Preliminary schedule/hours:

The congress will start on Wednesday afternoon, August 8, at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (KMH). During the welcoming ceremony we will hear our first keynote speaker, Patrik N. Juslin, and be treated to musical interludes performed by students from KMH. We will then be taken by hired buses to Rönneberga Conference Center.

On the evening of Thursday, August 9, we will be the honored guests at the Stockholm City Hall for a reception including a buffet and a tour of the famous venues where the Nobel festivities are held.


Foto: Yanan Li

On Saturday August 11 we will enjoy a final grand dinner together at Rönneberga.

We are not planning on scheduling presentations on Sunday August 12, but see it as an “extra” day, for networking meetings, symposiums, hearings or other special meetings at the request of the participants.

Our eminent keynote speakers:

Patrik N. Juslin, Professor of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Joke Bradt, Associate Professor in Creative Arts Therapies, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, USA

Melinda Ashley Meyer DeMott, Professor in Expressive Arts, Norwegian Institute for Expressive Arts Therapy (EXA), European Graduate School (EGS), Switzerland, and University College of South East Norway

Tia DeNora, Professor of Sociology at the University of Exeter, UK, in the Department of Sociology Philosophy and Anthropology