IMPRS Conference 2020

Interdisciplinary Approaches in the Language Sciences

3-5 June 2020

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Theme 1: Language Disorders
Keynotes: Matthew Lambon Ralph & Ellen Gerrits
Short talks: Vitória Piai, Anja Staiger & Babette Diepeveen

Theme 2: Memory & Learning
Keynotes: Laura Batterink & Carel ten Cate
Short talks: James McQueen, Lisa Henderson, Leonidas Doumas & Marieke Woensdregt

Key information

Practical information

How to get around town & other information

Poster sessions

Poster abstract submission opens on: TBA


Registration opens on: TBA


We offer several workshops to improve various (soft) skills

IMPRS Conference 2020

The IMPRS Conference: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Language Sciences is an international, three-day conference organised by the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences. It will take place from June 3 - 5 2020 at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

This 3-day conference will be centered among two themes: Language Disorders and Memory & Learning and explore these themes from the viewpoint of multiple scientific disciplines, including genetics, psychology, (neuro)biology, linguistics and computer science. Alongside the keynotes, various short talks and discussion sessions, there will be the opportunity to present your own work during the poster sessions. Furthermore, there wil be various workshops concerning soft skills, research methods and data analyses.

Speaker line-up

Our keynote speakers are renowned researchers on top of their field.


We acknowledge that not everyone is able to attend our conference. Therefore, we live-stream our keynotes and short talks.

Registration is free

Registration is free of cost. You can opt in for lunch and drinks for a small fee when you register.

Poster session

In our poster sessions you can present your own research and network with other researchers.


Various workshops are offered to improve soft-skills, research methods and data analysis skills.

Conference dinner

Although conference attendance is free, we ask for a personal contribution from attendees to the conference dinner.

Contact us

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us via email or Twitter.
Twitter: @imprsconference #IMPRSconf2020


Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Wundtlaan 1
6525 XD Nijmegen
The Netherlands