Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jubin Abutalebi, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Professor Dekai Wu, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST
Professor Andrew Tolmie, Professor of Psychology and Human Development, UCL
Date: 27-28 Feb (Fri) 2015
Venue: Meng Wah Complex Room 802

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About the symposium

This event will showcase the research findings of postgraduate students, post-docs and RAPs who are working in the domain of Science of Learning across all Faculties in the University. We invite young researchers to present their recent research work including published data. The format will be 15 minutes presentation with 5 minutes of QA. Time limits will be strictly enforced by the Chair of the Session. Submissions will be blind reviewed by the Scientific Committee of the Science of Learning Strategic Research Theme. Abstracts should be no longer than 200 words. The deadline for submitting an abstract is Friday, February 6th at midnight. Each abstract must include the name of the speaker, the name of their supervisor and full contact details for correspondence including no more than two references presented in APA format. Please email your abstract to Dr. Loan Vuong by the deadline (

About the keynote speakers

Prof. Jubin Abutalebi, Associate Professor of Neuropsychology, The Faculty of Psychology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.


Professor Jubin Abutalebi, MD, PhD is Consultant Cognitive Neurologist in the Department of Neurology of the University Vita Salute San Raffaele and the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal of Bilingualism: Language and Cognition (Cambridge University Press).


Prof. Dekai Wu, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Professor Dekai Wu

Professor Dekai Wu is the Founder of the Human Language Technology Center at HKUST. He has served as Associate Editor of AI Journal and ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing and is on the Editorial Boards of Computational LinguisticsMachine Translation and theJournal of Natural Language Engineering.


Prof. Andrew Tolmie, Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Dean of the Doctoral School, Institute of Education, UCL, University of London

Professor Andrew Tolmie

Professor Andrew Tolmie is Chair of Psychology and Human Development. He is also Deputy Director of the joint IOE/UCL/Birkbeck Centre for Educational Neuroscience, and was Editor of theBritish Journal of Educational Psychology from 2007-12.