Programme

Voluntary Motor Control

London (29 August)New York (29 August)PerthAuckland
9:30pm4:30pm4:30am8:30amHow to video
9:35pm4:35pm4:35am8:35amConference Opening – karakia (prayer) mihi whakatau (welcome) opening remarks
9:50pm4:50pm4:50am8:50amNetworking session
10:00pm5:00pm5:00am9:00amSession 1.1 Challenges for Motor Control
Session Chair Winston Byblow – University of Auckland;
Professor Michael Richardson (Macquarie University);
Professor Nici Wenderoth (ETH, Zurich);
Professor Daniel Wolpert (Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Columbia University, New York):
11:00pm6:00pm6:00am10:00amBreak (short networking session)
11:15pm6:15pm6:15am10:15amSession 1.2 Constructing a Motor Plan
Session Chair Jaebum Park – Seoul National University;
Dr Adrian Haith (Johns Hopkins University);
Dr Naveed Ejaz (Mindmaze Healthcare, Lausanne, Switzerland);
Dr Katya Kornysheva (Bangor University, Wales):
12:15pm7:15pm7:15am11:15amBreak (short networking session)
12:30am7:30pm7:30am11:30amSession 1.3 Movement Disorders
Session Chair Jon Shemmell - University of Wollongong;
Professor Colum MacKinnon (University of Minnesota);
Dr Anna Sadnicka (St Georges University of London):
1:30am8:30pm8:30am12:30pmDay one concludes

Theoretical issues in Motor Control

London (30 August)New York (30 August)PerthAuckland
9:30pm4:30pm4:30am8.30amSession 2.1 Moving from Biology to Behaviour
Session Chair James Coxon - Monash University;
Professor Mark Latash (Penn State University);
Professor Apostolos Georgopoulos (University of Minnesota);
Dr Hayley MacDonald (University of Birmingham)
10:30pm5:30pm5:30am9:30amBreak (short networking session)
10:45pm5:45pm5:45am9:45amSession 2.2 Psychological Factors in Motor Control
Session Chair Tim Carroll - University of Queensland;
Professor Daniel Hutto (University of Wollongong);
Professor Karen Roelofs (Radboud University and the Donders Institute);
Dr Arne Nieuwenhuys (University of Auckland)
11:45pm6:45pm6:45am10:45amBreak (short networking session)
12:00am7:00pm7:00am11:00amSession 2.3 Dexterity, Prehension and Individuation
Session Chair Angus McMorland - University of Auckland;
Professor Marco Santello (Arizona State University);
Dr Jing Xu (University of Georgia, USA);
Associate Professor Steven Chase (Carnegie Mellon University)
1:00am8:00pm8:00am12:00pmDay two concludes
1:15am8:15pm8:15am12:15pmInternational Society of Motor Control Annual General Meeting (Virtual)

Sensorimotor Systems

London (31 August)New York (31 August)PerthAuckland
8:45pm3:45pm3:45am7:45amPresentation of the Bernstein Prize and Lecture
9:25pm4:25pm4:25am8:25amBreak (short networking session)
9:30pm4:30pm4:30am8:30amSession 3.1 Acquiring Movement Skill, Skilfully
Session Chair John Cirillo - University of Auckland;
Professor Rachael Seidler (University of Florida);
Associate Professor Jordan Taylor (Princeton University);
Dr Joseph Galea (University of Birmingham)
10:30pm5:30pm5:30am9:30amBreak (short networking session)
10:45pm5:45pm5:45am9:45amSession 3.2 Advantages and Challenges in Neurorehabilitation
Session Chair Denise Taylor - Auckland University of Technology;
Professor Carolee Winstein (University of Southern California);
Professor Monica Perez (Shirley Ryan Ability Center and Northwestern University);
Dr Daniele Piscitelli (Pacific University, Oregon)
11:45pm6:45pm6:45am10:45amBreak (short networking session)
12:00am7:00pm7:00am11:00amSession 3.3 Progress in Sensorimotor Control
Session Chair Winston Byblow - University of Auckland;
Professor John Montgomery (University of Auckland);
Professor Chris Miall (University of Birmingham);
Associate Professor Andrew Pruszynski (Western University in London, Cananda)
1:00am8:00pm8:00am12:00pmPresentation of the ISMC Early Career Investigator Award
Conference Closing

Preliminary Programme: Biology to Behaviour

 

30 August 2021 – Voluntary Motor Control

Conference Opening – karakia (prayer) mihi whakatau (welcome) opening remarks

9:00am NZST  Session 1.1    Challenges for Motor Control: Professor Michael Richardson (Macquarie University); Professor Nici Wenderoth (ETH, Zurich); Professor Daniel Wolpert (Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Columbia University, New York)

10:15am NZST Session 1.2    Constructing a Motor Plan: Dr Adrian Haith (Johns Hopkins University); Dr Naveed Ejaz (Mindmaze Healthcare, Lausanne, Switzerland); Dr Katya Kornysheva (Bangor University, Wales)

11:30am NZST Session 1.3    Movement Disorders: Professor Colum MacKinnon (University of Minnesota); Professor Mindy Levin (Magill University); Dr Anna Sadnicka (St Georges University of London)

 

31 August 2021 – Theoretical issues in Motor Control

8:30am NZST Session 2.1    Moving from Biology to Behaviour: Professor Mark Latash (Penn State University); Professor Apostolos Georgopoulos (University of Minnesota): Dr Hayley MacDonald (University of Birmingham)

9:45am NZST Session 2.2    Psychological Factors in Motor Control: Professor Daniel Hutto (University of Wollongong); Professor Karen Roelofs (Radboud University and the Donders Institute); Dr Arne Nieuwenhuys (University of Auckland)

11:00am NZST Session 2.3    Dexterity, Prehension and Individuation: Professor Marco Santello (Arizona State University); Dr Jing Xu (University of Georgia, USA); Associate Professor Steven Chase (Carnegie Mellon University)

International Society of Motor Control Board lunch meeting (virtual)

 

01 September 2021 – Sensorimotor Systems

Presentation of the Bernstein Prize and lecture

8:30am NZST Session 3.1    Acquiring Movement Skill, Skilfully: Professor Rachael Seidler (University of Florida); Associate Professor Jordan Taylor (Princeton University); Dr Joseph Galea (University of Birmingham)

9:45am NZST Session 3.2    Advantages and Challenges in Neurorehabilitation: Professor Carolee Winstein (University of Southern California); Professor Monica Perez (Shirley Ryan Ability Center and Northwestern University); Dr Daniele Piscitelli (Pacific University, Oregon)

11:00am NZST Session 3.3    Progress in Sensorimotor Control: Professor John Montgomery (University of Auckland); Professor Chris Miall (University of Birmingham); Associate Professor Andrew Pruszynski (Western University in London, Cananda)

12:00pm NZST Presentation of the ISMC Early Career Researcher Award

Conference closing

International Society of Motor Control Annual General Meeting

 

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Key Dates

Registration opens
01 March 2021
Earlybird closes
01 July 2021
Conference dates
29 August - 1 Sept. 2021

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