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NSCF 2017 programme

Preliminary programme

OCTOBER 4
Board meeting in Reykjavik 15.00

Conference guests arrive to Reykjavík
Meeting point: UI Campus

17.00 –18.00 Registration and refreshments
18.05 Bus departure to Laugarvatn (1 hour drive)
20.00 Dinner at Laugarvatn - Héraðsskólinn

OCTOBER 5
Morning swim, run, walk

08.30 Opening and Welcome
08.45 Keynote talk: Brain, music and learning by Dr. Minna Huotilainen, brain researcher
09.30 Coffee break
09.45 Open session: What’s on in NSCF — News from the field.
Member institution presentations on ongoing projects and future plans.
10.45 Workshop session A
Three parallel workshops to choose from:
12.15 Lunch
13.30 Keynote talk: Attention and memory during learning process by Tauri Tallermaa, memory trainer
14.15 Workshop session B
Three parallel workshops to choose from:
15.45 Coffee
16.00 Excursion in the area, visit to the new Lava Centre .
19.30 Dinner at Lava Centre.

OCTOBER 6
Morning swim, run, walk

09.30 Workshop session C
Three parallel workshops to choose from:
11.00 Coffee
11.15 Open session: Let´s have a closer look! It´s time to wrack your brains
From brain waves to illusions to cognitive biases, we'll have a bit of fun with how our little gray cells work.
12.00 Lunch
13.15 Open session: Can we do more projects together?
Discussion on ideas, projects and sources of funding available to the Nordic countries.
14.00 Open session: General Assembly
The biennial general meeting of the NSCF. Overview of current activities, and discussion of future plans.
15.00 Thank you, see you later and other famous last words.
  Coffee
16.00 Excursion, sightseeing and departure. Arriving in Reykjavík at around 19.00, Enda of conference program.  
  Reykjavík at night – Enjoy ☺

 

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