Keynote Address

The Keynote Address is an invited lecture delivered by a prominent colleague whose contributions to neuroscience are widely acknowledged. NCM provides the opportunity for members to suggest colleagues who would be suitable candidates to deliver a Keynote Address at the Annual Meeting. Individuals and topics outside the normal NCM community are encouraged.

Keynote Address

The Keynote Address is an invited lecture delivered by a prominent colleague whose contributions to neuroscience are widely acknowledged. NCM provides the opportunity for members to suggest colleagues who would be suitable candidates to deliver a Keynote Address at the Annual Meeting. Individuals and topics outside the normal NCM community are encouraged.

Nomination and Selection

Board members nominate candidates for consideration. Members are invited to suggest candidates to the Board (any member) or directly to both the President and Program Chair. The deadline for nominations each year is in September. When submitting your Keynote Address suggestion, please include the proposed candidate’s name, title, major scientific contributions and their email address and phone number.

Past Keynotes

19th Annual Meeting (2009)
G. Melvill Jones
How do we steer ourselves where we want to go? Insights gleaned from 6 decades of messing around in labs on Earth and beyond.

22nd Annual Meeting (2012)
Emilio Bizzi

23rd Annual Meeting (2013)
Tom Jessell
Sifting Circuits for Motor Control

24th Annual Meeting (2014)
David S. Zee
Effects of MRI machine magnetic fields on the brain: Studies in normal humans, vestibular patients, mice and zebra fish

25th Annual Meeting (2015)
Peter Strick
Old and New M1: A tale of two motor areas

26th Annual Meeting (2016)
Eckart Altenmüller
Functional and dysfunctional plasticity in motor systems of music

27th Annual Meeting (2017)
Roger Lemon
Primate Specific Features of Corticospinal Control