Context and Episodic Memory Symposium 2009
January 2 - January 3, 2009, Palm Beach, Florida
Here you will find information relating to the upcoming Context and Episodic Memory Symposium (CEMS), being held on the days of January 2nd and 3rd, 2009, in Palm Beach, Florida. The symposium is designed to be a forum for the exchange of ideas among colleagues working on theoretical and empirical approaches to the study of context and episodic memory, broadly construed.
Travel and Hotel
The symposium is being held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Palm Beach. As an attendee at the meeting, you can reserve a room at the hotel at a discount rate. In order to so, you can click here and enter "UNPUNPA" as the Group Code. The nights for which the reduced rate apply are the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of January. The discount rate for rooms is $319 per night. (Palm Beach is very expensive at that time of year, and the regular rates are over $600 per night). If you want to make reservations by phone, make sure to mention the name of the conference in order to receive the discount room rate. When traveling to the area, the most convenient airports are either Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) or Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). There are still some decent fares (around $500 roundtrip for direct flights, as of early November). Note: in order to receive the discount rate, you must reserve your room by December 2nd.
The registration fee for the symposium is $280, which will include breakfast, refreshments, and lunches. You can find the registration website here.
Click here to download a Word version of the following program.
Context and Episodic Memory Symposium <
>Palm Beach, Florida<
>January 2 – January 3, 2009 (Preliminary Schedule)
8:30 Michael Kahana welcome and introductory remarks
8:45 Jason Ardnt, Middleberry College<
> MINERVA-DP: A dual-process model of recognition memory
9:15 Ken Malmberg, University of South Florida<
> The Implications of Recognition Priming for Models of Recognition Memory
9:45 William Hockley, Wilfrid Laurier University <
> The Effects of Environmental Context on Recognition Memory and Claims of Remembering
10:15 Amy Criss, Syracuse University An application of the diffusion model to the strength based mirror effect in recognition memory