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17th International Multisensory Research Forum 2016

The International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF) provides a platform for scientists from around the world who are interested in how different senses interact and how their input is integrated to communicate with one another. The IMRF seeks to include scientific input from many different disciplines and species with a variety of perspectives.

IMRF 2016 will take place June 15-18, 2016 (wed-sat). The conference venue is the Garden Hotel (南园宾馆), a beautiful hotel in the historical city of Suzhou, China.

  • IMRF2016

    June 15, 2016 – June 18, 2016


    Lihan Chen        Peking University

    Qi Chen            South China Normal University

    Wenfeng Feng   Suzhou University

    Zhenzhu Yue     Sun Yat-sen University

    Scientific Committee

    Amir Amedi                   The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

    David Burr                    University of Florence (Italy)

    Marc Ernst                   Bielefeld University (Germany)

    Fang Fang                   Peking University (China)

    John Foxe                   Albert Einstein College of Medicine (United States)

    Laurence Harris            York University (Canada)

    John J.McDonald           Simon Fraser University(Canada)

    Micah M.Murray            University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

    Shin‘ ya Nishida            Communication Science Laboratories (Japan)

    Brigitte Roeder             University of Hamburg (Germany)

    Ladan Shams               University of California, Los Angeles (United States)

    David Shore                 McMaster University (Canada)

    Salvador Soto-Faraco    University Pompeu Fabra (Spain)

    Charles Spence             University of Oxford (United Kindom)

    Yoiti Suzuki                  Tohoku University (Japan)

    Jean Vroomen              Tilburg University (The Netherlands)

    Mark T. Wallace           Vanderbilt University (United States)

    Yanhong Wu               Peking University (China)

    Jianwei Zhang             University of Hamburg (Germany)

    Xiaolin Zhou               Peking University (China)

    Local Committee

    Chengzhi Feng          Suzhou University

    Wenfeng Feng          Suzhou University

    Ming Zhang             Suzhou University




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    Important Dates:

    Symposium submission: Dec. 10, 2015- Mar.8, 2016

    Announcement of accepted symposium proposals: Mar.15,2016

    Talk/Poster submission: Dec.15,2015-Mar.14,2016

    Announcement of accepted Talks/Posters: Mar.20,2016

    (The web port for submission is closed. Please send 'late' abstracts by email to: before Mar.20, 2016)


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    Early Registration: Jan.10,2016-April.6,2016

    Faculty: 3500 CNY (Chinese Yuan, about 485 Euro or 540 USD);

    post-Doc: 3000 CNY(about 420 Euro or 460 USD);

    Student: 2000 CNY(about 280 Euro or 310 USD)


    Delayed Registration: April.7,2016-May.20,2016

    Faculty: 4500 CNY(about 625 Euro or 690 USD);

    post-Doc: 4000 CNY(about 550 Euro or 615 USD);

    Student: 2800 CNY(about 390 Euro or 430 USD)

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    2) As per the email request, 100 % refund before 24:00 April.20, 2016 (Beijing Time). 60 % refund during 00:00 April.21,2016 and 24:00, May.20, 2016; but no refund after 00:00, May.21, 2016.


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