UK Sensorimotor 2022
20 Jun, 12:00 – 22 Jun, 12:00
Aston University,
Aston St, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
 

UK sensorimotor conference in Birmingham

This is an informal chance for the UK Sensory-Motor community to come together, present work and discuss future collaborations. The scope of the meeting is wide ranging: from animal studies through human and clinical work, to robotics and computational neuroscience. We will aim to distribute speaking slots as broadly as possible across the groups that attend.

Places are limited so to book your place please click the registration link and complete the online form as soon as possible.  Also, please forward this link to students and post-docs in your group and any other colleagues who might be interested.

This year the conference is in Birmingham, and will be held at Aston University.

Registration is £50, which will include the contribution for dinner!

 

Keynote Speakers

Interested in learning more about our speakers? Click on their institution link

 
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Prof. Andrew Jackson 

Prof Jackson’s research interests include motor control, learning, and oscillatory brain dynamics in waking and sleep. This basic research informs the development of closed-loop neural interface technologies, with applications in the treatment of stroke, spinal cord injury and epilepsy.

SUBMISSIONS

Attendance

  • You can either

  1. Present a poster

  2. Give an oral presentation 

  3. Attend without presentation

  • Deadline for submissions and registration: 15th April

  • Submissions must be sent to: uksensorimotor@gmail.com

  • Email subject: surname of the first author followed by space and "- submission". 

  • Guidelines: 250 words, one figure max.

  • Indicate your preference: poster or oral presentation

  • Please confirm if you will attend the pre-conference workshops at the end of your abstract


Posters

Please note that posters should be A0 (841mm x 1189mm) portrait orientation.

 

Schedule

Pre-Conference Workshops

20th June

8am-12pm

Our sponsors will lead pre-conference workshops and demonstrations in Aston laboratories.

Please let us know on uksensorimotor@gmail.com if you want to take part in the pre-conference workshops.

Conference Start Day 1

20th June

1pm-6pm

Talks
Break Refreshments poster session
Keynote speaker

Conference Day 2

21st June

9am-6pm 

Talks
Break Refreshments poster session
Talks
Lunch 
Talks
Break Refreshments poster session
Keynote speaker 
Dinner

Conference Closure Day 3

22th June

9am-1pm

Talks
Break Refreshments poster session
Keynote speaker

 

From New street train station

less than 20 minutes walk

At the train station

Get out from the train station at Stephenson Street exit

and walk on Corporation Street all the way to Aston University. 

At the Main building take stairs or lift to the 4th floor, either:

  • Lift C

  • Lift D

  • Or Purple sky lift 

to get to the Lecture theatre 2 (room 417) and the poster/catering will be a big space (4 rooms connected together: 402,404,406 and 408).

 

Our Sponsors

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The Delsys Trigno wireless technology builds upon this solid foundation allowing unrestricted subject motion while maintaining unmatched signal quality. This is acutely demonstrated through the latest Trigno sensor technology such as: Trigno Avanti (EMG and IMU), Trigno Quattro (4 x EMG mini heads and IMU) and Trigno Galileo (surface EMG decomposition for dynamic contractions).

 

Organisers :

  • Dr Boubker Zaaimi - Aston University 

  • Dr Raymond Reynolds - University of Birmingham 

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