IBRO is going to be present at the FENS Forum 2022 in Paris, France, from 9-13 July.

Do you want to find out more about IBRO’s mission and programs? Read on to discover all the ways you can meet IBRO at the Forum.

Meet IBRO at booth 56 in the exhibition area

The IBRO team will be at booth 56 throughout the Forum, ready to answer all your questions.

You can come and find out more about IBRO’s journals, Neuroscience, and IBRO Neuroscience Reports, in our “Meet the Editors” session at the booth on Sunday 10 July at 15:30-16:30, with Neuroscience Editor-in-Chief, Juan Lerma.

You can also come and meet the IBRO officers. IBRO’s President, Tracy Bale, Secretary General, Sung-Jin Jeong, and Treasurer, Jerome Sanes, are looking forward to talking to you on Monday 11 July at 14:30-15:30.

Find IBRO at events throughout the Forum

IBRO will be present at a number of events throughout the Forum on topics ranging from neuroscience education and training programs, to accessibility in brain sciences, to the value of society-owned journals.

Award lectures

SL09 – IBRO-Kemali Prize Lecture – Sergiu Pasca 12 July, 13:30-14:15

During this special lecture “From stem cells to brain assembloids: Constructing and deconstructing the human nervous system,” Dr. Pasca will be awarded the 2022 IBRO-Dargut and Milena Kemali International Prize for Research in the field of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences.


Special interest events

SiE03 – Colours of the Brainbow: From ethnic diversity to global inclusion in European Neuroscience – an ALBA-FKNE-YIBRO event 9 July, 19:00-22:30

This event will provide a platform for emerging scientists to collectively voice their opinion towards shaping a more diverse, equitable and inclusive culture in European neuroscience.

SiE05 – Hands-on neuroscience training – What’s next? 10 July, 12:00-12:45

This event will explore how current approaches could be improved to tackle present and future challenges in neuroscience training. It is jointly organised by the Cajal Training Programme, IBRO-PERC and FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET).

SiE06 – Why should I publish my paper in a society-owned journal? 10 July, 12:00-12:45

Speakers including Juan Lerma, Editor-in-Chief of IBRO’s journal Neuroscience, will explain how the publication of your research in a society-owned journal supports scientific societies, such as IBRO or FENS, and its impact on the neuroscience community.

SiE08 – The European Brain Research Area: Building a Brain Health Partnership 11 July, 12:00-12:45

The European Brain Research Area project aims to bring together the various stakeholders and major brain research initiatives, at European level and beyond, creating the conditions for real and effective cross fertilisation, dialogue, building consensus and exploiting research potential. In this session, the EBRA consortium will highlight the importance of shaping the future of European and globally coordinated neuroscience.

SiE18 – NENS Graduate School Fair 12 July, 15:30-17:30

The NENS Graduate School Fair is an exciting opportunity to find out more about what PhD and MSc school programmes attending the Fair have to offer. IBRO will be present at the fair with a poster about its schools and training programs – stop by to find out more.


Networking events

NE04 – Networking, Training and Funding Opportunities in Neuroscience 10 July, 18:45-20:30

This networking event offers a unique opportunity for students and postdocs to ask questions to representatives from ERA-NET Neuron, ebrains, FENS, IBRO-PERC and the Cajal Training Programme on future funding and training activities.

NE10 – ALBA-WWN-IBRO Mentoring Circle: Leadership and Diversity at Every Step of the Journey 11 July, 18:45-20:30

This Mentoring Circle will focus on leadership at all career stages from graduate school to senior positions in neuroscience and related fields. The goal is to engage neuroscientists from underrepresented groups attending the Forum and provide them with career development skills and resources, as well as access to mentoring. Registration necessary.

NE17 – ALBA Network Rooftop Social 12 July, 18:45-20:00

The ALBA Network wishes to celebrate being able to meet in-person again around a few drinks with all FENS Forum delegates who are ALBA members, awardees or friends to the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion cause.