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Announcing the Autism Neuroscience Conference

Following the success of the Royal Society meeting in September 2008, we are delighted to announce the next Autism Neuroscience Conference, to be held in Cambridge in September 2010. This is an opportunity for autism scientists to communicate their latest research to each other, and to the wider autism community.

Abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations on any aspect of the developmental cognitive neuroscience of autism are welcome.

Conference themes:


Autism Perception and Cognition

Autism Screening and Diagnosis

Autism Genetics

Autism Neuroscience

Autism and Hormones

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Bhismadev Chakrabarti (Universities of Cambridge and Reading)

The Genetics of Asperger Syndrome

Dr Bonnie Auyeung (University of Cambridge)

Foetal testosterone and Autistic Traits

Dr Mike Lombardo (University of Cambridge)

fMRI and the Self in Autism

Abstracts should be submitted to Gaenor Moore and will be accepted until registration closes on 1st July 2010. To qualify for the Early Bird booking scheme please ensure they are submitted by 28th February 2010.

Registration Costs (including buffet lunch and refreshments)

Full conference: £200

Early Bird/Students: £150

Early bird bookings to be received by 31st March 2010

To register for the conference and submit an abstract please click here

Please contact Gaenor Moore (gm367@cam.ac.uk) for further information.

Posted on 14/01/2010

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