CCBS Member Retreat


The Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences hosts an annual Fall Retreat as an interactive forum intended to strengthen relationships among members across disciplines.

The weekend includes faculty talks, a student poster session and reception, keynote speech, and more. The retreat encourages interdisciplinary discussions on research and the sharing of new ideas relating to the cognitive sciences to promote collaboration within the OSU scientific community.  The Retreat is open to all members - undergraduate, graduate, post-doc, and faculty alike.

To become a CCBS member, please visit our membership request page

The CCBS Member Retreat is typically held at the Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center in Mt. Sterling, Ohio. Registration includes a one night stay at the lodge, Friday night reception and dinner, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday lunch. Please view a sample itinerary below; programming is subject to change. 

3:00pm, Arrival and check in
4:30pm – 6:30pm, Reception and poster session
6:30pm – 8:00pm, Dinner buffet
8:00pm – 9:00pm, Keynote speech

8:00am – 9:00am, Continental breakfast
9:00am – 12:00pm, General sessions
12:00pm – 1:30pm, Lunch Buffet
1:30pm – 4:00pm, General sessions

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