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Australian Disorders of the Corpus Callosum

CONNECTIONS 2019: a conference for disorders of the corpus callosum, in Perth, 10–12 May 2019

There will be offering a unique opportunity to attend a general weekend conference and/or an unprecedented chance to hear global leaders in corpus callosum research at an afternoon symposium for practitioners and researchers in health and education.

Register for conference only or including accommodation

Prices vary depending on the size of room required and your membership status.

AMAZING BRAINS CONNECT 2019, Perth, 11 May 2019

A unique opportunity to meet 3 members of the IRC5 who are all global leaders in corpus callosum research, Professor Linda Richards (QBI, Brisbane), A/Professor Paul Lockhart (MCRI, Melbourne) and Dr Lynn Paul (Caltech, California).

The IRC5 is composed of scientists and clinicians around the world with a shared mission. The mission is to discover the causes, consequences, and effective interventions for disorders of the corpus callosum and associated disorders of cerebral connectivity.

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4th AUSTRALIAN DEMENTIA FORUM (ADF2019), Hobart, 13-14 June 2019

The meeting will be hosted by the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNDR). ADF2019 brings together leading researchers, health professionals and members of the public to discuss the latest in dementia research. This year’s theme Shining a light on the impact of dementia research will highlight the impact of dementia research being undertaken in Australia, and the difference it will make for people living dementia, their carers and families.

If you’d like to present your research at ADF2019, please submit an abstract proposal by 11.59pm AEDT Friday 1 March. Abstracts can be submitted here:

Registrations are now open. For more information, including details of international and Australian keynote speakers, please visit:

For further information please contact Alecia Slocombe (02 6217 9176)


NEURO2019 in Niigata, Japan, 25-28 July 2019

Abstract submission deadline is February 6, Wednesday 12:00 noon (JST)

ANS members can register at member rates for the Scientific meeting, organised by the Japanese Society for Neuroscience. Please note that ANS attendees will still need to become a one-year foreign member for a nominal fee of 3000 JPY (approx. AU$39), which is like an abstract handling fee. More information can be found on the following website:

The 19th World Congress of Psychiatry in Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 August 2019

The 19th World Congress of Psychiatry (WCP 2019) will take place August 21-24 in Lisbon, Portugal. This is a unique multidisciplinary forum for colleagues from around the world to meet and discuss a variety of topics, generating stimulating debates and fruitful collaborations. Join leading experts and other allied healthcare professionals for this outstanding opportunity to take part in educational sessions and networking opportunities. Website:

The 10th IBRO (International Brain Research Organization) World Congress of Neuroscience, in Daegu, Korea from September 21-25, 2019

The IBRO World Congress has been held every four years since 1982, and it is one of the most prominent international scientific congresses of its kind expected to be attended by over 4,000 neuroscientists from around the world. IBRO aims to promote neuroscience research and communication among researchers globally and provide educational support for young investigators from developing countries. IBRO2019 will be a fascinating opportunity for participants to share the latest discoveries and ideas in the diverse fields of brain and neuroscience research.

The plenary and keynote lectures including presentation by Nobel Laureate Professor Erwin Neher and over 40 symposia by nearly two hundred experts in various fields of neuroscience will be the centerpiece of the conference. Multiple satellite sessions and meetings for special topics are also included to bring rich content for all participants.
For more detailed information, please visit the IBRO 2019 website,

FSL Mini Course, Dunedin, 18-22 February 2019

This intensive 5-day course covers both the theory and practice of functional and structural brain image analysis. Background concepts and the practicalities of analyses are taught in detailed lectures; these are interleaved with hands-on practical sessions where attendees learn how to carry out analysis for themselves on real data. After completing the course, attendees should be able to analyse their own FMRI and MRI data sets.

This Dunedin Mini course includes the majority of the material included in the standard FSL course, covering functional, structural, diffusion and resting state MRI analysis. We hope that the location and the substantially reduced registration fee (£400 for students and £600 for postdocs) provides a unique opportunity for ANS members to attend the course. Please find more information about the Dunedin FSL Course, including the link for registration, on our website: If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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