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Division of Neuropsychology Annual Conference 2019

Thursday 24th - Friday 25th January 2019 at Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

The BPS Division of Neuropsychology is delighted to be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a two day conference. The theme of the conference is From neuroscience to neuropsychological practice.

The conference will feature keynote speakers and workshops and showcase contemporary research and practice of Neuropsychology across the lifespan. The conference will also host a celebratory anniversary reception, the annual awards presentation and the AGM.

We are looking forward to celebrating our anniversary with our members and those interested in new and emerging research and practice in neuroscience and clinical Neuropsychology.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers;

Professor Cathy Price
Faculty of Brain Sciences at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging in the UK
University College London

Professor Sophie Scott
Wellcome Senior Research Fellow in Basic Biomedical Science and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Professor Masud Husain
Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience & Wellcome Trust Principal Fellow
University of Oxford

Professor Julie Snowden
Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust &
Division of Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology, University of Manchester

There will be invited workshops on dementia (BNS), stroke, relational rehabilitation and a paediatric workshop on Genotype to Phenotype (Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology).

Thursday Afternoon Parallel Workshops:
Dementia (A joint symposium with the British Neuropsychological Society)
Genotype to Phenotype (A joint symposium with the Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology)

Friday Afternoon Parallel Workshops:
Contemporary approaches to relational rehabilitation
Stroke Services – The Nuts and Bolts

Conference Programme

Click here to download the full conference programme. Please note, all speakers, timings and content are subject to change.

Last updated 10.00 14/11/2018

Call for Submissions

Following the success of the datablitz session at the 2018 networking event we would like to invite delegates to submit a 3-slide, 5 minute presentation for the ‘information blitz’ session which will be held on Thursday 24th January. This session is designed for delegates at all stages of their career to showcase and disseminate their work could be on any aspect of their clinical work or research and could include clinical case studies, service evaluation projects, service development or audit. The Datablitz session will be accompanied by a poster session during lunch on Thursday 24th January and a prize will be awarded for the best presentation.

If you are interested in making a submission, please complete the Datablitz submission form. Please email your completed submission form to bsk-oe.oup@cjnsc.k with the subject DoN Conference Datablitz Submission. The deadline has been extended until10:00 Friday 30th November 2018.

Registration fees can be found on the booking form. Early Bird rates will be available until Friday 30th November 2018. If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224507.


Thursday 24th January 2019

The full conference programme can be downloaded further up this page. Please note, all speakers, timings and contend are subject to change.

09:45Keynote Presentation - The neuroscience of voices, Professor Sophie Scott, UCL
10:25Keynote Presentation - Predicting, understanding and treating language difficulties after stroke or neurosurgery: implications for neuropsychological practice, Professor Cathy Price, UCL
11:10Refreshment Break
11:40Datablitz (15 x 5 min presentations)
14:00Parallel Workshops
17:00Drinks Reception

Friday 25th January 2019

The full conference programme can be downloaded further up this page. Please note, all speakers, timings and contend are subject to change.

09:30Opening Remarks
09:45Award presentation with Dr Liam Dorris & Professor Barbara Wilson
10:30Keynote Presentation - When the spark goes out: Disorders of motivation in brain diseases, Masud Husain, Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience & Wellcome Trust Principal Fellow, University of Oxford
11:10Refreshment Break
11:40AGM and discussion groups
14:00Parallel Workshops


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