CCBS Member Fall Retreat

CCBS Member Fall Retreat 

September 14-15th, 2018!

*Registration is Open*

The registration window is June 19th - July 31st


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.

The 2018 CCBS Member Fall Retreat will take place September 14th-15th at Deer Creek State Park, just 40 minutes from Columbus.

To become a CCBS member, please visit our membership request page. To register for the Fall Retreat, please complete the CCBS Member Fall Retreat Registration Form- 2018.pdf and send to:

58 Psychology Bldg
Attn: S. Fowler
1835 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Registration and payment is due by July 31st, 2018.

Room availability is fixed and limited. Rooms will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.


Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center
22300 State Park Road 20
Mt. Sterling, OH 43143
(*approximately 40 minutes from campus)

September 14th and 15th, 2018 (Friday and Saturday)

Registration Fee:
$40/student $100/faculty member
Optional Spouse Meal Plan Includes all conference meals: $88.00
Optional Child Meal Plan Includes all conference meals: $44.00/each

Registration Includes:
One night stay at the lodge, if room is shared with another CCBS member: Friday, September 14th
(Please note: there is a $66 fee if a private double-queen room is preferred)
Friday night reception and dinner
Saturday breakfast
Saturday lunch

GPS Address:     
20635 Waterloo Road
Mt. Sterling, OH 43143

Registration Deadline:
Registration and payment are due by July 31st and can be made by cash, check (payable to OSU), cashier's check, or OSU journal transfer.
Please note for check payment: OSU does not accept starter checks. A pre-printed, complete address is required in the upper, left-hand corner of the check. 

For more details about the CCBS Member Fall Retreat (driving directions and optional Saturday night stay), please refer to the details provided on the flyer attached to the registration form (CCBS Member Fall Retreat Registration Form- 2018.pdf).

Sample Itinerary:
Friday, September 14th, 2018
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

Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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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