IMPRS Conference 2018 Programme

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June 5th - Day 1: Evolution and genetics of language

08:30 Registration opens | coffee & tea served
09:30 Welcome by Peter Hagoort Managing Director & IMPRS Spokesperson
09:45 Chiara Barbieri University of Zürich & MPI for the Science of Human History
11:00 coffee break
11:15 Andrea Ravignani SealCentre Pieterburen & Vrije Universiteit Brussel
12:30 lunch break
14:00 Enoch Aboh Universiteit van Amsterdam
15:15 coffee break
15:45 Panel discussion led by Bill Thompson MPI for Psycholinguistics & UC Berkeley
16:45 Poster session 1 - poster abstracts | borrel/drinks
18:15 end


June 6th - Day 2: Neurobiology of language

09:00 coffee & tea served
09:15 Melissa Duff Vanderbilt University
10:30 coffee break
10:45 Sophie Scott University College London
12:00 lunch break | PhD-Speaker lunch for IMPRS / LiI / CLS PhDs
13:30 Jeffrey Binder Medical College of Wisconsin
14:45 break
15:00 Jean-Remi King New York University
16:15 coffee break
16:45 Panel discussion led by Vitória Piai Donders Institute & RadboudUMC
17:45 end

19:00 Conference dinner @ De Waagh


June 7th - Day 3: Big Ideas Workshop

09:30 Meet your group | coffee & tea served
10:00 Introduction to Big Ideas Workshop
10:15 Individual group meetings
12:30 lunch break
14:00 Individual group meetings
15:00 coffee break
15:15 Pitch competition
16:00 Poster session 2 - poster abstracts | coffee break
17:00 Announcement of winning group
17:15 Closing remarks
17:30 end

The Big Ideas Workshop topics: