The inaugural Context and Episodic Memory Symposium (CEMS) occurred in 2002 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. This year, CEMS we will return to Disney on May 31st and June 1st, 2023.
Venue and Hotel Reservations
The venue for CEMS 2023 will be The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, located in Walt Disney World, Florida. Click here to view this location on Google Maps.
The meeting schedule appears below. Hotel booking for this year's meeting is closed. You can book park tickets through our event site Here. The Walt Disney World Group Reservations Phone Team is available Monday through Friday 8:30 AM EST until 6:00 PM EST and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 AM EST until 5:00 PM EST at (407) 939-4686. Important Disney Meeting Requirements and Know Before You Go information can be found Here.
Please make sure to book by May 1st! Abstract submissions are now closed.
If you are presenting and have scheduling conflicts, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
|Wednesday (5/31/23)||Thursday (6/01/23)|
|8:00||Breakfast & Registration||7:00||Morning Activity (Jog)|
|8:45||Welcome and Opening Remarks: Michael Jacob Kahana (University of Pennsylvania)||8:00||Breakfast|
Spoken Session 1
Spoken Session 2
|8:50||Simon Dennis (University of Melbourne): A Retrieved Context Model of Sequence Generation||8:30||Mick Rugg (University of Texas at Dallas): What puts the auto in autonoetic?|
|9:10||Kevin Darby (Florida Atlantic University): Dynamic interactions between episodic memory and metacognitive confidence in a sequential sampling model framework||8:50||Lynn Lohnas (Syracuse University): Associations supporting changes in recall across successive tests|
|9:30||Katherine Duncan (University of Toronto): Memory's Pulse: Experience is Sampled into Memory at a Theta Rhythm||9:10||Roger Ratcliff (Ohio State University): Modeling distance effects in number memory|
|9:30||Simone Viganò (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany): Mental search of concepts is supported by egocentric vector representations and restructured grid maps|
Spoken Session 2
Spoken Session 4
|10:20||Sharon Noh (University of California, Irvine): Multi-step inference across the lifespan can be improved with individualized memory interventions||10:10||Sean Polyn (Vanderbilt University): The modulation and elimination of temporal organization in free recall|
|10:40||Arne Ekstrom (University of Arizona): Age-variant and age-invariant effects on spatial navigation||10:30||Jeni Pathman (York University): Using naturalistic events to examine the temporal organizational structure of memory across childhood|
|11:00||Caitlin Bowman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee): Learning prototype-based categories in older age||10:50||Meg Schlichting (University of Toronto): Learning Strategy Differentially Impacts Memory Connections in Children and Adults|
|11:20||Michael Mack (University of Toronto): Learning exceptions to category rules varies by hormonal milieu||11:10||BREAK|
Workshop in Cognitive Electrophysiology
|11:40||Group Photo||11:30||Michael Kahana (University of Pennsylvania)|
|11:40||Youssef Ezzyat (Wesleyan University),|
|12:00||James Kragel (University of Chicago)|
|12:20||Panel Q & A|
|1:30||Keynote Address: Robert Nosofsky (Indiana University)||1:45||Data Blitzes|
|2:30||Poster Session||2:45||Closing Remarks|
Memory, Beliefs and Choice Symposium
On Friday, June 2, 2023 we will be hosting a companion symposium on Memory, Beliefs and Choice (MBC). For more information on MBC, please click here.
Registration prices are as follows:
|Registration after April 14|
|CEMS||CEMS + MBC|
Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments on all conference days.
Click here to register for CEMS 2023.
Cancellations before May 1 will be refunded, subject to a 10% cancellation fee. We apologize that we will not be able to provide refunds after May 1.
For information about past CEMS events, please click here.