2017 Call for Abstracts


Abstract submission is closed. Contact Mark Stanton or Jeff Wilson if this poses a problem for you.

Abstracts are being accepted for the 2017 meeting. The Call for Abstracts that was emailed to our email list appears below.

Deadline is Friday August 25, by 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

Jeff Wilson



Pavlovian Society Meeting ~ October 5-7th, 2017

Dear members and friends of the Pavlovian Society:

The annual meeting of the society will be held in Philadelphia, PA at the Hilton Penn’s Landing. The meeting begins with a reception Thursday evening, October 5th, and ends with a banquet on Saturday night, October 7th.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Michela Gallagher (Johns Hopkins University) and the meeting features presentations on a range of timely topics including: attention, social communication, associative interference, infantile amnesia, addiction, stress, consolidation/reconsolidation, trauma recovery, and learning mechanisms of social behavior. The current list of speakers includes (in alphabetical order):  Debra Bangasser (Temple), Kevin Bath (Brown), Tom Beckers (KU Leuven), Mark Bouton (Vermont), Bridget Callaghan (Columbia), Dominic Cheng (Auburn), Wendy D’Andrea (The New School) Andy Delamater (Brooklyn College), Edna Foa (Penn), Paul Frankland (Toronto), Lisa Gunaydin (UCSF), Sabine Kastner  (Princeton), Jee Kim (Melbourne), Dayu Lin (NYU), Ralph Miller (Binghamton), Josh Neunuebel (Delaware), Elizabeth Phelps (NYU), Juan Rosas (University of Jaén), Lisa Saksida (Cambridge), Susan Sangha (Purdue), Tracy Shors (Rutgers), Allessio Travaglia (NYU), Xiaoqin Wang (Johns Hopkins), Jared Young (UCSD), and Moriel Zelikowsky (Cal Tech).

Additional oral presentations will be included.

Abstract submission: Please use the following link to submit your information for the program. The deadline for abstracts is AUGUST 25th. The default presentation format is a poster but if you would like to give a talk should time become available please check the appropriate box on the submission form.

Submit your abstract online via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/PrU0nF7CxEYxmxAd2

Meeting registration: Meeting registration details can be found on the society web page: www.pavlovian.org (or http://campus.albion.edu/pavlovian/). You will be directed there upon completion of the abstract submission page. Early registration fees are $290 (full), $210 (post- doc), and $150 (student). These fees will go up by $40 each starting September 2, then starting October 1 the on-site fees go into effect (Full – $400; Post-doc – $320; Student – $260). Please note the late registration fee is large and we encourage everyone to pre-register early for the meeting.

Student poster award: The society sponsors an award, which includes financial support for travel to the next meeting, for the best student poster presented. If you are presenting a poster and would like to be considered for the award, please check the appropriate box on the abstract submission form. A pdf of your poster will need to be submitted 1 week prior to the meeting for consideration.


Philadelphia and all of its attractions is a short walk or bus ride away. If you come a few days early or stay a few days after the meeting there is plenty of theater, music, food and sports to enjoy.

Housing and travel: Hotel reservations at Hilton Penn’s Landing with our discounted group rate can be done by calling 1-800-445-8667 and indicating that you are booking for the Pavlovian Society. A link where online reservations can be made should be available soon and will be posted on our web page.  

Note that the reservation period closes on September 2nd and a limited number of rooms are available at the discounted rate ($199/night for single or double occupancy, $224 for triple, $249 for quad). I encourage you to book early. Our hotel room block will fill up fast.

Looking forward to seeing you all in Philly!

Best wishes,

Mark  Stanton

  Mark Stanton

  President of the Pavlovian Society