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Dr. Gelman and Dr. Gallistel's Retirement Celebration

We are happy to announce Dr. Rochel Gelman and Dr. Randy Gallistel's Retirement Conference.  This is a 2-day event and will take place on Thursday, April 16th and Friday, April 17th, 2015.

The 2-day conference event to commemorate the retirement of former center directors Dr. Charles Randy Gallistel and Dr. Rochel Gelman will feature an emcee and 8 guest speakers, discussion and opportunities for informal conversation among cognitive scientists.

Please use the following links for a copy of the program and guest speaker presentation title insert.

Presentations available for download:

Please click the link below to find out more about this event.

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Dr. Randy Gallistel

The 2-day conference event to commemorate the retirement of former center directors Dr. Charles Randy Gallistel and Dr. Rochel Gelman will feature an emcee and 8 guest speakers, discussion and opportunities  for informal conversation among cognitive scientists. The event is to honor Randy and Rochel for their distinguished scholarly careers and thank them for their leadership of the Center for Cognitive Science. 

Please use the following links for a copy of the program and guest speaker presentation title insert.

Presentations available for download:

 

  

Emcees: Dr. Merry Bullock and Dr. James Stellar

Guest Speakers:

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Dr. Rochel Gelman

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 9am-6pm
Fiber Optic Materials Research Building, Auditorium - Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Program

9:00am - 9:15am Introduction by President Robert Barchi
9:15am - 10:30am Dr. Brian Butterworth
10:30am - 11:45am Dr. Kimberly Brenneman
11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch on Your Own: Busch Student Center-Food Court or Busch Faculty & Staff Dining Hall-Subsidized Cafeteria Style Food
1:00pm - 2:15pm Dr. Elizabeth Brannon
2:15pm - 3:30pm Dr. Elizabeth Spelke
3:30pm - 3:45pm Coffee Service
3:45pm - 4:45pm Special Remarks from Participants
4:45pm - 6:00pm Informal reception to follow (Fiber Optics Lobby)
6:30pm Dinner for confirmed attendees only (The faculty and staff Livingston Club Room in the Livingston Dining Commons on Livingston Campus

 

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 9am-4pm
Fiber Optic Materials Research Building, Auditorium - Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Program

9:15am - 10:30am Dr. Peter Shizgal
10:30am - 11:45am Dr. Lila Gleitman
11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch on Your Own: Busch Student Center-Food Court or Busch Faculty & Staff Dining Hall-Subsidized Cafeteria Style Food
1:00pm - 2:15pm Dr. Renee Baillargeon
2:15pm - 3:30pm Dr. Ken Cheng
3:30pm - 4:00pm Closing Remarks by RuCCS Co-Director, Dr. Gretchen Chapman

 

RSVP

To RSVP, please contact Sue Cosentino (suecos@ruccs.rutgers.edu)

 

Hotel/Accommodations

We have secured some rooms at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, at a discounted rate. Space is limited. Therefore if you are interested in reserving a room,  please email Sue Cosentino no later than March 24, 2015.

Rate for Tuesday, 4/14, Wednesday 4/15 and Thursday 4/16 is $142/night. Rate for Friday, 4/17 is $122. 

 

Directions to the Fiber Optics Building

Directions to the Faculty and Staff Livingston Club Room

Directions to the Hyatt Regency - New Brunswick

Directions to Newark Airport

Directions to New Brunswick Train Station

 

 

Parking

Fiber Optics Materials Research Building

Visitors may park in Lots 51, 59, 60B & 67 without permits.
Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University which does not include free metered parking.
Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.

Livingston Dining Commons

Visitors may park in Lots 101, 105, 112 & Yellow without permits.
Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University which does not include free metered parking.
Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.

 

Public Transportation Options

 

Limo & Taxi Services

 

Organizing Committee