Please bookmark this page and check back often for full details about our upcoming meeting in Washington, DC! Additional details will be posted as soon as they become available. 

Abstract Submissions

Abstract submission for the 2018 Annual Meeting CLOSED on August 1, 2017. There are no exceptions to the posted deadline. Submitting authors will be notified of the Program Committee's final decisions by the end of September 2017.

Manage abstract submissions & view past emails HERE

Message from the 2018 INS Program Committee Chair:

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The 51st Anniversary of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) marks an exciting and new chapter for the organization to examine the status quo of clinical neuropsychology advocacy, education, practice, and research, and begin to lay the foundation for moving toward the next century! Such progressive thinking inspired the 2018 Annual Meeting theme in Washington, DC, which is: Connecting the Present to the Future. To further this theme, we welcome innovative, high-quality, individual or thematic symposium submissions that align with the meeting theme and advance the clinical neuropsychological field. As always, we encourage submissions that offer unique insights into cognitive and affective neuroscience of healthy and disease states, innovations in psychometrics, and state-of-the-art neuropsychiatric treatment, enhancement, and rehabilitation approaches. Scholarly symposia and constructive debates on the future of clinical neuropsychology (e.g., telemedicine, wearable activity monitoring and assessment technology, connectomics) and submissions that focus on cutting-edge student and early career educational and training paradigms to meet the needs of the future generation of clinical neuropsychologists will also be considered.

We hope you will join us for an exciting and out of this world scientific program as well as the many social and networking activities that are abundant in Washington, DC. As the United States capital and home of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Institutes of Health, DC is a hub of the arts, culture, and science. We look forward to seeing you in DC!

– Shawn M. McClintock, Program Committee Chair

Scientific Program Highlights

Keynote Speakers:

Among our Keynote Speakers for the 2018 Annual Meeting will be: Dr. Michael Kopelman, INS President; Dr. Sarah Lisanby, an internationally recognized neuropsychiatric authority in neuromodulation development and Director of the National Institute of Mental Health’s Division of Translational Research; Dr. Earl Miller, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and global leader on the neural basis of complex executive functions; Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, a pioneer of the brain-machine interface and neuroprosthetics and named as one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2015 by Foreign Policy Magazine.

The Birch Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Mieke Verfaellie, a leader in cognitive neuroscience who has advanced the understanding of the cognitive and neural bases of various forms of human memory. The second annual Edith Kaplan Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandran, a neuroscientist who is world renowned for his research on the neural basis of cognition and language, author of the Tell-Tell Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes us Human, and according to Time magazine is “one of the most influential people in the world.”

Invited Symposia:

Invited symposia adhere to and advance the meeting theme of moving toward to the future. These symposia topics include: 1) inclusion and diversity in clinical neuropsychology, chaired by Dr. April Thames, 2) genotypes and phenotypes of attention deficit hyperactive disorder across the lifespan, chaired by Dr. Barbara Franke, 3) reexamining multiple trace theory, chaired by Dr. Morris Moscovitch, 4) neurocognitive function in aerospace and aeronautics, chaired by Dr. Robert Kane, and 5) neuropolitics, chaired by Dr. Laura Cram.

Visiting Washington DC

Official Hotel & Meeting Venue

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The official venue and hotel for the 2018 meeting is the Marriott Wardman Park (2660 Woodley Road NW).

Just a few steps away from the hotel, you’ll discover the funky stores and ethnic cuisine of Adams Morgan or the exciting night life of Dupont Circle. Head north to hear the sounds of animals coming from the National Zoo. Or venture into the hotel’s natural surroundings to enjoy a quiet hike or invigorating run through Rock Creek Park. With a Metro stop just outside the doors and area airports close by, the Marriott Wardman Park is a premier city destination just two Metro stops from everything DC has to offer.