Aging & Cognition Conference

April 11-14 2023, Leuven, Belgium

The Aging & Cognition Conference stimulates research in the domain of cognitive aging and related research fields. The conference focusses on cognition and neuroscience in healthy aging. This year's keynote topics are: Aging and Socio-Emotional Processing, Multitasking, Cognitive Control, Everyday Cognition, and Optimizing Sensory and Motor Functioning.

Abstract Submission
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Call for Abstracts

Abstract Format and Review

Abstracts should not exceed the 2000 character limit. All submissions will be reviewed by the scientific program committee and external reviewers. Notification about abstract acceptance will be sent out in January 2023.

Poster Presentation

The main type of contribution will be a conference poster and we require one author of a poster to attend the entire respective poster session. The poster size is A0 portrait format: height 118,9 cm (46,8 inches), width 84,1 cm (33.1 inches).

Oral Presentation

Based on the pool of positively evaluated submissions the scientific program committee will invite selected authors to give a talk in one of the plenary sessions.

Submission Process

Submission requires you to register to Microsoft Forms.
Abstract text is limited to 2000 characters (approx. 300 words). The exact limit on submissions is in characters (including spaces). All abstracts must contain 4 core elements: 1) background and aim, 2) methods, 3) results, 4) conclusions.

Registration Rates

Early Bird

(after January 18, 2023)

Regular member



Regular non-member



Student member



Student non-member



* young scientists can apply for a EUCAS conference fee waiver (see submission form)

Key Dates

New Deadline Abstract Submission: December 20th 2022

Deadline Registration Early Bird: January 18th 2023

Key Topics and Keynote Speakers

Aging and Socio-Emotional Processing

Ulrich Mayr
University of Oregon


Karen Li
Concordia University

Cognitive Control

Eva Van den Bussche
KU Leuven

Everyday Cognition

Mike Martin
University of Zurich

Optimizing Sensory and Motor Functioning

Helen Henshaw
University of Nottingham


April 11th

April 12th

April 13th

April 14th


Registration and Opening

Keynote 3 + Plenary Session

Keynote 5

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Keynote 1 + Plenary Session

Poster Session 2

Plenary Session





Keynote 2 + Plenary Session

Keynote 4 + Plenary Session

Poster Session 1 + Drinks

Poster Session 3 + Drinks


Opening Reception

EUCAS Member Assembly

Social Evening

Local Organizing Committee

Ralf Krampe

Astrid van Wieringen

Nathan Van Humbeeck

Mira Van Wilderode

Contact the Organisers

For more information regarding the Aging & Cognition Conference 2023, please contact us at