Spring 2012 Calendar of Brain-Related Events

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April

National Autism Awareness Month
autism-society.org/about-us/national-autism-awareness-month/

March 31-April 3
Chicago, Illinois
19th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting
cnsmeeting.org/

10-14
Soelden, Austria
14th International Neuroscience Winter Conference
winterneuroscience.org

11-14
New Orleans, Louisiana
Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions
sbm.org/meetings/

12-16
Taichung, Taiwan
8th Asia Pacific Symposium on Neural Regeneration, in conjunction with the 5th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research
ppssc.com.tw/index.html

14-18
Miami, Florida
80th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
aans.org

15-17
Chicago, Illinois
National Council Mental Health & Addictions Conference
thenationalcouncil.org

17-19
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
8th International Conference on Psychiatry: Comorbidity Within Psychiatric Disorders and Medical Illnesses
jed.sghgroup.com.sa/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=225&Itemid=42&lang=en

17-20
Monterey, California
10th International Conference on Brain Energy Metabolism: Bioenergetics of Neurological Disease and Aging
ncire.org/ICBEM2012/

18-20
London, England
ISAD 2012: Affective Disorders-Mind, Body and Society
isadconference.com

19-22
Atlanta, Georgia
American Society of Addiction Medicine 43rd Annual Medical Scientific Conference
asam.org/AnnualMeeting.html

20-21
Windsor, Ontario
Psychology, Emotion and the Human Sciences
uwindsor.ca/crrar/psychology-emotion-and-the-human-sciences

21-28
New Orleans, Louisiana
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
aan.com

23-26
San Diego, California
Freedom & Recovery-Integrated Mental Health and Addiction Treatment for Veterans
foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/events/index.htm

24
World Meningitis Day
comoonline.org/

25-28
Honolulu, Hawaii
Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology 18th Scientific Conference
s-nip.org/conferences

May

Better Hearing and Speech Month
asha.org/bhsm/

Mental Health Month
mentalhealthamerica.net/go/may

National Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
national-toxic-encephalopathy-foundation.org/

1-7
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week
ffcmh.org/

3-5
Chicago, Illinois
Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting
midwesternpsych.org

3-6
Berlin, Germany
8th International Congress on Mental Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders
kenes.com/Mdpd

4-5
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
14th Vision Research Conference-Retina Ciliopathies: From Genes to Mechanisms and Treatment
visionresearch-conference.elsevier.com/

5-9
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
American Psychiatric Association 165th Annual Meeting
psych.org

6-12
Brain Tumor Action Week
whathealth.com/awareness/event/braintumour.html

7-13
National Stuttering Awareness Week
stutteringhelp.org

16-19
St. Petersburg, Russia
17th Annual International “Stress and Behavior” Neuroscience and Biopsychiatry Conference
stressandbehavior.com/stpetersburg2012.html

16-19
Melbourne, Australia
7th World Congress for NeuroRehabiliation
dcconferences.net.au/wcnr2012/index.asp

19-22
Phoenix, Arizona
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers Annual Conference
naatp.org

24-27
Chicago, Illinois
24th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention
psychologicalscience.org/index.php/convention

May 27-June 1
Brisbane, Australia
The Joint 12th International Child Neurology Congress and 11th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology
icnc2012.com

May 29-June 1
Washington, DC
Society for Prevention Research 18th Annual Meeting
preventionresearch.org

May 30-June 1
Seattle, Washington
25th Annual Northwest Conference on Behavioral Health & Addictive Disorders
usjt.com

June

National Aphasia Awareness Month
aphasia.org

5-10
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
21st Annual Meeting of International Behavioral Neuroscience Society
ibnshomepage.org/annualmtg12.htm

9-12
Prague, Czech Republic
22nd Meeting of the European Neurological Society
congrex.ch/ens2012

10-14
Beijing, China
18th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping
humanbrainmapping.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3458

18-29
Tallahassee, Florida
Science of Free Will Summer Seminar
freewillandscience.com/wp/?page_id=147

22-24
New Orleans, Louisiana
18th Annual International Stress and Behavior Neuroscience and Biopsychiatry Conference
stressandbehavior.com/nola2012.html

The 2012 World Science Festival will take place May 30–June 3, in New York City.

Launched in 2008, the festival celebrating and exploring science has featured such luminaries as Stephen Hawking, E.O. Wilson, Sir Paul Nurse, Harold Varmus, Daniel Dennett, Eric Lander, Steven Chu, Richard Leakey, Sylvia Earle, Yo-Yo Ma, Oliver Sacks, Mary-Claire King, Chuck Close, Philip Glass, Charlie Kaufman, Glenn Close, Anna Deavere Smith, Bobby McFerrin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Liev Schreiber, John Lithgow, Bill T. Jones, Charlie Rose, John Hockenberry, Elizabeth Vargas and Walter Isaacson. The first four festivals attracted over half a million visitors, and millions more have viewed the festival’s programs online. The World Science Festival has recently commenced year-round live programming in New York City, nationally and internationally.

worldsciencefestival.com/about

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