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Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Chris Wellekens

3-3-8 (2015-09-17) 16th Science of Aphasia (SoA) Conference, University of Aveiro, Portugal

The University of Aveiro, Portugal is pleased to announce that
will be hosting the 16th Science of Aphasia (SoA) Conference between
the 17th and 22nd of September 2015.

This year's program theme is Neuroplasticity and Language and includes
the following invited speakers: 
Argye Hillis(Johns Hopkins University, USA)

Hugues Duffau (CHU Montpellier, France)

Cathy Price (UCL, UK)

Alexandre Castro Caldas (UCP, Portugal)

Alexandra Reis (UAlg, Portugal)

Stanislas Dehaene (Collège de France, France)

Uri Hasson (Princeton University, USA)

Jenny Crinion (UCL, UK)

Brenda Rapp (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

David Poeppel (New York University, USA)

Dan Bub (University of Victoria, Canada)

David Caplan (Harvard Medical School, USA)

The SoA conferences have brought together, for the past 15 years,
senior and junior scientists working in the multidisciplinary field
of Neurocognition of language and deal with normal function as well
as disorders. The conference structure ensures direct and informal
interaction between all participants.

The conference program will include keynotes (mornings), and contributed
oral and poster presentations (afternoons) over 4 days (between the 18th and
the 21st of September 2015). Full/student registration will include the
conference proceedings, lunches, coffee breaks, a social program and conference
dinner. Participants will be able to register only for a day as well.

Abstracts can be submitted at
until the 1st of April. Selected abstract authors will then be invited to submit full
length papers.

Conference proceeding will be published as part of a special number
of the journal Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologi. The papers are published
online at the journal's website (see previous conference proceedings here)
and a printed copy is distributed to all conference participants.

The venue is the School of Health Sciences at University of Aveiro's
Campus de Santiago, overlooking the Aveiro's lagoon, which is
renowned internationally for its many buildings designed by famous
Portuguese architects, only at a short distance from the city centre
(5 minute walk).


Luis M. T. Jesus
(Local Chair)
University of Aveiro, Portugal                                                                

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