Learning and Plasticity conference 

When: Sunday, April 14, 2024 12:00 AM - Wednesday, April 17, 2024 12:00 AM

Where: Äkäslompolo, Finland

Contact: Juha Salmitaival via email at juha.salmitaival@aalto.fi


Äkäslompolo, Finland 

April 14-17, 2024 

• A cross-disciplinary meeting that connects psychological and neuroscience research on the mechanisms of learning and brain plasticity 

• The special theme of the LaP 2024 meeting is “Spatial Cognition”. However, most of the program will consist of free papers reflecting the broad spectrum of learning and plasticity research 

• The LaP 2024 keynote speakers are: 

            Nora Newcombe, Temple University 

            Christian Doeller, The Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences 

            Arne Ekstrom, University of Arizona 

• Informal atmosphere and small size (maximum 60 participants) help to connect participants and promote discussion 

• Symposium proposals can be submitted until November 15, 2023

• Abstract submission deadline December 4, 2023 

• Excellent possibilities for winter sports and other outdoor activities 

• Despite of its location way above the Polar Circle, the congress site is easy to reach by train or by flight 

For further information, see the congress website at https://lapmeeting.fi/  

Hope to see you at the Heart of Finnish Lapland in Spring 2024! 

The LaP Scientific Committee, 

Juha Salmi, Aalto University, Finland (Program Chair) 

Minna Lehtonen, University of Turku, Finland (Chair) 

Susanne Jaeggi, Northeastern University, USA 

Matti Laine, Åbo Akademi University, Finland 

Marcus Meinzer, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany 

Teppo Särkämö, University of Helsinki, Finland 

Sari Ylinen, University of Tampere, Finland