(Harvard University’s School of Medicine) - 2018 world conference on *Movement and Cognition

*Dear colleagues,*

We are honoredto invite you to the 2018 world conference on *Movement and Cognition* to be held at *Harvard University’s School of Medicine* , 27-29 July 2018, Boston, USA.

The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge of all those whose interests lie in the nature of human movement and its relation to cognitive function.

Among the other institutions involved in this event include the Harvard University School of Medicine’s affiliated hospitals Spaulding Rehabilitation, McLean, and Beth Israel-Deaconess, as well as the M.I.N.D. Institute at M.I.T., the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Haifa, the Wingate Institute for Sports and Exercise Science, the National Institute for Brain and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth, Israel, the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, the University of the Medical Sciences Facultad ‘Manuel Fajardo’ Havana, the School of Public Health of the University of Havana, and Bielefeld University in Germany.

You are invited to attend the conference (www.movementis.com), and if you wish you can also submit an abstract of your own research.

The abstracts of the conference as well as selected principal papers will be proceedings will be published in volume 8 of the journal /Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics/.

Among the broad topic areas in this call for abstracts include Cognitive-Movement applications in:rehabilitation, sports, human development, gerontology, genetics/genomics, technologies and measurement, science of aesthetics, behavioraland communication sciences, occupational and physiotherapy, and biomedical engineering.

We welcome your participation in this event that addresses the relationship between movement and cognition and I personally welcome your enquiries and suggestions. In the meantime, please check out our website for more details: www.movementis.com

Should you have any further questions related to the scientific committee, you may contact me at: g.leisman@welfare.haifa.ac.il