Whether you are a student, new practitioner or veteran professional in the field, there are numerous benefits to to attending neuropsychology conferences. These professional development opportunities allow attendees the chance to discover new information pertinent to their interests and to network with those who are pursuing similar areas of study. It’s never too early to begin planning your conference schedule, as there are lots of logistical factors to consider when investing in your ongoing vocational education.
1. International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
The International Neuropsychological Society (INS) has an annual meeting. New Orleans Marriott in the French Quarter was the location of the first gathering. That was in 1973. It made sense in 2017 to return to this place of historical significance. You can visit their website for more information. You’ll also find information about the meeting sessions and activities, along with hotel booking links, here as they become available.
2. American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Annual Meeting
The Westin Copely Place in Boston was the venue for the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology in 2017. You can find information on booking hotel and travel accommodations as well as presenter information here.
3. National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference
The mission of NAN is to generate and disseminate knowledge of brain-behavior relationships. Past conference agendas show a multitude of sessions and activities that seem to do just that. Visit the website for more information about this year’s conference.
4. Annual American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology Conference
The American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology holds an annual conference. Of all the neuro-psychology conferences, you’ll definitely want to consider the AAPdN’s if working with children is your specialty. The website promises there will be “coming soon.” Be sure to bookmark it if this conference tops your list of professional development opportunities.
5. International Conference on Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology
Those interested in scholarship and research may wish to attend the annual International Conference on Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology. It is held each year at different locations around the world. This meeting will bring together the top minds in the profession to share their research. You’ll find important dates, travel information and conference objectives on the website to help you in planning your experience.
There you have, a comprehensive list of professional development opportunities to appeal to a broad spectrum of interests within the field. Have fun making plans to attend one of these neuro-psychology conferences and be sure to take advantage of the knowledge and networking they offer.