Why come to BNA2023?

Two delegates at BNA2019

Why attend BNA2023?

There is, of course, the full and wide-ranging scientific programme with over 200 speakers, 9 plenary sessions, posters, workshops, symposia, a silent theatre, rapid-fire poster talks, and more. 

But the BNA International Festival of Neuroscience is a unique, dynamic and inclusive meeting, unlike any other. Here are just some of the reasons to make BNA2023 *the* neuroscience conference you attend this year! 

Develop your career

Ready to take your career to the next level? Make connections, explore directions, and build skills to enhance your employability!

Reconnect with your community

The Festival is back! Don't miss this chance to reconnect with the wonderful neuro-family that is the Festival of Neuroscience.

Make neuroscience sustainable

We all want to be greener, but where to start? Find out how can we reduce our carbon footprint and make neuroscience more environmentally sustainable.

Dive into Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in neuroscience

Curious about the BNA's EDI activities and how they can make a difference for you? Check out the range of sessions, bursaries, and festival zones that will do just that.

Be (In)Credible

Neuroscience is changing: do you know how? Ways to make sure you can do your best neuroscience and Be (In)Credible! 

Build bridges across neuroscience

From academia to industry to clinical applications and beyond, coming to BNA2023 will help you build bridges and make connections across the whole neuroscience sector.

Meet (and shape!) your society journal 

Discover how publishing in Brain and Neuroscience Advances supports your society, your sector, and your career! Meet the co-Editors-in-Chief, and discuss how you'd like the journal to take shape.

Look after your mental health

Because keeping your mental health in check is just as important as the science you're learning - and, learn about the neuroscience of mental health too.  

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