Information for Attendees:

Conference Registration Check In begins at 9:30am. Please check in and receive your name badge upon arrival. Registration desk will be open until 3:00pm.

Lunch will include 5 topic tables that attendees can join for an informal lunch discussion and networking. Topic tables will be led by a discussion leader. 


Information for Poster Presenters:

Presenters in all sessions please have your poster up by 11:00am on May 24th in your designated location. See the Abstract Booklet (to be released) for information on your Poster Number. Pins to adhere your poster will be provided.

Poster sessions are as follows

          Poster Session I: 12:00-1:00pm (presenter names A-M)

          Poster Session II: 2:00-3:00pm (presenter names N-Z)

*Posters dimensions MUST BE 36"(H) x 42" (W). 

Travel award winners will be selected based on the quality and innovation of their research and the quality of their poster presentation. Finalists, to be judged at the conference, will be notified by May 11th. 



10am Presidential Welcome

10:10-12pm Distinguished Local Speakers

Dr. Alison Adcock, Assistant Professor, Duke University
Dr. Heather Patisaul, Associate Professor, NC State University
Dr. Ben Philpot, Kenan Distinguished Professor, Associate Director of UNC Neuroscience Center, UNC at Chapel Hill

12-1pm Poster session I 

1pm Networking Lunch/Topic Tables

2-3pm Poster session II

3:10pm Keynote Address 

Dr. Patricia Janak, Professor, Johns Hopkins University

 4:15 Poster Awards/Reception

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Just off exit 287 of 40, click map for directions.

Parking available at hotel.