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Intelligence

2014: Graz, Austria DEC 12-14

July 4, 2014 Conferences
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2014 local hosts: Aljoscha C. Neubauer & Mathias Benedek

Watch the keynotes

The annual conference offers an opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current research.

Conference Highlights

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Conference Program! (pdf)

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ADDRESS

IAN DEARY, University of Edinburgh

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Who Are the Costliest Members of Society?

AVSHALOM CASPI & TERRIE MOFFITT Duke University

PRESIDENT’S SYMPOSIUM

Intelligence & Creativity: Current issues

REX E. JUNG University of New Mexico

HARRISON J. KELL Vanderbilt University

PAUL J. SILVIA. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

OSHIN VARTANIAN. Defence Research and Development Canada

EMANUEL JAUK University of Graz

PRESIDENT’S INVITED ADDRESS

What exactly makes the difference? The impact of intelligence on academic learning.

ELSBETH STERN ETH Zürich

DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTOR INTERVIEW

IAN DEARY (see it on YouTube!)

HOLDEN MEMORIAL ADDRESS

SUSAN PINKER
The Elephant in the Room: Talking about Individual Differences to the Press (Online at YouTube!)

Psychologist, author of “The Sexual Paradox: Men women and the real gender gap” and “The Village Effect: How face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter

Plus: “Get your paper published” session, held by Adam Fraser: Friday 12th, Dec at 4:30 pm

Conference Detail

VENUE & Hotel

The conference hotel is ‘Das Weitzer’, Grieskai 12-16, 8020 Graz (http://www.hotelweitzer.com)

ACCOMMODATION

The hotel ‘Das Weitzer’ (venue) offers special room rates for delegates. To receive the conference discount, book via e-mail reservations@weitzer.com; and mention the conference and code ‘ISIR Graz 2014’. You don’t need to send your credit card details in the e-mail.

NOTE: The Hotel is now booked out!

Casual

€ 73,00 single/€ 88,00 double  ( per night including breakfast)

Classic

€ 93,00 single/€ 108,00 per double room ( per night including breakfast)

PROGRAM

TBA

SUBMISSIONS

Talk and poster format information

Deadline for abstract submission closed ( September 1, 2014)

REGISTRATION

Please register for the conference and banquet  at 123signup.com

The banquet (conference dinner) is included free and will be held on Saturday, December 13 19:00-21:00 at the Landhaus-Keller, a few minutes walk from the conference venue (map).

Register by October 31, 2014 to receive the discounted  rate.

Payment may be made via MasterCard, Visa, or American Express. If unable to pay by credit card, contact Richard Haier at rich.haier@gmail.com.

Registration fees (in US-Dollar) are as follows:

Faculty

ISIR Status

By October 31, 2014

After October 31, 2014

Faculty and Postdocs Member $ 300 $ 440
Nonmember $ 390 $ 600
Student Member $ 125 $ 250
Nonmember $ 210 $ 345

Note: ISIR membership is $40 for regular members and $20 for students. Members can subscribe to the journal at the heavily discounted rates of $40 for electronic access/$60 paper + electronic access.

STUDENT AWARDS

Travel grants: A small number of travel grants will be awarded to graduate students who present a paper at the conference. Priority will be given to students with no other source of travel support or with particularly high travel costs. To apply, send an email by September 1st to Yulia Kovas (y.kovas@gold.ac.uk), and CC  the President Aljoscha Neubauer (aljoscha.neubauer@uni-graz.at)

Include your name, affiliation, any other sources of travel support, and whether you have previously received ISIR travel support.

John B. Carroll Award. This award is given to the student who presents the paper with the best methodology and includes a $500 cash award.

ISIR best graduate student presentation award This award is given to the graduate student who gives the best presentation and includes a $500 cash award.

Future Planning

NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Board of Directors of the International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR) invites nominations for the society’s Lifetime Achievement Award. This is our highest honor, reserved for individuals who have, over their professional lifetimes, substantially advanced the field of intelligence. ISIR will host a breakfast at which students can meet with the recipient.

Different types of contribution will be considered, but they must be sustained and truly advance the field. Nominations should include a letter of no more than 500 words stating why the candidate is worthy of this award. Nominations must be received by March 1 to be considered. An award will not necessarily be made every year. Please send nominations to Aljoscha Neubauer at aljoscha.neubauer@uni-graz.at.

FUTURE CONFERENCE SITES

Year Location Dates Host
2015 Albuquerque, NM, USA Sept 18-20 Rex Jung
2016 St Petersburg, Russia July TBD. Yulia Kovas
2017 TBD July/TBD TBD

The Board of Directors is inviting hosting proposals for future conferences. Please send expressions of interest and a request for proposal guidelines to the President-Elect  by September 1st. All proposals will be reviewed by the Board of Directors

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