SARMAC X - Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2013)

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26-29/6/2013

The memorable tenth biennial meeting of SARMAC was hosted by Erasmus University, and held at Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 26-29, 2013. The conference was organized by Katinka Dijkstra. The attendance was the largest ever, and the conference was a huge success.

The keynote speakers were:

Geoff Cumming (The New Statistics:  Estimation for Better Research)
Jutta Joorman (Cognitive Biases, Rumination, and Mood Regulation in Depression)
John Hibbing (Predisposed:  The Deep Root of Political Difference)
Elizabeth Marsh (Acquiring Misconceptions:  The Role of Knowledge Neglect)
Dorthe Berntsen (Involuntary and Voluntary Remembering of Trauma)
Jelte Wicherts (Fraud and Human Factors in Psychological Science)
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              Program Timetable
              Paper presentations: June 27, June 28 and June 29.
              Poster presentations: June 28 and June 29.

      Download the minutes of the Board Meeting here >>

      SARMAC IX - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, USA (2011)

      27-29/6/2011

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      The ninth biennial meeting of SARMAC was hosted by John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and held in The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York City, June 27-29, 2011. The co-chairs of the conference organizing committee were Deryn Strange and Jennifer Dysart and the chair of the program committee was Deryn Strange.

      The keynote speakers were:

      Jonathan Schooler (The Decline Effect)
      Carol Tavris (Mysteries of Communicating Science)
      Keith Findley, Karl Ask & Gary Wells (Debate: Confirmation Bias in Legal Settings)
      Scott Lillienfeld (Great Myths of Popular Psychology)
      Henry Roediger (Using Retrieval Practice to Enhance Retention).

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      SARMAC VIII - Kyoto, Japan (2009)

      26-30/7/2009

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      The eighth biennial meeting of the Society was held in Kyoto, Japan, July 26-30, 2009.  The chair of the conference organizing committee was Yukio Itsukushima and the chair of the program committee was Kaz Mori.

      The keynote speakers were:

      Paula Hertel (Memory Distortions in Anxious and Depressed States)
      Ryuta Kawashima (Bridges Between Neuroimaging and Society)
      Cordelia Fine (Issues in the Interpretation and Reporting of Brain Science)
      Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Trade-off Theory of Memory and Symbolization in Humans and Chimpanzees)
      Randy Engle (Working Memory Capacity/Executive ATtention as both a State and a Trait Variable)
      The conference archieve website is still up and running here.

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      SARMAC VII - Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, USA (2007)

      25-29/7/2007

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      The seventh biennial meeting of the Society was held at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, USA, July 25-29, 2007. The chair of the conference organizing committee was  Amy Douglass.

      The keynote speakers were:

      Norbert Schwarz (Metacognitive Experiences in Debiasing Public Information Campaigns)
      Mark Howe (False Memories in Childhood:  The Role of Emotion, Stress and Maltreatment)
      Craig Anderson (Violent Video Game Effects on Cognition, Affect and Behavior)
      Suparna Rajaram (Autonoesis, Amnesia and Social Influences: A Functional View of Memory)
      The conference website is still up and running here.

      Download conference program  here>>

      SARMAC VI - Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (2005)

      5-8/1/2005

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      The sixth biennial meeting of the Society was held at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, January 5-8, 2005. The chair of the conference organizing committee was Maryanne Garry.

      The keynote spearkers were:

      Mahzarin Banaji (Mind Bugs)
      Roddy Roediger (The Power of Testing in Improving Educational Performance) 
      Michael Corballis (Cerebral Asymmetry: Theory and Application)
      Harlene Hayne (Crayons in the Classroom: The Forensic Value of Children's Drawings)
      Christopher Hertzog (Aging and Metacognition in Lab and Life)
      Randy Engle (Working Memory Capacity: Cause and Effect)
      Jim Flynn (Society Does not Do Factor Analysis: Limitations of the New WISC)

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      SARMAC V - Aberdeen University, Scotland, UK (2003)

      2-6/7/2003

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      The fifth biennial meeting of the Society was held at Aberdeen University, Scotland, July 2-6, 2003. The conference was co-chaired by Lauren R. Shapiro, Amina Memon, Fiona Gabbert, and Rhiannon Ellis.

      The keynote spearkers were:

      Rod Lindsay (Radical Alternatives to Traditional Lineup Procedures)
      Elizabeth Loftus (False Events of Memory)
      Vicki Bruce (Improving Systems to Build Facial Images from Eyewitness Memories)
      David Rubin (A Multimodal Memory Model for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition)
      Peter Ornstein (Children's Memory Development)

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      SARMAC IV - Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (2001)

      12-14/6/2001

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      The fourth biennial meeting of the Society was held at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 12-14, 2001. The chair of the conference organizing committee was Rod Lindsay.

      The keynote spearkers were:

      Gary L. Wells (Five Elements for Successful Application of Research in Memory and Cognition)
      David Payne (Truth in Memory: Data, Theory, and Implications of False Memory Research)

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      First International Conference on Prospective Memory (2000)

      17-19/7/2000

      The conference was held July 17-19, 2000 at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK (Hatfield Campus). A special issue of Applied Cognitive Psychology was published in 2001 based on selected papers presented at the conference.

      SARMAC Mini-conference - Miami, Florida, USA (2000)

      8/6/2000

      Following the invitation of Bob Bjork, President-elect of the American Psychological Society (APS), SARMAC held a mini-conference on Thursday, June 8, 2000, the day before the APS meeting in Miami.

      See the program for the mini-conference here >>

      SARMAC III - University of Colorado in Boulder, CO, USA (1999)

      9-11/7/1999

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      The third biennial meeting of the Society (SARMAC III) were held at the University of Colorado in Boulder, July 9-11, 1999. The chair of the conference organizing committee was Chuck Thompson and the chair of the program committee was Kathy Pezdek. The keynote speaker was Gary Wells on "System-Variables in Eyewitness Research: A Success Story."

      View SARMAC III abstracts here >>

      SARMAC II - Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1997)

      11-13/7/1997

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      The second biennial meeting of the Society (SARMAC II) were held at Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, July 11-13, 1997. The meeting coordinator was John Turtle.

      View SARMAC II abstracts here >>

       

      SARMAC I - University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada (1995)

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      15-17/7/1995

      The first biennial meeting of the Society (SARMAC I) was held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, July 15-17, 1995. The chair of the conference organizing comittee was J. Don Read.

      View SARMAC I abstracts here >>

       

      Practical Aspects of Memory (PAM) Conference, Maryland, MD, USA (1994)

      31/7-5/8/1994

      The final Practical Aspects of Memory (PAM) conference was held at the University of Maryland, July 31 - August 5, 1994.