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WCBR 2018
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WCBR 2018
WELCOME TO THE
2018 WINTER CONFERENCE ON BRAIN RESEARCH


The 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research (WCBR) will be held January 14 - 19, 2018 in
Whistler, British Columbia in Canada.

 
The mission of the Winter Conference on Brain Research (WCBR) is to provide a forum for the dissemination of all aspects of neuroscience at an annual meeting that offers cutting-edge science in formal sessions within a relaxed networking environment amenable to all. 

All submission categories are now closed.  A schedule for the program will be available soon. 
 
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Submission TypeOpen DateDeadline
Pioneer Nominations
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Short Course Topic Suggestions
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Panel Chair*- click here for submission guidelinesClosedClosed
Panel Participants - click here for submission guidelinesClosedClosed
Travel Fellow Submission - click here for submission instructions
Traditional Panel Travel Fellows, plus a new Poster Travel Fellows program, aimed at promoting participation among novice neuroscience professionals. Please note that Travel Fellows must submit the same abstract twice: once as a Travel Fellow Application and once as a Scientic Submission.
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Poster - click here for submission guidelinesClosedClosed

*If a chair is also speaking in the panel, the chair must be added as a speaker.

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WELCOME TO THE 
‚Äč2018 WINTER CONFERENCE ON BRAIN RESEARCH


The 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research (WCBR) will be held January 14 - 19, 2018 in
Whistler, British Columbia in Canada.


REGISTRATION is Now Open! Click "Register Now" below to register for the 2018 meeting in Whistler, Canada!
Listed below are the registration categories and criteria for the 2018 meeting.


*The event has shifted dates and the Welcome Reception will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018.*


Eligibility
Everybody is welcome to attend the 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research! You do not have to be a presenter in a panel or poster to register for the meeting. However, presenters are eligible for the discounted rate.
 
Registration Categories
*Exhibitor registration: please contact WCBR’s Executive Office by emailing info@winterbrain.org directly if you are interested in exhibiting at the 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research.  There is 
ample opportunity for attendees to network with exhibitors during the four poster sessions, Monday through Thursday, as well as the poster award reception on Thursday evening. WCBR brings together investigators and clinicians from around the world to present and discuss their latest significant research or clinical contributions to our understanding of the brain and behavior.  

STUDENT PRESENTER: use this registration category if you meet both of the following criteria.
 (1) you are a student currently enrolled in an accredited bachelors, masters, or doctoral program who carried out the neuroscience research as part of their degree program 
 (2) you are a participant in a submitted panel or you are the presenting author of a submitted poster abstract for the 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research
 
 PRESENTER: use this registration category if you meet any one of the following three criteria.
 (1) 2018 presenter: you are a participant in a submitted panel or you are the presenting author of a submitted poster abstract for the 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research
 (2) Recent presenter: you gave an oral presentation in a panel at the 2017 or 2016 Winter Conference on Brain Research (previous poster presenters do not qualify)
 (3) Alumnus presenter: you attended 10 or more previous Winter Conference on Brain Research meetings
 
NON-PRESENTER: use this registration category if you do not qualify as a presenter or student presenter as delineated above.

 
2018 WCBR Registration Rates
With Alternative Housing
Before November 29, 2017
With Housing Discount
(staying at the Westin or the Delta)
Student Presenter$500$300
Presenter$650$450
Non-presenter$850$650

All attendees, including presenters, pay the registration fee.

Your registration includes the following meal functions: Sunday Opening Reception, Monday and Tuesday Refreshment Breaks, Monday-Friday Breakfasts, Thursday Mountain Lunch, Thursday Special Poster Reception, and Friday Closing Banquet.

Cancellation Policy: 
A partial refund will be honored before December 15, 2017, less a $150 service fee. No refunds after December 15, 2017.
Substitutions are allowed at any time. 



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The Winter Conference on Brain Research supports free exchange of science between individuals regardless of their race, nationality, ethnicity, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, political ideologies, or disabilities.
WELCOME TO THE 
2018 WINTER CONFERENCE ON BRAIN RESEARCH

The 2018 Winter Conference on Brain Research (WCBR) will be held January 14 - 19, 2018 in
Whistler, British Columbia in Canada.
 
WHISTLER CONFERENCE CENTER
All conference activities will take place at the Whislter Conference Center

HOTEL INFORMATION
The Westin and Delta Hotels are now sold out. WCBR has secured a third hotel block at the Aava Whistler Hotel. Reserving a room at the Aava still qualifies you for the room block discount. Click here to book your room today! Rooms are limited. Special rates are available from January 13 - 20, 2018.  

SKI INFORMATION
Please click here for group discounted rates and more information.  


SESSIONS
Once again, WCBR will feature these special sessions:
  • Pioneer Sessions - Special daytime panels featuring historical perspectives coupled with fresh approaches on cutting-edge basic and applied topics.
  • Brain Talk Town Hall - An evening session open in which cutting edge science is presented to the public. 
  • Short Courses 

TRANSPORTATION
WCBR attendees receive special discounted transportation rates through Tourism Whistler. CLICK HERE to book your transportation. Make sure to book both your arrival and departure transportation, as there is not an option for round trip transportation.

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS
WCBR is proud to offer travel discounts for meeting attendees.  For additional information on discounts on flights from Delta and United, as well as a discount on Lyft, CLICK HERE.

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