General information

Local organizer

NoM 2019 is organized by the Mindfulness and Cognitive Science Chair of the Complutense University of Madrid and founded by the Nirakara Lab, a research center in biotechnology.

 

Organizer Committee

  • Gustavo Diex (Nirakara Lab, Director of Nirakara Mindfulness Institute Mindfulness and Cognitive Science Chair)
  • Dr. Nazareth Castellanos (Nirakara Lab, Mindfulness and Cognitive Science Chair)
  • Ignacio Jiménez (Nirakara Lab)


Scientific Committee

  • Professor Fernando Maestú (Director of Laboratory of Computational and Cognitive neuroscience and Magentoencephalography center in Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Professor Carmelo Vazquez (Psychology School, Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Professor Ignacio Lizasoain
  • Professor Agustín Moñivas (Mindfulness and Cognitive Science Chair, Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Gustavo Diex (Nirakara Lab, Director of Nirakara Mindfulness Institute Mindfulness and Cognitive Science Chair)
  • Dr. Nazareth Castellanos (Nirakara Lab, Mindfulness and Cognitive Science Chair)


Ways to Get Involved

Attendance has two modalities: 

  • Contribution: those who want to present their scientific research should submit an abstract and choice between type of contribution (poster or flash presentation)
  • Listener: those who want to attend the conference to listen to the speakers (in both English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation)


Official language

English will be the official language of the Congress. Simultaneous translation to Spanish will be provided to all participants.

 

Venue

The conference will take place in Madrid, in the Medici Hall, at Hotel Miguel Angel. The hotel is located in the Salamanca district of Madrid – one of the most elegant residential and business areas in the city. With magnificent views of the famous Castellana street, the hotel is to be found within only a short distance of the famous Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza, and Reina Sofia museums, the emblematic Bernabeu football stadium – home to Real Madrid, and the IFEMA Convention centre. As well as this, the hotel is only a short 10 minute car ride from the historic centre, and from Barajas International airport.

 

The venue address is:

  • Calle Miguel Ángel 29-31 – 28010 MADRID
  • Closest subway stations: Gregorio Marañón (líneas 7 y 10)
  • Closest bus stops: Líneas 7, 147 y 40 (Parada 4742) – Líneas 14, 27, 45 y 150 (Parada 4337)


Accommodation

Participants have to book their own reservations.

 

Visa requirements

We suggest you contact your local Spanish Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures.

 

Official Letter of Invitation

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent on request. For an invitation letter, please contact neuromindfulness@nirakara-lab.com.

 

Policy on Photography, Filming and Recording

No photographs, video recording or audio recordings may be permitted in the scientific sessions at this Conference unless otherwise authorised.