The Conference This conference has been established as a high-quality meeting on contemporary neuroscience in the past years. For the 15th conference we aim at topping previous programs by inviting most distinguished neuroscientists as keynote speakers and select high-quality symposia. Solden is an Alpine village about 1 hr drive from the city of Innsbruck in Austria. The venue is a 5-star Spa hotel in one ofthe largest ski resorts in Austria with a restaurant carrying prestigeous awards by international restaurant guides. Normally, 120 - 150 participants, among them a large number of recognized scientists share the opportunity to meet colleagues in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. During the day, time for skiing in the high altitude ski resort is perfectly possible even in April The Venue Central SPA Hotel, the venue is a 5-star Spa hotel in one ofthe largest ski resorts in Austria with a restaurant carrying prestigeous awards by international restaurant guides. We receive a contingency of rooms a reduced price for conference participants and their accompanying persons which is of great value, considering that a sumptuous breakfast and a 5-course dinner as well as a gala dinner at one evening is included in the package. Furthermore, the room rates include free use of the large SPA area featuring a wide variety of wellness facilities such as 2 finnish saunas - Bio sauna - Turkish steam bath - Saltwater steam bath - Infrared booth - Tepidarium - Hot stones - Solarium - Kneipp plunge bath - Big jacuzzi - Ice grotto - Asia relaxation room - Indoor pool. The meeting rooms are comfortable and provide state-of-the-art technical facilities. Free wireless internet access is available in the conference area. All rooms are equipped with free high speed internet access. Network cables are available at the front desk. A free shuttle bus transfers hotel guests to the closest cable cars entering to the ski-resort, only a minute away. The Ski Resort One of the largest ski areas in Austria, featuring approx. 150 km of groomed tracks and 33 state-of-the-art lifts with a capacity that avoids long waiting cues, for all levels of skiing or snowboarding. In addition, there are many opportunities for off-piste skiing or ski-hikes in open areas above tree line.