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UK Symposium on Neuromodulation and Neurotechnology

12 September @ 10:30 - 13 September @ 16:30

Join us on 12th and 13th September for a symposium hosted jointly by Neuromod+ and CloseNIT networks, at the Jubilee Hotel and Conference Centre, Nottingham.

The event will include a showcase of network-funded research, plenary talks from international speakers, presentations and panel discussions on PPI in neurotechnology and industry translation, and lightning talks discussing latest developments in neurotechnology and neuromodulation. The event is in-person only.

We encourage attendance from patients and their advocates, colleagues working in relevant charities and industry, and clinicians, as well as our academic colleagues.

Register here by 5th August to attend.

Draft programme

Day 1 – Thursday 12th September 2024
Coffee & check-in from 10.30
11.00: Welcome from network directors
11.15: Plenary talk
12.15-15.00: Network research showcase: movement disorders
15.00: Neurotech bites: lightning talks
16.15: Neurotechnology in translation: industry panel discussion
17.00: Tea and networking

19.00: Conference dinner

Day 2 – Friday 13th September 2024
Coffee from 08.30
09.00: Plenary talk
10.00: Neurotech bites: lightning talks
Pubic Involvement in Neurotechnology session
10.20: Introduction to neuromodulation techniques, public attitudes to neuromodulation
10.50: Public Involvement in neurotechnology funding: Q&A with funders
11.30: break
11.45: Development of shared neurotech PI guidelines and resources for neurotechnology: presentations plus discussion with PI representatives, funders, clinicians and researchers

12.45: Networking lunch – a chance for researchers, clinicians, patients, carers and PI representatives to chat informally
13.30-16.15: Network research showcase: cognitive disorders
16.15: Closing remarks
16.30: Close

A programme booklet with the full schedule and details of talks and speakers will be available to download soon.

Financial support

We will cover travel and accommodation expenses and attendance at the symposium dinner for public contributors attending the event. Once you have registered, we will contact you by email to arrange this.

We can also offer financial support to those with caring responsibilities who need to arrange extra care to be able to attend, and also to early career researchers (postdocs) who would like to attend but need help cover the cost of their travel/accommodation. Unfortunately due to restrictions of our funding, we are not able to offer support to students.

To apply for financial support for ECR or care costs, please complete our financial support form by 31 July.


Accommodation is available at Jubilee Hotel and nearby Southwell Hall and can be booked directly by attendees via the Nottingham Venues website.

Jubilee Hotel: We have arranged a number of rooms for attendees to book at a special rate of £120/night (bed and breakfast, double room for single occupancy). Please note: rooms are first come first served and must be booked by 25 July to take advantage of the conference rate. To book, please follow the guest booking instructions here and quote GROUP code “ALLOPPI2024”.

Southwell Hall: Alternative, budget-friendly accommodation is available in nearby Southwell Hall (single rooms, en-suite, with/without breakfast at Jubilee Hotel). To book, please visit: Book Bed & Breakfast accommodation at Campus Venues Nottingham (nottinghamvenues.com)

Please take note of the room cancellation policy when booking as rooms are non-refundable.

Location and travel

The event will take place in-person at the Jubilee Hotel, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham. For a campus map and travel directions, visit the university’s Jubilee Campus Visitor information web page.


Parking is available in the Jubilee Hotel car park and around the campus in the orange zone parking bays highlighted on the map on the back of the Parking Permit. Please download, complete and display a parking permit in your car during your stay. Permits are only valid in orange zone parking bays and all delegates will need to access Jubilee Hotel & Conferences via the campus entrance on Triumph Road – as seen on the parking permit map.

Code of conduct

We are committed to making our event productive and enjoyable for everyone, regardless of their background. To encourage honest discussion and exchange of ideas, and to make the event as inclusive and welcoming as possible, we ask all attendees to read and abide by our Code of conduct for the UK Symposium on Neurotechnology and Neuromodulation.


12 September @ 10:30
13 September @ 16:30
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The Jubilee Hotel & Conferences University of Nottingham
Triumph Road Jubilee Conference Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2TU United Kingdom
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