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On 26 October, the Cognitive Science Center Amsterdam will hold a Symposium to celebrate its 10th anniversary. In the morning, we will look back at research and education in the field of brain and cognitive science over the past years, but also share our views on the future of the CSCA. The afternoon will be centered around the ‘creatieve geest prijs’ (creative mind prize), an initiative of the Freek and Hella de Jonge foundation.

Detail Summary
Date 26 October 2011
Time 09:00 - 16:45

On October 26, the Cognitive Science Center Amsterdam will hold a Symposium to celebrate its 10th anniversary. In the morning, we will look back at research and education in the field of brain and cognitive science over the past years, but also share our views on the future of the CSCA. The afternoon will be centered around the ‘creatieve geest prijs’ (creative mind prize), an initiative of the Freek and Hella de Jonge foundation.

Programme

Morning session

09:00 Registration and coffee / tea
09:30 Opening
09:45 Alumni of the master Brain and Cognitive Sciences look back at their education and highlight some surprising aspects of their careers
10:30 Coffee / tea
11:00 Spoken columns on scientific integrity and ways to promote this in research and education, followed by an interactive debate
12:20 Closing of the morning Symposium

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch (will be provided for those attending both the morning and afternoon sessions)

Afternoon session

13:30 Registration for afternoon session; coffee / tea
14:00 Introductions
14:10

Presentations about creativity by artists from a various creative professions: Robbert Dijkgraaf (president KNAW), Hans van der Meer (photographer), and Hans Maarten van den Brink (writer).

15:10

Coffee / tea; musical intermezzo
15:40 The top-3 nominees for the ‘creatieve geest prijs’ (creative mind prize) present their proposals
16:20 Freek de Jonge
16:40 Award ceremony and closing
16:45 Drinks

Registration

Registration for the Symposium is possible using the link below. Registrations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. Please note that the morning programme will be entirely in English; the afternoon programme will be largely in Dutch. It is possible to separately register for the morning or afternoon.

Roeterseilandcampus - building M
Roeterseilandcampus - building M

Plantage Muidergracht 12
1018 TV Amsterdam

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