ESF Research Conferences

ESF-FENS Conferences on The Dynamic Brain

The Neurobiology of Emotion

11 - 14 November 2012

Hotel La Palma, Stresa, Italy


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NEW! Programme available!

The conference is the first of a new series of high-level meetings on the neurosciences in Europe. Co-organised by ESF and The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS,  the major neuroscience association in Europe), these bi-annual conferences will bring together outstanding researchers in key broadly defined areas of contemporary neuroscience to discuss current concepts and define challenges for future research.

To learn more about the programme, please click here.

Poster List [PDF, 77 KB] Poster size recommended: A0 - vertical orientation.

Please download the conference flyer (PDF, 732 KB)

How to participate

Registration is open and accepted participants have been emailed the link to register separately. If you have any questions, please contact the Conference Officer.

Due to a high number of applications received and a long waiting list, accepted participants are requested to confirm their attendance by filling in the registration form and pay the conference fee by 13/09/2012. If we do not receive the registration by this date, we reserve the right to give priority to participants of the waiting list.

Conference fee

Conference fees cover an all inclusive package which includes full board accommodation in beautiful Hotel La Palma, coffee breaks, registration fee, excursion, gala dinner.

To Pay
Conference fee will be covered by ESF and its partners0 €
Early Bird Twin Room Accommodation Fee
Registration and payment by 16 September 2012795 €
Early Bird Single Room Accommodation Fee
Registration and payment by 16 September 2012910 €
Normal Twin Room Accommodation FeeRegistration and payment by 14 October 2012895 €
Normal Single Room Accommodation FeeRegistration and payment by 14 October 20121010€
Conference participation without accommodation510 €
Supplement for late registration
Registration and payment after 14 October 2012
plus 150 €

Grants are available for students and early stage researchers to cover the conference fee and possibly part of the travel costs. Grants are distributed based on financial need and scientific merit. Grantees must attend the entire conference in order to benefit from the grant. Grant requests should be made by ticking appropriate field(s) in the paragraph "Grant application" of the application form.

Practical Information

The meeting will be held at Hotel La Palma in Stresa, a splendid small resort town on the Lago Maggiore in Italy, only 45 km away from the International airport of Milano Malpensa. Hotel La Palma is a 4-star hotel on the lake with excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art gyms and a roof top swimming pool and bar. For more information on how to get there, please visit the Practical Information Page.

Conference Email Alerts

ESF Contact

If you have any questions please consult our FAQ page or contact:
Ms. Alessandra Piccolotto Email Please quote 12-404 in any correspondence
Conference Officer
Phone +32 (0)2 533 2023
Fax +32 (0)2 538 8486