The Neurosciences and Music | VIII - Fondazione Mariani

13-16 June 2024

Helsinki, Finland & Online

The Neurosciences and Music | VIII

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The Mariani Foundation for Paediatric Neurology and the Centre of Excellence in Music, Mind, Body and Brain (MMBB), University of Helsinki, announce The Neurosciences and Music | VIII conference to be held in Helsinki, Finland, from 13 to 16 June, 2024. The 8th edition of this international conference will bring together experts in music neuroscience from all over the world for the most important event in the field.

The focus of the congress will be Wiring, Re-wiring, and Well-being. This theme reflects the unique capacity of music to build connections, both between persons and within the brain, to facilitate the learning and re-learning of skills in the healthy and injured brain, and to foster development and well-being in daily life and in educational and rehabilitative settings.

The scientific programme will include a Keynote LectureSymposiaPoster Sessions, and Pre-conference Workshops. There will be social events over the four evenings, including a welcome reception, a conference dinner and two musical soirees featuring talented Finnish artists who are rising stars in a range of genres. The meeting will be of interest to neuroscientists, psychologists, clinicians and professionals in the medical field, therapists, educators, musicians, musicologists, and students in each of these fields.




Enrolment fees include:

  • Participation in the scientific sessions (Workshops + Keynote Lecture + Conference);
  • Breaks and lunches at the Conference venue;
  • Welcome reception and evenings with live music at Musiikkitalo and Bar Loose for onsite attendance
  • Volume of the Conference proceedings if published.

Enrolment fees do not include: what is not explicitly mentioned in the “fees include”.


  FEES (online)
   General attendance  Post-graduate students * / **
Until 31 Jan 2024
€ 400 (200) € 250 (125)
Until 14 May 2024
€ 500 (325) € 325 (160)
Until 6 June 2024**
€ 600 (300) € 400 (200)

Have to indicate Student as qualification and upload a copy of enrolment certificate in their current school in the form
** Undergraduate students are required to send a request to and wait for approval before enrolling


Payments can be made:

– online by credit card when registering;
– by bank transfer

Cancellations and partial refunds (70%) will be considered if received by the Mariani Foundation before May 19th, 2024, as long as the Foundation is able to obtain reimbursements from the providers of the relevant services.

Payment receipts will be available in your user menu.

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