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* '''Dr. Morris Moscovitch''', ''Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychological,'' ''University of Toronto''
* '''Dr. Morris Moscovitch''', ''Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology,'' ''University of Toronto''

Revision as of 20:02, 12 April 2022

CEMS 2019

The 18th Annual Context and Episodic Memory Symposium (CEMS 2022) will be held at The Logan Hotel, in Philadelphia, PA, on May 12th and 13th, 2022.

Conference Registration

Registration for CEMS2022 is now open!

Registration prices are as follows:

  • $385 for faculty
  • $285 for non-faculty

Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks on both days of the conference.

Click here to register for CEMS 2022.

After April 14th, registration will increase by $50.

Location & Hotel


The venue for CEMS 2022 will be The Logan, located in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Logan hotel is located at 1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

More information on The Logan can be found on their website. Click here to view this location on Google Maps.


In addition to its role as the venue for CEMS 2022, The Logan will serve as the preferred hotel for the event. A limited number of rooms are still available at a special event rate. Please make sure to book by April 15th.

To make use of our reduced rate, book your room(s) from our event page here. This link & code is only valid for May 11 - 12.

To reserve by phone: Please call 215-963-1500, follow the prompts to make a new reservation. Once connected with an agent, you must provide the group code GCMLA.

Please note that our room block includes the evenings of May 11 (Wednesday into Thursday) and May 12 (Thursday into Friday). If you attempt to book outside of these dates, you will not be granted the discounted rate for additional nights.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for CEMS 2022 is now CLOSED.

Please note that poster dimensions should be no larger than 40x60 inches. Poster boards, easels, and push pins will be provided.


If you are presenting and have scheduling conflicts, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing context.symposium@gmail.com

Thursday Friday
8:30 Breakfast & Registration 8:00 Breakfast & Late Registration
9:00 Opening Remarks 8:30 Nicole Long
9:05 Adam Osth 9:05 Roger Ratcliff
9:40 Gordon Logan 9:40 Rich Shiffrin
10:15 Break 10:15 Break
10:40 Tyler Tomita 10:45 Gregory Cox
10:55 Ehren Newman 11:00 Nathan Evans
11:10 Lukas Kunz 11:15 Ada Aka
11:25 John Sakon 11:30 Neal Morton
11:40 Group Photo & Lunch 11:45 James Antony
1:00 Keynote Address: Morris Moscovitch 12:00 Lunch/Poster Setup
2:00 Break 1:15 Poster Session II
2:10 Julia Steinberg 3:00 Coffee Break
2:45 Qiong Zhang 3:20 Data Blitz, including:
3:20 Coffee Break 1. Abigail Mundorf
3:40 Data Blitz, including: 2. Laura Saad
1. Maureen Ritchey 3. Xian Li
2. Yoonjung Lee 4. Hongmi Lee
3. Jiawen Huang 5. Tamara Gedankien
4. Wangjing Yu 6. Christopher Bates
5. Linda Yu 7. Linh T T Lazarus
6. Dhairyya Singh 8. Youssef Ezzyat
7. Xinming Xu 9. Daniel Schonhaut
8. Isaac Kinley 4:15 Conclusion
9. Camille Gasser
4:40 Break/Poster Setup
5:00 Poster Session I until 7pm
6:00 Reception until 8pm

List of featured spoken presentations

First author will be presenting unless otherwise noted. Presenting author's affiliation is noted for each presentation below.

Keynote Presentation

  • Dr. Morris Moscovitch, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Spoken Presentations

  • Gordon D. Logan, Gregory E. Cox, Jeffrey Annis, and Dakota R. B. Lindsey (Vanderbilt University): Context Retrieval and Updating theory of serial recall
  • Adam F. Osth and Mark Hurlstone (The University of Melbourne): Do item-dependent context representations underlie serial order in cognition?
  • Julia Steinberg and Haim Sompolinsky (Princeton University): Associative memory of structured knowledge
  • Qiong Zhang, Thomas L. Griffiths, and Kenneth A. Norman (Rutgers University, New Brunswick): Optimal policies for free recall
  • Nicole Long (University of Virginia): To encode or retrieve, that is the question: How memory states tradeoff and what it means for you
  • Roger Ratcliff, Douglas Scharre, and Gail McKoon (The Ohio State University): Discriminating Memory Disordered Patients from Controls Using an Item Recognition Task and Diffusion Modeling
  • Ashleigh Maxcey, Rebecca Cutler, Robert Nosofsky, and Richard Shiffrin (Presenting Author) (Indiana University): Is forgetting caused by inhibition?

