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Mark your agendas for the ABC Brain Day & Night on Friday June 24 in de Brakke Grond!

Detail Summary
Date 24 June 2016
Time 12:30 -23:59
Bron: ABC

We will have workshops (e.g. grant opportunities; valorization), technical demos (e.g. Virtual Reality; wearable EEG solutions), a speed-dating session to meet with ABC faculty members, a poster session (including a poster prize!), and a scientific debate.

NOTE: Deadline for poster submission is June 10th!

The event also features the Nico Frijda lecture by Josh Tenenbaum, and the presentation of the Creative Mind Prize with Freek de Jonge.

We will end the Day & Night with a dazzling ABC party, to give everybody a chance to show his/her best dance moves.

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13.00 – 13.45 

Workshop on Future developments in the Dutch grant-making scheme and the Brain & Cognition initiative (NWO)

14.00 – 14.45 

Workshop on Valorization by Philips:

How to turn your idea into a product?

14.00 – 15.00 

Speed dating: Find your research project!

A chance for master students and PhDs to meet postdocs and professors

15.00 – 15.45 

Workshop on ABC Grants:

What makes the ABC factor?

14.00 – 16.00 

Technical Demos: Novel technologies


Nico Frijda Lecture: Josh Tenenbaum

The roots of common sense: Reverse-engineering intelligence in the human mind and brain


Presentation Creatieve Geest Prijs with Freek de Jonge


Buffet and Poster Session



Neuroimaging: data replacing assumptions, or money replacing insight?

with Wietske van der Zwaag en Julian Kiverstein (moderator: Jelle Zuidema)


DJ & Dancing 


Organising Committee

Conrado Bosman (SILS)
Kim Cerrone (AMC)
Michiel van Elk (Psy)
Gisela Govaart (ABC ResMa)
Romke Rouw (Psy)