Annual Conference Information 2024

General Information

The third annual meeting of the Upper Midwest Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience will take place on in October 2024 (specific date still TBD) on the campus of University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. The meeting will have research poster sessions, short oral presentations, a keynote speaker, and lunch. This year, the conference will be held in conjunction with Midbrains! a neuroscience conference dedicated to neuroscience education and training opportunities for undergraduate students. You can find information about MidBrains at 

Abstract Submission Deadline: Will be posted after conference is scheduled

Program Schedule

All times are posted in the central time zone. 

Friday, October 20th, 2023

7:00 - 9:00 pm:  Social event! Please join us for an evening of chatting about neuroscience, catching up with old friends, and social networking. Event Location: TBD

Saturday, October 21st, 2023

Location: S.T.E.M. Innovation Center, 2019 Technology Way, Green Bay, WI 54311 (for more information click here)

8:00 - 9:30 am: Conference registration, Coffee, and Pastries

9:30 - 9:45 am: Welcome and Introduction

10:00 - 10:45 am: Keynote Address (Dr. James J. Li, University of Wisconsin - Madison)

11:00 - 11:45 am: MidBrains Undergraduate Student Poster Session 1

   UMC SfN Graduate Student Poster Session 1

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch (Provided as part of registration)

1:00 - 1:45 pm: MidBrains Graduate School/Career Panel

                        UMC SfN Lightning Oral Presentations (Graduate Students)

2:00 - 3:00 pm: MidBrains Symposium Session (15 min nano seminars - three rooms)

3:00 - 3:45 pm: MidBrains Undergraduate Student Poster Session 2

                          UMC SfN Graduate Student Poster Session 2

3:45 - 4:15 pm: UMC SfN Business Meeting

                        MidBrains Business Meeting

4:15 - 4:30 pm: UMC SfN Lightning Presentation Awards and Closing remarks

Types of Presentations

Poster presentations

Posters should be in landscape orientation and have a maximum of 5 feet wide by 3 feet tall. Posters presentations may also include work in progress research. Posters sessions are scheduled for one hour.

Lightning presentations

Lighting presentations are restricted to 5 minutes and no more than 2 slides.