throughout Australia and New Zealand with clinical solutions and services of the highest international standards. Elekta Australasia also offer clinical solutions for Anatomic Pathology and Decision Support data aggregation tools in cancer registry solutions using PowerPath

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Symbiotic Devices products include: Brainsight neuronavigation system for TMS, neuroConn trans-cranial Direct Current Stimulators (tDCS) and EEG systems.

Bronze Sponsors

AD Instruments LogoADInstruments

ADInstruments data acquisition products are designed for research, customized teaching solutions and pharmaceutical research in life science, including the award winning PowerLab.

BESA Logo BESA | Brain Electrical Source Analysis

BESA GmbH, the leading innovators in digital EEG and MEG software for research and clinical applications.

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CCD now has six Eyelink systems in active use including the MEG and MRI versions of the system.

Related Conferences

Local Organising Commitee

  • Shahd Al-Janabi
  • Bhuvanesh Awasthi
  • Robin Blumfield
  • Jon Brock
  • Hana Burianova
  • Kirsten Challinor
  • Peter de Lissa
  • Blake Johnson
  • Yatin Mahajan
  • Lars Marstaller
  • Varghese Peter
  • Anina Rich
  • Craig Richardson
  • Usha Sista
  • Graciela Tesan
  • Mark Williams
  • Alexandra Woolgar
  • Shu Yau
  • Regine Zopf

Further Information

Contact Details

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