How does the brain know where it is, where it is going, and how to get from one place to the other?
We are pleased to announce that the 5th iNAV Symposium, a premier scientific conference on navigation, will be held in-person from June 17-21, 2024 in Merano, Italy.
Merano, located in the heart of the Italian Alps, is a stunning destination that offers a perfect blend of nature, history, and culture. The conference will take place at the Merano Kurhaus, a historic building in the city center that has been hosting cultural events for over a century.
We are planning to have a welcome reception on Monday, June 17th, and then 4 days of sessions culminating with a banquet dinner on Friday night. These dates involve the week just before the FENS meeting to be held in Vienna, Austria from 25-29 June.
The iNAV meeting is a unique opportunity for researchers, academics, and industry professionals to share their latest research and developments in the field of navigation. With a focus on innovation, collaboration, and practical applications, the conference will feature high-profile speakers, panel discussions, and presentations on a wide range of topics, including:
- systems neuroscience
- human cognitive (neuro)science
- animal behavior
- theoretical neurobiology
In addition to the stimulating academic program, the iNAV Symposium will provide ample opportunities for networking and socializing. You will have the chance to connect with like-minded professionals from around the world, share your experiences, and establish new collaborations.
In 2016, researchers from a variety of disciplines met for the first iNAV in the Austrian mountains to discuss new discoveries, important unsolved questions in the field, and the way forward. As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the third and fourth iNAV Symposium were held entirely virtual but with over 700 participants extremely successful.