State of the Brain (R1)

Scientific Organizers: Terrence J. Sejnowski and Sten Grillner


May 22—26, 2016

Alpbach Congress Centrum, Alpbach, Austria


Lead Sponsor: Allen Institute for Brain Science


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** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: January 21, 2016

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is February 23, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: January 21, 2016

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: February 23, 2016

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is January 21, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: March 22, 2016

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Services

Walking distance  = Walking distance (within 1/2 mile of conference center)  FREE Shuttle/Bus available  = FREE Shuttle/Bus available
Shuttle/Bus required  = Shuttle/Bus required  Car/Taxi required  = Car/Taxi required  not available  = Not Available

For all medical emergencies, call the front desk of your hotel or dial 112. These numbers are for your convenience and are not in place of emergency services.
Hospital Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Alpbach itself has no hospital. There are three hospitals close by: Schwaz: +43/(0)5242/600-0 Kufstein: +43/(0)5372/6966-0 Innsbruck: +43/(0)512/504-0
Medical Center Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Alpbach itself has no hospital. There are three hospitals close by: Schwaz: +43/(0)5242/600-0 Kufstein: +43/(0)5372/6966-0 Innsbruck: +43/(0)512/504-0
Pharmacy Walking distance Apotheke Health Pharmacy Dr. Bruno Bletzacher Hnr. 744 A-6236 Alpbach, Austria

For information on sharing childcare, visit our Childcare Bulletin Board.
Child Care Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Several of the hotels connected with the Congress Center have special activities and services directed towards families with children. Inquire with the concierge or front desk at the specific hotel because services vary but all can recommend reputable companies.

Wireless Access Walking distance Complimentary wireless access is available at the Congress Centrum during the meeting.
ATM Walking distance There are 3 Banks located in Alpbach, the Sparkasse Alpbach and 2 Raiffeisenbank locations
Internet Cafe Walking distance The Congress Centrum has an Internet Cafe as well as Messner's Pizza in the village.
Post Office Walking distance Postamt Alpbach Spar Supermarket A-6236 Alpbach, Austria Tel.: +43 (5336) 20014 Fax: +43 (5336) 5259 20 Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 07:00 am - noon 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.