Short Spoken Presentations

  • Tyler M. Tomita, Morgan D. Barense, and Christopher J. Honey (Johns Hopkins University): The Similarity Structure of Real World Memories
  • Ehren Newman, Dylan Layfield, Kevin Blankenberger, and Nathan Sidell (Indiana University): Active sampling of spatial context supports spatial memory
  • Lukas Kunz, Bernhard P. Staresina, Peter C. Reinacher, Armin Brandt, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, and Joshua Jacobs (Columbia University): Ripple-locked coactivity of object and place cells supports human associative memory
  • John J. Sakon, David J. Halpern, Daniel R. Schonhaut, and Michael J. Kahana (University of Pennsylvania): Hippocampal ripples signal encoding of episodic memories
  • Gregory E. Cox (University at Albany, State University of New York): Capacity limitations and decision rules explain differences between item and associative recognition
  • Nathan J. Evans and Mathieu Servant (University of Queensland): A model-based approach to disentangling facilitation and interference effects in conflict tasks
  • Ada Aka, Lionel S. Schatz, and Sudeep Bhatia (University of Pennsylvania): A Joint Model of Memory and Decision Making Processes
  • Neal W Morton, Rebecca Cutler, and Sean M. Polyn (The University of Texas at Austin): Semantic and temporal structure in a neurocognitive model of episodic memory search
  • James Antony, Xiaonan Liu, Yicong Zheng, Charan Ranganath, and Randall O'Reilly (University of California, Davis): Spacing effects arise via error-driven learning in a computational model of the medial temporal lobe

Data Blitz Sessions


  • Maureen Ritchey (Boston College): Patterns of episodic content and specificity predicting subjective memory vividness
  • Yoonjung Lee (Johns Hopkins University): Component brain states in the posterior medial cortex during naturalistic movie viewing
  • Jiawen Huang (Columbia University):Developing schema, developing prediction, and their influence on memory
  • Wangjing Yu (Columbia University): Emotional prediction errors trigger precise reactivation of related memories
  • Linda Yu (Brown University): Grid representations for efficient generalization
  • Dhairyya Singh (University of Pennsylvania): A model of autonomous interactions between hippocampus and neocortex driving sleep-dependent memory consolidation
  • Xinming Xu (Dartmouth College): The psychological arrow of time drives temporal asymmetries in retrodicting versus predicting narrative events
  • Isaac Kinley (McMaster University): Vividness and uncertainty in a neural network model of episodic future thinking
  • Camille Gasser (Columbia University): Cross-modal facilitation of temporal memory: familiar actions scaffold holistic event memory


  • Abigail Mundorf (Michigan State University): Does the temporal contiguity effect require intentional retrieval?
  • Laura Saad (Rutgers University -- New Brunswick): Bayesian Memory Model Simulates Temporal Binding Data
  • Xian Li (Johns Hopkins University): The Role of Agency in Memory for Narratives: A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Paradigm
  • Hongmi Lee (Johns Hopkins University): A generalized cortical activity pattern at internally-generated mental context boundaries during unguided narrative recall
  • Tamara Gedankien (Columbia University): Cholinergic modulation of hippocampal oscillations in humans
  • Christopher Bates (Harvard University): Coding Strategies in Memory for 3D Objects: The Influence of Task Uncertainty
  • Linh T. T. Lazarus (Michigan State University): Integrating verbal theories with computational models: an item-order account of orthographic distinctiveness
  • Youssef Ezzyat (Wesleyan University): Closed-loop brain stimulation to modulate episodic memory in humans
  • Daniel Schonhaut (University of Pennsylvania): Time cells in the human brain

Poster Sessions

Session I, Thursday


Session II, Friday


Past Symposia

For information about past CEMS events, please click here.