Conferences

UPDATE: Where information is available, conferences that have been cancelled, postponed or converted to a virtual format as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are noted below. Please confirm details with the event organisers. Last update: 15th September 2021.

You can meet the Editors of Nature Reviews Neuroscience (Darran YatesKatherine WhalleyNatasha Bray and Sian Lewis) at some of the meetings below.

If you want to learn more about any of these topics, 'Recommended reading' links to related content from Nature Reviews Neuroscience are provided below the relevant conferences.

To promote a meeting here, please send the details to nrn@nature.com for consideration.

For further listings of science events across all disciplines see www.nature.com/natureevents/science/.

OCTOBER 2021

4–7
EMBO workshop: Axons 2021: structure and function
Recommended reading
VIRTUAL

5–8
CSH: Neurobiology of Drosophila
VIRTUAL

17–22, Newry, Maine, USA
GRC: Central Nervous System Injury and Repair
Recommended reading

20–23, Rungstedgaard, Denmark
FENS Brain conference: RNA mechanisms and brain disease
Recommended reading

25–26
Nature Conference: Glial biology in medicine
VIRTUAL

Recommended reading

28–29
EMBO workshop: Microglia 2021
VIRTUAL

Recommended reading

NOVEMBER 2021

7–12, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Cannabinoid Function in the CNS
Recommended reading

13–17, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Society for Neuroscience 2021
HYBRID

JANUARY 2022

30–4 Feb, Snowmass, Colorado, USA
Winter conference on brain research

FEBRUARY 2022

6–11, Lucca, Italy
GRC: Thalamocortical interactions
Recommended reading

13–16, Tahoe City, California, USA
Keystone: Vertebrate sensory systems
Recommended reading

27– 4 March, Galveston, Texas, USA
GRC: Alcohol and the nervous system

MARCH 2022

9–12, Munich, Germany
EMBO workshop: Stroke-Immunology

13–18, Lucca, Italy
GRC: Sleep regulation and function
Recommended reading

13–18, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Neuroelectronic interfaces

14–17, Awaji, Japan
CSHAsia: Novel insights into glia function and dysfunction
Recommended reading

15–20, Barcelona, Spain
16th​ International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases
HYBRID

Recommended reading

16–19, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
CSH: Neuronal circuits
Recommended reading

r20–25, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Basal Ganglia
Recommended reading

20–23, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Keystone: Neuronal control of appetite

20–23, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Keystone: Gut-brain axis
Recommended reading

APRIL 2022

3–6, Rungstedgaard, Denmark
FENS Brain conference:  Establishment and Maintenance of Brain Cell States
Recommended reading

3–7, Santa Cruz, Chile
EMBO workshop: Emerging concepts of the neuronal cytoskeleton

5–8, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
CSH: From Neuroscience to Artificially Intelligent Systems (NAISys)

MAY 2022

11–14, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
EMBO workshop: Autophagy in brain health and disease

15–20, Lucca, Italy
GRC: Fragile X and autism-related disorders
Recommended reading

16–20, Suzhou, China
CSHAsia:  Forefront of Neuroscience: Development, Plasticity and Function of Neural Circuits

23–26, Heraklion, Greece
EMBO workshop: Dendrites 2020: Dendritic anatomy, molecules and function
Recommended reading

JUNE 2022

5–9, Keystone, Colorado, USA
Keystone: Neuro-immune interactions in the central nervous system
HYBRID
Recommended reading

5–9, Keystone, Colorado, USA
Keystone: Neurodegeneration: the biological pathways driving the future of therapeutic development
HYBRID
Recommended reading

5–9, Kyllini, Greece
EMBO workshop:  Neural stem cells: From basic understanding to translational applications
Recommended reading

19–24, Lucca, Italy
GRC: Synaptic transmission
Recommended reading

26–29, Rungstedgaard, Denmark
FENS Brain conference:  Genetics and mechanisms of complex disorders: highlighting migraine

26–July 1, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, USA
GRC: Cell biology of the neuron
Recommended reading

JULY 2022

10–15, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA
GRC: Auditory system
Recommended reading

17–22, Newry, Maine, USA
GRC:  Optogenetic Approaches to Understanding Neural Circuits and Behavior

21–25, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
CSH: Glia in health and disease
Recommended reading

24–29, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Molecular and cellular neurobiology
Recommended reading

24–29, Ventura, California, USA
GRC: Hypothalamus

24–29, Newry, Maine, USA
GRC: Neurobiology of Cognition
Recommended reading

AUGUST 2022

7–12, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
GRC: Neural development
Recommended reading

7–12, Castelldefels, Spain
GRC: Neurobiology of brain disorders
Recommended reading

14–19, Newry, Maine, USA
GRC: Neurobiology of drug addiction
Recommended reading

14–19, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, USA
GRC: Visual system development

SEPTEMBER 2022

4–7, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Keystone: Neurocircuitry of social behavior
Recommended reading

16–20, Suzhou, China
CSHAsia: Autism & Neurodevelopment Disorders – from Genetic Discoveries to Interventions
Recommended reading