Call for Papers | “Motor-Cognitive Interactions”, the 2020 conference on “Movement: Brain, Body, Cognition” | La Sorbonne, Paris, September 3–5, 2020. Call ends January 15, 2020

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the International Conference on Movement: Brain, Body and Cognition to be held at the University of Paris/La Sorbonne in September 2020. This is the fourth iteration of the conferences on this topic previously held at Oxford University, Harvard Medical School, and Tel Aviv University.

The aim of the conference is to share knowledge on the relation of human movement to cognitive function and to establish dialogue between professionals from different disciplines.  The focus this year, among other things, will be on the Brain-Gut connection and Movement, Development and Aging, the Neuropsychology of cognitive-motor interaction (evaluation and treatment), Physical Education as a tool for cognitive improvement, Gender issues in Movement and Cognition and other focus areas. As usual, the general conference topic areas will also include application to rehabilitation and therapeutics, sport, motor learning, brain-behavior relationships, traumatic brain injury, gait and cognition, and dance.

We welcome your attendance at this conference.  Should you, in addition, desire to present your research, special technique or clinical experiences, kindly send your abstract to the attention of the scientific committee at: after which it will undergo review for inclusion in the program. The accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings as well as selected papers published in the journal Brain, Body Cognition.

At this year’s conference, we will have a special focus on these topics:

    • Brain-Gut Connection and Movement.
    • Gender issues in Movement and Cognition.
    • Neuropsychology of cognitive-motor interaction (evaluation and treatment).
    • Physical Education as a tool for cognitive improvement.
    • Development and Aging.

The format for abstracts is available on the conference website and will include oral and poster presentations as well as symposia, panel discussions, and workshops. Deadline for abstract submission is 15 January 2020 and please don’t wait until the last minute.

Since we are limited in the number of attendees that we can host in this conference due to hall capacity limitations at the Sorbonne, please make sure to register immediately upon your receiving this invitation or as early as you can. You can always cancel your registration, but you might find yourself without the ability to register and join us if you wait too long.

Should you have any question please contact our conference office

The academic and clinical institutions associated with the conference are reflected in the composition of the scientific committee.

Read more about the conference on the website.

We hope to meet you in September 2020 in Paris, France.

Wish very best wishes,

Gerry Leisman, Chair, Scientific Committee
Frédéric Marin, Co-chair, Scientific Committee

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