Invitation to the 2018 world conference on Movement and Cognition

Dear colleagues,

We have the distinct honor to invite you to the 2018 world conference on Movement and Cognition to beheld at the J.B.M. conference center at  Harvard University’s School of Medicine, 27-29 July 2018

Among the other institutions involved in this event include the Harvard University School of Medicine’s affiliated hospitals Spaulding Rehabilitation, McLean, and Beth Israel-Deaconess, as well as the M.I.N.D. Institute at M.I.T., the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Haifa, the Wingate Institute for Sports and Exercise Science, the National Institute for Brain and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth, Israel, the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, the University of the Medical Sciences Facultad ‘Manuel Fajardo’ Havana, the School of Public Health of the University of Havana, and Bielefeld University in Germany.

The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge of all those whose interests lie in the nature of human movement and its relation to cognitive function.

Please SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACTS TO THE ATTENTION OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE at: g.leisman [at] The abstracts of the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings as well as selected paper will be published in volume 8 of the journal Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics.


Among the broad topic areas in this call for abstracts include Cognitive-Movement applications in: rehabilitation, sports, human development, gerontology, genetics/genomics, technologies and measurement, science of aesthetics, behavioral and communication sciences, occupational and physica l therapy, and biomedical engineering.

We welcome your participation in this event that addresses the relationship between movement and cognition and I personally welcome your enquiries and suggestions. In the meantime, please check out our website for more details.

Should you have any questions about the nature and form of the abstracts or pertaining to the larger papers, please feel free to connect with me. Should you have questions with relation to the organization of the conference, please get in contact with the conference organizers at: office [at]