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Developmental Disabilities Research Day 2017
Thursday, May 4, 2017
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Somerville House, Western University

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Developmental Disabilities Research Day

Join Drs. Julio Martinez-Trujillo and Rob Nicolson for Developmental Disabilities Research Day as a diverse group of researchers, clinicians, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students are brought together to share update research advances and provide opportunity for networking and collaboration. 

Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by a morning review session and a catered lunch. The afternoon includes many presentations, discussions and a chance to network with others in attendance.

The day closes with Dr. Daniel Ansari presenting the keynote lecture, “Implications of Cognitive Neuroscience for Developmental Disorders." Dr. Ansari received his PhD from University College London and is presently a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology and the Brain & Mind Institute at Western University, where he heads the Numerical Cognition Laboratory. Dr. Ansari and his team explore the developmental trajectory underlying both the typical and atypical development of numerical and mathematical skills, using both behavioral and neuroimaging methods.

Date: Thursday, May 04, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (lunch is provided)
Location: Great Hall (Room 3326), Somerville House, Western University MAP

All are welcome to attend this event, but registration is limited. Register by Thursday, April 27, 2017 to reserve your seat.

Program Agenda:

Time Agenda Item
10:30 a.m. 
Registration Opens
11:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks
11:10 a.m. Introduction on Developmental Disabilities Program at Western University
11:20 a.m. Oral Presentation Sessions
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Oral Presentation Sessions Continued
2:00 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. Oral Presentation Sessions Continued
3:15 p.m.   Discussions and Networking
3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m.      Keynote Speaker - Dr. Daniel Ansari “Implications of Cognitive Neuroscience for Developmental Disorders”
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

For event inquiries, please contact mmendoz7@uwo.ca.

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