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AISB event Bulletin Item

Announcement: ESSCS Annual Workshop

26th ANNUAL WORKSHOP, 27-29 August 2009, Linz, Austria

First announcement, April/May 2009

The aim of the annual workshops is the exchange of knowledge, information, and opinions on 
all aspects of cognition and related topics, with emphasis on exchanges between different 
disciplines involved. Papers may be either of a general kind, or specific, but with sufficient 
attention for the general aspects, and understandable for the audience from a wide variety of 
disciplines. The following disciplines belong explicitly to the scope of the workshop:

- psychology (cognitive, developmental), perception,
- biology, with emphasis on evolution and cognition,
- artificial intelligence (general aspects),
- associative memory and neural networks, neuroscience,
- language (also origin of language, computational, and disorders),
- education and instruction,
- philosophy, history of concepts.

Accomodation will be available in convenient single and double rooms in a hotel near the 
university. Rooms:  37 (single room), and  66 (twin bed room), prices per night, including 
breakfast. A block booking has been made until 30 June 2009.

Please send abstracts of papers as soon as possible. Last-minute participation is possible  if room is available. 

Registration fee:  32 Euro for members of the ESSCS, ASoCS, LOS;  42 Euro for others, students 15 Euro. 
Welcome party 26 Aug. 

For specific questions on the Workshop, the Society, the Journal, on form and content of papers for the workshop, and for
registration, please write or mail to: 
(The webpage will be soon updated: webpage: 

ESSCS, Dept. of Psychology (E&A), 
University of Groningen, 
Grote Kruisstraat 2-1, 
9712 TS Groningen, 
The Netherlands.