CogSci 2019




CogSci 2019 is the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, to be held in Montreal, Canada at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal on Wednesday July 24th – Saturday July 27th, 2019 (Wednesday, July 24th is the Tutorials and Workshops day).

This year’s conference highlights research on the theme, Creativity + Cognition + Computation, in addition to the full breadth and diversity of research topics offered by the society’s membership.

We encourage researchers from around the world to submit their best work in Cognitive Science to CogSci 2019, and to join us for discussions of the latest theories and results from the world’s best cognitive science researchers.

Conference Contact:

Organizing Committees

Program Committee:

Co-Chairs: Prof. Ashok Goel, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Colleen Seifert, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Prof. Christian Freksa, University of Bremen, Germany

Awards Committee:

Chair: Prof. Andrea Patalano, Wesleyan University, USA
Co-Chairs: Prof. Steve Sloman, Brown University, USA
Prof. Wendy Newstetter, Georgia Tech, USA
Prof. Michael Mozer, Univ. of Colorado, USA

Tutorials and Workshops Committee:

Chair: Dr. Thomas Barkowsky, University of Bremen, Germany
Co-Chairs: Prof. Travis Seymour, Univ. of California – Santa Cruz, USA
Prof. Elizabeth Bonawitz, Rutgers University – Newark, USA
Dr. Swaroop Vattam, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA

Symposia Committee:  

Chair:  Prof. Nora Newcombe, Temple University, USA
Co-Chair: Prof. Garrison Cottrell, Univ. of California – San Diego, USA

Member Publication-Based Talks Committee:    

Chair: Prof. Jim Davies, Carleton University, Canada
Co-Chair: Prof. Evangelia Chrysikou, Drexel University, USA

Member Abstract Committee:

Chair: Prof. Maithilee Kunda, Vanderbilt University, USA
Co-Chair: Dr. Ana-Maria Olteteanu, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany

Sponsorship Committee:

Chair: Prof. Keith McGreggor, GaTech, USA

Local CogSci Community:

Chair: Prof. Isabelle Soulieres, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Graduate Organizers:

Chair: Matthew Seltzer, Indiana University, USA
Co-Chair: Peter Felsman, Univ. of Michigan, USA


Chair: Prof. Rick Dale, Univ. of California – Los Angeles, Canada
Co-Chair: Rui Meng, Univ. of Wisconsin, USA


Important Dates

Call for Submissions: Now Open
Hotel reservations open: January 7, 2019
Submissions closed: February 1, 2019
Member abstract submissions closed: February 1, 2019
Notifications of decision sent: April 12, 2019
Registration open: April 12, 2019
Accepted submissions due in final form: May 10, 2019
Presenting author registration deadline: May 13, 2019
Early Registration deadline: May 13, 2019
Regular Registration deadline: June 28, 2019
Conference: July 24 – 27, 2019


Plenary Speakers:

  • Elizabeth Churchill, Google
  • Mary Lou Maher, University of North Carolina
  • Takeshi Okada, University of Tokyo

Rumelhart Prize Presentation:

  • Michelene Chi, Arizona State University

Carvalho-Heineken Prize Presentation:

  • Nancy Kanwisher, MIT

Conference Contacts

Program Committee, CogSci 2019

Prof. Ashok Goel, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. Colleen Seifert, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Prof. Christian Freksa, University of Bremen, Germany

Conference Logistics

 (for venue, housing, exhibitor logistics)

Lily Chang, International Conference Services

Sponsor & Exhibitor Sales

Jude Ross (Podium Conference Services)